Monthly Archive for July, 2011

RCI report on Teoh Beng Hock’s Death

RCI report on Teoh Beng Hock’s Death

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BN Dan UMNO Menfitnah Program Anak Emas Kerajaan PR Pulau Pinang Sebagai Berbentuk Rasuah Dan Pancing Undi

BN Dan UMNO Menfitnah Program Anak Emas Kerajaan PR Pulau Pinang Sebagai Berbentuk Rasuah Dan Pancing Undi Bila Belum Ada Pilihanraya Dan RM 100 Diberikan Kepada Setiap Bayi Dan Bukannya Kepada Pemimpin PR.

BN dan UMNO sekali lagi menfitnah Program Anak Emas Kerajaan PR Pulau Pinang sebagai berbentuk rasuah dan pancing undi bila belum ada pilihanraya dan RM100 diberikan kepada setiap bayi dan bukannya kepada mana-mana pemimpin PR. Malah Suruhanjaya Pilihanraya pun tidak boleh menyatakan ia ada kaitan dengan pancing undi bila tidak ada mana-mana pilihanraya sekarang. Kemungkinan besar kerajaan PR tidak akan mengadakan pilihanraya bersama dengan BN sekiranya dijalankan tahun kerana mandate rakyat adalah untuk lima tahun.

Sungguh tidak waras dan tidak bertanggungjawab untuk BN dan UMNO mentakrifkan pemberian wang untuk meraikan tambahan cahaya mata kepada Pulau Pinang kepada rakyat sebagai amalan rasuah kerana pemberian wang kepada rakyat memang tindakan mana-mana kerajaan yang baik di dunia. Continue reading ‘BN Dan UMNO Menfitnah Program Anak Emas Kerajaan PR Pulau Pinang Sebagai Berbentuk Rasuah Dan Pancing Undi’

Program Anak Emas Pulau Pinang-Kerajaan Negeri Menimbang Memberikan RM 100 Wang Tunai “One-off” Kepada Bayi Yang Dilahirkan Mulai Tahun Ini(bm/cn)

Program Anak Emas Pulau Pinang – Kerajaan Negeri PR Menimbang Memberikan RM 100 Wang Tunai “One-off” Kepada Bayi Yang Dilahirkan Mulai Tahun Ini Kepada Salah Seorang Ibubapa Yang Merupakan Pengundi Pulau Pinang.

Kerajaan negeri PR Pulau Pinang menimbang memberikan RM 100 wang tunai “one-off” kepada setiap bayi kelahiran Pulau Pinang mulai tahun ini, di mana salah seorang ibubapa merupakan pengundi Pulau Pinang. Program “Anak Emas Pulau Pinang” akan mensyaratkan pengesahan bahawa pendapatan isi rumah keluarga tidak boleh melebihi RM4,000 sebulan.

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BN Should Stop Destroying Malaysia’s Financial Reputation With Irresponsible Statements Like Freezing The Assets Of Those Participating In Bersih Rallies And Receiving Funding From Non-Profit Foreign NGOs.

BN should stop destroying Malaysia’s financial reputation with irresponsible statements like freezing the assets of those deemed risky to the nation’s security because they participate in Bersih rallies calling for clean and fair elections as well as receive funding from non-profit foreign NGOs. Bersih had clarified that money the group received from two US organisations — the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and Open Society Institute (OSI) — were for other projects unrelated to the July 9 march.

DAP strongly condemns Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Awang Adek Hussin’s irresponsible statement that Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) can freeze the assets of those believed to be participating in activities if the police recommend so. Such actions are detrimental to Malaysia’s efforts to establish itself as a safe haven for capital and investments.

Datuk Awang is the same person who announced that the Federal government had approved sports betting licenses in time for the 2010 World Cup. BN was embarrassed and forced to withdraw the sports betting licenses after the Penang state government announced the ban on sports betting, thereby destroying UMNO’s arguments that of gambling is part of Chinese culture.

If assets can be frozen just for participating in a peaceful assembly or for receiving funds from non-profit foreign NGOs, then many innocent Malaysians and organisations will be unfairly victimised. Using this as a political weapon against opponents of BN would be a gross abuse of the provisions within the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act allowed for the central bank to not only bar access to such funds but also trace both deposits and withdrawals of the offending accounts.

Would others involved in “illegal assemblies” like UMNO Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin have their assets frozen? Why then were these provisions not applied against those suspected of corruption of accumulating extraordinary wealth beyond their means? For instance no such action was taken against those suspected of secretly taking out RM 888 billion in illicit money over a 9 year period.

BN government only has itself to blame for the negative image overseas, portrayed by the international news media for its harsh crackdown on the peaceful protest Bersih. So ridiculous was the crackdown that wearing yellow was sufficient cause for arrest. And yet Queen Elizabeth received the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in a bright yellow dress two days ago in London.

The Bersih protest calling for clean and fair elections descended into chaos when the police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse protestors. The documented beatings and recorded brutal treatment on video tape was completely unprovoked and put Malaysia on the same international platform as the repressive Arab regimes in the Middle-East.

The BN government should clean up Malaysia’s image by owning up its mistakes such as firing tear gas into Tung Shin Hospitals, insulting the Hindus and the Indian community by calling the revocation of Bersih Datuk S. Ambiga’s citizenship, detaining Datuk A. Samad Said because his poems is considered a weapon and apologising for the brutal crackdown.

It is good that Najib has admitted that the rally attracted 15,000 demonstrators and not the 5-6,000 demonstrators claimed by police. However this is not enough as more needs to be done such as withdrawing charges and releasing immediately all those arrested such as the PSM 6 including MP of Sungai Siput Dr Jeyakumar, for Bersih related activities.

The Bersih rally was a paradigm shift or a transformational event that attracted all Malaysians. In many of the Bersih stories told by ordinary Malaysians marching on 9 July, many amongst the 30,000 crowd was so outraged by the repression of the police as well as moved by the solidarity and support shown by other Malaysians that they felt part of the nation called Malaysia. Finally every one felt 1Malaysia regardless of race or religion or even political affiliation, whether one is rich or poor, male or female, old or young.

Even Marina Mahathir defiantly marched. Everyone marched because they wanted to be “Bersih!”.

The 13th General Elections Will Be Decided By The Economy, The Choice Between The Economy For People Vs The Cronies.

The 13th General Elections will be decided by the economy, the choice between the economy for the people Vs the cronies. The Malaysian economy is not even as Tony Pua puts it, a tiger that has lost its roar. It is more like a cat that has even lost its meow.

The next elections will be fought by who can best deliver policies and solutions to those who suffer most. The bottom 60 per cent of the rakyat has an average household income of less than RM3,000 a month, while the bottom 40 percent lives on less than RM1,500 a month.

While commodity and food prices have increased alarmingly in recent times, real income, especially for the lower strata, has stagnated. This has resulted in a dire situation whereby the bottom 40 per cent of our population earns only 14.3 per cent of the total income while the top 20 per cent shares 50 per cent of the total income. In addition, household debts in Malaysia are now 77% of our GDP, which makes us the second highest in Asia after Japan.

What is sorely required are policies and actions that will directly affect those in the bottom 60 per cent especially those living on less with average household income than RM1,500 per month. These are the Malaysians who really need help. DAP remains strongly committed to minimum wage and to economic solutions that are sustainable, especially environmental friendly. We must ensure that resources utilised today must be available tomorrow.

Keynote Speech By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng During The DAP National Leadership Retreat In Seremban On 16 July 2011.

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国阵应该停止破坏马来西亚的经济名誉,勿再发表“任何人因参与净选盟集会,以及接受外国非政府组织捐款的人士,若被证实涉及威胁国家安全的活动,国家银行可冻结有关人士的银行户头”这种言论。净选盟已经澄清,他们从两个美国组织即国民民主研究院(National Democratic Institute)及开发社会研究院(Open Society Institute)接受的捐款,是用在其它活动,与709集会游行毫无关系。

















Ketua Polis Negara telah memberi kebenaran kepada 3 orang Ahli Parlimen untuk melawat YB Dr Jeyakumar (bm/cn)

Ketua Polis Negara Tan Sri Haji Ismail bin Haji Omar telah memberi kebenaran kepada 3 orang Ahli Parlimen untuk melawat Ahli Parlimen Sungai Siput, YB Dr Micheal Jeyakumar yang berada di Ibu Pejabat Polis Diraja Malaysia.

Saya telah mengemukakan permohonan kepada Tan Sri Haji Ismail bin Haji Omar untuk melawat YB Dr Micheal Jeyakumar pada 12 Julai 2011, beliau membalas surat pada 13 Julai 2011 dan memberitahu bahawa YB Dr Micheal Jeyakumar telah pun keluar daripada Institut Jantung Negara pada 13 Julai 2011 jam 2.30 petang.

Dalam suratnya, Tan Sri Haji Ismail bin Haji Omar juga mengatakan bahawa pihak polis membenarkan lawatan ke atas YB Dr Micheal Jeyakumar pada 15 Julai 2011(Jumaat) jam 11 pagi di Ibu Pejabat Polis DiRaja Malaysia, Bukit Aman. Walau Bagaimanapun lawatan ini terhad kepada 3 orang Ahli Parlimen sahaja.

Sehubungan itu, 3 orang Ahli Parlimen yang akan melawat YB Dr. Michael Jeyakumar adalah Ahli Parlimen Ipoh Timur Lim Kit Siang (DAP), Ahli Parlimen Kubang Kerian Salahuddin Ayub (PAS) dan Ahli Parlimen Subang R Sivarasa (PKR) akan melawat YB Dr Micheal Jeyakumar.

Kenyataan Media oleh Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang Lim Guan Eng pada 14 Julai 2011 di KOMTAR, George Town

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Barisan Nasional and its UMNO cohorts seem hell-bent on insulting all Malaysians (en/bm/cn)

Barisan Nasional and its UMNO cohorts seem hell-bent on insulting all Malaysians by continually making racist and disrespectful statements.

Today, all DAP assemblymen have been suspended from the Malacca State Assembly for standing their ground in demanding Malacca Chief Minister Ali Rustam retract his allegations that gambling is part of Chinese culture. The suspension of Khoo Poay Tiong (Ayer Keroh), Betty Chew (Kota Laksamana), Lim Jack Wong (Bachang) and Tey Kok Kiew (Bandar Hilir) follows the suspension of Goh Leong San (Kesidang) yesterday over the same reason.
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All peace-loving and true Malaysians are fed-up with unending racial shenanigans of UMNO and its mouthpieces. (en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 11 June 2011.

Ordinary peace-loving Malaysians are fed up and repulsed by the uncivilized demands of Datuk Ibrahim Ali and Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Ali Rustam for the revocation of Bersih Chairperson Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan’s citizenship.

Ali Rustam’s statement, saying that it was “better to just lose one person than to lose a lot of lives” is a thinly veiled threat and utterly irresponsible as an elected Chief Minister.Such uncouth remarks are uncalled for and not only unjustifiable but also unconstitutional with racist and seditious intent.

Article 9 of the Federal Constitution states that: “No citizen shall be banished or excluded from the Federation”, whereas Article 25 provides for the revocation of citizenship only for naturalised citizens, i.e. “(1) The Federal Government may by order deprive of his citizenship any person who is a citizen by registration under Article 16A or 17 or a citizen by naturalisation if satisfied – (a) that he has shown himself by act or speech to be disloyal or disaffected towards the Federation”.

In other words, no Malaysian whose parents are also Malaysians can have their citizenship revoked unless they themselves renounce it. This shows that there is no basis for such a demand by both Ibrahim Ali and Ali Rustam.
The DAP therefore condemns such insidious rhetoric, which is both seditious and racist. Why is it that such demands are only made against non-Malays and never upon Malays?

Just like those before them who have vilified other non-Malays as pendatang, likening Indians to beggars and Chinese women to prostitutes, these venomous remarks appear to be directed to Datuk Ambiga because she is of Indian ethnicity.

\We call upon the Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein to initiate firm action upon Ibrahim Ali and Ali Rustam for their seditious and racially inflammatory remarks.

Furthermore, we also call upon Prime Minster Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak to display commitment to his 1Malaysia slogan by demanding the resignation of Ali Rustam as the Chief Minister of Malacca. Such remarks made by Ali Rustam are irresponsible and unbecoming of his stature.

If Hishamuddin and Najib fail to take action, it will mean that they and the rest of UMNO are in acquiescence. After all, silence implies approval.

In this case, it is not just UMNO who are responsible but also all the other BN component parties who have stood by without saying a word. If they cannot even utter a word of protest and demand action to be taken against such hateful remarks against their fellow Malaysians, then they are irrelevant and ineffective.

All peace-loving and true Malaysians are fed-up with unending racial shenanigans of UMNO and its mouthpieces. We demand that action be taken in these most vicious remarks, which are not only a personal insult to Datuk Ambiga, but also an insult against all Malaysians in general and the Indian community in particular.

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Kenyataan Akhbar oleh Setiausaha Agung DAP dan Ahli Parlimen Bagan Lim Guan Eng pada 11 Julai 2011 di Kuala Lumpur.

Rakyat Malaysia biasa yang cintakan keamanan sudah bosan dan menangkis permintaan yang tidak bertamadun oleh Datuk Ibrahim Ali dan Ketua Menteri Melaka, Datuk Seri Ali Rustam yang mahu kewarganegaraan Pengerusi Bersih, Datuk Ambiga Sreenevasan dibatalkan.

Kenyataan Ali Rustam yang berbunyi “adalah lebih baik kehilangan seorang daripada kehilangan banyak nyawa” merupakan ancaman berselindung secara halus dan benar- benar tidak bertanggungjawab sebagai Ketua Menteri yang dipilih.

Kenyataan biadap sedemikian masih belum disiasat dan bukan sahaja tidak wajar tetapi juga tidak berpelembagaan dengan bersifat perkauman dan menghasut.

Perkara 9 Perlembagaan Persekutuan menyatakan bahawa: “Tiada seorang pun warganegara boleh dibuang negeri atau dikecualikan daripada Persekutuan”, sedangkan Perkara 25 menyediakan peruntukan bagi pembatalan kewarganegaraan hanya untuk mereka yang mempunyai kerakyatan tetap. Iaitu 1) Kerajaan Persekutuan melalui perintah boleh melucutkan kewarganegaraan mana- mana individu yang mempunyai kewarganegaraan melalui pendaftaran di bawah Artikel 16A atau 17 atau warganegara tetap jika berpuas hati- (a) bahawa dia telah menunjukkan dirinya melalui perbuatan atau percakapan yang menunjukkan dia tidak setia atau tidak berpuas hati dengan Persekutuan”.

Dalam erti kata lain, tiada rakyat Malaysia yang ibu bapanya juga rakyat Malaysia boleh dibatalkan kewarganegaraan melainkan mereka sendiri membuangnya. Ini menunjukkan bahawa tidak ada asas bagi permohonan oleh kedua dua Ibrahim Ali dan Ali Rustam.

Atas sebab itulah, DAP mengutuk perbuatan retorik yang berbahaya di mana berbau hasutan dan perkauman. Mengapa tuntutan ini hanya dibuat terhadap orang bukan Melayu dan tidak pernah berlaku kepada Melayu?

Sama seperti orang- orang bukan Melayu yang sebelum ini yang telah dicerca sebagai pendatang, menyamakan India seperti pengemis dan wanita cina sebagai pelacur, ternyata kenyataan- kenyataan berbisa ini ditujukan kepada Datuk Ambiga disebabkan dia adalah dari keturunan India.

Kami menyeru Menteri Dalam Negeri, Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein untuk mengambil tindakan tegas ke atas Ibrahim Ali dan Ali Rustam atas kata- kata berunsur hasutan dan perkauman ini.

Selain itu, kami juga menyeru Perdana Menteri Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak supaya menunjukkan komitmen terhadap slogan 1 Malaysia dengan menuntut agar Ali Rustam digugurkan sebagai Ketua Menteri Melaka. Kenyataan- kenyataan oleh Ali Rustam ternyata tidak bertanggungjawab dan tidak berpatutan dengan jawatannya.

Jika Hishamuddin dan Najib gagal untuk mengambil tindakan, ini bermakna mereka dan ahli UMNO yang lain juga bersetuju dengan kenyataan tersebut. Diam tanpa setuju.

Dalam kes ini, bukan UMNO sahaja tidak bertanggungjawab tetapi semua parti komponen BN lain yang berdiam diri juga turut tidak bertanggungjawab. Jika mereka tidak menyebut perkataan bantahan dan menuntut agar tindakan terhadap kenyataan berbau kebencian ini diambil terhadap rakyat Malaysia, ini bermakna mereka juga tidak relevan dan berkesan.

Semua rakyat Malaysia yang cintakan keamanan sudah bosan dengan penipuan dan perkauman yang tiada kesudahan oleh UMNO dan konco- konconya. Kami menuntut agar tindakan diambil terhadap kenyataan berbau zalim, yang bukan sahaja menghina peribadi Datuk Ambiga tetapi juga satu penghinaan kepada semua rakyat Malaysia secara am dan masyarakat India khususnya.

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《联邦宪法》第9条阐明:“没有任何公民可以被放逐或排挤在联邦之外。”,第25条文阐明公民权禠夺只可用于入藉公民。例如(1)联邦政府只可以在下列情况下,褫夺一个在第16A条文或第17条文下登记入藉的公民权- (a)他通过行为或演说表示对联邦的不忠及叛离。










Guan Eng visits Tung Shin Hospital on 10/7/2011

It is a tragic day in Malaysia when grown men like Hishamuddin have succumbed to a bewildering fear of the light.(En/bm/cn)

8 Jul 2011- The Greek philosopher Plato said that “we can forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light”.

It would appear that in Malaysia, there are men holding offices of high power who are inexplicably petrified by the prospect of a group of Malaysians who intend to exercise their basic human rights to gather peacefully to highlight the need to address what they see as electoral flaws. I wish to reiterate DAP’s position of supporting peaceful demonstrations and condemning violent demonstrations.

The act of placing a restriction order on 91 individuals, by barring them from assembling and disallowing them entry into certain spots in Kuala Lumpur this Saturday, is ridiculous and exposes an irrational fear on the part of Home Minister Hishamuddin Tun Hussein Onn and the police.
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1. The purpose of this Press Conference is to inform that PDC, through its wholly owned subsidiary, PDC Premier Holdings Sdn Bhd (Premier) has disposed off its entire 60% equity in PDC Aquaculture Sdn Bhd (PDCA) to its joint venture partner, GST Seafood Suppliers Sdn Bhd (GST) on 20 May 2010 at the sale price of RM1.3 million. The Share Sale Agreement was signed between both parties on 20 May 2010. Currently, the land is being leased to GST for a period of 15 years.

2. The rental rate is RM11,385.20 per month for the 1st 3 years but from Years 4 to 15, the rental will be RM22,770.50 per month. This rate is based on the valuation rate of RM330 per acre per month by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Penilaian Hartanah (JPPH). PDC has decided to give a 50% discount for the first 3 years to GST for agreeing to buy PDCA at JPPH’s valuation price of RM1.3 million.

Does Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein Dare To Ban Perkasa As He Has Banned Bersih (en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister and DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 4 July 2011.

Does Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein Dare To Ban Perkasa As He Has Banned Bersih Or Arrest Senator Ezam Mohamad And Khairy Jamaluddin Just As The Police Has Arrested Sungai Siput MP Dr Michael Jeyakumar Devaraj Under The Emergency Ordinance To Prove That The Police Does Not Practice Double-Standards Or Favouritism?

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UMNO’s Senator Ezam Mohamad Nor’s Arrest Proves That Penang UMNO Is A Coward For Denying UMNO’s Involvement In A Violent Illegal Demonstration

UMNO’s Senator Ezam Mohamad Nor’s Arrest Proves That Penang UMNO Is A Coward For Denying UMNO’s Involvement In A Violent Illegal Demonstration On 1.7.2011 In Komtar And The Penang Bridge That Disrupted Traffic For 10 Km And Attacked Two Reporters.

The Penang state government is shocked by Penang UMNO State Liaison Chairman Datuk Zainal Abidin Osman’s blatant and open lie that UMNO is not involved in a violent demonstration on 1.7.2011 in Komtar and the Penang Bridge that severely disrupted traffic for 10 Km and attacked two reporters from Chinese newspapers.

Instead of trying to deny and cover-up UMNO’s involvement, Datuk Zainal should have sought public forgiveness and apologised for UMNO’s involvement. Video footage of the illegal assembly and the arrest of UMNO Senator Ezam Mohd Nor by the police for illegal assembly proves that UMNO is a coward for trying to deny its involvement and is a classic reminder of the Malay proverb, “baling batu sembunyi tangan”.

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