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Selangor pours cold water on DAP’s snap polls suggestion

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The Selangor government rejected today the DAP’s call for early elections in the state, saying that it intends to continue its mandate to the people. The office of Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, who is from PKR, said the MB was looking at legal avenues to object to […]

DAP pushes for early elections in Selangor

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 ― The DAP wants state polls to be held in Selangor before the Election Commission (EC) gains approval for its recent controversial proposed redelineation exercise. Selangor DAP chairman Tony Pua said the party “unanimously” agreed to early elections in the state during an emergency meeting yesterday, but will wait for its […]

Kit Siang moots Selangor snap polls amid redelineation controversy

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — Lim Kit Siang suggested today that Pakatan Harapan consider holding snap elections in Selangor, claiming that the Election Commission’s (EC) constituency redelineation proposals have “butchered” the state’s map. The DAP parliamentary leader said the current fifth constituency redelineation was making voter disparity in electoral constituencies greater than ever before.

Sultan will have final say if PAS to be booted, says Hadi

PETALING JAYA: While the Selangor Menteri Besar has the prerogative to threaten PAS to leave the state government, it is still a matter for the Sultan to decide, says the Islamist party’s president. According to a Malay Mail Online report that quoted Sinar Harian, Hadi said this when commenting on the rumour that Azmin Ali […]

DAP sacks Selangor assemblyman for misusing state funds

KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — DAP has expelled Teluk Datuk assemblyman Loh Chee Heng with  immediate effect for serious misconduct. The federal opposition party’s acting national chairman Tan Kok Wai said its discipline committee had unanimously found evidence Loh had misused state funds meant for his constituency. “Following the disciplinary hearing today, during which Loh […]

DAP MP shows Azmin how to boost DEIG’s transparency, fix loss-making GLCs

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 8 ― Selangor Mentri Besar Azmin Ali must first table the full accounts of state-owned Mentri Besar Incorporated (MBI) in the state assembly and disclose the compensation of top MBI executives in a bid to increase transparency of the controversial Darul Ehsan Investment Group (DEIG), DAP lawmaker Dr Ong Kian Ming said […]

Rescind ban on alcohol sale at Chinese medicine shops, DAP MP tells Selangor

KUALA LUMPUR, May 29 ― A federal DAP lawmaker today urged the Selangor government to direct the Petaling District Licensing Council to call off its ban on the sale of alcoholic items in Chinese medicine shops, labelling the prohibition “unreasonable, unnecessary and unacceptable”. Seputeh MP Teresa Kok insisted that the directive was not in line […]

Selangor State government must direct the Petaling District Licensing Council to rescind its decision to ban the sale of non medicinal forms of alcohol by Chinese medicine shops

The decision by the Petaling District Alcohol License Council to ban the sale of non-medicinal forms of alcohol by Chinese medicine shops is unreasonable, unnecessary and unacceptable. It is therefore right that DAP Selangor Exco Ean Yong Hian Wah has immediately and publicly opposed such a decision and revealed that the issue will be discussed […]

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