Thursday, August 5, 2021

DUN Speaker

Salaries of Cabinet, reps will continue

KUCHING: The state Cabinet, assistant ministers and assemblymen will continue to receive their remunerations, allowances and benefits during the Emergency period, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said this was mentioned under Section...

Hybrid sitting not feasible

KUCHING: The holding a hybrid State Legislative Assembly (DUN) sitting is not feasible as it is marred with technicalities, said DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said the provisions of the Federal and State Constitutions, the practical...

Not a caretaker government

KUCHING: State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar has refuted claims from several quarters that the current Sarawak government is a caretaker government as it has exceeded its term due to the current Emergency. He pointed...

Emergency proclamation period not ironclad

KUCHING: The date of the end of the current localised Emergency period in Sarawak is not set in stone, said State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar. He said it was possible for the Emergency to...

Amendment put off due to anomalies

KUCHING: The proposed amendment to the Sarawak Constitution was deferred to a later date due to certain anomalies, said Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Law, State-Federal Relations and Project Monitoring), Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali. She mentioned...

Chong urges Asfia to reverse decision

CHONG Chieng Jen (DAP-Kota Sentosa) has requested State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar to reverse his decision in rejecting his notice of motion to set up a special select committee to oversee the operation...

Usual time for DUN Sitting

KUCHING: The State Legislate Assembly (DUN) session will commence as usual from tomorrow (Nov 9) until Friday (Nov 13). Speaker Datuk Amar Mohamad Asfia Awang Nassar said despite the days of the sitting being shortened to five days instead of...

Two questions rejected for upcoming session

KUCHING: Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar has rejected two questions from being asked in the upcoming DUN session. He said the first question was from Pelawan assemblyman David Wong Kee Woan who wanted to ask whether an election...

CM to table State Budget tomorrow

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg who is also Finance and Economic Planning Minister will table the Supply (2021) Bill, at the Dewan Undangan Negeri (DUN) meeting tomorrow (Nov 9). Speaker Datuk Amar Mohd Asfia Awang Nassar...

Opposition reps to table three motions

KUCHING: Four private members’ motions have been submitted by opposition representatives. However, only three motions will be tabled at the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) Sitting which starts from tomorrow until Nov 13. DUN Speaker Datuk Amar Mohn Asfia Awang Nassar...
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