PETALING JAYA: The role of National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman comes with a wide scope of power, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic), adding that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob told him to "do as he used to before".
The former prime minister and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia president said he met Ismail Sabri last week to seek clarification on his field of authority as NRC chairman.
Muhyiddin said there was now a difference in his role as NRC chairman compared to when he chaired it as prime minister.
"There is a difference in the perspective of power, authority and so on. But the good thing is that the Prime Minister told me "buat macam dulu" (do as you used to).
"This means that if there are any decisiRead More »
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposed Bill to penalise MPs who party-hop is in line with the spirit of the Malaysian Family concept mooted by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob, says former deputy Dewan Rakyat speaker Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said.
At a meeting with Ismail Sabri at Parliament on Monday (Sept 20), she declared her support on anti-party-hopping initiatives and other Parliamentary reforms.
"I'm confident that the Sacking of Members of Parliament Bill 2021, which I proposed is in line with the spirit of the Prime Minister's Malaysian Family concept," she told the media later.
On behalf of the Pengerang Umno division, Azalina also congratulated Ismail Sabri on his appointment as the country's ninth prime minister.
Azalina had reRead More »
Monday, 12 December 2016 ROME: Paolo Gentiloni was named Sunday as Italy’s new prime minister following reformist leader Matteo Renzi’s resignation in the wake of a crushing referendum defeat. Gentiloni, who had been Renzi’s foreign minister, was asked by President Sergio Mattarella to form a new government that will guide …Read More »
Monday, 12 December 2016 WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s ruling National Party appointed Bill English as the country’s new prime minister on Monday following last week’s shock resignation of his predecessor John Key. The centre-right National Party caucus met to confirm the decision on Monday morning with English to be officially sworn …Read More »
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Tuesday, 6 September 2016 KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has invited members of the public to contribute ideas in the preparation of the 2017 Budget. He said they could do so from today until Sept 19 on a special website provided. “You have sound ideas and want to contribute towards …Read More »
Thursday, 5 October 2017 : A prankster who has previously targeted U.S President Donald Trump and former FIFA president Sepp Blatter interrupted British Prime Minister Theresa May’s keynote speech at her annual conference on Wednesday. British comedian Simon Brodkin, who uses the stage name Lee Nelson, handed May a P45 letter …Read More »
Monday, 2 October 2017 : Apologising for losing her Conservative Party’s majority at a June election, Prime Minister Theresa May responded to her critics on Sunday by saying she had the right strategy to lead Britain and win a Brexit deal. May, who has faced calls from within her party to …Read More »
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 : Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Wednesday the first group of about 50 men and woman held in two controversial detention centres for asylum-seekers on remote Pacific islands will be resettled in the United States within weeks. The comments mark the first official timetable …Read More »
Thursday, 14 September 2017 : Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is confident Halimah Yacob will fulfil her role as the republic’s eighth president with distinction. “The President is the apex of our political system and symbol of our multi-racial, multi-religious nation,” he said in his latest Facebook posting. Halimah …Read More »