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PR reps may not attend Perak assembly sitting

IPOH, 26 Oct 2009: Pakatan Rakyat (PR) assemblypersons may not attend the Perak state assembly sitting scheduled for Wednesday, if the police fail to give an assurance of their safety. PR Backbenchers Club chairperson Khalil Idham Lim said the decision, however, would be finalised by the PR state leadership. “We aim to attend the sitting…we […]

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Sexually-transmitted HIV in Kelantan worrisome

KOTA BARU, 26 Oct 2009: The Kelantan state assembly was today told that the sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the state was worrisome among teenagers and adults. Women, Family and Health state committee chairperson, Wan Ubaidah Omar, said Kelantan now has 749 HIV cases, an increase from previously. She said for […]

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Police warns against commotion at Perak assembly

IPOH, 23 Oct 2009: The police today advised all quarters, especially party supporters, not to create a commotion during the Perak state assembly sitting, scheduled for Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009. Perak police chief Datuk Zulkefli Abdullah also urged assemblypersons not to create tension which might lead to untoward incidents. “Action will be taken against those […]

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Announcement of Permatang Pasir by-election before 10 Aug

PENANG, 31 July 2009: The Election Commission (EC) is expected to announce the nomination and polling dates for the Permatang Pasir state by-election by 10 Aug, EC chairperson Tan Sri Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said. The by-election, the eighth since the March 2008 general election, has to be called because of the death of the […]

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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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Police arrests in Ipoh (Updated 10.07pm)

Police arrests in Ipoh (Updated 10.07pm)

Updated 10.07pm on 26 May 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 26 May 2009:Police arrested 19 people including eight Pakatan Rakyat (PR) elected representatives during PR’s hunger strike this morning, Chinese-language news portal Merdeka Review reported. However, alll 19 were later released by police. Since 5 May, police have made a total of 146 arrests mainly for what […]

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