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Ariff announces new Dewan Rakyat sessions schedule for this year

PUCHONG: Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof confirmed that the Dewan Rakyat session, scheduled for next week, has been postponed to May 18. In a statement, Ariff also announced the Dewan Rakyat session for the whole year

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Lawyer: Dewan Rakyat Speaker can accept or reject call to postpone sitting

PUCHONG: Suaram’s legal expert Amir Abd Hadi said that postponing the Dewan Rakyat sitting from March 9 to May 18 goes against the House Standing Orders. Speaking to The Leaders Online, he said that under Order 11 (3), the prime

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Speaker: Dewan Rakyat sitting pushed to May 18

PUCHONG: The Dewan Rakyat sitting, initially scheduled for March 9, has been postponed to May 18. Speaking to Malay daily, Berita Harian, Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said that he had received a letter from Prime

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Dewan Rakyat Speaker snubs Dr M, says no special sitting on Monday

PUCHONG: In an apparent snub to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Dewan Rakyat Speaker announced that there will be no special sitting at the Parliament on Monday. In a statement today, Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said that the

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Dewan Rakyat grants three MPs time extension to declare assets

KUALA LUMPUR: Dewan Rakyat has granted an extension of time to three MPs from Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), to declare their assets, said its Speaker Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof. Arif said the three MPs had requested an extension

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First woman Dewan Rakyat secretary, Rosmee is retiring

KUALA LUMPUR: Since more than a decade ago, the sweet voice of Datuk Roosme Hamzah echoes in the Dewan Rakyat before the meeting starts, fulfilling her role as the Dewan Rakyat secretary, one of the important people in Parliament. Yesterday,

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E-wallet, errant civil servants among focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: Implementation of the RM30 e-wallet payment to eligible Malaysians, effective Jan 1 next year, is expected to be one of the highlights at today’s Dewan Rakyat sitting, which is the last sitting for this term. According to the

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Loke: 91,978 e-hailing drivers have obtained PSV licence

KUALA LUMPUR: Transport Minister Anthony Loke Siew Fook said a total of 91,978 e-hailing service drivers have obtained their Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence as of Dec 2. He said 42,818 candidates had failed, most of whom had taken the

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Umno MP brings up ash issue again! Calls DAP ‘communist lovers’

PUCHONG: Chaos erupted in the Dewan Rakyat today when Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim (BN-Arau) urged RSN Rayer (PH-Jelutong) to retract his statement alleging that Barisan Nasional did not respect the Hindu community. Rayer made the remark after Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul

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Yeo: No electricity tariff surcharge for domestic consumers next year

KUALA LUMPUR: The electricity tariff in Peninsular Malaysia for domestic consumers will be maintained while the surcharge for commercial and industrial users will be reduced effective Jan 1 until June 30, next year. Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change

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