Tag: perak turmoil

Golden chance to wrest Silver state with apex court

However, DAP state chief Ngeh Koo Ham hinted that the Federal Court hearing next Thursday may not spell the end of the Perak imbroglio. “The MB versus MB court case is not the end of the legal battle in Perak as we have still the

Ousted MB again calls for snap polls in Perak

Malaysiakini Eight months after being ousted as menteri besar of Perak, Mohd Nizar Jamaluddin still clings to hope that a snap election will be held soon to end the protracted political crisis in the state. He said it is absolutely crucial for voters to be

Speaker vs EC: Grave distortion of constitution

Kim Quek (Malaysiakini) In a written judgment by Justice Nik Hashim Nik Rahman, the Federal Court empowers the Election Commission (EC) to over-rule the speaker over the resignations of the three ‘independents’ in Perak and declares that they retain their status as assembly representatives.

Parliamentary Question #29 on 15/6/2009

Dato’ Ngeh Koo Ham [ Beruas ] to ask the MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS to state the reason the Chief Police Officer of Perak and the Officer-in-Charge of Police District of Ipoh took the orders from the Secretary of the State Assembly and the State

Parliamentary Question #9 on 15/6/2009

Tuan Khairy Jamaluddin [ Rembau ] to ask the PRIME MINISTER to state whether the government intends to amend the Election Act 1958 by imposing penalty on political parties concerned to prevent elected representatives from vacating their seats without reasonable cause and making a mockery

Hunger strike launched with eight elected reps to fast in lockup

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) IPOH, May 26—In yet another twist to the Pakatan Rakyat (PR) hunger strike, riot police arrested over a dozen people including eight elected representatives who tried to lead a march from the DAP headquarters to the Ipoh High Court.

Nizar dares Zambry to ask for fresh polls

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) SLIM RIVER, May 26 – Datuk Seri Nizar Jamaluddin has issued a challenge to his rival Datuk Seri Zambry Abd Kadir to use his office to seek an electoral mandate for the Barisan Nasional (BN) government in Perak.

Royal probe urged into 'unlawful takeover' of Perak

Humayun Kabir (Malaysiakini) Perak PAS has called for a royal commission of inquiry to investigate the “unlawful takeover” of the Perak government by Barisan Nasional. This was the main resolution that more than 800 delegates passed at their annual party convention yesterday in Teluk Intan.

BN mulls options for Perak but DAP wants polls

By Shannon Teoh (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, MAY 24 — Hoping for an end to the Perak crisis, the prime minister today said that an emergency assembly is an option to end the impasse but the DAP slammed the idea and called for fresh polls.