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Emergency ordinances fully annulled only after approval by both Dewan Rakyat, Senate – Expert

KUALA LUMPUR: The emergency ordinances under the Emergency Proclamation will be fully annulled only after being approved by both the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara, constitutional expert Prof Datuk Dr Shamrahayu Ab Aziz said. The motion to annul the ordinances was

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Lim: Why was MP Tony Pua’s passport impounded while Najib allowed traveling abroad when convicted?

Yesterday, the Centre to Combat Corruption and Cronyism (C4) demanded an explanation as to why the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) did not object to the former prime minister’s application for his travel document despite a corruption conviction and ongoing criminal trials

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Ramasamy: Racial attacks stems from the political and economic system

Racial and religious attacks are symptomatic of the larger political and economic system. The racist slur on the country badminton star S. Kisona is not something new or it is just an isolated incident. Racial attacks or slurs are really

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Lim: Thava’s murder will be a test for new PM commitment to the rule of law

Security guard Thava Sagayam’s murder will be a test case of the new Prime Minister Ismail Sabri’s commitment to the rule of law and an end to the Dua Darjat double-standards in Malaysia. It is most proper for the police

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Ramasamy: Anwar was never given a chance

The twice former prime minister Mahathir Mohammed thinks and acts as though Malaysians are fools or have short memories. It is not that PKR president Anwar Ibrahim does not have support to be the prime minister, he had it in

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Opinion: To encourage vaccines, offer a carrot while waving a stick

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to be ready to dish out some tough love. As the Delta variant rips through non-pharmaceutical preventive measures and pushes herd immunity almost out of reach in all countries, it is time to stop coddling the

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Charles: Stop the Wayang Kulit and Step Down

It’s a mockery of Parliament by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and ably supported by his cabinet members, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Harun and his deputies.Postponing Parliamentary sitting on Monday using the ruse of Covid-19 infections is childish. And blocking the

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The current political crisis needs a strong interim solution

Since the Special Sitting of Parliament opened on 26 July 2021, all the events that took place were not only special but extraordinary and unnatural. Although the issues raised for discussion were important and of public interest, all debates and

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Vigneswaran: Rare Rebuke from the Monarch Deepens Existing Crisis

The Emergency Ordinance 2021 was promulgated to ensure that the public health was given priority over political uncertainties. It was consented to by His Majesty  and came into force by His Majesty’s will. Now, when His Majesty is of the

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Immediate intervention by MOH needed at Klang GH

It was a heart-wrenching sight: dozens of Covid-19 patients were parked outside Klang General Hospital’s emergency department for the lack of proper beds inside. This also sums up the state of our healthcare and particularly this hospital: it’s overwhelmed –

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