Kenyataan Akhbar Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang Lim Guan Eng Di Rumah Pangsa Mak Mandin, Butterworth Pada 8.12.2012.
Kerajaan negeri PR menunaikan prinsip kerajaan berjiwa rakyat dengan memberikan 103 buah keluarga sebanyak 103 buah unit rumah kos rendah percuma dengan menanggung kos RM1,951,683 di mana wang tunai RM1,160,899 akan dibayar balik kepada pemilik. Masalah kegagalan 103 buah keluarga mendapat rumah mereka yang telahpun dijanjikan oleh BN hampir 30 tahun dahulu akhirnya diselesaikan oleh PR.
103 buah keluarga terdiri daripada 23 buah keluarga yang dipindahkan untuk projek Tapak Ekspo Seberang Jaya pada 1985 dan 80 buah keluarga kawasan setinggan Rumah Hijau yang menjadi mangsa kebakaran pada 30.6.1985. 102 buah keluarga ditempatkan di Rumah Pangsa Mak Mandin manakala satu keluarga di Rumah Awam Permatang Tinggi.
Continue reading “PR Menunaikan Prinsip Kerajaan Berjiwa Rakyat Dengan Memberikan 103 Keluarga Sebanyak 103 Buah Unit Rumah Kos Rendah Percuma Dengan Menanggung Kos RM1,951,683 Di Mana Wang Tunai RM1,160,899 Akan Dibayar Balik Kepada Pemilik.”
Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 7.12.2012.
The PPC’s application for state land for Swettenham Pier and the Penang state government’s rejection by refunding PPC payment of full premium discredits and refute Penang BN Chair Teng Chang Yeow’s claims that the Taman Manggis land was sold to two parties. So long as the land title is not issued, the land remains with the state government and can be sold to any party.
This absolute right of selling to any party so long as the land title is not issued, is only available to Federal or state governments, and can not be challenged by any party even if they have paid land premium
in full. Even PPC did not challenge this absolute right of the state government when the full land premium paid by PPC for Swettenham Pier was refunded by the state government.
Continue reading “That Penang Port Commission(PPC) Did Not Ask To Sign Any Sale & Purchase Agreement(S&P) In Applying For State Land On The Swettenham Pier Discredits And Refute Teng Chang Yeow’s Claims That The Taman Manggis Land Was Sold To Two Parties.(en/bm/cn)”
Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 188.8.131.522.
Malaysians should only be satisfied with efforts to fight corruption when ‘big fishes’ are prosecuted and structural changes introduced to fight corruption. The recently released Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (CPI) shows that Malaysia has improved its ranking from 60th out of 183 in 2011 to 54 out of 176 countries in 2012.
The improvement in the CPI does not appear to have stopped scandals such as the RM250 million National Feedlot Corporation (NFC) scandal from continuing. Only now do we see the extent of the abuse of power in the previous Selangor government, for example, where land which is now worth RM300 million were sold to BN component parties at RM1 per square foot (psf) or how BN representatives in Penang sold prime land next to Gurney Drive in Penang at RM 1 psf in Tanjung Tokong.
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Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 6.12.2012.
At its meeting yesterday, the Penang state EXCO decided to cancel the offer by BN Penang Chairman Teng Chang Yeow to purchase the 1.1 acre of Taman Manggis for RM 22,407,300 due to failure of compliance of 4 key factors:-
• Insincerity and no genuine commitment by Teng and BN Penang to build PPR or low-cost houses for rent following a contradictory statement by Khoo Boo Soon that not PPR but affordable housing costing RM400,000 will be built;
• Failure to change the directors and shareholders of BN’s housing developer company, Taman Manggis Fasa 2 Development Sdn Bhd, to include Teng and other Penang BN leaders as both the state government and Teng had agreed that BN Penang is buying the land;
• Failure to revise upwards the paid-up capital for housing development companies to the required amount set by the Housing and Local Government Ministry at 3% of Gross Development Value.
• Failure to pay the remainder 99% or RM 22,183,227 by 5 December 2012, despite an extension of 1 month given to Teng and BN.
Continue reading “Insincerity Of Teng Chang Yeow And Penang BN To Build Low-Cost Houses For Ret(PPR Or Projek Perumahan Rakyat) The Cause Of Cancellation Of The Purchase Of 1.1 Acre Land in Taman Manggis For RM 22,407,300.(en/bm/cn)”
Penang’s Clean Governance Revolves Around Benchmarking Government Decision-Making Against CAT And Formulating A System Of Institutions Built Around The 6 Integrity Measures Of Fighting Corruption That Can Both Strengthen Democracy And Sustain Socio-Economic Justice.
I would like to begin by congratulating the Penang Institute for bringing to Penang another ASEAN great. It is not every day that a former head of state visits our island, and what’s more the former President of Indonesia. On behalf of the Penang state government, I wish to warmly welcome His Excellency Dr BJ Habibie, the third President of Indonesia, for his first ever visit to Penang.
Continue reading “Speech By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng At The ASEAN Coalition For Clean Governance Leaders’ Lecture(en/cn)”
Speech by the Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of Penang, at the MCCBCHST Penang Inter-Religious Goodwill Dinner, 2 December 2012 In In MBA, Burma Road:
It gives me great pleasure to be here tonight to engage together with the various religious groups in Penang – the Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Sikhs, Taoist and also our Muslim brothers in the spirit of peace and harmony. This spirit of goodwill as exemplified in tonight’s dinner augurs well for the future of religious harmony and understanding for the rakyat of Penang in particular, and the nation as a whole.
In today’s ever-shrinking global village, there is increasing interaction between followers of various faiths. Depending on how this happens, it can be for the better or for the worse. If we rub shoulders in a friendly way tempered with mutual understanding and respect, peace is fostered. However, when people are rubbed the wrong way, enmity is stirred up instead. Yet the most common and proven resolution for inter-religious differences and misunderstandings is by face-to-face dialogues between men and women of faith and good will.
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Opening Speech By DAP Secretary-General And Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng During The DAP Penang State Annual Convention On 2.12.2012 At Red Rock Hotel.
Let us all begin by thanking the people of Penang for their support during these five years on DAP’s historic mission to establish a clean and people-centric government in Penang. Let us not forget you the leaders and members, who have stood steadfastly by the DAP over these last 46 years through all the pain and sorrow, overcoming all the trials and tribulations so as to ensure that the party survive to serve the rakyat.
DAP can stand up proudly that we have demonstrated that whilst we are good in opposition, we are even better as a government. When we won power in 2008, there were some doubts on our ability to govern due to our lack of experience and even some concern on our competency as we were all politicians who had spent time in prison.
Continue reading “Delivering Penang’s Promise Of Success To Those Who Are Honest, Work Hard, Invest In The Future And Follow Rules In A Penang That Is Clean, Green, Safe And Healthy.(en/bm/cn)”
It is indeed a pleasure to see so many bright minds here today. I am told that the PSC Young Laureates Program is an ambitious program to nurture the students’ ability to learn independently and to communicate science effectively. I must congratulate the effort the school teams have put in to understand and communicate the science that won the Nobel Prize for Medicine 2011.
Once again, Penang Leads! Penang is fortunate to be the first to organize such an event and to be home to the annual PSC Young Laureates Program. Congratulations and thank you to the PSC Life Sciences & Medical Health Pillar, headed by B.Braun Medical Industries, for organizing this event and inviting me to share this with you.
Continue reading “Speech by Penang Chief Minister YAB Lim Guan Eng for the Penang Science Council Life Sciences & Medical Health Young Laureates Award 2012 Prize Giving Ceremony (en/cn)”