KOTA TINGGI Member of Parliament (MP) Tan Sri Syed Hamid Syed Jaafar Albar’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions.
No reply for 7 JuneBy Deborah Loh
THE following Member of Parliament (MP) has not replied to the six questions under MP Watch: Eye on Parliament as of Monday, 7 June 2010, the end of a two-week deadline. His responses will be updated if and when he replies.
Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut (Kuala Terengganu)By Deborah Loh
KUALA TERENGGANU Member of Parliament (MP) Mohd Abdul Wahid Endut’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions.
Loh Gwo-Burne (Kelana Jaya)By Deborah Loh & Patrick Kratzenstein
KELANA JAYA Member of Parliament (MP) Loh Gwo-Burne’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Loh Gwo-BurneConstituency: Kelana JayaParty: PKR (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2008Government position: None Party position: None Membership in parliamentary caucus or committee: Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus member Blog/website: http://www.kelanajayamp.com/ […]
The Islamic state we deserve?By Shanon Shah
ON 9 Feb 2010, history was made in Malaysia when three Muslim women were caned at Kajang prison for “illicit sex”, a syariah offence. Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said the caning was done according to the law, and claimed it “did not result in any wound on [the women’s] bodies”. Hishammuddin must have […]
Any difference between Umno and PAS?By Shanon Shah
“The ruling only concerns Muslims and it does not affect the non-Muslims. It is to remind the Muslims not to drink.” PAS vice-president and Kubang Kerian Member of Parliament, Salahuddin Ayub, on the Kuantan Syariah High Court’s decision to sentence Mohamad Nasir Mohamad and Noorazah Baharuddin to a RM5,000 fine and six lashes of the […]
Islamic stateBy The Nut Graph team
AH, the Islamic state. What is the Islamic state, actually? Former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad once said Malaysia was one already. PAS disagrees and wants to turn Malaysia into a real Islamic state. The DAP staunchly does not want an Islamic state. And Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) … well, the PKR jury on […]
Islamic state, actuallyBy Shanon Shah
PAS delegates lined up to salam with the incoming and outgoing leadership after the muktamar officially closed on 7 June 2009 WITH PAS, it was never really about “progressives” versus “conservatives”, or “professionals” versus “ulama”. It is, and always has been, about setting up an Islamic state. And so, given Malaysia’s dramatically shifting political landscape, […]
PAS delegates want more IslamBy Zedeck Siew
Wearing black headbands that say “Bubar DUN”, delegates chant “Allahuakhbar!” as they vow to campaign for a dissolution of the Perak state assembly SHAH ALAM, 6 June 2009: Debates on the second day of the 55th PAS Muktamar saw support for party’s place in the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) coalition, but also anxiety over the party […]
Why is PAS still flirting with Umno?By Deborah Loh
Nasharuddin Mat Isa SHAH ALAM, 6 June 2009: Nasharuddin Mat Isa, re-elected as PAS’s deputy president today, said the party would never make a unilateral decision on major policies without consulting the rest of its allies. In other words, the party is in the same boat with Pakatan Rakyat (PR) politically, but is keeping the […]