Day: June 21, 2010

Voters to get say on axing Keshvinder

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) Perak DAP will soon launch a house-to-house signature campaign in Malim Nawar “to demand the immediate resignation” of state assemblyperson Keshvinder Singh, who quit the party last week to become a BN-friendly Independent. dap education roundtable meeting 111006 m kulasegaranThis will give

Batu by-election: BN nervous, says PAS' Khalid

Hazlan Zakaria (Malaysiakini) Shah Alam MP Khalid Samad today rubbished talk of a rift between DAP and its Pakatan Rakyat allies over the possible disqualification of Batu MP Tian Chua for his ‘cop biting’ conviction. save tian chua dinner 200610 khalid samadThe speculations stemmed from

Speaker Pandikar says Tian Chua still Batu MP

Malaysiakini Tian Chua is still MP for Batu until the Dewan Rakyat disqualifies him from the post, Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia told reporters in Parliament today. This follows the imposition on Chua by the Kuala Lumpur High Court of a RM2,000 fine or two months’

EC must call fresh polls for Batu, says former judge

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 – The Election Commission must call fresh polls for the Batu parliamentary seat immediately, former judge Datuk N.H. Chan said today. The retired Court of Appeals judge was weighing in on the debate over whether PKR’s

Tian Chua still MP, for now

By Debra Chong (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The High Court confirmed today its ruling last week to fine PKR’s Chua Tian Chang RM2,000 for biting a policeman in 2007, leaving the politician’s status as MP open to challenge. Judge Datuk Ghazali Cha

Tian Chua complains about judge

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 – PKR’s Chua Tian Chang maintained today that he is unhappy with being found guilty of biting a policeman and claimed that the High Court had failed to handle his case properly. Grab a Celcom Blue

Parliament has final say on Tian Chua, says deputy speaker

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — Dewan Rakyat deputy speaker Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar maintained today that the House has final say over PKR’s Chua Tian Chang’s status as the Batu MP. Grab a Celcom Blue Bear(TM) and stand

Amend laws to protect MPs from disqualification, says Kit Siang

By Clara Chooi (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — DAP veteran leader Lim Kit Siang asserted today that laws governing the disqualification of MPs should be amended to better protect legally elected representatives from being ejected from the House so easily. He said the