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Azhar-Azalina friction in focus ahead of Dewan Rakyat’s reconvening


KUALA LUMPUR – All eyes will be on Parliament when it finally reconvenes for a five-day special sitting beginning Monday, with key attention set to be on the government’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic and economy.

Potentially of equal interest is how the proceedings will be moderated, as conflicting signals and views have already emerged from the top two seats of the federal legislature.

The contrast in opinion between Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun and his deputy, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, on the whole gamut of democracy is cause for the usual expectations of how parliamentary proceedings will transpire differently this time around.

Over the course of the emergency, which was proclaimed in January, Azhar has maintained that the executive body has the power to suspend Parliament and the prime minister has the right to set a date for a si

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Paul Lam
15 hours ago
Art har Rum mei b after sanitize mei oso short circuit wich in need spkr rplmt b4 ,hi freq will DAMAGED ear drum >70db.. .... ???

1 day ago
Drama of the year will start soon Both are in same boat with Moodin

1 day ago
Fight him and bring him down YB Azalina . The Speaker is just a tool of PM to silence the opposition which will ultimately destroy the country and cause immense sufferings to the Rakyat

Edward Lall
1 day ago
The Art Harun the "big" champion sold his soul to the devil. It's an utter shame these kind people point fingers at others in criticising and later get involved in the same manner, when a few ringgit is dangled before them. You are a man of no morality, dignity and authority, Art Harun! If you still have some common sense left step down!

henghean lim
1 day ago
🤣🤣🤣... one lost his balls & the other wanted to show she has balls!! The sandiwara has begun....

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