DATUK Seri Nazri Abdul Aziz is being hailed as a hero in some quarters for his “Malaysian first, Malay second” remarks in an open letter responding to Utusan Malaysia’s Awang Selamat. The minister in the prime minister’s department also said that “being civil to the opposition is the right thing to do in a democracy” as they are also elected by the people. But has Nazri always been civil to the opposition?
Fong Po Kuan
Fong Po Kuan (Batu Gajah)By Deborah Loh and Patrick Kratzenstein
BATU Gajah Member of Parliament (MP) Fong Po Kuan’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (Source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Fong Po KuanConstituency: Batu Gajah Party: DAP (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 1999Government position: None Party position: None Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: None Blog/website: […]
MenstruationBy The Nut Graph team
Corrected at 8:45pm, 16 Nov 2009 PARTI Keadilan Rakyat’s Seri Andalas assemplyperson, Dr Xavier Jayakumar, has unintentionally landed the Taman Sri Andalas mosque committee in hot soup. Xavier had given a talk in the mosque during a Ramadan function in late August 2009. According to the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais), this was a huge […]
RM1K fine of Umno Youth members “not enough”By Zedeck Siew
KUALA LUMPUR, 30 June 2009: The proposed RM1,000 fine of Umno Youth members for obstructing DAP Member of Parliament (MP) Karpal Singh from entering Parliament in late February was too lenient, opposition MPs said today. “Now anyone may come to Parliament to hinder the work of MPs, and get slapped with only a fine,” Karpal […]