The Internal Security Act has now been abolished and replaced with the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act. But not all Barisan Nasional MPs were keen on abolishing the ISA. Find out what MPs told The Nut Graph about what they thought about the ISA during the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project.
JULAU Member of Parliament (MP) Datuk Joseph Salang Anak Gandum’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my)Name: Joseph Salang Anak Gandum Constituency: Julau Party: PRS Years as MP: Since 1999 Government position: Information, communication and culture deputy minister Party position: Information chief Membership in […]
KUCHING, 5 March 2009: Sarawak Barisan Nasional (BN) Youth has formed a working committee chaired by Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Youth head Mong Dagang to garner support from young voters in the 7 April Batang Ai by-election. Fadillah Yusof, the state BN Youth and Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth chief said their main role […]
KUCHING, 4 March 2009: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) is expected to finalise its candidate for the Batang Ai state seat, which fell vacant following the death of its assemblyperson Datuk Dublin Unting Ingkot, in the next few days. PRS president Datuk Seri Dr James Jemut Masing said several possible candidates have been identified and it […]
BAU, 2 MARCH 2009: Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) is expected to meet on 5 March to discuss the candidate for the Batang Ai state by-election. Its secretary-genral Wilfred Nissom said until now, the party had not made a final decision on the matter. But they had identified a suitable candidate, “a local”, he said. “[President […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 Feb 2009: While the political operatives are set to battle for support in the two “Bukit” by-elections — Bukit Gantang and Bukit Selambau — in April, another battleground has emerged in East Malaysia. The Batang Ai state constituency in Sarawak is also the heartland of the Dayaks, who make up almost 95% […]