KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 17): Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Azalina Othman Said (pictured) has questioned the reasoning for the suspension of Parliament during the state of emergency, raising concerns that the legislature's functions have been "emasculated" while the executive has "free rein" over the country's affairs as a result.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 15): The opposition failed in its attempt to thwart Budget 2021 as it was passed in the final approval stage in the Dewan Rakyat today via an en bloc vote.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 30): The Prime Minister’s Department budget for 2021 was passed in the Dewan Rakyat today through a bloc vote.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 23): The restrictions of only 80 Members of Parliament (MP) are allowed to be in the Dewan Rakyat and limit for only 20 minutes of speech time, are being questioned by the opposition party today, reported Malay Mail.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): Speaker of Dewan Rakyat Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun (pictured) called upon members of the media to make sacrifices and accept Parliament's decision to restrict coverage of Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara proceedings to 15 media agencies.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 5): Only 80 out of 222 Members of Parliament (MPs) will be allowed to enter the Dewan Rakyat for sittings, including the tabling of Budget 2021 tomorrow evening, said its speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 3): Parliament will adjourn earlier at 1pm, instead of the usual 5.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 25): Seven projects involving 4,400 units of Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) are under construction in Sabah, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 23): The High Court has fixed Aug 11 for case management of an originating summons filed by former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and four others against the Dewan Rakyat Speaker and his deputies, over the legality of their appointments to the posts.