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DAP calls on Mahathir to introduce new anticorruption legislation on Monday’s Parliament to ensure that top political and government leaders are whiter than white’ as making unusual and extraordinary wealth an automatic corruption offence

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Penerok DAP Branch anniversary dinner held at Kukup, Pontian on Saturday, October 15, 1994 at 7 pm

DAP calls on Mahathir to introduce new anticorruption legislation on Monday’s Parliament to ensure that top political and government leaders are whiter than white’ as making unusual and extraordinary wealth an automatic corruption offence

The Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed said yesterday that UMNO leaders should be ‘whiter than white’ and be transparent. Read the rest of this entry »

UMNO Supreme Council meeting on Wednesday night will be the focus of attention as indicating whether Parliament will be dissolved in a matter of days

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, at the Kerling DAP Branch anniversary dinner held at Kerling, Selangor on Monday, October 10, 1994 at 8 pm

UMNO Supreme Council meeting on Wednesday night will be the focus of attention as indicating whether Parliament will be dissolved in a matter of days

The UMNO Supreme Council meeting on Wednesday will be the focus of national attention as indicating whether Parliament will be dissolved in a matter of days, with polling for the general elections either at the end of this month or early next month – or whether general elections will be held next year. Read the rest of this entry »

Nazri will not get elected as UMNO Youth Leader on his own right if he continues to make wild and baseless allegations which cannot stand up to challenge.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, September 12, 1994:

Nazri will not get elected as UMNO Youth Leader on his own right if he continues to make wild and baseless allegations which cannot stand up to challenge.

I must advise Senator Datuk Nazri Aziz that he would not get elected as UMNO Youth Leader on his own right if he continues to make wild and baseless allegations which cannot stand up to challenge – which means he would merely be Acting UMNO Youth Leader and never an elected UMNO Youth-leader. Read the rest of this entry »

After investigations, I am satisfied that Malacca DAP not responsible for the speculation that Rahim Tamby Cik would step down as UMNO Youth Leader

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, August 26, 1994:

After investigations, I am satisfied that Malacca DAP not responsible for the speculation that Rahim Tamby Cik would step down as UMNO Youth Leader

I have completed investigations into UMNO Youth allegation that the Malacca DAP is responsible for spreading the speculation that Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Cik will step down as UMNO Youth leader because of “personal problems” that could affect UMNO. Read the rest of this entry »

Has the Election Commission been instructed by UMNO to conduct another snap voters registration exercise as happened just before the 1990 general elections?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, March 9, 1994:

Has the Election Commission been instructed by UMNO to conduct another snap voters registration exercise as happened just before the 1990 general elections?

The statement by the UMNO Vice President, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, that UMNO Supreme Council has directed all UMNO State Liaison Committees to register UMNO members as voters has raised the question whether the Election Commission has been instructed to conduct another snap voters’ registration exercise this year as happened just before the 1990 general elections. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP declare that it will not take sides in the Ghafar Baba-Anwar Ibrahim ‘battle of the decade’ in UMNO

Speech (Part 3) by Parliament Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Penang DAP ‘Be A Voter For Tanjong 3’ Ceramah held at Penang Chinese Town Hall on Saturday, 7th August 1993 at 8 p.m.

DAP declare that it will not take sides in the Ghafar Baba-Anwar Ibrahim ‘battle of the decade’ in UMNO

When asked after the UMNO Supreme Council meeting on Thursday, the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamed declined to comment on my emergency motion on the last day of the Dewan Rakyat to determine whether Ghafar Bbaba commands the confidence of Parliament, in particular the majority of UMNO MPs, to effectively, honourably and credibly continue as Deputy Prime Minister. Read the rest of this entry »

UMNO Treasurer Daim Zainuddin should explain what has happened to the 25 million ‘missing’ UEM shares worth some RM400 million

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, 5th August , 1993:

UMNO Treasurer Daim Zainuddin should explain what has happened to the 25 million ‘missing’ UEM shares worth some RM400 million

UMNO Treasurer, Tun Daim Zainuddin, issued a statement yesterday denying UMNO’s involvement in business. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP reiterates that it does not interfere in UMNO affairs but warns UMNO leaders not to claim ‘immunity’ to be free from criticism for actions detrimental to nation and people

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Thursday, August 5, 1993:

DAP reiterates that it does not interfere in UMNO affairs but warns UMNO leaders not to claim ‘immunity’ to be free from criticism for actions detrimental to nation and people

Yesterday, three UMNO leaders, namely UMNO Vice President, Datuk Sei Anwar Ibrahim, UMNO Youth leader, Datuk NAJIB Tun Razak and the Malacca Chief Minister, Tan Sri Rahim Tamby Cik, all accused the DAP of interfering in UMNO’s internal affairs because I had wanted to move an emergency motion in PARLIAMENT YESTERDAY TO DETERMINE WHETHER Ghafar Baba still enjoyed the confidence of Parliament, particularly the majority of UMNO MPs. Read the rest of this entry »

The question whether Ghafar still commands the confidence of Parliament, in particular the majority of UMNO MPs, must be decided before Parliament adjourns today or Ghafar Baba will become a ‘lame duck’ Deputy Prime Minister for the next four months

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Wednesday, August 4, 1993:

The question whether Ghafar still commands the confidence of Parliament, in particular the majority of UMNO MPs, must be decided before Parliament adjourns today or Ghafar Baba will become a ‘lame duck’ Deputy Prime Minister for the next four months

Yesterday, I gave notice to the Speaker, Tan Sri Mohamed Zahir Ismail, that I would move a motion of urgent, definite public importance under Standing Order 18 when Parliament meets at 2.30p.m. today. Read the rest of this entry »

Rafidah’s call for deregistration of Semangat 46 is part of the mounting political pressure on the Registrar of Societies to dissolve Semangat 46

by Parliamentary opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 5th April , 1993:

Rafidah’s call for deregistration of Semangat 46 is part of the mounting political pressure on the Registrar of Societies to dissolve Semangat 46

Although Deputy Prime Minister, Ghafar Baba, claims that the deregistration notice issued by the Registrar of Societies to Semangat 46 was not a political issue, but a matter between the Registrar of Societies and Semangat 46, the mounting demands and pressures by the UMNO Baru leaders, both national and state, indicate otherwise. Read the rest of this entry »