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The challenges of being an MP

The challenges of being an MP

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 [...]

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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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Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (Santubong)

Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (Santubong)

SANTUBONG Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar Constituency:  Santubong  Party:  PBB Years as MP: 1990-2004 (Batang Lupar)  2004-present (Santubong)  Government position:  None Party position: Central committee member Membership in parliamentary committees or [...]

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DAP’s Tony Pua suspended from Parliament

DAP’s Tony Pua suspended from Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, 24 June 2009: DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Tony Pua was thrown out of the Dewan Rakyat today after an extended argument on the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal. Deputy Speaker Datuk Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said he decided to suspend Pua for the rest of the day because the MP for PJ [...]

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Govt nearly defeated in Parliament

Govt nearly defeated in Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, 22 June 2009: History was almost made when a government motion on the DNA Identification Bill was one vote short of being defeated in Parliament today. A provisional amendment to Sections 2 and 3 of the Bill, proposed by the government, was passed by a sliver-thin one-vote majority. Forty-eight Members of Parliament (MPs) voted [...]

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Police need authorisation to enter Parliament

KUALA LUMPUR, 2 March 2009: The police will only enter the Parliament House compound if they are authorised to do so and are summoned by the Speaker, Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar said today. “As has been the practice, the police do not intervene in anything that happens in the Parliament compound and [...]

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