Thursday, June 24, 2021

Senate

Rais reprimands ‘missing’ senators

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim today reprimanded some of the members of the Senate who went missing from the proceedings of the house. Rais said their presence was not only important during the debate session,...

Senator wants MA63 report to be made public

KUCHING: Senator Robert Lau plans to push for the final report of the Cabinet Special Committee on the implementation of Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63) to be made public by raising the issue in the Senate. He said the federal government...

Longer jail term, stiffer fines, lower alcohol limit

Senate passes Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2020 KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Negara today passed the Road Transport (Amendment) Bill 2020 to improve the level of road safety and ensure the welfare and well-being of Malaysians. The Bill tabled by Deputy Transport...

SOP compliance more important

KUCHING: In efforts to curb the spread of Covid-19, adhering to the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and health guidelines is more important than allowing teachers or education officers to return and serve in their respective home states, said Deputy...

RM50 mln to connect 128 rural schools to power grid

KUCHING: The Ministry of Education (MOE) is working with the state government to ensure that rural schools in Sarawak receive electricity by connecting them to the power grid. Deputy Education Minister I Muslimin Yahaya said based on the assessment carried...

Senators to be included

KUCHING: The Senate (Dewan Negara) should comprise at least one-third lawmakers from Sabah and Sarawak. Senator Robert Lau Hui Yew said this was one of the fundamental conditions in the formation of Malaysia in 1963.  “It was meant as a safeguard...

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...

Proper preparation underway to ensure smooth parliamentary meetings

KUALA LUMPUR: Preparations are underway to ensure the Dewan Rakyat and Senate sittings this Monday are held smoothly and free of Covid-19. The preparation is being carried out with the assistance of various agencies to ensure the Parliament fully adhere to the...
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Do we need at RM600K ambulance?

KUCHING: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba was urged to explain the need to procure 500 negative pressure...
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