Monday, June 21, 2021

Parliament

Committee formed to look into reconvening of parliament

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said a committee comprising government and opposition representatives had been formed to look into important aspects before parliament reconvenes. Muhyiddin said the committee would consider whether it should be a physical or...

Preparations needed before Parliament reconvenes

KUCHING: Veteran parliamentarian and former Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar supports the reconvening of Parliament but emphasises that certain preparations have to be made first. He said the Parliament Select Committee on Standing Orders...

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 timeline could be open to interpretation as no specific date was mentioned, says political analyst Dr Arnold Puyok. He opined that...

Proposal for parliament to reconvene in third phase appropriate

PUTRAJAYA: The proposal for parliament sessions to reconvene in September or October, in the third phase of the National Recovery Plan, is appropriate as the country is still in the emergency period until Aug 1, said Communications and Multimedia...

Govt assures parliament will convene when the time comes

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has given assurance that the parliament will be called to convene when the right time comes either before or after the Covid-19 emergency ends, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri...

Call to limit scope of Malaya’s territorial powers

KUCHING: Sarawak has suggested that Putrajaya limit the scope of Malaya under the Territorial Sea Act 2012 (Act 750) . Santubong MP Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the introduction of the Act in Parliament was in breach of...

PN govt deserves credit, say entrepreneurs

KUCHING: Despite the slim majority in Parliament and the challenges of reviving the economy in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has proven to be a survivor thus far, said Sarawak Business Federation...

Parliament postponed on legal grounds to facilitate fight against Covid-19

PUTRAJAYA: Parliament was not suspended but its sitting has been merely postponed on legal grounds to enable the government to combat the Covid-19 pandemic more effectively, said Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Takiyuddin...

Agong says parliament can convene during emergency

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has expressed the view that parliament may convene during the emergency period on a date deemed appropriate by His Majesty, based on the advice of the prime minister. Comptroller...

Apologise in person in parliament: MP

KUCHING: Although he had already issued a written apology, Bintulu MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing must apologise in person in Parliament, said Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii. Dr Yii said the apology was long time coming after the...
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