Statement Archive for October 2015

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2015-10-01 With the approach of a “perfect storm” of combined political, economic and nation-building crises, Malaysia needs statesmen and stateswomen from both sides of the political divide to save Malaysia and not racists, opportunists and charlatans Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-02 Challenge to Najib to commission Global Movement of Moderates to report on who were the extremists and who were the moderates in the events surrounding 34-hour Bersih 4 rally and the 4-hour Sept. 16 Red Shirts Rally in time for the 2016 budget debate in Parliament beginning on Oct. 26 Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-02 Salleh should not be a spineless Minister who dare not own up and apologise for his mistakes but want his innocent subordinates to eat “dead cat” Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-03 Sack both Tajuddin and Chong as message is long overdue that Malaysians deserve Ministers and Deputy Ministers of some standard and quality and not every Tom, Dick and Harry Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-03 Najib will be Prime Minister for full term until 14GE in 2018? Don’t count chickens before they hatched Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-04 Whether Najib is ousted as PM or UMNO replaced, Malay political power is not threatened as a new PM will be a Malay and the new coalition will be Malay-dominated reflecting Malaysia’s demography Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-04 Bad week for rule of law and credibility and professionalism of key national institutions like police and judiciary contributing to the “Perfect Storm” confronting Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-05 Has Najib lost confidence in Saifuddin as CEO of Global Movement of Moderates and looking for a new candidate? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-05 Can an UMNO/BN leader declare that Najib should step down as Prime Minister without being disciplined or sacked for breach of party discipline? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-06 Najib is sounding the death knell for Global Movement of Moderates if he is not prepared to uphold moderation as represented by Bersih 4 and marginalize extremism as represented by Sept. 16 Red Shirts Rally Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-06 Questions Galore for the Cabinet meeting tomorrow Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-07 Parliament should set aside the first two days on Oct. 19 and 20 to debate the historic statement by the Conference of Rulers on 1MDB, rule of law and national unity Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-07 With Hishammuddin clarification, the UMNO “Magnificent 7” who are currently under investigation for disciplinary action cannot be related to any “no confidence” motion against Najib in the forthcoming meeting of Parliament Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-08 Three new and important factors for UMNO/BN MPs to consider what stand they should take in any no-confidence motion against Najib as PM Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-08 Liong Sik has my grudging respect for standing his ground calling on Najib to resign and his readiness to face Najib in court Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-09 Great misfortune if instead of being a national wake-up call to Malaysians to rise above personal and party interests and unite to resolve the national confidence crisis, the historic Rulers’ Statement on Oct. 6 becomes a new source of national discord and division Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-10 Three reasons to make launch of Pakatan Harapan Johor a memorable and historic milestone in struggle for democracy in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-10 Call on Information Department to print a million copies of the Rulers' Statement on Oct. 6 on their concerns about 1MDB, rule of law and national unity for mass distribution to the public throughout the country Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-11 Call for those responsible for the case of the missing seven Orang Asli children, with five dead, in Gua Musang to be suspended or even charged for their crime of negligence against the seven Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-11 Was Zahid afraid to ask FBI whether Najib is being investigated by the US Department of Justice under the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative 2010 for fear of an affirmative answer? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-11 It is Ugly Singaporeans like Bilahari Kausikan who suffer the delusion that they understand the dynamics of what is happening in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-12 Post SK Tohol tragedy – the need for revamp of the education programe for Orang Asli students Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-12 Cabinet should decide whether to print at least one million copies of the Malay Rulers' Oct. 6 Statement on 1MDB for mass dissemination to the public to end the confusion caused by conflicting statements by Ministers themselves and Malaysian leaders Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-12 Tengku Razaleigh, Muhyiddin and Shafie should sponsor a motion in Parliament to demand immediate release of Khairuddin and Chang as it is gross abuse of power to use Sosma against them and they can be assured of 72 votes from Pakatan Harapan Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-13 Cabinet must grapple with many issues tomorrow but the most important issue of all is for Najib to table a motion of confidence in Parliament on Monday to re-establish moral and political authority and legitimacy for him to continue as Prime Minister Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-14 Education Minister Mahdzir Khalid should agree to an urgent debate in Parliament on Monday on the SK Pos Tohoi tragedy of the seven missing children for seven weeks, leaving only two survivors Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-15 Can the government announce a New Deal for Orang Asli in Parliament on Monday in the debate on Teresa Kok's urgent motion on the scandal/tragedy of seven missing Orang Asli children of SK Tohoi for seven weeks? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-15 One way to avoid three-cornered fights in 14 GE is for PAS to concentrate in Kelantan, Terengganu, Kedah and Perlis while AMANAH focuses on all the other states, subject to adjustments to the arrangement by two parties Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-15 In just a week, the Malay Rulers' concern about 1MDB has proved to be valid, legitimate and prescient, with all Najib Ministers competing in political “tai chi” and 1MDB CEO even claiming it is “no longer under investigation” Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-16 Parliament should form an all-party Parliamentary Committee on tragedy of the seven missing Orang Asli children of SK Tohoi in Gua Musang if Government is not prepared to have high-powered commission of inquiry Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-16 Revelation of Najib's involvement in 1MDB scandal “doesn't rain, it pours” - false claim that it is “no longer under investigation” when it is most investigated company, both at home and interentionally Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-17 Political myths in Malaysia that must be debunked if Malaysia is to move forward to fulfill our destiny to be a world model of an united, harmonious, moderate and successful plural society Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-17 The Merdeka Centre poll that Najib for the first time lost the approval of majority of Malay voters must have tilted his decision not to seek a confidence motion in Parliament on Monday Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-20 Has Hasan Arifin been appointed PAC Chairman with a pre-fixed agenda to exclude Tony Pua from PAC’s 1MDB investigations? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-21 Statement on Speaker’s ruling that I retract and apologise unconditionally to the Speaker for my remarks on PAC investigation into 1MDB Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-23 Mahathir probably the next victim of the 1MDB Monster stalking the land devouring critics Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-24 Najib had turned Parliament into a circus with a 90-minute 2016 budget without a single reference to the two mega-scandals in the country’s history – the RM50 billion 1MDB and RM2.6 billion “donation” in Najib’s personal banking accounts Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-25 Najib’s 2016 Budget made history as a budget which could not generate any budget euphoria as it was snuffed out within seconds of delivery by phalanx of Opposition MPs standing up and displaying “Mana RM2.6 billion” placard Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-25 Battle between Najib's 300 UMNO chieftains and the three million UMNO members will be a major factor to determine the fate of Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-26 I would have advised Najib to refund the RM2.6 billion “donation” to the Treasury as one way to resolve the RM2.6 billion “donation” scandal during the debate on 2016 budget if I had not been suspended from Parliament for six months Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-27 I would have asked Najib whether more than RM2.6 billion “donation” had been deposited into his personal banking accounts and if so, what was the final total of the “donation, if I had spoken on the 2016 Budget debate Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-27 Was there a draft charge sheet in the Attorney-General's Chamberrs against the Prime Minister related to corruption before Gani Patail was sacked as Attorney-General on July 27? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-28 In debate on 2016 Budget, I would have urged PAC to summon Gani Patail and Hamid Bador to testify whether there was a draft corruption charge sheet against Prime Minister Najib related to 1MDB Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-28 Najib set a bad, undesirable and unacceptable parliamentary precedent of choosing the date to answer parliamentary questions about 1MDB which will be followed by other Ministers undermining Parliamentary control over the Executive Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-29 Najib government too “economical with the truth” when it would not clarify after two weeks of Parliament whether Muhyiddin was right in his last speech as DPM three months ago that 1MDB scandal had mushroomed from RM42 billion to over RM50 billion Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-30 What has the Najib government done in the past fortnight of parliamentary meetings to address the concern of Malay Rulers and Malaysian citizenry that IMBD investigations be completed “as soon as possible”? Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-31 As Najib's Prime Minister popularity rating among Malay voters have fallen below 30%, the three million UMNO members must decide whether UMNO's survival in the next general election will lie in having a new UMNO head and Prime Minister Lim Kit Siang
2015-10-31 The status and honour of the offices of the Prime Minister and Finance Minister had been tainted and besmirched when Najib answered on behalf of two “fugitives from justice” from a fully-owned government company SRC International who have absconded from the arms of the law for the past four months Lim Kit Siang