KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 12): The proclamation of state of emergency by the King earlier this morning does not entail a military coup and the civilian government will continue to function, according to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 18): A lawyer's application to have the court interpret the Yang di-Pertuan Agong's discretion in deciding whether or not to declare a state of emergency has been transferred to a new High Court judge today.
Lawyers body makes bid to intervene in legal challenge of Agong’s decision to deny PM’s request for emergency
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 4): The Malaysian Muslim Lawyers Association has today filed an application to intervene in lawyer Dr Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar's originating summons against the Malaysian government that seeks to challenge the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decision to not declare a state of emergency, despite the advice of the Prime Minister.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 2): Sungai Besar Umno division chief Datuk Seri Jamal Md Yunos said he has instructed his lawyers to file an application at the High Court to intervene in lawyer Dr Syed Iskandar Syed Jaafar Al-Mahdzar’s legal action involving Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah's decision to not accept Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s Cabinet meeting proposal to declare a state of emergency in Malaysia as the nation contends with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 30): A lawyer today filed a legal challenge to quiz whether Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has unfettered discretion to not accept the advice of the prime minister on any matters including proclamation of emergency.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): The Malaysian Bar has hailed the Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s decision not to proclaim an emergency.
King says no need for state of emergency, stresses upcoming Budget 2021 crucial for containing pandemic and restoring economy
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 25): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has announced that there is no need to enforce a state of emergency in any part of the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): Tan Sri Tommy Thomas (pictured) implores Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin not to resort to calling an emergency.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pictured) claimed today that Malaysia’s stock market will collapse completely if a state of emergency is declared in the country as the nation contends with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kit Siang: King should ask judiciary whether Federal Constitution allows emergency proclamation, Parliament suspension
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 24): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah should ask Malaysia’s judiciary for its opinion as to whether Article 150 of the Federal Constitution allows the proclamation of emergency and suspension of Parliament as the country contends with political uncertainties and the Covid-19 pandemic, veteran politician Lim Kit Siang (pictured) said today.