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KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Undeterred by news that the Draft Kuala Lumpur City Plan 2020 will be scrapped, residents and groups in the city are urging the authorities to gazette the plan.

The groups are mobilising stakeholders across the city through a petition to urge City Hall and the Federal Territories Ministry to gazette the plan.

This follows a dialogue session titled “Kuala Lumpur — A World-Class Mess” with several KL parliamentarians at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall on Friday.

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PETALING JAYA: DAP vice-chairperson Teresa Kok has hit back at MCA’s claim that DAP MPs in the Dewan Rakyat had failed to oppose Marang MP Abdul Hadi Awang when he was delivering his speech to table a motion to amend the shariah act last Thursday.

The Seputeh MP described the assertion by MCA deputy president Wee Ka Siong as irresponsible and baseless.

She said DAP MPs were prepared to state their stand against the proposed amendments to the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction) Act (Act 355) when the bill was to be debated and voted on.

“We did not expect the speaker to disallow debate and to abruptly adjourn the sitting,” she said in a statement today.

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A DAP leader has hit out at MCA, claiming the latter had likely been aware that PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang’s private member’s bill to amend syariah punishment limits would be tabled.

DAP national vice chairperson Teresa Kok was responding to MCA’s constant attacks at DAP over the tabling of the bill in Parliament, which would allow PAS Kelantan to implement its hudud laws passed at state level.

“After MCA’s failure to prevent Hadi Awang from tabling the private member’s bill to amend the Syariah Courts (Criminal Jurisdiction ) Act 1965 (or Act 355), MCA deputy president Wee Ka Siong has made various attacks on the DAP in an obvious attempt to divert public attention.

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(吉隆坡 9日讯)行动党全国副主席郭素沁指国阵让哈迪阿旺在 国会提呈修正355法案的动议,但是却不容许其他议员 驳和辩论的做法,显示马华在355法案事件上已经把 失败,成为历史罪人。

她说,魏家祥长篇大论批评行动党议员没在国会反击 党议员的辩论的文告,并不能掩饰马华无法阻止巫 让路给伊党提呈修正355法令动议,并让议长阻止在野 党议员参与辩论的窘境。

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On the issue of the tabling of Hadi Awang’s Private Member’s Bill, MCA has again displayed its political trait of being ‘tiger head and snake tail’.

After MCA’s failure to prevent Hadi Awang from tabling the Private Member’s Bill, RUU 355 to amend the Syariah Courts ( Criminal Jurisdiction ) Act 1965, MCA Deputy President has made various attacks on the DAP in an obvious attempt to divert public attention .

However his attacks are irresponsible and mere baseless allegations .

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PETALING JAYA: Ong Kian Ming has accused Umno of having a racial agenda in filing objections to registration of new voters.

Pointing to data obtained from the Election Commission (EC) on the objections made last year, the Serdang MP said Umno are making spurious objections to young people being registered as voters, especially in Selangor.

“From Quarter 1 to Q3 2016, a total of 4,694 objections were received by the EC, out of which 4,427 or 94% were objections filed in Selangor,” Ong said.

He added that an analysis of the objections from Q1 to Q3 2016 in Selangor also shows two distinct trends.

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(吉隆坡8日讯)行动党全国副主席郭素沁呼吁马华领 导廖中莱和魏家祥应向人民交待,在哈迪的355 法令修正的私人动议在国会被放行的课题上,马华和 大党领袖各执其词。到底马华是否事先被告知,还 苏巴马廉向媒体撒谎?

也是士布爹区国会议员的郭素沁说,在伊党主席哈迪 355法令修正私人动议在国会辩论以后,马华领袖把 任推给议长,并说国阵不曾讨论过要让路给哈迪的动 议,但是国大党主席苏巴马廉却声称国阵成员党早已 告知。人民有权力知道到底谁在说真话,因为人民 马华和国大党领袖的不同言论,感到混惑。

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PETALING JAYA: The charge that Firdaus Tajuddin and seven others are facing for allegedly mobbing Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad last year is too light and undermines the sanctity of restricted areas like the Parliament, says Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed.

“If it was up to me, the punishment would be much heavier. But it is up to the police and the justice system,” he was quoted as saying by The Star.

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