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Kidex and Pakatan Rakyat’s broken promise

Kidex and Pakatan Rakyat’s broken promise

Many Petaling Jaya residents are unhappy over the proposed Kinrara Damansara Skyway (Kidex) that will pass over heavily built-up areas. What is the Selangor government’s role in this highway and why aren’t Pakatan Rakyat representatives calling on their own government to keep to their promise of abolishing tolled highways?

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Inquest into Teoh’s death adjourned (Updated 5.40pm)

Inquest into Teoh’s death adjourned (Updated 5.40pm)

Updated 5:40pm, 29 July 2009 SHAH ALAM, 29 July 2009: The inquest into the death of political aide Teoh Beng Hock has been adjourned to 5 Aug. Coroner Azmil Muntapha Abas adjourned the hearing to enable lawyer Gobind Singh Deo (representing Teoh’s family), lawyer Malik Imtiaz Sarwar (representing the Selangor government) and the Bar Council […]

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International observer for Karpal’s trial

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 July 2009: The High Court has allowed an international observer from Lawasia (The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific) to hold a watching brief in the sedition trial of DAP chairperson Karpal Singh. Judicial Commissioner Azman Abdullah directed Lawasia to write officially to the court, and forward a copy of the […]

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Funding our MPs

Funding our MPs

(ATM pic public domain / Wiki Commons) PARLIAMENT’S suspension of Puchong legislator Gobind Singh Deo‘s allowances and benefits for a year is revealing. That Gobind, who has filed a suit against his suspension, is an opposition Member of Parliament (MP) makes the whole exercise more telling. The episode betrays a mindset about the concept of […]

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Gobind seeks to nullify his suspension

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 April 2009: Member of Parliament (MP) for Puchong Gobind Singh Deo filed an originating summons at the High Court here today seeking a declaration that his suspension as an MP is null and void. In his summons filed at the High Corut registry through Messrs Karpal Singh & Co, he claimed tht […]

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Gobind’s one-year suspension fair, says Nazri

KUALA LUMPUR, 16 March 2009: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz said the decision of the Dewan Rakyat today to suspend the membership of Gobind Singh Deo (DAP-Puchong) for one year was fair. He said the penalty, which takes effect today, was decided after considering the offence committed by […]

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