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Sivakumar gets leave to challenge EC

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 Oct 2009: Embattled Perak Speaker V Sivakumar and six others were given the nod by the High Court here today to challenge the decision of the Election Commission (EC) in not holding by-elections in three state seats in Perak. Sivakumar, Pakatan Rakyat (PR) assemblypersons Chen Fook Chye, Tai Sing Ng and A […]

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EC acted beyond powers, court told

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Sept 2009: The Election Commission (EC) acted beyond its powers and functions in not holding by-elections for three state seats in Perak, the High Court here was told today. Counsel Datuk S Ambiga said the EC’s decision in holding that the state assembly seats of Behrang, Changkat Jering and Jelapang were not […]

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Sivakumar to chair hearing against Ganesan

Sivakumar to chair hearing against Ganesan

Sivakumar (left) and Ganesan PETALING JAYA, 23 July 2009: Embattled Perak Speaker V Sivakumar will chair a Powers and Privileges Committee hearing on 27 July 2009 against Barisan Nasional-installed Speaker Datuk R Ganesan for “usurping the functions and role of the speaker in the House”. The committee hearing will be held in the speaker’s chambers, […]

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Hee sued over alleged pepper spray incident

Hee sued over alleged pepper spray incident

IPOH, 26 June 2009: Aulong assemblyperson Yew Tian Hoe today filed a suit against Perak deputy speaker Hee Yit Foong for allegedly attacking him with a pepper spray canister at the state legislative assembly last month. He is seeking, among others, aggravated and exemplary damages, as well as cost, interest and other reliefs deemed fit […]

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Hee claims no abuse of power

IPOH, 8 May 2009: Perak state assembly deputy speaker Hee Yit Foong said she has the power to take over the running of the assembly session as specified under Article 36A (1) (b) of the Perak state constitution. She said her decision to chair the assembly session to appoint Datuk R Ganesan as the new […]

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Anti-hopping laws versus five-year ban

Anti-hopping laws versus five-year ban

WHEN Jelapang assemblyperson Hee Yit Foong left the DAP to become an independent supporting Barisan Nasional (BN), some of her constituents cried, “We didn’t vote for her, we voted for her party!” That was the mildest of angry sentiments expressed on the night of 5 Feb 2009 at the Perak Menteri Besar’s official residence, where […]

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