Statement Archive for March 2017

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2017-03-01 Call on Khaled Nordin to move a special motion at the forthcoming Johor State Assembly to declare corruption as the No. 1 enemy in the state – to demonstrate Johor is not competing with Sabah to be kleptocratic states in Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-01 Most significant thing about King Salman of Saudi Arabia’s four-day visit is not what was said or done by the Saudis, but what was not said about the RM2.6 billion “donation” in Najib’s personal bank accounts Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-02 Will Khaled Nordin go on leave as Mentri Besar like Abdul Latif as Exco member as he cannot be unaware that Abdul Latif’s son was living well beyond his means? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-02 Call on Prime Minister Najib to honour his pledge by personally intervening and resolving the unethical and cruel 24-hour halt of supplies to 750,000 pensioners of medicines and medical equipment by private provider OratisRx Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-02 The 29 days left in March 2017 must be regarded as the most important 29 days to “Save Democracy” and “Save Malaysia” to get over four million unregistered eligible voters to register on the electoral roll so that they could vote in the forthcoming 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-03 Najib has still to fully honour his 2015 pledge to 750,000 pensioners that he would be the person of last resort to resolve all their legitimate complaints and grievances re the sudden, unethical and cruel halt of supplies of medicines and equipment by private hospitals and pharmacies Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-03 Puad has confirmed that he is not fit to be Deputy Education Minister or JASA director-general Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-04 Election Commission must revamp its IT capabilities and facilities to introduce automatic registration of voters or at least ensure that voters who are registered one month before the elections can vote at the 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-05 King Salman could not say RM2.6 billion in Najib’s personal banking account was his donation because Saudi Arabian king knows that the US DOJ legal suit to confiscate US$1 billion 1MDB-linked assets had traced the “to and fro” money trail of the RM2.6 billion Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-05 DAP pledges if Pakatan Harapan and Bersatu succeed in forming next Federal Government in Putrajaya, FELDA would not be closed down but will instead be strengthened so that FELDA settlers can get a new deal of justice and prosperity Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-05 The biggest “Ali Baba” partnership in Malaysia is the “Najib-Jho Low” axis which has catapulted tge country to a global kleptocracy with the largest worldwide financial scandal in recent times Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-06 Utusan Malaysia a real disgrace to Malaysian journalism – not a word of my reply to Najib’s “Ali Baba” attack on DAP although it devoted almost half a page to Najib’s attack Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-07 Call on 15 Non-UMNO Ministers out of the 35-strong Najib Cabinet to submit to Najib their resignation from the Cabinet which is to take effect the moment Hadi’s private member’s bill motion is given government priority and comes up in Parliament for debate and vote Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-07 Election Commission one of the most inefficient in the world as I had been calling for automatic registration of voters as far back as 1971 – some 46 yerars ago Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-07 Parliament should adopt an all-party emergency motion tomorrow to condemn North Korea’s “hostage terrorism” and to call on North Korea regime to immediately revoke the ban on Malaysians from leaving North Korea Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-08 Let Liow, Wee, Ong and Mah declare whether they will resign as Ministers the moment Hadi’s private member’s bill motion is given government priority and come up for debate and vote in Parliament Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-09 MCA, Gerakan, MIC and all the other 15 non-UMNO Ministers should force the issue at the Cabinet meeting tomorrow that there is no consensus for the government to give priority to Hadi’s private member’s bill or for government takeover of Hadi’s private member’s bill Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-09 Call on all patriotic Malaysians, regardless of race, religion, region or politics to unite in 14 GE to “Write History, Create Miracle” to “Save Malaysia” from kleptocracy and hurtling towards a failed and rogue state Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-10 As Abang Johari Openg has instructed the four PBB Muslim Ministers and 25 Sarawak BN MPs to oppose Hadi’s Bill, is Asyraf Dusuki accusing Nancy Shukri, Fadillah Yusuf, Wan Junaidi and Rohani Abdul Karim as well as the Sarawak Chief Minister and PBB President as anti-Islam? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-11 UMNO propagandists concocting a third demonization campaign against me, alleging that I am stooge of Singapore PAP as they found that two earlier lies about me being “anti-Malay” and “anti-Islam” are not as effective as they had hoped Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-11 The ousting of South Korean President by Parliament and an unanimous decision by eight judges is sober reminder to Malaysians of the need to restore rule of law and separation of powers where we can also impeach the Prime Minister if he runs afoul of the law and the Constitution Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-11 DAP stands fully united in support of the government to resolve the crisis with North Korea Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-11 FELDA should welcome Pakatan Harapan’s FELDA Convention and not be afraid to send its highest officials to the Convention to assure 100,000 FELDA settlers all is well with FELDA based on the precept “Berani kerana benar” Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-12 Four conditions for the ousting of Najib as Prime Minister and the toppling of the UMNO coalition’s 60-year rule in Malaysia in the 14th General Election Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-12 If 45 non-UMNO BN MPs withdraw support from Najib because BN has changed character from a coalition based on consensus into one under UMNO hegemony, PAS’ 14MPs would not be enough to save Najib’s premiership and government Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-12 The next two weeks is the last chance for over four million unregistered eligible voters to register so that they can vote in 14GE which may be held in September Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-13 If UMNO is toppled in 14GE, Malays will not suffer – on the contrary, a new Federal Government comprising Pakatan Harapan parties including DAP, PKR and Amanah plus Pribumi Bersatu will compete with UMNO’s 60-year record to demonstrate we can better serve Malays and all Malaysians Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-13 Why must every Minister in Najib’s Cabinet end up making dumb and asinine statement like the one by second Finance Minister Johari on Mahathir-Nazri debate on 1MDB scandal? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-14 Umno accuses Mahathir of being my stooge while MCA/Gerakan accuse me of becoming Mahathir’s puppet – can they make up their mind as to who is whose stooge and puppet? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-15 Election Commission Chairman and Members should have their salaries and perks slashed by 25 per cent as they are unable to register 25% of the eligible voters on the electoral roll Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-15 Datuk Onn Jaafar was 66 years too ahead of the times, DAP was 51 years too ahead of the times, I had to be detained under ISA under Operation Lalang 30 years ago because too ahead of the times – Isn't it time now for Malaysians to unite as Malaysians? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-15 Datuk Onn Jaafar 66 tahun mendahului zaman, DAP pula 51 tahun mendahului zaman, saya ditahan ISA sewaktu Operasi Lalang 30 tahun lalu kerana terlalu melampaui zaman - bukankah kini masanya rakyat Malaysia bersatu sebagai sebuah bangsa? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-16 Is Sarawak Chief Minister, the four Sarawak PBB Malay-Muslim Federal Ministers and 25 Sarawak MPs anti-Islam because they reject Hadi’s private member’s bill? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-17 Call on all Malaysian youths, regardless of race or religion, to lead a “Malaysia Reset” national movement on the 60th Merdeka celebrations to make the country a world-class nation Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-17 Let Najib show Malaysians the money trail of RM2.6 billion “donation” into his personal banking account – where the monies came from and where they have gone to – during Ministers’ Winding up in Parliament next week Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-17 Conspiracy by MCA, Gerakan, MIC and other 12 BN parties to hide the “elephant in the room” – that National Front has changed its character from a 13-party coalition of equals based on consensus to a coalition based on UMNO hegemony and UMNO wishes where no consensus from the other 12 parties are needed? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-18 10 areas where a “Malaysia Reset” must be undertaken, but only if Najib, UMNO and BN are toppled in the 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-18 Call on voters of Malacca to continue their historic role to provide leadership to demand for a “Malaysia Reset” of national policies which is only possible if there is a change of Federal government in Putrajaya Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-20 Malaysia is deeply mired in a “kleptocratic culture” when a person removed as Minister for money politics and corruption could be appointed FELDA Chairman for five years Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-20 I do not endorse Kuan Yau’s language on his Facebook which is vulgar, vituperative and vitriolic but it is no crime and no basis to arrest him or to deploy scarce police resources against him Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-21 MARA under Annuar Musa’s chairmanship is the third example of the kleptocratic culture after the international multibillion dollar 1MDB money-laundering scandal and Felda Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-21 Do the four MCA/Gerakan Ministers agree with the four-day remand of Kuan Yau for his “vulgar, vituperative and vitriolic” Facebook posting? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-21 Tony Pua has won 2-0 in the first round of “Open Letter War” with Johari Abdul Ghani – would the second Finance Minister dare to try to gain the upper hand in new rounds of “Open Letter War”? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-22 Will Liow, Wee, Ong, Mah and Subramaniam succeed at the Cabinet meeting on Friday to get Zahid to withdraw his statement that the government will adopt and move Hadi’s private member’s bill in Parliament and clarify it is UMNO but not BN stand? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-22 PAS leadership fantasies of winning 40 Parliament Seats and capturing Selangor in 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-22 Why Bentong did not come a model constituency with the best educational, health and socio-economic infrastructures and facilities in the country as it had been held by Ministers for over four decades? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-23 Malaysians will know by tomorrow whether Najib has changed the character of consensus-based Barisan Nasional founded by his father Tun Razak 14 years ago into a coalition operating solely under the dictates of UMNO hegemony Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-24 Cabinet tomorrow should sponsor a RM100,000 essay or social media posting contest on “Is Najib a kleptocrat?” or “Is Malaysia a global kleptocracy?”? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-24 Has UMNO called the bluff of MCA, Gerakan and MIC and virtually challenged them to leave Barisan Nasional over UMNO’s support for Hadi’s private member’s bill? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-24 I will officially write to Najib to propose that the government sponsor an essay or social media posting competition on “Is Malaysia a global kleptocracy and what we should do about it?” Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-24 Thanks to Kedah DAP leaders for suggesting that I contest in Kedah in 14GE – but wait for my response in Gelang Patah tomorrow Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-25 Call on Gelang Patah voters, regardless of race, religion or even party politics, to lead a national “Save and Reset Malaysia” movement from kleptocracy and the fate of a failed and rogue state Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-25 Liow’s admission that the Cabinet did not discuss Hadi’s private member’s bill or RUU 355 yesterday is a shocking confession of spineless misconduct and abdication of responsibility of the five MCA, Gerakan and MIC Ministers Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-26 Rahman Dahlan must be the “mastermind” responsible for Annuar Musa’s cheapskate, low-class and moronic proposal of RM10,000, upped to RM50,000 within 24 hours, for “best” essay or social media posting on whether I am anti-Malay and anti-Islam Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-26 The issue in the 14th General Election is whether to Save Malaysia or to Save Najib Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-27 Pieces falling into place – there is a high-powered and well-orchestrated campaign to break Pakatan Harapan by demonizing DAP and me, hoping at least to break my spirit and force my retirement from politics Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-28 Are we in the last ten days or fortnight of the 44-year-old Barisan Nasional founded by Tun Razak in 1973 as a consensus-based political coalition if UMNO imposes hegemony by unilaterally taking over Hadi’s private member’s bill on RUU 355, whether on April 6 to 10? Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-29 Rahman Dahlan should prove he is a patriot by asking Najib to resign as Prime Minister if Najib is not prepared to clear Malaysia of the curse, infamy and ignominy of being ridiculed world-wide as a global kleptocracy because of 1MDB money-laundering scandal Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-30 Rahman Dahlan reminds me of the Chinese saying 朽木不可雕 as he continues to score his own goal despite my earlier attempt to educate him – but he is unteachable as he is unlearnable! Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-30 Two important outcomes of BN Supreme Council meeting – averting final funeral rites for a consensus-based BN and clear affirmation that to criticize or even oppose Hadi’s private member’s bill is not being anti-Islam Lim Kit Siang
2017-03-31 My second lesson for Abdul Rahman Dahlan is the Confucian saying 名正才能言順 as he is not BN Director of Strategic Communications but BN Director of Strategic Lies Lim Kit Siang