Escaping the middle-income trap requires a rise in real wages and high-paying jobs for locals not foreigners.(e/c)

May Day Message by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng in Komtar, George Town on 1 May 2014. For decades, Malaysia has been wallowing in an economic dilemma known as the “middle-income trap”. This term denotes a situation where developing economies that have achieved middle-income status (per capita income of USD1,036 – USD12,516) are unable …

PAS Should Remember That UMNO Did Not Lose But Actually Gained Malay Votes In The 2013 General Elections Despite Openly Opposing The Enforcement Of The Hudud Laws.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 30.4.2014. I have personally spoken to Parliamentary Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim conveying the DAP top leadership’s anger at the lies spread by PKR National Vice-President Tian Chua that PR and DAP had agreed to PAS implementing hudud …

Majlis Menandatangani Perjanjian Pembelian 104 Unit Rumah Kos Rendah Di Taman Sungai Duri Permai(en/cn)

Kenyataan Akhbar Ketua Menteri Pulau Pinang Lim Guan Eng Di Komtar, George Town Bagi Majlis Menandatangani Perjanjian Pembelian 104 Unit Rumah Kos Rendah Di Taman Sungai Duri Permai, Sungai Duri, Daerah Seberang Perai Selatan Pada 29.4.2014 Pembelian 104 unit Rumah Kos Rendah di Taman Sungai Duri Permai, Sungai Duri, Daerah SPS merupakan antara inisiatif Kerajaan …

The DAP Central Executive Committee at its meeting last night unanimously passed the following resolution

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 29.4.2014. The DAP Central Executive Committee at its meeting last night unanimously passed the following resolution:- 1. Observed a minute’s silence in memory of our beloved National Chairman Sdr Karpal Singh and expressed deepest condolences to his bereaved family …

Speech by the Chief Minister of Penang Lim Guan Eng at the Economist Corporate Network talk on 28th April 2014

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. It is my pleasure to address this luncheon in the presence of such highly influential business leaders. I would like to extend my appreciation to Mr Justin Wood and the Economist Corporate Network for putting this together. Businesses these days grapple with different challenges emanating from fierce competition, technological advances, …

Datuk Seri Hadi Awang Should Show Proof Because DAP Had Never Agreed To The Implementation Of The Hudud By PAS In Kelantan Before Or After Pakatan Rakyat(PR) Was Established In 2008.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 27.4.2014. DAP is surprised by PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang’s claim that the PR Leadership Council had agreed to PAS’ intention to implement the hudud law in Kelantan. If Abdul Hadi was correctly quoted, then he is …

Rehabilitation and revival of Majestic Heights abandoned project will not only benefit the long awaited 370 house buyers of phase 2A but good news to 7,658 applicants who wish to own an affordable house within the North East district(en/cn)

Press Statement by Penang Chief Minister YAB Lim Guan Eng In Majestic Heights Development Site on 27.4.2014 The recently announced rehabilitation and revival of Majestic Heights abandoned project will not only benefit the long awaited 370 house buyers of phase 2A but good news to 7,658 applicants who wish to own an affordable house within …

Najib Tun Razak Should Not Flip-flop But Take Heed And Stick To The Previous BN Government’s Position Under Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s That Muslims In Malaysia Are Not Ready For The Implementation Of Hudud.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 26.4.2014. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s should not flip-flop but take heed and not depart from former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s position that Muslims in Malaysia are not ready for the implementation of hudud. Mahathir …

Why is Liow Tiong Lai attacking DAP when DAP had openly opposed PAS’ proposed implementation of the hudud law in Kelantan for Muslims but yet dare not attack UMNO for supporting the implementation of the same hudud law?

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 25.4.2014. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s declaration that the BN government had never rejected hudud and had even lauded the proposal made to implement hudud law in the country clearly exposes the lies, hypocrisy and double-standards of …

Sdr Tan Kok Wai Will Be DAP CEC By-election Director Whilst Sdr Chow Kon Yeow Will Be Penang By-Election Director For Bukit Gelugor Parliamentary Seat(en/cn)

Media Statement by Lim Guan Eng, DAP Secretary-General in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday, 24 April 2014: Sdr Tan Kok Wai Will Be DAP CEC By-election Director Whilst Sdr Chow Kon Yeow Will Be Penang By-Election Director For Bukit Gelugor Parliamentary Seat Vacated Following The Death Of DAP National Chairman, 8-term Member of Parliament and formerly …

If It Takes Higher Domestic Water Tariffs To Reduce Domestic Water Consumption So That Penang Can Avoid Water Rationing And Succeed In Implementing The RM 2 Billion SPRWS, Then This Has To Be Done.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 24.4.2014. As a people-centric government, the Penang PR state government will take into account the views by the rakyat and NGOs when formulating the water tariff hike as one of the measures to avoid water rationing. This follows public calls not …

The Penang State Government is extremely honoured that an international collaboration between UK’s New Productions Ltd and local company, Biscuit Films Sdn. Bhd. has chosen Penang as the filming location for an international drama series.(en/cn)

STATEMENT BY THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHIEF MINISTER OF PENANG, Y.A.B. LIM GUAN ENG ON THE PROPOSED TV DRAMA SERIES FILMING PROJECT BY NEW PRODUCTIONS LTD., UNITED KINGDOM THROUGH BISCUIT FILMS SDN. BHD. AT CRAG HOTEL AND WOODSIDE BUNGALOW. The Penang State Government is extremely honoured that an international collaboration between UK’s New Productions Ltd and …

Informed PBAPP That “Heads Will Roll” If Water Rationing Is Imposed In Penang And Will Not Agree To A 200-300% Domestic Water Tariff Hike Proposed By NGOs.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 22.4.2014. The Penang state government wishes to assures investors, tourists, the business community and residents unequivocally that the directive of “no water rationing” in Penang is a top priority. Therefore the state government would adopt every measure possible to conserve our …

As DAP does not support the implementation of the hudud, the issue of PR supporting the hudud does not arise.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 21.4.2014. Pakatan Rakyat’s common policy platform and 2008 as well as 2013 general election manifesto does not include the implementation of the hudud or the establishment of the Islamic state. This has been agreed to by all the component …

The Penang state government wishes to thank the 25,000 Malaysians and Penangites who turned up to pay their last respects during the public funeral of Karpal Singh(en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 21.4.2014. The Penang state government wishes to thank the 25,000 Malaysians and Penangites who turned up to pay their last respects during the public funeral of DAP National Chairman and MP for Bukit Glugor Karpal Singh organized by the state government …