Suhaizan sworn in as Pulai MP
Former Bachok MP Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz, meanwhile, took his oath as a senator in the Dewan Negara today.
Quota for elected Dewan Negara members can be increased, says speaker
Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar says the quota can be bumped up from two individuals to three per state.
Dewan Negara approves final bill on decriminalising attempted suicide
The three bills require the consent of the Agong before they are gazetted and come into force.
Dewan Negara passes bills to decriminalise attempted suicide
Meanwhile, the debate on the Mental Health Act 2001 continues.
Wan Junaidi elected Dewan Negara president
His appointment took effect on June 18.
Dewan Negara passes bill on sexual offences against children
The Sexual Offences against Children (Amendment) Bill 2023 was passed by voice vote after debate by 10 senators.
Govt to review allowing refugees, asylum seekers to work in plantation sector
This is to overcome the shortage of workers in the sector.
Govt screenings find over 43,000 secondary school students smoke
The Oral Health Tobacco-Free programme also found that 341 primary school students were into the habit.
Health ministry mulls taking contract workers as permanent staff without pensions
Health Minister Dr Zaliha Mustafa says this is to deal with the workload that exceeds the capacity of available resources, as well as to reduce the burden of the country's pension scheme.
Ministry mulls committee to study pre-marriage course for non-Muslims
Deputy Minister Aiman Athirah Sabu says the committee will propose suitable programmes to be presented to the Cabinet in the near future.
Cabinet okays new policies on efforts to abolish mandatory death penalty
Minister Azalina Othman Said says the first reading of two new bills will be carried out on March 27.
Education ministry mulls hiring assistants to trim teachers' workload
Deputy minister Lim Hui Ying says seven other measures have been implemented to address the issue.