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DAP: Time to address poverty among Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR: As there is a great sense of urgency to address the poverty issue among Malaysians, it is time for Malaysia to abandon outdated practices designed to generate ‘feel good’ numbers on poverty, said DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang.

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Anwar shoots down Lim’s call for RCI on poverty

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has shot down calls for the formation of a royal commission of inquiry (RCI) into the poverty level as suggested by his counterpart Lim Kit Siang of the DAP. Instead of a

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Don’t deregister Umno – let it self-destruct!

I agree with Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng that the government should not deregister Umno despite the wrongdoings of some of its leaders, although the party’s dirty politics must be reined in. Let the Pakatan Harapan government act magnanimously by

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DAP: Embrace Sultan Nazrin’s call for tolerance, harmony

KUALA LUMPUR: Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang today urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah speech on the strong cultural diversity in Malaysia, as a perfect platform for dialogue between different religions. The senior

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Both Dr Mahathir and Dong Zong are wrong

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad was wrong to brand Dong Zong as “racist”, but Dong Zong was not right to claim that the khat lesson for Chinese/Tamil primary schools’ Standard Four Bahasa Malaysia subject from 2020 was the beginning of

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Questions over ‘khat’ controversy

I met Malaysians and Malaysian students during my trip to Salem yesterday. From afar, I have been following developments back home, including the controversy over plans to introduce “khat” or Jawi calligraphy in the Year 4 Bahasa Malaysia curriculum for

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DAP to Fadhli: Kit Siang a Malaysian citizen, Zakir is not

PUCHONG: A DAP MP today hit back at Kota Bharu MP Ahmad Fadhli Shaari for asking DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang to leave Malaysia over his call for Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik to leave the country voluntarily. In a

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Building New Malaysia takes a decade or two

If Pakatan Harapan loses the General Election (GE15), then it is kaput for a New Malaysia as a top world-class nation as this is a mission that will take a decade or two – definitely more than one general election

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Hadi willing to support Dr M for a full term, but will Zahid?

Umno president, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has become a classic case of a political leader whose statements frequently boomerang on him, raising the question posed by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad about Umno leaders becoming “dumb and dumber”

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‘Manifesto, manifesto’ defence for new Seda chair

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang defended the appointment of Public Accounts Committee deputy chairman Wong Kah Woh as Sustainable Energy Development Authority (Seda) on the basis that it did not violate the Pakatan Harapan manifesto. “We follow the

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