KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 11): The Dewan Rakyat on Monday passed the second reading of the government’s bill to increase the statutory debt limit to 65% of gross domestic product (GDP) from 60% previously.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Pengerang member of parliament (MP) from Barisan Nasional Datuk Seri Azalina Othman (pictured) said today urged the current law minister to expedite the current anti-hopping bill and also a new bill which she tabled called the "Dismissal of Members of Parliament Bill 2021" which could see MPs dismissed if they hop parties.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 14): The motion to elect a new deputy speaker in the Dewan Rakyat has been postponed till at least next month to allow for a constitutional amendment which will see a third deputy speaker post from the opposition in the House.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): The Malaysian Bar has called on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin to step down after admitting that several Members of Parliament (MPs) from the governing coalition had withdrawn their support for him, casting doubt on whether he still commanded the support of the majority of the Dewan Rakyat.
Muhyiddin reaches out to rival MPs with promise to limit PM to two terms, have anti-hopping law and give opposition leader Cabinet level privileges
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is seeking bipartisan support from rival members of parliament (MPs) with promises of significant reforms, including limiting the prime minister's tenure to two terms, to solve the ongoing Malaysian political crisis.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 31): The final day of the special Parliament sitting scheduled for Monday (Aug 2) has been adjourned until further notice.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob (pictured) insisted today that the government still commands majority support in the Dewan Rakyat.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 29): The Dewan Rakyat’s afternoon session was postponed for the third time, now to 5.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): Attorney General Tan Sri Idrus Harun said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin remains the country's prime minister in terms of the law as it is not clear at this stage that he has lost the confidence of a majority of members of Parliament (MPs).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 30): Yang di-Pertuan Agong has decreed that parliamentary sittings should reconvene before Aug 1, 2021, according to Dewan Negara President Tan Sri Dr Rais Yatim and Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun.