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Egypt detains opposition leader accusing him of anti-government plot

Human rights lawyer Gamal Eid who is representing some of the defendants, says at least 10 people were arrested in recent days.

Nomination begins for Cameron Highlands by-election

For the first time, the EC will provide a live crossover on the nomination, polling and vote-counting on its Facebook page.

Parliament no longer a rubber stamp, says speaker

Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohd Ariff Md Yusof says people should not think that it is just a place where people fight.

Report: Parliamentary inquiry to be held into Lynas operation

SBS News of Australia reports that two inquiries are expected to be held soon regarding environmental concerns over Lynas’ rare-earths operation in Gebeng, Kuantan.

Zuraida: Wrong to say 51 MPs ready to vacate seat for...

The outgoing PKR Wanita chief says Nurul Izzah Anwar and Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail have already said they won’t give up their seats.

Time to make Parliament paramount again

The ‘rubber stamp’ tag of Parliament can be erased if all MPs are allowed to freely scrutinise and debate policies and actions of the government, not just pass government bills.

PKR’s Sivarasa hopes PAS members will vote for him

The lawyer also appeals to PAS members to vote according to their conscience although their leaders have forged an unofficial cooperation in this election.

I have a Maker to answer to, says Kedah MB

Ahmad Bashah Md Hanipah, who is the Suka Menanti candidate, says it is a sin to choose a government which cannot guarantee the future.

Wan Azizah: I’m standing in Pandan to honour, defend Rafizi

The PKR president says she is sad that Rafizi is not standing, and hopes to defend his seat in the five-cornered fight this election.

Farmer brothers among PSM candidates who declare assets

Sixteen candidates, who will vie for four parliamentary and 12 state seats, declare their assets and receive papers authorising them to stand under the PSM banner.

Beware of Warisan, Sabah BN tells DAP, PKR

Sabah BN Backbenchers Club chairman says Shafie Apdal and Dr Mahathir Mohamad are engaged in a ‘political drama’.

GE14: Will Pagoh voters continue to stand by Muhyiddin?

Although he does not confirm he will defend his seat, Muhyiddin Yassin says he has been told his name has become synonymous with the Pagoh constituency and that the voters there know him well.

Santiago: PH can win support of 40% Malays in Klang

Klang MP says social policies by Selangor government have benefited many poor families in his constituency.

Bentong will stay with MCA in GE14, says former MP

Lim Ah Lek says voters in Bentong are loyal to those who serve them, and that feedback from voters shows they want the MCA to continue serving them.

PH confident of winning at least half of Sabah seats, says...

PH chairman says the pact is working closely with Parti Warisan Sabah.

Who’s accountable for development funds, asks Sabah opposition

The federal government allocates funds for all parliamentary constituencies be they BN or opposition areas, but questions are being asked on how the funds are spent.

Detention of Maria under Sosma follows law, says AG

He says a 'security offence' is not limited to only offences related to terrorism, but also covers, among others, offences in connection with activities that are detrimental to parliamentary democracy.