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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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Nizar files leave application at Federal Court (Updated 6.42pm)

Updated 19 June 2009 at 6.45pm PUTRAJAYA, 19 June 2009: The Federal Court will hear on 9 and 10 July former Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin’s leave application to challenge a Court of Appeal decision on the Perak menteri besar position. The Federal Court’s deputy registrar fixed the date after Nizar filed […]

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“No law exists to remove MB”

“No law exists to remove MB”

PUTRAJAYA, 21 May 2009: A chief minister or menteri besar (MB) cannot be removed even if the person fails a vote of no-confidence in the state legislative assembly, the Court of Appeal hearing the case to determine the rightful Perak MB was told today. Lawyer Sulaiman Abdullah, who is representing Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s embattled Perak […]

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Appeals court hears Zambry, then Nizar (Updated at 4.58pm)

Appeals court hears Zambry, then Nizar (Updated at 4.58pm)

Updated at 4:58pm A pensive Nizar waits inside the courtroom for the hearing to recommence after an adjournment for lunch KUALA LUMPUR, 21 May 2009: At 9.30am the Court of Appeal started hearing Barisan Nasional (BN)’s Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir’s appeal against the High Court ruling that Pakatan Rakyat (PR)’s Datuk Seri Mohammad […]

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Court of Appeal grants stay to Zambry (Updated)

Court of Appeal grants stay to Zambry (Updated)

Updated 7.54pm, 12 May 2009 PUTRAJAYA, 12 May 2009: The Court of Appeal today granted Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir a stay of execution on the High Court’s decision declaring his opponent, Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin, as the legitimate Perak menteri besar. Zambry As such, Zambry remains the Perak MB until the court […]

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Raja Nazrin Shah can decide on dissolution

Raja Nazrin Shah can decide on dissolution

PETALING JAYA, 11 May 2009: The Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Nazrin Shah, is empowered by the Perak constitution to decide on a request by the menteri besar to dissolve the state assembly. Tommy Thomas Constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas said that Article 15 under Part II of the state constitution stipulated that the regent could […]

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