With several positive cases recorded among Parliament staff following a swab test last week, and the number of Covid-19 cases continuing to surge, those working and accompanying their MPs to the august House admit feeling uneasy, and hope the timing and meetings are kept to a minimum.
The BA of Malaysia (BAM) has remained quiet about the status of its patron, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. While little is heard of the former deputy prime minister, it has not stopped the national body from securing sponsors.
A series of events are expected to unfold in coming days as a senior Umno leader says the latest move by Umno, in turning its back on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, is “not a normal movie, but more of a Netflix series”.
Seasoned Umno members say the right decisions must be made at the party’s Supreme Council meeting tonight – including the possibility of turning its back on Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin – despite Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob being made deputy prime minister.
Claims of lawyers fixing cases have surfaced before. Perhaps it is time for the Malaysian Bar to take proactive steps, instead of merely issuing statements, to uphold the professional standards of the legal profession and preserve the sanctity of the judiciary.
Multiple shots have been fired, yet Malaysia Athletics Federation (MAF) officials tasked with safeguarding the national athletes and the athletics scene seem to be stuck at the starting blocks and comfortable being placed in such an awkward position.
People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) fails to explain how personal details of Malaysians got into its registry and if any party made claims on behalf of those who didn’t even realise they were members. Instead, Rela denies it had been automatically registering Malaysians without their knowledge or consent.
“Attractive” RM3,000 prize money for song to end state of emergency shows how certain quarters continue to devalue and disrespect the arts and creative industries in Malaysia.
Istana Negara reveals Malay rulers will meet on June 16. This announcement confirms Twentytwo13’s report, published last Friday, regarding such a meeting among the Sultans. All eyes will now be on the summit, which is said to be vital, given the state of affairs in Malaysia.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong’s meeting with leaders from various political parties from June 9-11 could possibly be a prelude to Agong’s meeting with Malay Rulers regarding future of Malaysia.
National Sports Council athletes division director Jefri Ngadirin says coaches, not officials, should accompany athletes to the Olympics as the Malaysia Athletics Federation plans to send an official to join high jumper Lee Hup Wei to Tokyo.
All eyes are on Malay rulers to see if they will meet once the total lockdown ends to discuss the state of affairs in Malaysia and the possibility of setting up a temporary government.
The manner in which Prasarana Malaysia Bhd chairman Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman – a politician – conducted this morning’s press conference on the Kelana Jaya LRT line mishap was itself, a train wreck.