Saturday, October 30, 2021

Parliament

PH agrees Parliament not to be dissolved before July 31, 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: Pakatan Harapan (PH) has agreed that Parliament will not be dissolved before July 31, 2022, to ensure political stability in the country to combat the Covid-19 pandemic. PH Chief Whip Coordinator Anthony Loke Siew Fook said there was...

Agong advises all quarters to practise deliberative democracy

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today advised all quarters to practise deliberative democracy in finding solutions to any problem. As such, His Majesty welcomed the openness of the government in giving opportunities to various...

Enactment of code of ethics will create positive perception of MPs

KUALA LUMPUR: The enactment of a code of ethics for Members of Parliament will be able to create a positive perception of lower house elected representatives, and raise the credibility of Parliament as the main law-making institution, Dewan Negara...

Azhar wants to empower Parliamentary Special Select Committee

KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with the 62nd anniversary of Parliament today, Dewan Rakyat Speaker, Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun wants Parliamentary Special Select Committee to be empowered as it has a very important role to carry out check and balance...

Journos appeal to Parliament for fair access

KUCHING: The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Gerakan Media Merdeka (GERAMM) and the National Union of Journalists Malaysia (NUJM) have called for fair and equal media access to in-house parliamentary proceedings at all times, especially during times of crisis. They...

Parliament not a tool for any quarters

KUALA LUMPUR: The Parliament should be free from the grip of any quarters, Senate president Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim said. He said it is also high time for Parliament to decide its own financial rules and expenditures. “This is also...

Parliament revamp, MA63 top priorities for Wan Junaidi

PUTRAJAYA: Transformation in the government and Parliament systems as well as examining the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) will be top priorities of Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department’s (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar in...

Azalina confirms resignation as Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: Pengerang Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, in a statement last night, confirmed that she had resigned as the Deputy Speaker of the Dewan Rakyat yesterday. In the statement shared in her Facebook account last...

Test your majority in Parliament

KUCHING: A local lawyer concurs with former Federal Court Judge Datuk Seri Gopal Sri Ram to have the vote of confidence on the Prime Minister be tested on the parliamentary floor. David Siaw, former chairman, Advocates Association of Sarawak (AAS)...

Statutory declarations are rumours, political polemics

KUCHING: Malaysians cannot allow the country to be managed through statutory declarations and claims by individuals and politicians, whether MPs or groups of MPs outside Parliament, said senior parliamentarian Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar. He described such claims...
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Daro Mosque committee call on TYT

KUCHING: The Head of State Tun Pehin Seri Abdul Taib Mahmud received a courtesy visit from Daro Mosque development...
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