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MPs warned against raising sex video controversy in Parliament

Speaker Mohamad Arif Md Yusof says it is against Parliament rules to raise any issue still being investigated by the police.

UK PM candidate Hancock will not allow parliament suspension for Brexit

Matt Hancock says allowing the suspension of parliament would gon 'against all that people had fought for in World War Two'.

Integrity panels a ‘waste of time, money’ says MCA

Wee Ka Siong wonders if Pakatan Harapan presidential council has become a rubber stamp.

May: Brexit legislation will be published on Friday

Theresa May wants to see the Withdrawal Agreement Bill passed into law by publishing its legislation on Friday in order for Brexit to take effect.

Ukraine’s new president Zelensky dissolves parliament

Volodymyr Zelensky will hold early elections now that Ukraine's parliament is dissolved.

Theresa May to bring Brexit deal back to lawmakers in early...

Prime Minister Theresa May is not giving up on Brexit and will bring the deal back to parliament for consideration by lawmakers in early June.

A time to put PM on the spot in Parliament

PM's Question Time to be introduced, and a Ministry Day for each Minister to answer to MPs.

UK eyes middle of next week deadline for Brexit talks with...

British Prime Minister Theresa May wants a finale over the Brexit deal by having talks with the Labour party and hopes to get it approved by parliament soon.

Parliament mulling 11 more select committees

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof says this is in addition to the six parliamentary select committees already in existence.

MA63 select committee to be set up, says law minister

Liew Vui Keong says the chairman of the parliamentary select committee will be invited to join the Cabinet's MA63 committee.

Govt fails to get two-thirds support to amend constitution

Government fails to obtain two-thirds majority.

UK parliament approves Brexit law forcing May to consult on delay

Lawmakers want additional legal guarantees against a 'no-deal' exit happening on April 12.

Noh Omar offers ‘it’s a crime only if you’re caught’ analogy...

The BN MP says this in asking that all politicians be given equal treatment if they want to enter schools, adding that he has evidence that some school heads have been warned not to allow in opposition MPs.

Opposition MPs stage walkout after ‘pondan’ row

PAS' Pengkalan Chepa MP Ahmad Marzuk Shaary is given the boot for refusing to retract word.

Stop using 1MDB as an excuse for bad economy, Khairy tells...

The Rembau MP says 1MDB is being used to mask the unfulfilled promises of the PH government.

Proposal to lower voting age to 18 for next Parliament meeting

The Federal Constitution now puts the minimum voting age at 21.

Khairy says Nga calling the kettle black over Taliban row

Umno MP says if his use of the word ‘Taliban’ is an insult to Parliament, then Nga Kor Ming is equally guilty.

British lawmakers vote to seize control of Brexit for a day

Lawmakers can now vote on a range of Brexit options, giving parliament a chance to indicate whether it can agree on a deal with closer ties to Brussels, and then try to push the government in that direction.

Kiandee confirms he will make way for new PAC chairman

I'll abide by Tun's decision, says former Sabah Umno leader at the centre of a storm.

PKR keeps mum about Nurul Izzah quitting PAC

Vice-president Xavier Jayakumar says the matter has yet to be brought before the party's political bureau.

May piles pressure on British lawmakers to back Brexit deal

May's authority hit an all-time low this week after a series of parliamentary defeats and rebellions.

British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

The House of Commons is expected to vote against a 'no deal' Brexit, although this could still happen on March 29 unless it can agree on what should happen instead.

Britain in Brexit chaos: Parliament crushes May’s EU deal again

Lawmakers voted against the prime minister's amended Brexit deal by 391 to 242 as her last-minute talks with EU chiefs to assuage her critics' concerns ultimately proved fruitless.

PH strongly backs Mahathir as PM, says Azmin

There is no issue of a no-confidence vote against PM, he tells Dewan Rakyat.