PETALING JAYA, 16 July 2010: All 222 Members of Parliament (MPs) have been contacted for the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, and have responded with either full answers or a non-reply. As of 15 July, 113 MPs answered in full all six questions on key democracy issues that were posed to them. The other […]
TANAH MERAH Member of Parliament (MP) Amran Ab Ghani’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Amran Ab Ghani Constituency: Tanah Merah Party: PKR Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: None Party position: • Kelantan treasurer Membership in parliamentary committees or caucuses: None Blog/Website: […]
Are Malay Malaysians really under siege? Are non-Malay Malaysians becoming the majority? Read what Utusan Malaysia has to say about this in Found in Quotation.
IS Parliament moving? Is it being renovated? Do our ministers know what they’re talking about when they make public announcements? Find out in Found in Quotation.
Malaysia’s constitution requires a general election to be called at least once every five years. However, the prime minister can also request for Parliament to be dissolved at any time within that five years. But should the calling of a general election be a surprise? The Nut Graph speaks to political scientist Wong Chin Huat for his views.
MINISTER in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz’s recent assertion respecting the bumiputera-ness of Siamese Malaysians piques my interest to no end. Who or what decides on the bumiputera-ness or the bumiputera-less-ness of a Malaysian citizen? Is it the Federal Constitution? Was it the Reid Commission? Is it the cabinet, or […]
PETALING JAYA, 23 June 2010: Batu Member of Parliament Chua Tian Chang will keep his seat if the Election Commission (EC) refuses to declare it vacant, said constitutional lawyer Tommy Thomas. This is despite Thomas’s view that Chua was disqualified as an MP when the High Court fined him RM2,000 for biting a police officer. […]
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.
From security guards’ wages to introducing the GST and new third-party insurance, the government seem unable to implement what it says it will when it says it will.
“[We] don’t want to appear as though we encourage gambling and gaming but it will arise, in any case. They (illegal bookies) will do it. So, the question is whether it’s a good idea to leave them on their own, unregulated, or if the government should try to regulate and do it in such a […]