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Shameful behaviour in Perak

Shameful behaviour in Perak

LIKE the 7 May 2009 sitting, proceedings in the Perak legislative assembly today, 28 Oct 2009, were again a showcase of unparliamentary behaviour and the state of political affairs at their worst. The Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s challenging of the forced seizure of its state government in February 2009 through defections and desertions is still morally […]

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Police report against embattled speaker Sivakumar

IPOH, 28 July 2009: Four Barisan Nasional (BN) state assemblypersons today lodged police reports against embattled Perak state assembly speaker V Sivakumar for using the official letterhead of the Perak speaker. Perak BN Backbenchers Club chairperson Datuk Nadzri Ismail said what Sivakumar did was a serious criminal offence. “They have ignored the civilised process and […]

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Court to hear Sivakumar’s suit against Ganesan on 17 July

Court to hear Sivakumar’s suit against Ganesan on 17 July

         Sivakumar (left) and Ganesan IPOH, 17 June 2009: The High Court here has fixed 17 July to hear the suit by former Perak State Legislative Assembly Speaker V Sivakumar against the Barisan Nasional (BN)’s Speaker Datuk R Ganesan. Sivakumar’s lead counsel Chan Kok Keong told reporters at the courthouse today that the case was […]

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Pertinent questions affecting Sivakumar and Ganesan

Pertinent questions affecting Sivakumar and Ganesan

THE debate on the legality of the removal of V Sivakumar as speaker of Perak state legislative assembly (“LA”) has raised a number of pertinent questions. This is the first and most crucial question: at what point did the first meeting of the second session of the 12th state LA on 7 May (7 May […]

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Speaker vs speaker in Perak

Speaker vs speaker in Perak

IPOH, 15 May 2009: Perak state legislative assembly Speaker V Sivakumar, from the Pakatan Rakyat, has sued the Barisan Nasional choice for Speaker Datuk R Ganesan, for alleged assault and battery and false imprisonment. Sivakumar’s move stems from the results of the chaotic state assembly sitting on 7 May, which saw the DAP assemblyperson being […]

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Court of Appeal grants stay to Zambry (Updated)

Court of Appeal grants stay to Zambry (Updated)

Updated 7.54pm, 12 May 2009 PUTRAJAYA, 12 May 2009: The Court of Appeal today granted Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir a stay of execution on the High Court’s decision declaring his opponent, Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin, as the legitimate Perak menteri besar. Zambry As such, Zambry remains the Perak MB until the court […]

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