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No replies for 29 April 2010

No replies for 29 April 2010

THE following Members of Parliament (MPs) have not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Thursday, 29th April 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. Their responses will be updated if and when they reply. (all pics source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Abdul Wahab DolahConstituency: Igan Party: PBB (Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu […]

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BN victory or disaster in Hulu Selangor?

BN victory or disaster in Hulu Selangor?

ONE of the best ways to understand the Hulu Selangor by-election is to look at the split-voting phenomenon. That happens when the same voter casts votes for different parties in simultaneous parliamentary and state elections. In 2008, due to the personality and ethnicity of the Barisan Nasional (BN) candidate, MIC’s Datuk G Palanivel, BN suffered […]

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Suhakam denied shooting guidelines

Suhakam denied shooting guidelines

PETALING JAYA, 30 April 2010: The police have denied the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) a copy of its written guidelines on the use of firearms despite requests following a shooting that happened last year. “The police have told us that there are written guidelines. However, it is a very confidential document,” Suhakam commissioner Datuk […]

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Bung Moktar Radin (Kinabatangan)

Bung Moktar Radin (Kinabatangan)

KINABATANGAN Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Bung Moktar Radin’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Bung Moktar Radin Constituency: Kinabatangan Party: Umno Years as MP: Since 1999 Government position: None Party position: Supreme council member Kinabatangan division chief Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: […]

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Living 1Malaysia

Living 1Malaysia

Krishen Jit (© kyotoreviewsea.com) ON the Sunday morning of 25 April 2010, when Hulu Selangor voters were going to the polls, I was sitting in a Sikh gurdwara in Kuala Lumpur. It was the fifth death anniversary of a dear friend, Datuk Krishen Jit. His spouse, Datin Marion D’Cruz, had organised for prayers to be […]

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No replies for 28 April 2010

No replies for 28 April 2010

THE following Members of Parliament (MPs) have not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Wednesday, 28 April 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. Their responses will be updated if and when they reply. (All pics source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Abd Rahman BakriConstituency: Sabak Bernam Party: UmnoYears as MP: […]

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