Archive for category Subang Airport Scandals & Disasters

Can Liong Sik give a full detailed programme of his activities during the first 60 hours immediately after the Subang radar station fire on August 13, when he literally disappeared and did not show up at the airport or informed the Prime Minister of the fire?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary- General and NP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, December 17, 1994:

Can Liong Sik give a full detailed programme of his activities during the first 60 hours immediately after the Subang radar station fire on August 13, when he literally disappeared and did not show up at the airport or informed the Prime Minister of the fire?

MCA President and Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Ling Liong Sik has only proved that he is the ‘top truant’ of the Malaysian Parliament when he mounted a spirited defence of his stewardship of the Transport Ministry in his constituency yesterday, when he should have been in Parliament himself to answer the RM1O-cut motion moved by the DAP National Organising Secretary and MP for Pasir Pinji; Kerk Kim Hock, on Monday. Read the rest of this entry »

Liong Sik should learn to accept Ministerial responsibility like Thomson-CSF which accepted responsibility for the Subang radar station fire although the fire was not caused by the company’s equipment

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya Friday, October 21, 1994:

Liong Sik should learn to accept Ministerial responsibility like Thomson-CSF which accepted responsibility for the Subang radar station fire although the fire was not caused by the company’s equipment

Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Ling Liong should learn to accept Ministerial responsibility like the French firm Thomson-CSF which accepted responsibility for the Subang radar station fire on August 13 although the fire was not caused by the company’s equipment. Read the rest of this entry »

During question time in Parliament on Monday, I had not called for Liong Sik’s resignation as Transport Minister for having the most Kuala Lumpur International Airport fires and disasters

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit. Siang, in Petaling Java on 14ednesdav, 19th October 1994:

During question time in Parliament on Monday, I had not called for Liong Sik’s resignation as Transport Minister for having the most Kuala Lumpur International Airport fires and disasters

I want to clarify that during question time in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday, I had not called for Liong Sik’s resignation as Transport Minister for having the most Kuala Lumpur International Airport fires and disasters. Read the rest of this entry »

The Subang Airport Control Tower Fire Inquiry Report: Another example of the unbelievable incompetence and ineptitude of Liong Sik as Transport Minister

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, September 21, 1994:

The Subang Airport Control Tower Fire Inquiry Report: Another example of the unbelievable incompetence and ineptitude of Liong Sik as Transport Minister.

Transport Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Ling Liong Sik said yesterday that the inquiry report, into the Subang International Airport control tower fire of October 1992 is still not ready, as “there are many things the committee of inquiry have to look into and every aspect of the investigation must be carried out”. Read the rest of this entry »

Liong Sik’s insinuation that the various Kuala Lumpur International Airport disasters could be the ‘work’ of his political enemies is further evidence that he is not fit or competent to con¬tinue as Transport Minister to restore the KLIA’s credibility and reputation.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 16th September 1994:

Liong Sik’s insinuation that the various Kuala Lumpur International Airport disasters could be the ‘work’ of his political enemies is further evidence that he is not fit or competent to continue as Transport Minister to restore the KLIA’s credibility and reputation.

In Kota Kinabalu yesterday, Transport Minister, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik said that until there is proof from the police, he would not implicate his ‘political enemies’ for the various Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) disasters and accidents or suspect that there were ‘political motives’ behind the various Kuala Lumpur International Airport fires. Read the rest of this entry »

Liong Sik is not only the worst Minister present in the Cabinet but the worst Transport MInister in Malaysian history.

Speech (Part 2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Subang DAP Branch anniversary dinner held at Subang New Village, Selangor on Friday, 16th September, 1994 at 8 pm.

Liong Sik is not only the worst Minister present in the Cabinet but the worst Transport MInister in Malaysian history.

Recently, Subang became world-famous because of the frequency of fires, armed robberies and ‘near-miss collisions’ of aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, so much so that Malaysian businessmen and tourists abroad have found it an embarrassment to identify themselves as Malaysian’s. Read the rest of this entry »

Air travelers very disappointed yesterday that Liong Sik had failed to keep his promise on Sunday, that “Flight operations at the Subang airport are expected to be back to normal by Wednesday”.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, September 15, 1994:

Air travelers very disappointed yesterday that Liong Sik had failed to keep his promise on Sunday, that “Flight operations at the Subang airport are expected to be back to normal by Wednesday”.

Air travellers who have to use the Subang Airport yesterday were very disappointed and even angry that the Transport Minister, Datuk Dr. Ling Liong Sik had failed to keep his promise last Sunday that “Flight operations at the Subang airport are expected to be back to normal by Wednesday”. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for Royal Commission of Inquiry into systemic failure of management and leadership at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to ascertain how it could have five fires in two years, two goldbar robberies in four months and three ‘near-miss collisions’ in three weeks

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, September 14, 1994:

DAP calls for Royal Commission of Inquiry into systemic failure of management and leadership at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport to ascertain how it could have five fires in two years, two goldbar robberies in four months and three ‘near-miss collisions’ in three weeks.

It is now revealed that there had been three and not two ‘near-miss collisions’ between two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport in the past three weeks. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for an elected Kuala Lumpur mayor and City Council to prove that Malaysia can move from ‘Little Liberalisation’ to ‘Big Liberalisation’.

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Sungei Besi DAP Branch dinner to commemorate his 25th year anniversary as elected Member of Parliament held at Wisma Shaw, Kuala Lumpur on Monday, September 12, 1994 at 3 pm.

DAP calls for an elected Kuala Lumpur mayor and City Council to prove that Malaysia can move from ‘Little Liberalisation’ to ‘Big Liberalisation’.

In the next general elections, the DAP has decided that the campaign theme is to call for ‘Big Liberalisation’ to bring forward the DAP’s founding objective in 1966 to create a Malaysian Malaysia of unity, freedom, justice, equality and morality. Read the rest of this entry »

DCA should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, 9th September 1994:

DCA should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing.

The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) should explain how it could get a report that the ‘near-miss collision’ of two aircrafts at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport runway on Wednesday involved a MAS plane preparing to take-off and a SIA Airbus about to land when it involved the two planes landing. Read the rest of this entry »