The Internal Security Act has now been abolished and replaced with the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act. But not all Barisan Nasional MPs were keen on abolishing the ISA. Find out what MPs told The Nut Graph about what they thought about the ISA during the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project.
FORMER prime ministers Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, and current Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, when he was still deputy premier, have all proclaimed Malaysia to be an Islamic state. Despite that, most Umno parliamentarians have avoided answering the question, “Do you think Malaysia should be a secular or an […]
PENSIANGAN Member of Parliament (MP) Tan Sri Joseph Kurup’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. Name: Joseph Kurup Constituency: Pensiangan Party: PBRS Years as MP: Since 2008 Government position: Natural resources and environment deputy minister Party position: President Membership in parliamentary committees or caucus: None […]
KOTA KINABALU, 1 June 2009: Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) vice-president Cyril Yansalang today proposed that the Kaamatan Festival celebrations at the state and federal level be held simultaneously on 31 May next year. He said the move would not only raise the status of the Pesta Kaamatan as a prestigious celebration but would also […]
KENINGAU, 1 June 2009: Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) president Tan Sri Joseph Kurup has criticised certain bloggers who continue to use blogs as a platform to instill hatred against the government. He said it was sad that some of these bloggers were educated and had received government assistance including scholarships for further studies. “For […]
SANDAKAN, 23 Jan 2009: Parti Bersatu Rakyat Sabah (PBRS) and Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) leaders were told to stop their quarrel as it could affect team spirit in the Sabah Barisan Nasional (BN). Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) president Datuk Liew Vui Keong said the quarrel was unhealthy and hence should not be allowed to prolong. […]