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Kiandee: Bung still my friend despite remarks about party-hopping

KUALA LUMPUR: Beluran lawmaker Datuk Seri Dr Ronald Kiandee took a dig at his former Sabah Umno counterpart over remarks on party-hopping, saying that it was merely political statements.


Bung: Party hoppers are like ‘frogs, monkeys and gibbons’

KUALA LUMPUR: Outspoken Sabahan lawmaker Datuk Seri Bung Moktar Radin has labelled party hoppers as “frogs, monkeys and gibbons”.


Ramkarpal: Bersatu’s move to welcome Umno 7 is ‘completely wrong’

PETALING JAYA: The move by Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia to accept seven former Umno MPs into its fold is “completely wrong” and a betrayal of the people’s mandate, says Pakatan Harapan lawmaker Ramkarpal Singh.

Reflecting On The Law

Proposals for parliamentary reforms

IN the post GE14 milieu, freedom is in the air and many citizens are demanding reforms to our system of governance. Out of the hundreds of proposals that have been submitted, some relate to improving the institutional efficacy of our elected legislature.

One Man's Meat

Do away with ‘frog culture’

While party hopping is not illegal in the country, the onus of switching allegiance should be in the hands of the rakyat and not the assemblyman or Member of Parliament.


Elected representatives must not be tied to their parties, even if it is undesirable

EVERYONE should say no to the proposed anti-hopping law.


Go ahead and sue me, Matunggong rep Jelani Hamdan tells PKR over quit move

PETALING JAYA: Matunggong assemblyman Datuk Jelani Hamdan has dared PKR to sue him as he did not sign any contract with the party prior to winning the northern Sabah seat in the 2013 general election.


An inconsistent stand

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng is pushing for an anti-hop law in Penang but at the same time the DAP secretary-general is okay with the defections going on in Sabah.