Sunday, September 12, 2021

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Selangau MP to miss Parliament sitting

KUCHING: Selangau MP Baru Bian is miss the Parliament sitting which starts tomorrow because he tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement issued on Sunday (Sept 12), Baru said he was asked to undergo quarantine until Sept 21. “I was scheduled...

Leave topsy-turvy politics to Malaya

The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.—  Karl Kraus, Austrian writer It’s fair to say that the return of the Parliament session this week was not smooth sailing,...

Let’s focus on National Recovery Plan

KUCHING: A political truce is crucial to ensure that the first sitting of Malaysia’s Parliament this year focuses on the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly on moving forward and the exit strategy. Sibuti MP Lukanisman Awang Sauni added that political ideologies and...

Five days enough for sitting

KUCHING: The forthcoming five-day Parliament sitting for the purpose of explaining the National Recovery Plan and amending laws and regulations to allow a hybrid Parliament should be sufficient, said Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He pointed out...

Too short to debate on important issues

KUCHING: The reconvening of the upcoming parliament session is in line with the expectations of the monarchy and the people, said Julau MP Larry Sng. He said, however, the five-day sitting might be too short to debate on important issues. “It...

Give time for Parliament to prepare for sitting

KUCHING: Parliament has to be accorded time to resolve issues for it to reconvene in a hybrid setting, said veteran lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. “Though Parliament has the right to regulate its own internal affairs, it...

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...
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Selangau MP to miss Parliament sitting

KUCHING: Selangau MP Baru Bian is miss the Parliament sitting which starts tomorrow because he tested positive for Covid-19. In...
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