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Parliament should reconvene irrespective of the Emergency

KUCHING: Political analyst Assoc Prof Dr Saudi Narani concurred with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s call for Parliament to reconvene as soon as possible. He believed that Parliament should reconvene at any time, irrespective of the state of emergency. “The House is...

Parliament should reconvene early, says analyst

KUCHING: Parliament should reconvene earlier than September or October but with all precautionary measures in place. Political analyst Dr Lee Kuok Tiung stressed that the separation of powers between the Executive, Legislative and Judiciary has to be understood and practised. “The...

Unite to curb Covid-19

KUCHING: The primary mission now is to curb the spread of Covid-19 — not arguing whether the Parliament session should reconvene, said Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He also said that politicians should not berate political opponents by...

PM asked to discuss ‘wilayah’ status in Parliament

KUCHING: Sarawak Patriots Association (SPA) said today (April 13) Malaya, Sabah and Sarawak needed to have a round table discussion on any changes to the status of Sarawak and Sabah. It said the round table discussion was required to reach...

Let’s have the sitting by March

KUCHING: The federal government has been urged to reconvene Parliament as early as March to provide oversight to the executive branch. Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii said doing so would also help build confidence and acceptance of the government’s...

So, GE15 can now be held?

Reconvening of Parliament during emergency KUCHING: With the Parliament being allowed to reconvene amidst the Emergency, it means that the general election can be held too, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri James Jemut Masing. “The possible reconvening of Parliament during...

Legislature not suspended during emergency

KUCHING: The Parliament was not suspended in the first place, said Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives Minister Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. “The Yang di-Pertuan Agong has stated it clearly that Parliament can sit during this emergency. The provision of...

Supply Bill 2021 among focus of 14th Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR: The approval of the Supply Bill 2020 (2021 Budget) with a slim majority was among the focus of the Third Meeting of the Third Session of the 14th Parliament which ended on Thursday. The Supply Bill was passed...

Dewan Rakyat adjourns sine die, 10 bills passed

KUALA LUMPUR: The third meeting of the third term of the 14th Parliament adjourned sine die today, after sitting for 29 days since Nov 2, with 10 bills tabled and passed, including the Supply Bill 2021. Also passed in this...

2021 Budget passed via bloc voting

BY CLEMENT ERIK WONG, NATASHA JEE & MARGARET RINGGIT KUCHING: Finally, after long debates and opposition going against the national budget, the 2021 Budget or 2021 Supply Bill presented by the Perikaitan Nasional (PN) government was passed after its third...
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Parliament reconvening timeline open to interpretation

KUCHING: In the recent proclamation by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong that Parliament should reconvene as soon as possible, the...
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