Statement Archive for June 2015

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2015-06-30 MACC should do soul-searching why its credibility on war against corruption in high political places is zero and explain why it has failed to land a single shark in the past six years Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-30 Malaysians owe debt of eternal gratitude to Wan Junaidi who resolved week-long mystery about allegations of Justo’s 1MDB “tampered emails” – no evidence whatsoever but just “logical assumption”! Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-29 UMNO party polls deferred by 18 months is in one sense good news as Najib will be an easier target in 14GE with avalanche of scandals and continued festering of internal UMNO warfare Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-29 National and international shame that Malaysia’s anti-corruption ranking so low when MACC sets world record with the greatest superstructure with the most number of bodies monitoring it to uphold integrity and accountability Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-28 MACC may be guilty of gross incompetence and inefficiency if after tip-off in March, it still have to sent officer to Melbourne to investigate MARA Inc property corruption as if fresh from scratch Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-28 Empire Strikes Back (Part IV) – is the script for 1MDB executives Arul and Shahrol to walk out of PAC hearings, probably escorted by Shafee as their counsel, and boycott of PAC proceedings on 1MDB on the ground that Tony Pua has not stepped down as PAC member? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-27 Both Annuar Musa and MACC should explain whether MARA and MACC have received earlier tip-off about corruption of MARA Inc property purchase in Melbourne, and if so, why no action until The Age expose on Tuesday Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-27 1MDB Scandal – The Empire Strikes Back after four months Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-26 Why did Annuar make the U-turn in 48 hours from National Economic Council chaired by Najib approving the Melbourne Dudley Street property deal by Mara Inc to Najib opposing the Melbourne purchase? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-26 Call for brave new thinking under Impian Malaysia - case for greater fiscal decentralisation to restructure new Federal-State relations Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-26 Annuar must convene emergency MARA Council meeting to demand that MARA Inc Chairman Mohd Lan Allani and CEO Halim Rahman cough out the A$4.75 million (RM13.8 million) bribe MARA paid for the Dudley House apartment block in Melbourne Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-25 All MARA Council members should collecitlvely resign if they cannot explain why they agreed to the establishment of offshore companies in tax havens to buy properties overseas as if engaged in dubious and dishonourable transactions Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-25 Is there a Cabinet Minister courageous, public-spirited and patriotic enough to suggest at Cabinet meeting tomorrow that Najib should take leave as PM until the growing number of scandals involving 1MDB, Felda Global Venture (FGV), Tabung Haji and now MARA are resolved? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-24 DAP had never aspired to be a Chinese or non-Malay party and we will double up in our resolve to be a fully Malaysian party strengthening our Malay, Dayak and Kadazandusun membership in keeping with our Malaysian ideals and aspirations Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-24 Will Annuar Musa resign as MARA Chairman to take responsibility for MARA’s international corruption scandal and to pioneer a culture of responsibility for government leaders and captains of statutory boards and corporations? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-24 Call on PAC to review the decision not to investigate serious allegation of 1MDB’s indirect funding of BN’s 13GE campaign Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-23 Najib should begin a 1MDB Nothing2Hide confession starting with revelation what has happened to the RM3 billion which were “overprized” in acquisition of 15 power stations for RM18 billion Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-22 Whether the 11th Sarawak state general election will be the third time Sarawakians spearhead Malaysian political changes as happened in the 2006 and 2011 state polls? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-22 Cabinet Ministers have suddenly become prolific letter writers to international publications but why is there no detailed rebuttal to serious Wall Street Journal allegations of corruption and gross abuses of power about 1MDB billions of ringgit bankrolled for 13GE last four days? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-21 Scrap the 1MDB roadshows as they will end up as disastrously as the “Nothing2Hide” 1MDB Forum on June 5 where Najib ignominiously backed out because of Mahathir's presence unless Najib could explain whether 1MDB funds had been misused for the 13GE and are now being used in Sarawak for the forthcoming state polls Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-21 Malaysia's national per capita income increased 25-fold from 1970 to 2014 but Malaysia's financial scandal increased by more than 63,000-fold from RM66 million in 1975 to RM42 billion today Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-21 Pakatan Rakyat crisis might have come earlier if PR had won majority of seats in 13 GE as Hadi had never accepted Anwar as PR candidate for Prime Minister of Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-20 Hopes for achievement of PR Common Policy Objectives without PR in 14GE is not impossible as UMNO/BN in self-confessed terminal stages from being in “wad biasa”, “wad kecemasan”, “ICU' and “tanah kubur” Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-20 Let us move on and keep faith with the hopes of Malaysians for change in the 13GE to ensure that although there is no more Pakatan Rakyat, the PR Common Policy Framework of national unity, justice and prosperity of Malaysians must remain achievable goals in 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-20 Najib cannot keep silent about the serious allegations by Wall Street Journal that 1MDB funds running into billions of ringgit were used to bankroll his 13th General Election campaign Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-19 Call for immediate dissolution of Biro Tatanegara (BTN) as the country has wasted over RM1.1 billion on the BTN in the past 30 years as it continued to incite racism, disunity, bigotry and intolerance instead of fostering patriotism, unity, inter-racial and inter-religious understanding and goodwill Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-19 Najib should live up to his “Nothing2Hide” claim by accepting Mahathir’s challenge to a live-telecast “Ask and Answer All” public duel Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-18 Tidak perlu bersedih dan putus di atas kematian Pakatan Rakyat - sepatutnya harus ada ketetapan yang lebih kuat serta komitmen untuk terus memburu Impian Malaysia yang inklusif ke arah perpaduan, keadilan, maruah dan kemakmuran buat semua rakyat Malaysia melalui susunan politik yang baru. Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-18 No cause for dejection or despondency over the death of Pakatan Rakyat –there must instead be greater resolve and commitment to pursue the inclusive Malaysian Dream of unity, justice, dignity and prosperity for all Malaysians through a new political realignment Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-17 First signs of “threatened with death to born anew” 置之死地而后生 – Pakatan Rakyat’s “cease to exist” situation elicited neither joy nor celebration from UMNO/BN Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-16 Maju terus, kita tidak boleh membuang masa dengan polemik, demi menghidupkan semula harapan rakyat Malaysia yang mahukan perubahan bahawasanya peluang itu masih wujud dalam PRU ke-14 melalui penyusunan semula kuasa-kuasa politik Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-16 Let us move on, as there is no time to lose on polemics to rekindle hopes among Malaysians who want change that such a possibility is still alive and relevant in the 14GE through an alignment of political forces Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-16 Najib staged a second 1MDB “Nothing2Hide” disappearance when he absented himself from in Parliament yesterday to avoid having to personally answer the questions about the biggest financial scandal in nation’s history Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-15 DAP launches Impian Kedah/Perlis as part of Impian Malaysia to promote an inclusive vision to rally all Malaysians, regardless of race, religion, region or class to unite on a common agenda of Malaysian unity, justice and prosperity Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-15 Is Najib giving an undertaking to nation that he and all his Ministers will resign and retire from politics if the 1MDB scandal and all-related 1MDB issues are not resolved by the end of the year? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-14 Why is Najib, as final approving authority for 1MDB, in law and in fact, prepared to brief UMNO division representatives but not Parliament on 1MDB controversy? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-13 Time for realignment of political forces to keep alive the hopes of Malaysians for political change in 14th General Elections for an agenda for “Malaysian unity, justice and prosperity Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-12 Najib should go on leave as Prime Minister and Finance Minister to allow for a full-fledged investigation into 1MDB by RCI and return to office after he has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the RM42 billion 1MDB scandal Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-11 I agree with several PAS MPs that PAS Muktamar decision to cut ties with DAP is final as PAS Muktamar is the highest decision-making body and there is no complaint that the resolution violates any Islamic law or Hukum Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-10 For close to a year, Pakatan Rakyat existed only in name but not in fact Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-09 Najib not telling the truth if he said he could not visit earthquake-hit zones in Sabah on Friday because it was the birthday of Yang di Pertuan Agong Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-09 There is no Pakatan Rakyat if there is no PR Common Policy Framework or PR consensus operational principle Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-08 Najib should fly straight from Saudi Arabia to the Ranau/Kinabalu earthquake-hit zones in Sabah to give meaning to his declaration “I owe Sabah” Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-07 Pandikar should agree to an urgent motion in Parliament to allow televised PAC hearings on 1MDB scandal as a first step to parliamentary reforms in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-07 Stop all pretences – Najib should exorcise the haunting presence of Jho Low in the 1MDB scandal by giving a full account to Parliament of the latter’s role and influence in the nation’s biggest financial scandal Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-06 My forecast that Pakatan Rakyat might not be around in two weeks’ time seems to have come true and what is left are the funeral rites Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-06 Najib’s “Nothing2Hide” forum has infamously boomeranged into a Public Relations disaster and its time the Prime Minister have a “tell all” session in Parliament to demonstrate that he has really nothing to hide in the RM42 billion 1MDB scandal Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-05 Will Najib sack Khalid as IGP for gross incompetence and lack of professionalism where police could not maintain order, security and national harmony in an indoor dialogue involving 1,500 people in the very sanctum of UMNO headquarters? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-05 Najib should present Ministerial statement in Parliament on Monday how as final approving authority, he had allowed 1MDB scandal to balloon into a RM42 billion scandal in six years Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-04 Now that the government has finally admitted that the Prime Minister is the final approving authority for 1MDB transactions, are Cabinet meetings in March and May on 1MDP chaired by Najib valid, proper and legal because of conflict of interest? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-03 10 Questions on 1MDB for dummies for Cabinet Ministers at their meeting today Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-02 What my proposal for a post-BN, post-PR “Save Malaysia” grand coalition is and is not Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-02 Ministers should redeem themselves at their meeting tomorrow to prove that Cabinet is not a magic show for a David Copperfield to perform the hat-trick of producing a rabbit from an empty hat Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-01 Sudahkah semua Menteri menerima tanggungjawab kolektif ke atas skandal 1MDB dan bersedia untuk setia bersama Najib dalam isu tersebut? Lim Kit Siang
2015-06-01 Have all Ministers accepted collective responsibility for the 1MDB scandal to “sink or swim” with Najib on the issue? Lim Kit Siang