Saturday, April 10, 2021

Parliament

Backlash forces Australia to scrap sexual harassment exemption for judges and politicians

The government is struggling to contain a backlash over allegations of mistreatment of female lawmakers and staff.

RM400 million funds pour into local stocks, bucking trend since 2019

This is significant for Malaysia as foreign investors turn into net buyers after a year which saw billions of dollars pulled out.

‘Disgraceful’ sex acts in parliament rock Australia’s government

The graphic images have prompted fresh outrage from female lawmakers and the Australian public, coming on the heels of the rape allegations that sparked mass nationwide protests.

PH MPs gather at Parliament to call for Dewan Rakyat sitting

Only about 65 of Pakatan Harapan's 88 MPs turned up.

When should GE15 be held?

The question is, can a general election be held less than five years after the first parliamentary session and if yes, how much earlier?

MPs plan the ‘storming’ of Parliament?

Several opposition MPs say they have been informed of the plan, with efforts ongoing to contact others as well.

It’s Zahid’s statement, not ours, say BN leaders

MIC and MCA presidents say the Barisan Nasional Supreme Council meeting last night only agreed that no assumptions would be made.

BN chief Zahid repeats call for Dewan Rakyat sitting during emergency

The BN chairman also hits out at PAS' Takiyuddin Hassan for ruling out any parliamentary sitting during the virus emergency.

Minister tells why Parliament won’t be convening

Law minister Takiyuddin Hassan says this has to do with the government's focus on battling the Covid-19 pandemic.

Move by Sarawak MP to ditch PKR ‘a message to Anwar’, says analyst

The exit of Julau MP Larry Sng is also seen as a signal to Umno ahead of any move to reconvene Parliament.

PM says it again, polls once virus crisis is over

Muhyiddin Yassin says none of the provisions proclaimed under the emergency so far is aimed at keeping the prime minister in power forever.

Agong can allow Parliament to convene during emergency, says palace

Istana Negara says this can be done at a suitable date on the advice of the prime minister.

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