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Kit Siang: Ex-IGP made himself fodder for extremists with claims against DAP

  • Sep 11, 2018
Former inspector-general of police (IGP) Hanif Omar has inadvertently become fodder for extremists by claiming that DAP wanted to split Peninsular Malaysia between the Malays and non-Malays.“I would advise Hanif, however, that if he is not senile, then he should… not be an irresponsible former top cop by failing to take cognizance of the ‘scorced earth’ policy of Umno and PAS political opportunists and extremists... exploiting the toxic and dangerous politics of race, religion, fear, hat
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Time's up - Kit Siang to sue ex-IGP for 'DAP split Malaysia' claim

  • Sep 9, 2018
Lim Kit Siang is keeping true to his promise of taking legal action against former inspector-general of police Mohammed Hanif Omar, after the latter failed to prove his claim DAP had once called for Peninsular Malaysia to be divided between the Malays and Chinese.In a statement today, DAP national legal bureau chairperson Ramkarpal Singh confirmed receiving instructions from Lim to commence with the necessary legal proceedings."I wish to confirm having received instructions from Lim to commence
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I have 20 years experience – Kit Siang's daughter on 'nepotism' charge

  • Aug 27, 2018
Newly-appointed senator Lim Hui Ying has pointed to her 20 years of political experience to refute claims of nepotism levelled at her by BN leaders.Hui Ying is the daughter of party veteran Lim Kit Siang and sister of DAP secretary-general and Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng."I have been in the party for about 20 years and actively involved in the party. I am also the state secretary for Penang DAP."So let time prove and see how I perform," she told a press conference after she was sworn-in at the
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MCA must condemn Najib, 1MDB before qualifying as credible Opposition – Kit Siang

  • Aug 22, 2018
BALAKONG POLLS | MCA will fail to be a credible opposition unless it condemns former premier Najib Abdul Razak’s role in the 1MDB affair, DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang said today.MCA, which is up against DAP in the Balakong by-election, has been campaigning on a basis of wanting to provide a check and balance for the Pakatan Harapan-dominated Selangor legislative assembly.Responding to this, Lim said MCA did not qualify for the task.“A check and balance is needed but MCA can’t do it because th
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Kit Siang: Khaled wrong, all BN leaders who aided Najib are on trial

  • Aug 10, 2018
Lim Kit Siang has disagreed with former Johor menteri besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin's statement that it is Najib Abdul Razak, and not Umno, who is on trial.On the contrary, the DAP veteran said all Umno and BN leaders who helped the former premier cover up the 1MDB scandal are on trial.“This would include all the ministers in the Najib cabinet, the Umno/BN MPs of the 13th Parliament as well as the leaders of Umno and BN parties,” he added in a statement this afternoon.Lim also recalled the US
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Kit Siang challenges Najib to public forum amid Islam-kleptocracy row

  • Jul 30, 2018
Lim Kit Siang has challenged former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak to a public forum, over the latter's continued insistence that the DAP veteran had linked kleptocracy with Islam."I had yesterday challenged anyone, especially Umno and PAS leaders, who claim that I had equated Islam with kleptocracy to speak up loud and clear, to identify themselves to Malaysians, so that they can be exposed for their intellectual poverty and moral failing, for I had never in my life belittled Islam or any of
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Kit Siang to Najib: How low can you go with 'Islam kleptocracy' claim?

  • Jul 29, 2018
Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang has hit out at former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak for alleging the former equated Islam with kleptocracy.Lim denied ever having belittled Islam, saying he understood that all great religions teach human beings to be passionate about justice, freedom and goodwill, while abhorring corruption, kleptocracy and dishonesty.He said that his statement yesterday on BN's campaign for the Sungai Kandis by-election was to declare that Islam should not be equated with co
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Najib the 'worst PM in Malaysian history' - Kit Siang

  • Jul 19, 2018
Najib Abdul Razak must be the "worst prime minister in Malaysian history" for not knowing that a department under him had sought foreign intervention prior to the 14th general election, said DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang.In a statement, the Iskandar Puteri MP demanded that the former premier explain his "very lame and totally unacceptable" denial of the matter in the Parliament next week.Lim was responding to Najib's denial to an expose earlier today that Hasanah Abdul Hamid, the director-general of
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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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