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Why return after walking out, asks mystified Kit Siang

  • Jul 16, 2018
The drama which unfolded at the Dewan Rakyat this morning left DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang mystified all morning.He is curious to know the reason for the opposition lawmakers returning to the Dewan Rakyat to be sworn in after staging a walkout over the manner in which Mohamad Ariff Mohd Yusof was appointed as speaker.Acknowledging that he felt a sense of deja vu, Lim, who is no stranger to walkouts, also advised the current opposition not to blindly emulate the actions of the former opposition.“
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Kit Siang: I will champion Najib if he is victim of political vengeance

  • Jul 8, 2018
DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang says that he himself will step up and defend former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak if he is truly a victim of political vengeance. "If he can show that he is truly a victim of political vengeance, I am willing to champion his case," he told reporters in Semenyih today. Lim questioned if such claims were true, however, citing how Najib was not forced to appear in court wearing an orange MACC lockup jumper, as well as being allowed by the court to pay his bail in
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When and where did you meet Jho Low, Kit Siang asks Najib

  • Jul 7, 2018
DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has urged former premier Najib Abdul Razak to reveal the number of times and the locations he had met 1MDB-linked businessperson Jho Low following the US Department of Justice's (DOJ) civil forfeiture suits."Make it public.. and state the substance and nature of these meetings with Low," Lim said in a statement, adding that this would be in the interest of transparency.Lim also questioned whether Najib had asked Low about the Equanimity yacht when both of them allegedly
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Kit Siang: Court not Najib's only way to clear his name

  • Jul 5, 2018
A court trial is not the only way for former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to clear his name, said DAP's Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang."Najib had told reporters that his trial would be the best chance for him to clear his name, after being accused so heavily."Najib cannot be more wrong. He should explain why he and his government went into denial for the past three years and why he failed to avail himself of the opportunity to clear himself not only to Malaysians but to the world at large,
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I'm in favour of abolishing BTN - Kit Siang

  • Jul 3, 2018
MP SPEAKS | The desperado politics of fear, hate, lies, race and religion of Umno/BN in the 14th general election (GE14) was the culmination of years of indoctrination of racism, bigotry, intolerance and extremism by National Civics Bureau (Biro Tatanegara or BTN).This is why BTN has no place in our New Malaysia.It is no exaggeration to say that never before in the previous 13 general elections since 1959 had the country seen such intensity and viciousness in the politics of fear, hate, lies, ra
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Have a 1MDB tell-all session, Kit Siang tells Najib

  • Jun 28, 2018
 Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak should have a 1MDB tell-all session before the upcoming Umno party polls, said DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang.In a statement, the Iskandar Puteri MP said this is to enable the former Umno president to regain credibility."When he was prime minister, especially in the last three years since information about the RM2.6 billion in his personal accounts became news, Najib had avoided the 1MDB subject like a plague, subcontracting it to (1MDB CEO) Arul Kanda, p
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Kit Siang: New anti-fake news law just my own view

  • Jun 20, 2018
DAP Iskandar Puteri parliamentarian Lim Kit Siang stressed today that the proposal for media practitioners to draft a new Anti-Fake News Act (AFN Act) was merely his personal view. It is not the stand of Pakatan Harapan to draft its own version of the AFN Act, Lim said at a press conference. "Whether that view will be accepted by the cabinet, you have to ask Prime Minister Dr Mahathir (Mohamad)," he said when asked to elaborate on his stand for a new AFN Act, despite Pakatan Harapan having
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Kit Siang: Bung will condemn Umno to become opposition for eternity

  • Jun 10, 2018
DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang warned that Umno supreme council Bung Moktar Radin will condemn Umno to become the opposition for eternity if the party adopted the latter's idea of an "effective opposition".This was after Bung said BN should learn from Harapan when it was the opposition by throwing allegations at the government without fear of legal consequences."Bung's tips will make Umno an eternal opposition, never to return to the corridors of power."In my 53 years in opposition politics, I never
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Kit Siang confident no repeat of 1998 people's uprising

  • Jun 10, 2018
DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has expressed confidence that the nation will not see a repeat of the 1998 people's uprising that arose from the clash between then-prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his deputy Anwar Ibrahim.According to Lim, much has changed for the better in the past 20 years."I think we have all changed. Mahathir, Anwar and all the leading players in Pakatan Harapan have learnt the lessons of life to be better persons and to be more sensitive, more sensible and better Malaysian
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Kit Siang moots national integrity plan for 'new' Malaysia

  • May 31, 2018
Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang has mooted a national integrity plan for Malaysia to combat corruption."A new Malaysia needs a national integrity plan which will transform Malaysia from a global kleptocracy into a leading nation of integrity within 10 years."This national integrity plan for a new Malaysia should be debated and adopted by Parliament," he said in a statement today.Back in 2004, then-prime minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi had also launched a national integrity plan which aims to cre
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