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.
Look at emergency declaration from health perspective and not through political lens, says Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Assoc Prof Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
There is a dire need to put to pasture corrupt and self-serving politicians and be rid of a culture that thrives on feudalistic patronage, unbridled loyalty through the offerings of positions and monies and conformity, writes Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
As Umno faces turbulence while political parties are generally trying hard to entice youths to support them, politicians still disregard the importance of the Youth and Sports Ministry.
Does Umno president Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi still have control over the party? Sparks could fly at tonight’s Umno Supreme Council meeting as senior leaders Tan Sri Annuar Musa and Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein break silence over Umno’s direction and goals.
Umno election director Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman says cannot rule out a coalition with PKR and DAP in GE15 but his party will not compromise Malay agenda.
Malaysia is floundering and rudderless, drifting aimlessly, unable to weather the political and economic storms and to navigate to an ethical and moral enclave, writes Professor Emeritus Datuk Dr Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin.
Malaysian politicians rule okay in the farcical BOOTY Awards 2020 presentation. There are, however, a handful of truly deserving awards for our frontliners and the rakyat.
A responsible government needs to balance between utilitarian and libertarian principles underlined by distributive justice to maximise the wellbeing of the people in the form of a moral economy.
Will US president-elect Joe Biden continue the previous administration’s policies or will he ameliorate it by taking a different diplomatic trajectory and subdue the hawkish stance?
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is not merely a rubber stamp of the collective opinion of the Prime Minister and Cabinet as the Federal Constitution states the King has discretion to make his own decisions, writes senior lawyer Datuk Seri Jahaberdeen Mohamed Yunoos.
As far as the rakyat is concerned, it was just another day of “wayang” and “sandiwara” as they continue to wonder what lies ahead – health-wise and financially.