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Dzulkefly: Let’s talk about mental health, eliminate stigma

KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad encouraged Malaysians to voice their views on mental illness in a healthy discourse and stop the stigma attached to it. Speaking in the Dewan Rakyat, Dzulkefly said that the government was concerned

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The gov’t finally tables the IPCMC Bill, to be voted in the next sitting

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has finally tabled the long-awaited Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill 2019 in the Dewan Rakyat today. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong tabled the Bill and said that it

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Liew: Discretionary powers for judges on imposing death penalty or not

KUALA LUMPUR: Judges will still have the discretion to impose death penalty under proposed changes in the law to abolish the mandatory death sentence currently in existence for 11 offences, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong

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IPCMC Bill to be tabled today

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat sitting today is expected to see, among others, the tabling of the Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission Bill 2019. According to the Dewan Rakyat Order Paper, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew

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Speaker refuses to cite Guan Eng, Opposition MPs stage walkout

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition MPs staged a walkout from the Dewan Rakyat today after Speaker refused to cite Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for allegedly misleading the House. Earlier, Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob submitted a motion to refer

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Liew: No new lead to reopen corruption probe against Taib

KUALA LUMPUR: There is no new lead for the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to reopen corruption investigation against Sarawak Governor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud. In a Parliamentary reply, Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong said while MACC had received information

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Dr M to Opposition: Thank you for supporting ‘Undi18’ Bill

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was delighted by the overwhelming bipartisan support in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday for the proposed amendments to the Federal Constitution to lower the voting age to 18 years. Describing it as the

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Dewan Rakyat passes ‘Undi18’ constitutional amendment

KUALA LUMPUR: The Constitutional (Amendment) Bill 2019 to lower the voting age from 21 to 18 was approved in the Dewan Rakyat today with more than two-thirds majority required. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof said all 211

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Hanipa: Govt mulls amending OSA to plug leaks

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is considering to amend the Official Secrets Act 1972 (OSA) to prevent the leak of state secrets. Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin told the Dewan Rakyat during Question Time today that

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DPM: NADMA played a vital role in managing Kuala Koh incident

KUALA LUMPUR: The involvement of the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) in handling the measles outbreak in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, has helped the agency in playing its role in formulating a more effective disaster management strategy, instruction and action

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