MOU Signing between PDC, Temasek and EDIS for the development of Penang International Technology Park and BPO Prime (en/bm/cn)

MOU Signing between PDC, Temasek and EDIS for the development of Penang International Technology Park and BPO Prime May 23 2014 – Press Release Penang Development Corporation (“PDC”) today inked a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Temasek and Economic Development Innovations Singapore Pte Ltd (“EDIS”). PDC and Temasek intend to form a joint-venture company to …

A Sound Education System With Emphasis On STEM Teaching Of Science, Technology, English and Maths Is Our Lifeboat To The Future.(en/cn)

Opening Speech by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Wawasan Open University On The Nishimura Lecture Organised By The Penang Institute On 17 March 2014. A very good afternoon I bid to all of you. It is my pleasure to welcome the esteemed Professor Kiyohiko Nishimura, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan …

The 3rd Link Of The Under Seabed Tunnel Between Gurney Drive And Bagan Ajam Would Not Only Serve As A Development Game-changer and Economic Catalyst For Economic Growth For Seberang Perai Utara(SPU) But Also Reduce Traffic Congestion In Penang Island.(en/cn)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 2.3.2014. Following the opening of the Penang 2nd Bridge or Sultan Abdul Halim Mua’dzam Shah(SAHMS) Bridge, the BN media has gone into overdrive in asking the Penang state government to abandon the proposed 3rd link of an under-seabed tunnel between Gurney Drive …

BN Federal Government Has Only Changed The Music But Not The Words By Freezing Highway Toll Hikes For One Year And Paying RM400 Million Compensation To Toll Concessionaires.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 6.2.2014. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s announcement that Cabinet would not impose any toll hikes for 2014, is an opportunistic political tactic clearly intended to please voters for BN in the Kajang by-election on 23 March 2014. …

Malaysians Who Add Up To Malaysia’s Unemployment Rate Are Not Lazy, But Lazy BN Policies That Are A Disincentive To Work With Low Pay And Low Productivity Especially For 3D Jobs That Are Difficult, Dirty And Dangerous.(e/c)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 2.2.2014. DAP strongly disagrees with Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Ahmad Maslan who blamed “lazy Malaysians” for adding to the country’s unemployment rate by refusing to take up job opportunities causing the influx of foreign migrant workers. According to the …

Price Hikes In Sugar, Petrol, TNB Power Tariffs And Highway Road Tolls Together With The Minimum Wage Enjoyed By All Foreign Workers Could Adversely Result In A Clear And Definite Danger Of Either Inflation Or Business Closures Of SMEs.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 24.1.2014. The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ (FMM) warning that an increase in tolled road charges will raise prices of raw materials, which will be passed on as higher prices consumer goods, is not surprising. FMM said that the recent …

Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s Special Cabinet Committee To Tackle the Cost of Living Changes Nothing If The BN Government Knows Only How To Increase Prices Without Increasing Salaries, Especially Minimum Wage To RM 1,100 Monthly, (With A Grace Period Of 5 Years To SMEs For Foreign Workers).

DAP 2014 Thaipusam Day Message By DAP Secretary General and MP for Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 16.1.2014. Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s Special Cabinet Committee To Tackle the Cost of Living changes nothing if the BN government knows only how to increase prices without increasing salaries, especially minimum …

The Acquittal Of Chang Kong Choy From Cheating Former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi On The RM12.85 Billion Port Klang Free Trade Zone Scandal Is A Sad Fact That No Senior Leader Is Responsible And Punished For Such Collosal Losses Of Public Funds.(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 13.1.2014. The acquittal of Transport Minister Datuk Seri Chang Kong Choy from 3 charges of cheating former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on the RM12.85 Billion Port Klang Free Trade Zone scandal is a sad fact that no …

IKEA’s First Store Outside KL Is One Critical Catalyst To Complete The Makeover Of Batu Kawan As A Green One-stop Center(e/c)

Press Statement By Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng In Komtar, George Town On 11.1.2014. IKEA’s First Store Outside Kuala Lumpur Is One Critical Catalyst To Complete The Makeover Of Batu Kawan As A Green One-stop Center For Advanced Manufacturing, Services and Logistics Hub; An Education Center Of Excellence, A Premier Residential Location As Well …

IKEA’s Entry Into Batu Kawan Is A Vote Of Confidence For Penang And A Boost To Making Seberang Perai As The Future Choice For Investments, Tourism & Habitat For Sustainable Living(en/bm/cn)

PRESS CONFERENCE BY YAB TUAN LIM GUAN ENG ON FRIDAY 10 JANUARY AT 10.30AM, LEVEL 28, KOMTAR The State Government and PDC’s strategic plans for Batu Kawan will receive an additional boost with the sale of 245 acres of land for the purpose of development of an integrated shopping mall, anchored by an IKEA store …

The 1957 Merdeka Federal Constitution And 1963 Malaysian Federation Constitution Are The Model For 28 Million Malaysians To Unite Together To Fight Corruption, Ensure Economic Prosperity For All And Win The Future For Our Children.(en/bm/cn)

2014 DAP New Year Message By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 1.1.2014. DAP wishes to salute the real heroes of Malaysia, the millions of ordinary Malaysians who voted for change in the last general elections, especially the 51% who supported PR ,and dealt BN their first defeat in terms of popular …

Corruption and Crime, Minimum Wage Policy, Hikes In Petrol Price, Power Tariffs And Highway Tolls Will Not Only Lead to Inflation But Also Negatively Impact Salary Increment And Bonuses For 14.2 Million Malaysian Workers In 2014.(en/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General And MP For Bagan Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 30.12.2013. The 6 factors of corruption and crime, minimum wage policy, hikes in petrol price, power tariffs and highway tolls are will not only lead to inflation but also negatively impact salary increment and bonuses for 14.2 million Malaysian …

BN Should Not Lie That Highway Contracts Cannot Be Renegotiated To Stop Toll Rates Hike (en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 18.12.2013. BN Should Not Lie That Highway Contracts Cannot Be Renegotiated To Stop Toll Rates Hike For Companies That Had Recouped Their Investment Or Construction Cost When BN Has Successfully Renegotiated Such Contracts In 2010 To Forestall Toll Increases In Preparation Of The …

BN Irresponsibly Creating Hatred Amongst Races And Religions To Avoid Answering Their Failures To Curb Corruption, Rising Prices And Cost Of Living, Waste And Inefficiency, Growing Indebtedness Of The Country And Rakyat, Declining Educational Standards And Deteriorating Public Infrastructure.(en/bm/cn)

Opening Speech By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In The Selangor DAP State Ordinary Convention On 15.12.2013. BN is behaving irresponsibly by creating hatred amongst races and religions to avoid answering their failures to curb corruption, rising prices and cost of living, waste and inefficiency, growing indebtedness of the country and rakyat, declining educational standards …

Malaysia Justified As World Champion Of Corruption With USD 370.38 Billion (RM1.2 Trillion) Of Dirty Money Or Illicit Outflow Of Funds Between 2002-2011 From Crime, Corruption And Tax Evasion(en/bm/cn)

Press Statement By DAP Secretary-General Lim Guan Eng In Kuala Lumpur On 12.12.2013. Malaysia Justified As World Champion Of Corruption With USD 370.38 Billion (RM1.2 Trillion) Of Dirty Money Or Illicit Outflow Of Funds Between 2002-2011 From Crime, Corruption And Tax Evasion. Malaysia’s exceptional performance as the world champion of corruption is justified with of …