They say govt is setting a dangerous precedent in invoking emergency powers. A line-up of distinguished lawyers has spoken out … More
It bars legal action from being brought, instituted or maintained against govt in enforcing emergency order KUALA LUMPUR – The Emergency … More
The beauty of klepto-economics is that no one acknowledges it applies to them and every action is ‘justified’. COMMENT | … More
In Malaysia, we have Article 43(4) of the Federal Constitution. It clearly states that if the Prime Minister ceases to … More
Passage of Supply Bill 2021 this week is crucial MALAYSIANS are truly being governed in unprecedented and strange times. The passage … More
Civil servants can still be paid even if Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin loses the vote on Budget 2021, said lawyer … More
Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar intends to seek damages against detractors and sue them for criminal defamation KUALA LUMPUR – Lawyer Syed … More
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 25): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has announced that there is no need … More
PETALING JAYA: The High Court has held that the granting of pardon to convicts in Malaysia is not the exclusive … More
The prime minister is on the verge of declaring an emergency. What is the implication? What is an emergency? An … More
Three types of emergencies — a total curfew to preserve public order; a limited curfew where social activities will be restricted during particular hours; and one where there would be no restrictions on movement (or limited restriction) but with Parliament suspended for a certain period.
THE time has come for lawmakers to have their emoluments taxed so they can contribute to the nation’s coffers in … More
Last week, the Speaker of the Malaysian Parliament declared that to table, in Parliament, a Motion of No Confidence against … More
THE prime minister is reported as stating that his administration cannot be toppled by “street demonstrations” because that would be … More
IN MY 20 years in politics and as a four-term MP, never before has a letter caused inexplicable mayhem in … More
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Bar is concerned over events that have taken place over the past several weeks which have … More
KUALA LUMPUR: Member of Parliament (MP) for Gua Musang, Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has called for the Motion of No Confidence … More
THE calls for anti-hopping laws to be enacted in Malaysia are not exactly new. In fact, back in 1976, an opposition leader had proposed an anti-hopping law … More
With the Parliament looking to restart on 13 July, there have been talks about the Speaker of the House of … More
MPs are accountable to the people, not their respective parties. If an MP votes according to how his party demands of him, or if he votes in his own self-interest, for cabinet position and for financial rewards, Parliament will soon be filled with selfish, amphibious MPs. It will be filled with MPs who are not interested in the nation. MPs who neither believe, nor practice Rukun Negara.
Chinese-language daily Nanyang Siang Pau earlier reported that Muhyiddin will be tabling the motion to remove and replace the Dewan … More
Appointment of MPs and politicians into GLCs is a norm in Malaysia, one that has been viewed by critics as a political reward system aimed at consolidating power and support.
In parliamentary language, the term ‘privilege’ means certain rights and immunities enjoyed by each House of Parliament and its Committees … More