2013 Deepavali Message – Replacing SST Which Earns The Federal Government RM 16.4 Billion Annually With The 6% GST Which Will Earn Double At RM32 Billion Annually (en/bm/cn/tamil)

2013 Deepavali By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 30.10.2013. Replacing SST Which Earns The Federal Government RM 16.4 Billion Annually With The 6% GST Which Will Earn Double At RM32 Billion Annually. Malaysians want a brighter future for our children that they be given equal opportunities, treated …

Speech during the official launching ceremony for the construction of banquet hall, KOMTAR

SPEECH BY CHIEF MINISTER OF PENANG DURING THE OFFICIAL LAUNCHING CEREMONY FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF BANQUET HALL AT LEVEL 5, ROOFTOP,KOMTAR I am pleased to be with you today to witness another milestone in the State and PDC’s efforts to revitalise and rejuvenate KOMTAR and make it shine again as the socio-civic and business centre …

Penang State Government To Get Public Feedback On A Proposed Levy Of 3% On The Transacted Price Of Property In Penang By Foreigners In 2014.(en/cn)

Press Statement By Pennag Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 28.10.2013. The Penang state government welcomes the 2014 Federal Budget’s proposal of limiting the purchases of property by foreigners to RM1 million and above to cool down property speculation so that houses remain affordable for middle-income earners. This RM1 million limit …

2014 Budget Continues BN’s 5D Policy Of Being Divisive, Discriminatory, Deceit, Debt And Deficits.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 27.10.2013. The 2014 Budget is disappointing,not only because it offered nothing to Penang being a PR-ruled state, especially by failing to fulfil BN’s promise made in 2007 of building a Mass Rail Transit(MRT). The 2014 Budget was also discriminatory in providing only …

DAP Central Executive Committee(CEC) Sets Up 2 Reconciliation Committees To Resolve And Reconcile Internal Party Differences With The First Tasks Directed Towards Kedah, Melaka And Johor(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 27.10.2013. The DAP Central Executive Committee(CEC) at its meeting on 23 October 2013 decided to establish 2 Reconciliation Committees comprising of DAP CEC members to foster party unity and enhance comradeship through the process of engagement, factual understanding and …

Information Leak Bans Under the New Amended Penal Code Reinforces Secrecy Of All Information Effectively Sabotaging Freedom of Infomation Enactments Passed By Penang As Well As Allowing The Federal Government To Cover Up Corruption, Abuses of Power and Wrongdoings By Government Leaders And Public Officials.(en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 24.10.2013. The recently amended Penal Code on 22.10.2013, particularly section 203A concerning the offence of ‘disclosure of information’ (“Section 203A”), effectively bans disclosure of any information obtained in performing his or her duties and subsequent disclosure by any third party of …

The Federal Government Should Reveal Figures Of Investment In The Services Sector To Seek Convergence Of The Manufacturing, Services And Public Sector If Malaysia Is To Succeed In Transforming Into A High-Income Economy.(en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 23.10.2013. Malaysia must succeed in developing the services sector to escape the middle-income trap and become a developed economy with a per-capita income of USD 15,000 by 2020. What we need to do is to ensure a partnership of equals between …

Felda Should Justify Inflated Prices For Its RM500 Million London Hotels In Overpaying RM100 Million And Openly Defying One Of The Main Thrusts Of The Federal Government’s Economic Transformation Plan(ETP) Of Divestment Of Non-Core Assets.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 23.10.2013. Felda should justify inflated prices for its RM500 million London hotels in overpaying RM100 millon and openly defying one of the main thrusts of the Federal government’s Economic Transformation Plan(ETP) of divestment of non-core assets. An online portal …

Low Property Overhang In Shops In Malaysia Highlights The Growing Success Of Building Up Penang And Fulfilling KPMG’s Predictions As One Of The 31 Future Global Business Process Outsourcing(BPO) Hubs In The World. (en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By Pennag Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 22.10.2013. According to THE EDGE MALAYSIA EDITION of 21 OCTOBER 2013, for the second quarter of 2013, Penang had amongst the lowest property overhang for unsold shops, residential and industrial units in the country. There were only 40 shop units valued …

Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad(Prasarana) Group Managing Director Shahril Mokhtar Should Not Rely On Insults In His Tweets That Demeans Me As A “Cendol Seller” To Evade Explaining How Prasarana’s Business Model Based On Double-Standards Can Be Both Profitable And Fulfill Its Statutory Duty Of Providing A “Public Good” Of A Reliable And Efficient Public Transport. (en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 18.10.2013. Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad(Prasarana) Group Managing Director Shahril Mokhtar Should Not Rely On Insults In His Tweets That Demeans Me As A “Cendol Seller” To Evade Explaining How Prasarana’s Business Model Based On Double-Standards Can Be Both Profitable And Fulfill Its Statutory Duty …

The Penang PR State Government Does Not Seek Political Vengeance Against Housing Developers Who Opposed PR By Pouring Huge Sums Of Money In The Last General Elections But Will Adhere To Rules And Procedures That Promotes Certainty, Clarity, Competency And Continuity. (en/bm/cn)

Message By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng To Penang Real Estate & Housing Developers’ Association (REHDA) Malaysia, Penang Branch On Their 39th Anniversary Celebrations Released In Komtar, Penang On 17.10.2013 The Penang PR State Government Does Not Seek Political Vengeance Against Housing Developers Who Opposed PR By Pouring Huge Sums Of Money In The …

BN Is Destroying Religious Harmony In Malaysia By Irresponsibly And Deviously Exploiting Islam For Selfish Political Gain By Allowing The Word ‘Allah’ To Be Used By Christians In Sabah And Sarawak In Their Worship, Including In The Malay-Language Bible Al-Kitab, But Not In Peninsular Malaysia (en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng And MP For Bagan In Kuala Lumpur On 17.10.2013. BN Is Destroying Religious Harmony In Malaysia By Irresponsibly And Deviously Exploiting Islam For Selfish Political Gain By Allowing The Word ‘Allah’ To Be Used By Christians In Sabah And Sarawak In Their Worship, Including In The Malay-Language Bible …

In Failing To Stop Corruption, The Prime Minister Must Explain Plans To Cut State Subsidies, Broaden Its Tax Base And Manage Spending ‘Prudently’ To Avoid Malaysia’s Credit Rating From Being Cut By Fitch Ratings (en/cn/bm)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng And MP For Bagan In Kuala Lumpur On 16.10.2013. In Failing To Stop Corruption, The Prime Minister Must Explain Plans To Cut State Subsidies, Broaden Its Tax Base And Manage Spending ‘Prudently’ To Avoid Malaysia’s Credit Rating From Being Cut By Fitch Ratings. Prime Minister Datuk Seri …

Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad(Prasarana) Should Explain How A Business Model Based On Double-Standards Can Be Both Profitable And Fulfill Its Statutory Duty Of Providing A “Public Good” Of A Reliable And Efficient Public Transport. (en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 15.10.2013. Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad(Prasarana) Should Explain How A Business Model Based On Double-Standards Can Be Both Profitable And Fulfill Its Statutory Duty Of Providing A “Public Good” Of A Reliable And Efficient Public Transport. Syarikat Prasarana Negara Berhad(Prasarana) should explain …

Anthony Loke And Gobind Singh Deo Will Respectively Take Disciplinary Action Against Party Members “Wearing Rocket Badges But Have BN Hearts” Who Try To Destroy And Sabotage DAP As Well As Take Legal Action Against BN-Controlled Media Who Persist In Defaming DAP With Lies. (en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 15.10.2013 Anthony Loke And Gobind Singh Deo Will Respectively Take Disciplinary Action Against Party Members “Wearing Rocket Badges But Have BN Hearts” Who Try To Destroy And Sabotage DAP As Well As Take Legal Action Against BN-Controlled Media Who …