Conversations outside Parliament

Hishamuddin’s big brother blunder, diplomatic snubs go unchecked with democratic process in limbo.

· 4 days ago

Conversations outside Parliament

Suspension of parliament puts democracy at risk

· 4 days ago

Parliament must be allowed to sit after MPs vaccinated, says DAP rep

There will be no reason to prevent House from convening after everyone is immunised against Covid-19.

· 1 month ago

Parliament must be allowed to sit after MPs vaccinated, says DAP rep

Today’s Parliament incident shows it could have sat for more days in May

· 3 months ago

Pakatan MPs want Bernas concession reviewed

Monopoly choking competition in national rice industry, says former deputy agriculture minister.

By Hailey Chung Wee Kye, Chan Kok Leong · 4 months ago · 1 comment

Pakatan MPs want Bernas concession reviewed


Parliament approves funding for 3 ministries by voice vote

MPs still to decide on allocation for 19 ministries, with 8 now passed at committee stage.

By Chan Kok Leong, Aminah Farid, Zaim Ibrahim · 4 months ago

Parliament approves funding for 3 ministries by voice vote

Deputy minister denies showing middle finger to opposition MPs

Willie Mongin says opposition MPs did not see his gesture correctly.

By Chan Kok Leong, Aminah Farid, Zaim Ibrahim · 4 months ago

Deputy minister denies showing middle finger to opposition MPs

Opposition accuses deputy minister of flashing middle finger

Willie Mongin flashes gesture as budget debate descends into shouting match.

By Chan Kok Leong, Aminah Farid, Zaim Ibrahim · 4 months ago

Opposition accuses deputy minister of flashing middle finger

Dewan Rakyat sitting interrupted by fire alarm

MPs and staff left chamber as a precaution, but security checks found nothing amiss.

· 4 months ago

Dewan Rakyat sitting interrupted by fire alarm

Death, quarantine narrow majority for budget approval

Challenging for lawmakers from locked-down Sabah to juggle parliamentary duties.

By Chan Kok Leong · 4 months ago · 1 comment

Death, quarantine narrow majority for budget approval

Parliament will close if Covid-19 spread confirmed, says speaker

Azhar Azizan Harun's directive follows advice from Health Ministry.

By Chan Kok Leong · 5 months ago · 2 comments

Parliament will close if Covid-19 spread confirmed, says speaker

Was sitting shortened to bury opposition motions, Batu MP asks

Motion to restrict session to the morning is unwarranted, he says.

· 5 months ago

Was sitting shortened to bury opposition motions, Batu MP asks

Pakatan threatens to oppose budget if demands not met

Lim Guan Eng says finance minister must approve 6 items for budget to work.

· 5 months ago

Pakatan threatens to oppose budget if demands not met

Speaker asks MPs to unite in fight against Covid-19

Azhar Azizan Harun also thanks Sabah lawmakers for extra sacrifice during quarantine.

· 5 months ago

Speaker asks MPs to unite in fight against Covid-19

Positive Covid-19 tests curtail Parliament sitting

Takiyuddin, speaker, party whips agree to end sessions at 1pm as precaution, after building staffers infected.

By Chan Kok Leong · 5 months ago · 1 comment

Positive Covid-19 tests curtail Parliament sitting