Tag: council of eminent persons
The former leader says Cabinet has the full authority and not the five-member advisory council formed in the wake of the historic elections.
Malaysians deserve to know the limits of the CEP's authority and the manner in which members of the council are to conduct their business.
With seven of his books banned, the prominent author says state religious edicts should have no place in new Malaysia.
The Umno member says Daim has the experience, intelligence and high-level contacts.
De facto Law Minister VK Liew says members of the Council of Eminent Persons offer their services for free.
The former finance minister praises his colleagues in the Council of Eminent Persons which came under criticism recently.
Wee Ka Siong and Khairy Jamaluddin ask for clarification on status and powers of the Council of Eminent Persons, saying it should not overstep its advisory role.
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong says the question of accountability does not arise with the CEP as its members are not bound by specific laws.
The Straits Times notes that some suggestions and actions by the Council of Eminent Persons have caused anxiety among ministers and other leaders.
They make up the up the largest group of employers and are the biggest contributors to the Malaysian economy.
Tenaga Nasional Bhd CEO says the industry should re-look the power plants policy, agrees with the government that competitive bidding for contracts is best.
They say the only thing that should be removed is the RM10,000 levy imposed on car traders with approved permits.
The CEP chairman says the decision whether Nazir Razak should leave before his contract ends is entirely up to the banker.
Faisal Tehrani was among several Muslim scholars and activists called by the Council of Eminent Persons today.
Education Malaysia Global Services CEO Rujhan Mustafa says one way to attract more foreign students is by giving them full or partial scholarships.
Prominent Muslims from muftis to independent scholars critical of Islamic administration in the country will speak to the Council of Eminent Persons tomorrow.
Its CEO says he discussed ways to cut construction cost and save public money with the Council of Eminent Persons today.
Institutional Reform Committee member Ambiga Sreenevasan says the group is also looking at whether the government should set up the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC).
The Bukit Gelugor MP says it is a basic hallmark of any democracy that the executive does not interfere in the affairs of the judiciary.
The prime minister says in his opinion, the council has not overstepped its boundaries.
Chow Kon Yeow says the Penang Transport Master Plan projects are self-funding as the money will come from three islands to be built on reclaimed land.
Bernas CEO Ismail Mohamed Yusoff says the monopoly system has worked in providing sufficient rice supply in the market at a low price.
PPBM's Tariq Ismail says if the authorities want to charge Kadir for an opinion piece, then they must also charge Shahidan.
They question the legal powers of the PM's task force and the advisory committee to the Council of Eminent Persons.
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