As democracy matures in Malaysia, opposition leader finally gets recognition as government awards Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim ministerial-level status and amenities. Meanwhile, DAP’s Lim Guan Eng is latest member of the Parliamentary Select Committee.
Pakatan Harapan says it will spare Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob their wrath when a vote of confidence is called, as long as he carries out initiatives that will benefit the people.
Questions have been raised following the government’s revelation today that all the Emergency ordinances had been revoked on July 21, including whether the Agong had consented to it.
Parliament should convene as more details on emergency are required, says Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Meanwhile, Pasir Salak MP Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman tests positive for Covid-19 while Selangor government rolls out RM73.8mil stimulus package to address pandemic-related challenges.
Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim urges MPs to send memos to the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, appealing that the King ends state of emergency and for Parliament to convene before Jan 31. Meanwhile, Lembah Pantai MP suggests moratorium for loans as economic turmoil continues.
With Covid-19 cases on the rise, it doesn’t make sense having a general election anytime soon. The people’s well-being must take precedence, says Purwaiz Alam.
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s claim that he has the numbers to form a new government is not what the country needs right now with Covid-19 and the economy still dicey. Malaysia needs closure and it can be done through a general election, says Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Assoc Prof Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Olympic Council of Malaysia (OCM) president Datuk Seri Norza Zakaria says secretary-general Datuk Mohd Nazifuddin Najib’s court case over tax arrears doesn’t affect his position.
Liverpool finally wins a league title after 30 years, creating plenty of excitement and banter among Premier League fans throughout the day. Also in a celebratory mood are spa operators, tuition centres and travel and trade fair organisers. But what lessons can Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim learn from the Reds?
Political analyst Prof P. Sivamurugan says Malaysians are fed-up with the continuous battle between Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim as to who should be the PM candidate, adding the differences will eventually end Pakatan Harapan’s feel-good image pre-GE14.
Pakatan Harapan could split further after PKR says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, and not Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, should be the coalition’s PM candidate. Also, swimming pools will be open to athletes while diners can now eat together at restaurants.
From 4D shops resuming operations to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim claiming Pakatan Harapan has decided on its prime minister candidate, here’s the top news of the day through Twentytwo13’s The News Normal.
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