Statement Archive for August 2017

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2017-08-01 Height of government irresponsibility and professional negligence not to have legal representation in the US DOJ kleptocratic suits to forfeit US$1.7 billion of 1MDB-linked assets money-laundered from US$4.5 billion through American banks Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-01 Utterly shameful and disgraceful when we should be focused on how to achieve the lost Malaysian dream to be a world-class nation, we are caught in ugly dogfight insulting each other’s lineage and heritage Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-02 Parliament Speaker Pandikar should take a cue from the Attorney-General’s refusal to send lawyers to US to observe the US DOJ’s civil forfeiture suits of 1MDB-linked assets to revoke his ridiculous ruling banning MPs from asking questions or debating the 1MDB scandal in Parliament Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-02 Was Dzulkifli given two specific tasks on his appointment as MACC Chief - don’t allow any investigation affecting Najib’s political survival and free mandate to abuse the MACC to hound the Opposition? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-03 If Raus and Zulkefli are not prepared to decline the unconstitutional extension of tenure of the two top judicial posts, they should at least do two things: await Federal Court decision and announce their recusal from all cases where Najib is involved Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-03 The 1MDB-IPIC London arbitration “settlement” is a financial scam against the people of Malaysia – why did Speaker Pandikar become part of it by refusing a parliamentary debate on it? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-03 Will Cabinet tomorrow ask Zahid to reaffirm his oath to “preserve, protect and defend” the Constitution, including Article 4 on Malaysian Constitution as the supreme law of Malaysia? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-04 Raus is the only person today who can save the country from an ugly constitutional crisis Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-04 Why have Speaker Pandikar and Minister Azalina failed to provide MPs with the opportunity to review the Speaker’s rulings which denied MPs the right to hold the Executive to account on the 1MDB scandal? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-05 14th General Election is around the corner and UMNO faces the possibility of a historic triple losses in next polls Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-05 Haris Ibrahim and other political activists invited to work with Pakatan Harapan secretariat to prepare the Pakatan Haraan reform agenda to save Malaysia Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-06 Call on voters in Pagoh and the rural areas to emulate the example of Muhyiddin to speak the truth to power to launch a political tsunami in the rural areas to match the urban tsunami in the 13GE to save Johor and Malaysia from a global kleptocracy Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-06 The revelation by former Chief Justice Tun Zaki that extension of Raus’ tenure as Chief Justice was made without recommendation of Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) makes the extension not only unconstitutional and unprecedented but most improper Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-06 Why the tape recording of the Mahathir-Zahid meeting in 2015 has yet to be publicly played? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-07 Would it be constitutional and proper for Raus to continue to be appointed as “additional judge” in August 2020 to extend his tenure as Chief Justice for another three years? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-08 Unless Raus could defend as “unprecedented but constitutional” his re-appointment as Chief Justice in August 2020 for another three years using the unconstitutional backdoor of “additional judge”, how could he justify his present re-appointment? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-08 We do not need anyone to distort Malaysians from seeing the clear divide between keeping a kleptocratic government engulfed in a multi-billion dollar global scandal, or choosing a democratic coalition of hope to rescue, renew and repair the nation Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-09 As Attorney-General is principal legal adviser to the government and not the final arbiter of law, had he advised the Prime Minister of Article 130 of the Malaysian Constitution to seek Federal Court opinion on whether Raus and Zulkefli’s re-appointment as Chief Justice and Court of Appeal President are constitutional or otherwise? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-09 The great mission to save Malaysia from continuing in the trajectory of a failed and rogue state is more important than the lies, fake news and false information of UMNO/BN leaders, propagandists and cybertroopers Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-10 Is Raus prepared to allow his peers in Federal Court to pronounce on the constitutionality of his re-appointment as Chief Justice? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-10 Best way to remember Kerk Kim Hock’s patriotic struggle and sacrifices is for people of Malacca to spearhead a “Love Malaysia, Change Malaysia” national campaign Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-11 “Love Malaysia, Save Malaysia, Change Malaysia” in memory of Kerk Kim Hock’s political struggle and sacrifices to save Malaysia from kleptocracy and kakistocracy Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-11 Various global developments of the 1MDB scandal coming to a head and it may not be possible for Najib government to continue with national and international charade pretending the 1MDB scandal does not exist Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-11 Three Scenarios in 14GE with PAS as a “spoiler” in a three-cornered contests Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-12 Under Najib, Malaysia has not only become a global kleptocracy, it has also become a kakistocracy – a government by the worst people Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-12 Is Abdul Rahman Dahlan regretting having admitted at the BBC interview last September that “MO1” is Najib Razak and that only idiots do not know that ”MO1” is Najib? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-13 If in 14GE, PH can draw away a further 10% Malay voter support and 5% non-Malay voter support in Peninsular Malaysia as compare to 13GE, a new PH Federal Government will be formed in Putrajaya Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-14 Why MACC double-standards when it treated Phee Boon Poh as if he is No. One Criminal in Malaysia when it dare not even touch “MO1” of 1MDB scandal which made Malaysia overnight into a global kleptocracy? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-14 The “nothing-to-hide” 1MDB pandemonium a sign of growing panic among UMNO leaders that UMNO/BN would lose to Pakatan Harapan in 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-15 10 and 5 formula sufficient for Pakatan Harapan to win Perak, Negeri Sembilan and Johor and retain Penang and Selangor Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-15 The ruckus and pandemonium at the 1MDB “Nothing to Hide 2.0” forum has served to further highlight Najib’s prevarications and dishonesty on the 1MDB scandal which caused Malaysia to be belittled world-wide as global kleptocracy overnight Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-16 Najib should explain how he could appoint Isa Samad as SPAD Acting Chairman when he should have thick dossiers about Isa being a problematic candidate for any top public post because of his controversial role as FELDA and FGV Chairman raising grave issues about integrity, breach of trust and abuse of power Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-16 Will Mohd Isa escape justice in the way the 18 “sharks” escaped the ACA dragnet during the Abdullah premiership? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-17 Will the MACC Chief Commissioner and top MACC officers be arrested and investigated for abuse of power in unlawfully requiring individuals arrested to facilitate graft investigations to wear orange lock-up uniforms in court in remand proceedings? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-17 Archaic, anachronistic and even antediluvian to have Official Secrets Act in age of information – OSA should be repealed and replaced by Freedom of Information Act Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-18 Call on Malaysians to return to the core values for the building of a united, harmonious, prosperous and successful Malaysian nation on the 60th anniversary of attainment of Merdeka on 31st August 1957 Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-18 DAP must play a bigger part in helping Pakatan Harapan win Kedah in GE14 Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-18 Most shocking Najib did not condemn the thuggish ruckus and riot at the 1MDB “Nothing to Hide 2.0” forum but instead made a joke of it Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-18 Unfair of UMNO Youth to dislodge me from the UMNO demonology from the pole position as the “musuh utama” of the Malays in favour of Tun Mahathir Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-19 UMNO is nearing its end as the eternal Government in Malaysia, forfeiting all authority, credibility and legitimacy when it could dub the longest-serving Prime Minister of Malaysia and UMNO President for 22 years as the “foremost enemy” of Malays in Malaysia! Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-19 DAP will be able to help Pakatan Harapan win the Kedah state government if DAP contests in Kulim and Gurun Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-20 Pakatan Harapan will win 39 seats, BN 20 and PAS zero seats in Perak State Assembly if there is a three-cornered contest with a Malaysian tsunami with a swing of 10% Malay votes and 5% non-Malay votes to Pakatan Harapan from Barisan Nasional in the 14GE Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-20 Call on Najib to ask the Attorney-General to drop the charges against the three Malaysians for insulting him on the social media Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-21 Hadi’s three public statements in the past week bespeak of his new role as foremost apologist and defender of Najib Razak, in particular to deflect attacks and criticisms on Najib’s transforming Malaysia into a global kleptocracy Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-21 When even the formation of RCI can become a political power play, the Government concerned has lost all authority, credibility and legitimacy and should be replaced Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-21 Pity that Gerakan has been fallen from a national party which prides itself as the conscience of Barisan Nasional into a pathetic “mosquito of mosquitoes” party Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-22 Let Hadi appear before the Memali tragedy RCI to testify the impact of Amanat Hadi on the loss of 18 lives in 1985 and how he could reconcile Amanat Hadi with his present intimate relationship and defence of Najib, 1MDB scandal and Malaysia as a ‘global kleptocracy’ Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-23 Isa Samad should not have been forced to wear orange-coloured MACC lock-up uniform when taken to court for remand, but he should also not continue to hold the post of SPAD Acting Chairman Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-23 In three days, Gerakan has provided ample evidence that it has been reduced to a “three-stooges” party in BN which dare not speak up on the great issues of right and wrong in Malaysia but dwell on trifles and trivialities Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-23 Considerable merit in Musa’s proposal that a RCI into Memali tragedy be held but after 14th General Election Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-24 Why is the Bank Negara Forex Losses Cabinet Task Force so keen to question Anwar but the Bank Negara Forex Losses RCI so afraid to summon Anwar, who was Finance Minister at the relevant period, to testify? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-24 Kerk Chee Yee appointed as my political secretary to spearhead the fifth rejuvenation of DAP Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-25 Gerakan is in fact a “four-stooges” party in both sense of the meaning of “stooge” Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-25 Call for three Royal Commissions of inquiry – into 1MDB, Felda scandals and what happened in Government in the last week of July 2015 – to convince Malaysians that RCI like national institutions are not being abused by Najib to play politics Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-26 A great national shame for Najib to go to the White House to meet President Trump when he has not cleared himself of the indictment as a kleptocrat and “MO1” in the US DOJ’s largest kleptocratic forfeiture suit of over US$1.7 billion of 1MDB-linked assets Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-26 A 15% swing in BN’s Malay support to Pakatan Harapan (PH) will allow PH to capture the state governments in Kelantan and Terengganu Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-27 Call on Cabinet meeting on National Day Eve on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 to safeguard national honour and dignity by resolving that Najib should not visit White House to meet President Trump on Sept. 12 as the US Government had “indicted” the Malaysian Prime Minister as kleptocrat and “MO1” Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-27 The best rebuttal to UMNO leaders’ claim that Malays will perish if UMNO is defeated in the 14GE comes from the Negri Sembilan Mentri Besar Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-27 Advice to MACC Chief Commissioner Dzulkifli Ahmad to learn from Rahim Noor’s lesson and not to fall victim to hubris or “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely” complex Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-28 Call on the new young generation of Malaysians to emulate Kerk Kim Hock who in his youth answered to call of the nation and the times to dedicate his life to make Malaysia a great, free, democratic and united plural nation Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-28 15% and 5% swing needed for Pakatan Harapan to win Melaka Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-28 Open Letter: Cabinet should take a patriotic stand at its meeting on Wednesday, the Eve of 60th National Day, to veto Prime Minister Najib from visiting White House to meet President Trump on Sept. 12 as the US Government had virtually branded the Malaysian Prime Minister as kleptocrat by being “MO1” Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-29 Congrats to Malaysian athletes for 111 Gold in SEA Games and go for more - but will Cabinet strike Gold for Malaysia by vetoing Najib’s humiliating and shameful visit to White House and meeting with Trump? Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-29 PAS under Hadi and the five “tembikai” leadership only want PAS candidates to be “suicide bombers” to ensure victory of UMNO candidates in 14GE to protect Najib as Prime Minister Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-30 In the forthcoming 14th General Election, UMNO/BN likely to lose Johor Baru as the sole state capital won by UMNO/BN candidates Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-30 Even Perak Sultan Nazrin agrees that sixty years after Merdeka, corruption has become one of Malaysia’s top problems Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-30 Let Malaysians make a common commitment on 60th Merdeka Anniversary to be more patriotic than the Cabinet Ministers and resolve to save Malaysia from kleptocracy and extremism and to revive the Merdeka Dream for Malaysia to be a world-class nation in every field of human endeavour Lim Kit Siang
2017-08-31 How did we lose our way in our journey started 60 years ago to pursue the Merdeka Dream? Lim Kit Siang