Posted on 01 May 2013 By Koh Lay Chin.
ONE of the aims of the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project was to find out and highlight the challenges that Malaysian Members of Parliament (MPs) face, and explore how these might affect how effectively they play their roles. Even though many MPs understood that their function was to be lawmakers, MPs from both the [...]
Posted in Current Issues, MP Watch
Posted on 06 September 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
ENTERING politics was just a matter of time for Malaysia’s youngest member of Parliament (MP), Teo Nie Ching. As her parents, sister and brother-in-law are all DAP members, discussions on political developments were common in the Teo household. Teo recalls how she was first invited to stand for elections as an MP. “It was just [...]
Posted in Found in Malaysia
Posted on 25 June 2010 By Teo Nie Ching.
Umno leaders should stop pretending that they are sensitive to Chinese [Malaysian] rights. There are sufficient gambling avenues available to non-Muslims to indulge their habits. The non-Muslim communities have never requested for more opportunities to gamble. [...]
Posted in Letters to the Editor
Posted on 23 June 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
PETALING JAYA, 23 June 2010: Batu Member of Parliament Chua Tian Chang will keep his seat if the Election Commission (EC) refuses to declare it vacant, said constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas. This is despite Thomas’s view that Chua was disqualified as an MP when the High Court fined him RM2,000 for biting a police officer. [...]
Posted in News
Posted on 23 June 2010 By Gan Pei Ling.
Confusion reigns over the status of Batu MP Tian Chua because of a lack of understanding about what the constitution says. Found in Quotation says it all.
Posted in Found in Quotation
Posted on 18 June 2010 By Koh Lay Chin.
THE following Members of Parliament (MPs) have not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Wednesday, 16 June 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. Their responses will be updated if and when they reply.
Posted in MP Watch