National finance under control despite implementing post-Covid-19 recovery plan, says deputy minister
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 3): The country's financial situation is under control even though the government has overspent to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the country's economy.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): Parliament Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun’s move to write to High Court Judge Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah to seek the judge’s permission for former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak to be present in Parliament last Thursday afternoon was an unprecedented move, Sepang Member of Parliament (MP) Mohamed Hanipa Maidin said today.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): High Court judge Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah relented and allowed the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB)-Tanore trial today to end earlier than usual, after reading a letter from the Dewan Rakyat Speaker requesting that former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (pictured) — who is the accused in this case, and lawmaker for Pekan — be allowed to attend Parliament.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Unlike on previous occasions, former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s request today for a shorter hearing against him tomorrow to allow him to attend Parliament was rejected by the judge.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 15): Tabung Haji (TH) would have tutup kedai (rolled down its shutters) if the former Pakatan Harapan (PH) government had not saved it, former minister Dr Mujahid Yusof claimed yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Batu Kawan Member of Parliament (MP) Kasthuriraani Patto is urging newly appointed Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun (pictured) to make a firm ruling on the deemed sexist and racist remarks made by the Baling MP yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 14): Before the parliamentary sitting kicked off with the Minister's Question Time, newly appointed Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun addressed the commotion yesterday amid alleged racist and sexist remarks by Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim (BN-Baling).
KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): The motion of removing the speaker has been passed as a total of 111 MPs voted for the motion to remove Tan Sri Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof (pictured) as the speaker, versus a total of 109 votes against the the motion.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) said he, together with five former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia members aligned with him, will again propose a motion of vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at the upcoming second Parliament session that is expected to convene next week.