Archive | February, 2009

Karpal hands recording of CJ’s speech on corruption to Agong

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Feb 2009: DAP chairmanperson Karpal Singh today submitted an audio recording of Chief Justice Tan Sri Zaki Azmi’s speech on corruption, to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin. Karpal arrived at Istana Negara and handed an audio recording, which was addressed to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, to an Istana officer. [...]

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Perak speaker calls for emergency sitting on 3 March

IPOH, 27 Feb 2009: Perak state assembly speaker V Sivakumar has called for an emergency sitting on 3 March to table two motions on the takeover of the state government. He said the first motion — to reaffirm the support for Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin as the rightful menteri besar — would be tabled [...]

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Mulling the need for privacy law

Mulling the need for privacy law

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Feb 2009: Legal experts and members of the public concur that there is a serious lack of respect for the individual’s right to privacy in Malaysia, but not all agree that Malaysia should enact a privacy law. “There have been longstanding calls for the enactment of a Data Protection Act in Malaysia,” [...]

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Lawless system breeds lawless culture: Raja Nazrin

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Feb 2009: To propagate a culture of peace, there is a need to uphold the rule of law and respect institutions established through and in accordance with the law, said Raja Dr Nazrin Shah. The Raja Muda Perak said the law governed our interactions with one another and with the state. “A [...]

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Toll hike postponed indefinitely (Updated 8.20pm)

Updated at 8.20pm PUTRAJAYA, 27 Feb 2009: The Cabinet today decided to postpone indefinitely the toll increase for five expressways that was supposed to take effect on 1 March, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak. In a Bernama report, Najib said the new toll rates announced by Works Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Zin [...]

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Tighter security in Parliament after fracas

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 Fec 2009: Security at Parliament has been tightened following yesterday’s brawl, Dewan Negara president Tan Sri Dr Abdul Hamid Pawanteh said today. He said this was tragic because Parliament was supposed to be a place where anyone can freely visit. Speaking to reporters after receiving a visit from European Parliament Chairperson Hartmut [...]

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