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?
IPOH Barat Member of Parliament (MP) M Kulasegaran responds to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (Source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: M KulasegaranConstituency: Ipoh Barat Party: DAP (Opposition)Years as MP: 1997 – 1999 (Teluk Intan, by-election) 2004 – 2008 (Ipoh Barat) 2008 – (Ipoh Barat)Government position: None Party position: […]
Corrected at 11.35pm, 15 June 2009 KUALA LUMPUR, 15 June 2009: Datuk Seri Mohammad Nizar Jamaluddin, along with several other Pakatan Rakyat (PR) Members of Parliament (MPs), were ejected from the Dewan Rakyat this morning after they shouted “Bubarkan DUN!” and “Hidup Rakyat!”. They were also slapped with a two-day suspension by Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri […]
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 […]
WILL tomorrow, 7 May 2009, mark the end of the road for Perak Speaker V Sivakumar? Will he allow a motion to remove him as speaker and to appoint or elect a new one for the state legislative assembly? Will he uphold the suspensions of Barisan Nasional (BN)-appointed Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul […]