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DAP Johor is ready for separate state polls

The Star reported yesterday that the majority of UMNO Johor elected representatives had supposedly expressed support for a separate state election in an internal chat group as UMNO Johor is worried of being dragged down by universal disdain for Prime Minister Najib Razak, as well as wanting to prevent Bersatu and Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin… Read More

The Battle of Kluang (Day 3) – Zero illegal gambling centres

Ensuring that Kluang and Johor is free of illegal gambling centres will be one of the campaign issues in the Battle of Kluang. The Battle of Kluang begun three days ago as MCA President Liow Tiong Lai nominated Gan Ping Sieu and Chin Sim Lai as the parliamentary candidate for Kluang and state candidate for… Read More

Day 1 of the Battle of Kluang for GE14

The annoucement by MCA President Liow Tiong Lai in Kluang yesterday of the nominations of Gan Ping Sieu and Chin Sim Lai as candidates for the Kluang parliamentary and Mengkibol state seats marks the beginning of the “Battle of Kluang” for the 14th General Election. Today is Day 1 of a potentially very long “permanent… Read More

Looming water crisis in Kluang, Mersing and other parts of Johor

No one can deny that there is a looming water crisis in Johor. Residents in Kluang have been facing water rationing since 16th August while Mersing has been facing rationing since four and half months ago. Since last week, some parts of Mersing receive water from trucks and no longer from pipe. The question is… Read More

DAP Johor State Committee Reshuffle

The DAP Johor State Committee which met on 29 May 2016 resolved to form an Election Preparation Committee and reshuffle the following Committee portfolios. The newly-formed Election Preparation Committee will be headed by DAP Johor Chairman Liew Chin Tong. Former DAP State Organising Secretary Lim Eng Guan has been appointed as Deputy Chairman of the… Read More

Urge Sdr. Dr. Boo Cheng Hau to reconsider his decision to step down as DAP Johor State Opposition Leader

Media statement by DAP Johor Chairman Liew Chin Tong in Johor Bahru on 13th October 2015 The DAP Johor State Convention in Batu Pahat on Sunday 11th October 2015 elected 15 members to the State Committee for the 2015-2017 term. In any election, there will be winners and losers. I congratulate those who were elected on Sunday. We… Read More

Tengku Adnan, Khaled Nordin, apologise to Kit Siang!

Media statement by DAP Johor Chairman and MP for Kluang Liew Chin Tong on 6th July 2015 Tengku Adnan, Khaled Nordin, apologise to Kit Siang! UMNO Secretary-General Tengku Adnan Mansor and Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Khaled Nordin who is also Pasir Gudang  UMNO division head must apologise to Lim Kit Siang for the violent… Read More

Penggunaan tempat awam bukan hak monopoli mana-mana parti politik

Kenyataan Media Pengerusi DAP Johor dan Ahli Parlimen Kluang Liew Chin Tong pada 25 Febuari 2015 Di sebuah negara demokrasi yang berfungsi, penggunaan tempat awam adalah hak dan harta kepunyaan orang ramai di mana pihak berkuasa tempatan dan kerajaan hanya bertindak sebagai penjaga (“caretaker”) kepada harta awam. Oleh itu, pihak pemerintah seharusnya mempermudahkan akses kepada… Read More

Call on the Johor State Government to take immediate steps to handle imminent floods and take a bipartisan approach towards flood relief

Media statement by DAP Johor State Chairman and MP for Kluang Liew Chin Tong on 26th December 2014 in Kluang DAP Johor calls on the Johor State Government and Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Khaled Nordin to instruct all state agencies to include Opposition elected representatives in the flood relief effort to showcase a bipartisan approach… Read More

Call for waiver of water tariff for Kluang for a month

Media statement by DAP Johor Chairman and MP for Kluang Liew Chin Tong on 4th March 2014 I call on Johor Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin to decide at tomorrow’s State Exco meeting to waive Kluang water tariffs for a month as a sign of a responsible government accepting responsiblity for the worsening… Read More