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The Finance Ministry has not complied with the Standing Orders in presenting the second set of 1993 Supplementary Estimates totalling RM432 million

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in the Dewan Rakyat or: the 1993 Supplementary Supply and Development Estimates on 27th July 1993

The Finance Ministry has not complied with the Standing Orders in presenting the second set of 1993 Supplementary Estimates totalling RM432 million

Just as it seems to have become the habit of the Barisan Government to introduce a Constitution Amendment Bill every time Parliament meets, it has also become the habit of the Finance Ministry to ask for supplementary votes for operating and development expenditures every time Parliament meets,
This is the second Parliamentary meeting for this year and we have before us the second set of supplementary estimates for 1993, RM RM296,393,300 as second 1993 supplementary estimates for Operating expenditure arid RM136,103,580 as second 1993 supplementary estimates for development expenditures. Read the rest of this entry »

1993 Constitution Amendment Act should mark a new era of Ruler-people relationship

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, 24th March 1993:

1993 Constitution Amendment Act should mark a new era of Ruler-people relationship

DAP welcomes the Royal Assent of the Yang di Pertuan Agong to the 1993 Constitution Amendment Bill. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on the Government to present an annual plan as to how the $1 billion that would be saved from the withdrawal of perks to Rulers not laid down by law would directly benefit the 300,000 hard-core poor in the country

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in the debate on the 1993 Constitution Amendment Bill on its return to the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, 8th March 1993

Call on the Government to present an annual plan as to how the $1 billion that would be saved from the withdrawal of perks to Rulers not laid down by law would directly benefit the 300,000 hard-core poor in the country

When the 1993 Constitution Amendment Bill to remove the Rulers’ immunity was presented to Parliament at its special sitting in January, the DAP made clear that we fully support the following three principles on the question of royal wrongdoing: Read the rest of this entry »

CALL FOR ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE TEN NEW FINANCIAL SCANDALS WHICH MARK THE LAUNCHING OF THE SIXTH MALAYSIA PLAN

DECLARATION BY THE PEOPLE OF PRAI ON THE TEN NEW FINANCIAL SCANDALS AT THE DAP PRAI BY-ELECTION CERAMAH AT TAMAN KURAU, PRAI ON SATURDAY, JULY 20, 1991

CALL FOR ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE TEN NEW FINANCIAL SCANDALS WHICH MARK THE LAUNCHING OF THE SIXTH MALAYSIA PLAN

WE, THE PEOPLE OF PRAI, AT THE DAP PRAI BY-ELECTION CERAMAH AT TAMAN KURAU, PRAI, RESOLVE TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING DECLARATION AS REPRESENTING OUR VIEWS AND ASPIRATIONS AND THOSE OF ALL OTHER LIKE-MINDED MALAYSIANS: Read the rest of this entry »

Why did Najib only name Abdullah Ang and omitted important UMNO leader involved in the $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition depot scandal

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the office opening of the DAP 25th anniversary cultural show organize by the Federal Territory State DAP at the Selangor Chief Assembly Hall on Saturday, 19th June 1991 at 7.30 pm

Why did Najib only name Abdullah Ang and omitted important UMNO leader involved in the $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition depot scandal

The Defence Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, has name Abdullah Ang of the prison ‘water-bed’ fame as being involved in $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition depot scandal. Read the rest of this entry »

Datuk Najib is the latest Barisan Nasional leader is trying to disclaim Ministerial responsibility public accountability over the $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition dump scandal

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 28th June 1991:

Datuk Najib is the latest Barisan Nasional leader is trying to disclaim Ministerial responsibility public accountability over the $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition dump scandal

The Defence Minister, Datuk Najib Tun Razak, is the latest Barisan Nasional leader who is trying to disclaim Ministerial responsibility and public accountability over the $70 million Masjid Tanah ammunition dump scandal in Malacca. Read the rest of this entry »

Chong Eu is now involved in a cover-up of the Ooi Ean Kwong scandal

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Friday, Sept. 21, 1990:

Chong Eu is now involved in a cover-up of the Ooi Ean Kwong scandal

I have received a letter dayed 20th September 1990 from the Penang Chief Minister, Dr. Lim Chong Eu, informing me that the Penang State Government will not convene an emergency meeting of the Penang State Assembly to deal with the Ooi Ean Kwong scandal, where the Penang Speaker violated the Penang Constitution by being involved in business. Read the rest of this entry »

Mahathir’s two-thirds majority in Parliament is the real cause for the scandals, unaccountability, human rights violations and gross abuse of power for the last decade

First Portion of Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the first of a series of DAP-Semangat 46 National Ceramahs Dewan Sri Pinang on Saturday, February 17, 1990 at 8 p.m.

Mahathir’s two-thirds majority in Parliament is the real cause for the scandals, unaccountability, human rights violations and gross abuse of power for the last decade.

For Malaysia, the Decade of the Eighties is also the Decade of Mahathir, who became the country’s fourth Prime Minister in July 1981 and has since stamped his character on the governance of the country in the 1980s. Read the rest of this entry »

The Vijandran pornographic videotape scandal is blowing up to become the Barisan nasional pornographic videotape burning scandal – DAP calls for sacking of Vijandran and resignation of Tan Sri Abu Talib as Attorney-General

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, January 11, 1990:

The Vijandran pornographic videotape scandal is blowing up to become the Barisan nasional pornographic videotape burning scandal – DAP calls for sacking of Vijandran and resignation of Tan Sri Abu Talib as Attorney-General

With the statement by the Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abu Talib Othman yesterday, the Vijandran pornographic videotape scandal has blown up to become an even bigger Barisan Nasional pornographic videotape burning tape scandal! Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to agree to the formation of a Parliamentary Inquiry Committee into the involvement of Deputy Speaker, D.P.Vijandran, in the pornographic videotape scandal

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secreatary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 5.1.1990:

DAP calls on Dr. Mahathir Mohamed to agree to the formation of a Parliamentary Inquiry Committee into the involvement of Deputy Speaker, D.P.Vijandran, in the pornographic videotape scandal

One month after the pornographic videotape scandal was brought to Parliament, the Prime Minister, Datuk Ser Dr.Mahathir Mohamed, has at last spoken about it. However, his long-overdue reaction and comment is most disappointing for a Prime Minister who had started his administration with the slogan “Clean, Efficient and Trustworthy” government. Read the rest of this entry »