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Shafie Apdal breaks ranks with BN reps over TPPA

Former rural and regional development minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal today broke ranks with his fellow Barisan Nasional (BN) backbenchers over the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), saying there are many issues to be resolved before Malaysia could sign the trade pact. The Semporna MP questioned the need to “rush” into signing TPPA, and said […]

Fearful of polls backlash, Sarawak PAS tells Hadi to hold inter-faith dialogue

Sarawak PAS commissioner Jofri Jaraiee has called on his party president to hold an inter-faith dialogue to clarify his derogatory statement on Christianity and missionaries in the state, ahead of the expected polls in March. Blaming the media for possible distortion to sensationalise the sensitive issue, Jofri said the best way to settle the matter […]

Two wrongs don’t make a right. Instead of banning Hadi Awang, Sarawak government should invite him on a fact finding mission in Sarawak.

Following Sarawak minister Tan Sri Dr James Masing’s support for SUPP’s proposal to ban Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang from the state for his derogatory remarks about Christian missionaries, it appears that Hadi will most likely and soon be added to the Sarawak list of unwelcomed persons. It is not a surprise that Hadi Awang […]

Perbahasan dalam bajet peringkat jawatankuasa Jabatan Perdana Menteri.

Hari ini saya menyertai perbahasan dalam bajet peringkat jawatankuasa Jabatan Perdana Menteri. Perbahasan pada peringkat ini membolehkan Ahli Parlimen untuk membahas isu yang spesifik tentang sesuatu kementerian. Isu-isu yang saya bangkitkan adalah seperti berikut: Butiran 050000 Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) —————————————————————————— Saya ingin tanya tentang Indeks Syariah Malaysia yang dilancarkan oleh Perdana Menteri pada […]

Vote on Budget 2016

Today is the last day for the cabinet ministers to reply to our policy speeches. At the end of the day, we have to cast vote on the budget 2016. We in the opposition bench called for division or vote counting. The voting results is 128 votes that support the budget vs 74 votes against […]

Launching of campaign “Pantang Undur: Kempen Solidariti Bersama Kit Siang”

Today the DAP leaders had a press conference to launch the campaign of “Pantang Undur”: Kempen Solidariti Bersama Kit Siang”. I am the campaign committee chairperson. We are going to have series of programmed to protest against the suspension of Lim Kit Siang from attendinf the parliament sitting and to spread the message of RM2.6 […]

28th Anniversary of Ops Lalang

Today is 28th anniversary of the infamous Operasi Lalang. In 1987, more than 100 persons were detained under the draconian ISA on 27th October 1987. Today there is no more ISA, but Sedition Act and SOSMA are now being used against dissidents. Political darkness has again descended and Najib is certainly not a reformist nor […]

Meeting with singer Soo Wincci

Today, YB Jimmy Wong (Kota Kinabalu), YB Teo Kok Seong ( Rasah) and I met with the talented singer Soo Wincci at Sunway Pyramid for lunch. Yesterday I put up in my fb a MMO’s news link about sponsors pulling out of her concert due to fear. The support for her has been overwhelming. This […]

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