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Whither Perak?

Whither Perak?

Pakatan Rakyat Speaker V Sivakumar (left) and Barisan Nasional Speaker R Ganesan THE Perak Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s persistence in not legitimising the Barisan Nasional (BN) state government draws either admiration or irritation. In part, it’s a difference of opinion that reflects political alignments. The BN-aligned depict such resilience as “buat kecoh”. This was aptly described [...]

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Perak assembly sitting passes 3 resolutions

IPOH, 2 Sept 2009: Members of the Perak state assembly from the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) today had a state assembly sitting at the Heritage Hotel here and “passed three resolutions”.  The resolutions were to endorse the rights and privileges committee reports of 27 July 2009 and 12 Aug 2009, and the appointments for three committees [...]

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Sivakumar’s privileges committee “dissolved”

Sivakumar’s privileges committee “dissolved”

IPOH, 30 July 2009: The previous Perak Rights and Privileges Committee headed by embattled state assembly speaker V Sivakumar can no longer hold a meeting as it was deemed dissolved after the 7 May assembly sitting. State assembly secretary Abdullah Antong Sabri said the committee was valid for only one term and it ceased to [...]

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Sivakumar still wants hearing for Ganesan

IPOH, 27 July 2009: Embattled Perak state assembly speaker V Sivakumar still wants to meet and seek clarification from Barisan Nasional (BN)-installed speaker Datuk R Ganesan through the rights and privileges committee to resolve two issues following the 7 May 2009 state assembly sitting. Sivakumar, who still considers himself speaker, fixed the meeting for 10am [...]

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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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Perak Speaker battle moves to court

PETALING JAYA: With the legal dispute between the two Perak menteris besar still hanging in limbo, the battle for the powerful position of Perak state legislative assembly speaker will make its way to court. Pakatan Rakyat (PR) Speaker V Sivakumar will file a civil suit against Barisan Nasional (BN)-elected Speaker Datuk R Ganesan at 11.30am [...]

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