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MPs cannot quote unsubstantiated media reports or social media posts, Speaker rules


KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat Speaker has ruled that lawmakers should refrain from quoting any media reports or social media posts unless they have solid evidence to back it up.

Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof made the ruling after a shouting match ensued as opposition leader Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was debating the motion of thanks on the Royal Address.

   

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