Thursday, February 11, 2010

Press statement: No for THE STAR Chairmanship





“我希望《星报》能继续壮大 。为了顾全马华、《星报》股东及读者的最大利益,我决定不接受有关推荐。”


MCA Deputy President Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek today stated his decision not to accept the appointment as Star Group Chairman.

In a press statement, Chua confirmed the speculation sparked by two chinese news papers few days earlier.

“The party leadership discussed on that and I was recommended for the post. In view of the fact that I am still active politically, It is best I am not accepting offer. ”

Chua said, the decision was made based on the best interest of the Party, Star shareholders and readers.

He strongly feel that it is inappropriate for him to hold top position in a media company while he is still actively involve in politics.

“I want to see The Star grows from strength to strength and I would like take this opportunity to thank the leadership for it confident in me.”

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