KOTA KINABALU (April 26): Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman of UMNO and the presidents of the four other Barisan Nasional component parties in Sabah except Tan Sri Joseph Kurup are defending their seats in the 14th general election, polling for which is on May 9.
Kurup, who is PBRS president, is not seeking re-election. He is making way for his son, Arthur Joseph Kurup, to contest the Pensiangan parliamentary seat he held in the 13th Parliament.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 18): Steps will be taken by the government to uphold integrity and accountability, and to ensure check and balance in the public institutions.
This, underlined in the Mid-term Review of the 11th Malaysia Plan 2016-2020 report, include the introduction of Parliamentary Services Act 1963, which was repealed in 1992.
In a nutshell, the Act will provide the parliament autonomy to conduct its own administration, staffing and financing.