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September 3, 2018 4:38 AM Mohd Zawawi sworn in as Sg Kandis assemblyman

SHAH ALAM: Mohd Zawawi Ahmad Mughni, of PKR, was officially sworn in as the Sg Kandis assemblyman at the Second Meeting of the First Session of the 14th Selangor State Assembly, here today. He took his oath of office in front of Selangor State Assembly Speaker Ng Sue Lim. The swearing-in ceremony was held before the opening of the meeting, officiated 4

August 16, 2018 3:10 PM Govt saves RM38.5m annually with dissolution of SPAD: Anthony Loke

KUALA LUMPUR: The dissolution of the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) can save the government RM38.5 million annually in terms of the cost of management expenditure, said Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook. He said the transition of SPAD to the Land Public Transport Agency would no longer need the involvement of personnel as members of the commission 10

August 16, 2018 2:28 PM Dewan Rakyat adjourns after 20-day sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat adjourned today after sitting for 20 days from July 16. Before adjourning the meeting, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said it could be described as historical because the transition of power took place smoothly. "This proves the maturity of the members of Parliament in managing the diversity that exists 10

August 12, 2018 5:06 AM Johor Opposition leader scoffs at office given to him

KOTA ISKANDAR: Johor Opposition leader Datuk Hasni Mohammad (Benut-Umno) was given an office at the State Assembly building but he scoffed at the size of it. Hasni said this showed that the Pakatan Harapan (PH) state government doesn't recognise the status of opposition. He said this after receiving the key of the office from Johor Speaker Suhaizan Kaiat 9

August 10, 2018 7:20 AM North Korea will preserve know-how despite denuclearization

TEHRAN: North Korea will preserve its nuclear know-how despite its promise of denuclearization to the United States, Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said during a visit to Tehran, Iranian media reported on Thursday. Despite the agreement to denuclearize the Korean peninsula struck during a landmark summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un and US President 16

August 7, 2018 5:37 AM 'F*ck you!' Bung Moktar shouts in Dewan

KUALA LUMPUR: The insults have been taken up another notch at the Dewan Rakyat today as Bung Moktar Radin (BN–Kinabatangan) said "F**k you!" twice to Pakatan Harapan MPs after a debate on the SST became heated. Bung Moktar interjected when Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin was speaking about the SST by saying the price of goods in the Selayang wet market had gone up despite 15

August 6, 2018 2:23 PM State assemblymen told not to discuss unrelated matters in Penang Assembly sitting

GEORGE TOWN: Speaker of the Penang Legislative Assembly Datuk Law Choo Kiang today reminded the people's representatives to abide by the ethics of the assembly by only discussing matters pertaining to the state during the question-and-answer session. Law said all the members of the state assembly were advised not to use this opportunity to ask questions 186

August 5, 2018 8:20 AM PKR election: Nurul Izzah to defend vice-president's post

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president Nurul Izzah Anwar today submitted her nomination to defend her post at the party election this September. The nomination form was submitted by her representative, PKR Communication director Fahmi Fadzil at about 2.30pm. According to Fahmi, Nurul Izzah, who is Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament was not able to submit 7

August 4, 2018 12:31 PM Ronald Kiandee confirms being offered post of PAC chairman

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Deputy Speaker of Dewan Rakyat Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee today confirmed that he has been offered the post of new Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman. He said he was unofficially informed about the matter by Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong in a meeting at the Parliament last Thursday, which 10

August 3, 2018 6:59 AM Perak state assembly to grant Opposition more time and respect

IPOH: The Perak state government will give the Opposition what the previous Barisan Nasional (BN) had never accorded to the other side of the political divide when the State Assembly sits on Monday. The Opposition leader will have an office, an official car with driver, two officers to assist him, and an additional allowance. BN had nominated Perak Umno Liaison 11