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Dewan Rakyat: Proposal to extend curfew in ESSCom

KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to extend the curfew in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) to the open sea is among  issues that will be raised at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. According to the Order of the Meeting in the Parliament’s

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Dewan Rakyat approves three bills linked to courts

KUALA LUMPUR: Three bills involving the courts were in focus with the participation of more than 20 Members of Parliament, the majority of whom are legal practitioners. The amendments to the Courts of Judicature Act 1964, the Subordinate Courts Act

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Sexual crimes against children among highlights in parliament today

KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of sexual crimes against children is expected to be a hot topic at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. According to the Dewan Rakyat Order Paper, the question will be raised by Shaharizukirnain Abd Kadir (PAS-Setiu) who wants

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Parliament to focus on preparations for dry spell, financial fraud

KUALA LUMPUR: The country’s preparations for the dry season and its impact on dams nationwide are among issues that will be raised at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. According to the Order Paper on the Parliament website, the issue will be

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Abolition of death penalty for drug trafficking to be focus of Dewan Rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: The question of whether the government should abolish the death sentence for drug trafficking offences will be among the issues raised at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. According to the Agenda of the Meeting on the official Parliament website,

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Dewan Rakyat to focus on Sarawak’s oil and gas rights claim today

KUALA LUMPUR: The commercial settlement to the oil and gas rights claims in Sarawak will be one of the issues to be raised in the Dewan Rakyat today. According to the Agenda of the Meeting in the Parliament website, the issue

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Hishamuddin apologises for vaping in Dewan Rakyat

KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (pix) today apologised for smoking an e-cigarette in the Dewan Rakyat on Monday. The Sembrong Member of Parliament also promised not to repeat his mistake. “Regarding the issue involving me today

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Is the Election Commission prepared for a General Election? Dewan Rakyat finds out today

KUALA LUMPUR: The Election Commission’s (EC) preparedness to face the possibility of a General Election (GE) will be among matters that will be raised in the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. Based on the agenda of the Meeting, Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid

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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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