Category Archives: Parliament

Liow threatens to quit if Hadi’s bill passes

PETALING JAYA: MCA president Liow Tiong Lai has insisted he will resign from his minister’s post should PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s Private Member’s Bill on shariah law be passed in Parliament. “My position is the same and, more importantly, … Continue reading

Posted in Barisan Nasional, Parliament

Khalid Samad attacked on parliament grounds

KUALA LUMPUR: Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad was attacked by a mob as he was approaching the main Parliament building this morning. Fortunately for the Amanah lawmaker, security officers came to his rescue and prevented the incident from turning ugly. … Continue reading

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A disgrace to all Malaysians

By Sheith Khidhir Bin Abu Bakar Allowing Pasir Salak MP Tajuddin Abdul Rahman to enter the Dewan Rakyat is allowing Parliament to be disgraced. To allow him to remain as a deputy minister is to disgrace Putrajaya. To allow him … Continue reading

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‘Poor English to blame for Azalina misleading Dewan on MA63’

KOTA KINABALU: A Borneo rights advocate says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Azalina Othman Said should brush up on the English language to have a better grasp of the law. He was referring to Azalina’s remarks in the Dewan … Continue reading

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Why was Riza Aziz on government jet to China, asks Rafizi

 KUALA LUMPUR: An opposition lawmaker has questioned the need for Prime Minister Najib Razak’s stepson Riza Aziz to be part of the Malaysian delegation currently on a week-long visit to China. Rafizi Ramli (PKR- Pandan) pointed out that Riza travelled … Continue reading

Posted in Parliament, PKR

Pandikar Amin: If I’m a disgrace, so are all MPs

Pandikar Amin chairing a sitting in Parliament  KUALA LUMPUR: Parliament Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia hit out at Segambut MP Lim Lip Eng for calling him a disgrace, saying MPs can disagree with his decisions via the proper channel. … Continue reading

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Muslims too, are against Hadi’s Bill, says Siti Kasim

 KUALA LUMPUR: Activist lawyer Siti Kasim today said there was a lack of constitutional protection for Muslims in the country, especially after amendments in the Federal Constitution placing Shariah laws on par with civil law. The outspoken lawyer said while … Continue reading

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