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Towards an independent Parliament

Towards an independent Parliament

In the first part of his interview last week, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia talked about the speaker’s impartiality and dealing with accusations of bias. In part two, he discusses improvements for Malaysia’s Parliament, and the realities of local parliamentary and political culture. TNG: In line with other advanced parliamentary systems, what [...]

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Dilemma over Batu

Dilemma over Batu

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.

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Karpal-Khairy name-calling in Parliament

Karpal-Khairy name-calling in Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) parliamentarians staged a walkout in support of Karpal Singh who was ejected from the Dewan Rakyat today following an exchange of words with Umno Member of Parliament (MP) Khairy Jamaluddin. Karpal, the DAP chairperson, and Khairy, who is Umno Youth chief, locked horns over the fracas with [...]

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Motion to discuss PKFZ rejected

Motion to discuss PKFZ rejected

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 June 2009: A motion by DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang (Ipoh Timur) to debate the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal in Parliament was rejected this morning. Lim, in a press conference after Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin rejected his motion, also questioned the absence of Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee [...]

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Pakatan Rakyat MPs suspended

Pakatan Rakyat MPs suspended

Corrected at 11.35pm, 15 June 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 15 June 2009: Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin, along with several other Pakatan Rakyat (PR) Members of Parliament (MPs), were ejected from the Dewan Rakyat this morning after they shouted “Bubarkan DUN!” and “Hidup Rakyat!”. They were also slapped with a two-day suspension by Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri [...]

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Dewan Rakyat sitting extended to 25 March

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 March 2009: The current sitting of Parliament, which is supposed to end on 19 March, has been extended by three days. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia said the three additional days were needed to complete outstanding matters that had been scheduled for this sitting. The additional sitting days are [...]

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