Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Parliament

No need to close Parliament, Khairy says on Covid cases among staff

He says the health ministry has the structure and experience needed to deal with the outbreak.

‘1 in 3’ Australian parliament staff sexually harassed

After a seven-month investigation, a government-backed report on Tuesday said one in three people currently working at parliament 'have experienced some form of sexual harassment while working there'.

Singapore may see 2,000 Covid deaths annually, says minister

However, Janil Puthucheary did not specify how many years that estimate might apply for.

Singapore’s ruling party approves ‘foreign interference’ bill

The law will allow authorities to compel internet service providers and social media platforms to provide user information, block content and remove applications used to spread content they deem hostile.

Najib still eyeing re-election despite conviction

He is still an MP but the constitution bars him from contesting elections unless he gets a pardon or a reprieve from the Agong.

Contract doctors, fake vaccine certs on the list for Dewan discussion

The steps taken by the government to ensure that the Orang Asli do not drop out of the national vaccination programme are also scheduled for discussion.

Election of deputy speaker postponed

This is to allow an amendment to the Federal Constitution to increase the number of deputy speakers from two to three.

Home minister tells why MPs were barred from Parliament on Aug 2

Hamzah Zainudin says the move out of concern for the MPs' health.

PH agrees Parliament not to be dissolved before July 31, 2022

PH chief whip coordinator Anthony Loke says there is no need to hold snap polls and that the country should focus on battling Covid-19.

Singapore submits bill to fight ‘foreign interference’

The Foreign Interference (Countermeasures) Bill targets content that 'can cause immediate and significant harm in Singapore, such as inciting violence or causing hostility between groups'.

Agong calls for ‘consultative democracy’, bipartisan cooperation

The king says the people desire political maturity through the bipartisan cooperation of all parties.

First parliamentary session under PM Ismail to begin

Today's Dewan Rakyat sitting will focus on the opening speech of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

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