Saturday, October 30, 2021

Parliament

Three Sarawakians sworn in as Senators today

KUALA LUMPUR: Sepanggar Umno chief Datuk Yakubah Khan is among the five individuals sworn in as senators before Senate president Tan Sri S.A. Vigneswaran at Dewan Negara here today. The other four were Sarawak’s Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Wanita...

Online sitting better, says MP

KUCHING: It has been suggested that the coming sitting of Parliament should be done online in order to adhere to the movement control order (MCO) and avoid the cost and problems of resolving the attendant difficulties. When making this suggestion,...

Sailing into the sunset

I am sometimes a fox and sometimes a lion. The whole secret of government lies in knowing when to be the one or the other. – Napoleon Bonaparte, French statesman and military leader We have about a week more to...

Japanese PM informs parliament of imminent state of emergency

JAPAN: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe informed both chambers of parliament of his intention to declare a state of emergency in Tokyo and six other prefectures as the number of cases nears 4,000, reported Sputnik news agency. “To prevent the...

Dewan Rakyat sitting to begin on May 18

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat sitting initially scheduled to begin on March 9 has been postponed to Monday, May 18. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said he has received the letter of notification calling for the sitting of the House of Representatives signed by Prime...

Govt agencies urged to apply for funding

CHILD CARE CENTRES KUALA LUMPUR: Government agencies, particularly those with shift workers and which are in need of child care centres, were urged yesterday by Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail to apply for funding made available through a RM30 million...

Dewan Negara passes Supply Bill 2020

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara yesterday approved the Supply Bill (Budget) 2020, which has allocated RM297 billion for the year’s expenditure. Deputy president of the senate Datuk Halim Abdul Samad announced the decision at 10.10pm. The Bill was unanimously approved by members of the senate after...

Formation of first Dewan Negara Caucus a milestone

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Negara president Tan Sri S. A. Vigneswaran today announced another milestone in the Malaysian Parliament history with the formation of the first Dewan Negara Caucus. He said the formation of the caucus was unanimously agreed by the Dewan Negara Select Committee. “I am pleased...
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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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