Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Dewan Rakyat

Masing hopes new Speaker capable, fair

KUCHING: Whoever is being nominated as the new Dewak Rakyat Speaker must be capable and a fair man. This is because the person will administer the nation’s highest legislative body, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. He...

Dewan Rakyat Speaker to come from Sarawak?

KUALA LUMPUR: The candidate to be appointed as the new Dewan Rakyat Speaker has been identified, Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) parliamentary chief whip Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof disclosed. Without giving a name, Fadillah said that the candidate is not a...

10 more days for The Dewan Rakyat sitting

BATU PAHAT: The Dewan Rakyat sitting scheduled on July 13 will be carried out in the new normal and even though there are some relaxations, it must adhere to the standard operating procedures (SOP) stipulated by the government. Dewan Rakyat...

Proper preparation underway to ensure smooth parliamentary meetings

KUALA LUMPUR: Preparations are underway to ensure the Dewan Rakyat and Senate sittings this Monday are held smoothly and free of Covid-19. The preparation is being carried out with the assistance of various agencies to ensure the Parliament fully adhere to the...

MP questions rationale for one-day session

KUCHING: Democratic Action Party (DAP) Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii questions the rationale for the one-day Dewan Rakyat sitting on May 18. He said although the session fits the constitutional requirements, he was sceptical of the duration of the...

Vote against PM akin to vote against Agong – Hadi

MARANG: PAS has slammed Pakatan Harapan (PH)’s move to propose a motion of a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the coming Dewan Rakyat sitting. Its president, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang said the move was...

Dewan Rakyat sitting to begin on May 18

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat sitting initially scheduled to begin on March 9 has been postponed to Monday, May 18. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said he has received the letter of notification calling for the sitting of the House of Representatives signed by Prime...

Guidebook on Standing Orders of Dewan Rakyat launched

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof yesterday launched a book titled Malaysian Parliamentary Procedure: A Guide to the Standing Orders of the Dewan Rakyat.   Mohamad Ariff in his speech said throughout parliamentary history, a guidebook such as this has never been produced...

No Dewan Rakyat special sitting on Monday

KUALA LUMPUR: The special sitting of the Dewan Rakyat proposed to held on Monday, March 2, will not take place, Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said today. He said the letter of notification calling for the special sitting of the House...

One-third representation proposed

KUCHING: The East Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak hope to solidify their standing in the Dewan Rakyat by acquiring at least one-third representation. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said Sarawak has drafted a proposal on the matter to...
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Buy Malaysia Campaign relaunch to help stimulate domestic economy

KUCHING: The Buy Malaysia Campaign (BMC) relaunch will help stimulate domestic economy, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry...
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