FTSE 100 falls after Fed minutes, pound rally
LONDON, Aug 23 ― London's FTSE 100 fell yesterday as the latest signals from the US Federal Reserve dampened hopes of hefty interest rate cuts, while exporter stocks slipped as the pound rose after ...
RM337 mln extra allocation approved
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Legislative Assembly yesterday approved the bill for RM337,423,659 in extra allocation to meet expenditure for the year 2019.
Wee: Hansard shows Liew said graft case closed
PETALING JAYA: Based on Dewan Negara’s Hansard, the de facto law minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong was not “misquoted” when he told the House the corruption case involving a minister’s political secretary was closed, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
S’wak state assembly gets leave to appeal court’s decision
KUCHING: The Federal Court has granted the Sarawak state legislative assembly’s application for leave to appeal against the decision of the High Court and the Court of Appeal on the disqualification of Pujut assemblyman Dr Ting Tiong Choon due to his dual citizenship.
IPCMC is here - but does it have bite?
KINIGUIDE | The Independent Police Complaints of Misconduct Commission (IPCMC) Bill 2019 was tabled yesterday in the Dewan Rakyat, and the debate is expected to take place during the next sitting, whe...
Heated exchange ends meeting
A HEATED row erupted on the last day of the Dewan Rakyat meeting with members hearing the words “molest underage girls” and “bangsat (scum)” exchanged.It started when Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim (BN-Arau) asked Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof to expunge a question by Pang Hok Liong (PH-Labis).
Opposition MPs stage walkout
MEMBERS of Parliament from the Opposition staged a walkout when Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof refused to cite Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng for allegedly misleading the House.
Khairy: Useless speaker
Opposition lawmakers have voiced their disappointment with Dewan Rakyatspeaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof ruling that Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng didnot mislead the House by claiming that money intended...
House unanimously passes ‘Undi 18’ Bill
KUALA LUMPUR: History was created in the Dewan Rakyat yesterday as lawmakers from both sides of the divide unanimously supported a constitutional amendment bill that paves the way for 18-year-old Mala...
A historic moment for M’sians
KUALA LUMPUR: The unanimous amendment to the Federal Constitution is a historic moment reflecting total bipartisanship from leaders across the political divide, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
Opposition pushes for action against LGE
Kuala Lumpur: The Opposition has brought a motion to refer Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng to the Rights and Privileges Committee for misleading the House on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) refund fiasco.
Wait for official report on GST, media urged
PUBLIC Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad says she is disappointed with an inaccurate report about the committee’s findings on the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
Wee: Don’t use technicalities as excuse
DO not use “technicalities” as an excuse in the Dewan Rakyat to avoid answering questions from the Opposition, said MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
Loke's ECRL salvo upsets PAS and BN MPs
PARLIAMENT | Transport Minister Anthony Loke questioning why PAS did not quiz the previous BN government about local involvement in the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project led to an uproar today in th...
GPS supports lowering of voting age
KUALA LUMPUR: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), along with an independent MP from Sabah, has given its nod to lower the voting age to 18, boosting the chances of the Pakatan Harapan government’s bid to amend Article 119 of the Federal Constitution to enable the move.Pakatan, which has 139 seats in the House, needs nine more votes to meet the 148 required for a two-thirds majority to amend the Federal Constitution. There are 222 seats in the Dewan Rakyat.
MP: Move will benefit rural voters
THE Pakatan Harapan government could be branded as anti-rural voters if it does not want to allow for automatic registration of voters in its Bill to amend the Constitution to lower the voting age to 18.