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#kerajaangagal165 –Malaysia is not yet a failed state but in the trajectory to a failed state

The Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhtyddin Yassin’s two recent initiatives have proved to be major flops.

On the eve of the Conference of Rulers special meeting on June 16, he announced the National Recovery Plan for the Covid-19 pandemic but it proved to be a big failure. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal164 – Are we in the midst of a fifth wave?

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Malaysia has overtaken Japan two weeks before the opening of the Tokyo Olympics to be ranked No. 33 among nations in the world with the most cumulative total of Covid-19 cases.

By the present rate of Covid-19 infection, by the middle of the month, Malaysia will go another step down the slippery slope of a worst-performing nation in the Covid-19 pandemic and overtake Israel to be ranked No. 32.
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#kerajaangagal163 – Political news grim and the Covid-19 news grimmer

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The political news is grim but the Covid-19 news is grimmer.

Following the UMNO Supreme Council decision on Wednesday night to immediately retract support to the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, the Muhyiddin government tottered but did not fall yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal162 – Malaysia needs a “War against Covid-19 Pandemic” coalition government whose sole task is to win the war against Covid -19

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Yesterday’s Covid-19 statistics is proof that despite Malaysia fighting a losing war against the Covid-19 pandemic – as evident from the triple failures of the emergency, the twice-extended “total lockdowns” and the National Recovery Plan – there are no signs that we are turning the tides of defeat in the war against the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the first seven days of July, Malaysia registered a rolling daily average of 6,830 Covid-19 new cases, when we should be reaching the threshold of less than 4,000 cases on June 28, and the question in many minds is when the “total lockdown” will be lifted as it has proved to be a total failure.
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#kerajaangagal157 – Malaysia is doomed if Annuar Musa wields real influence in the Muhyiddin Cabinet

It is really tragic that Cabinet Ministers continue to make an ass of themselves.

Malaysia is really doomed if Annuar Musa, the Federal Territories Minister, wields real influence in the Muhyiddin Cabinet.
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#kerajaangagal138 – Judges and not the Attorney-General decide on what is the law in Malaysia, and the last two Attorney-Generals have shown that one AG can disagree with another AG

Firstly, it must noted that under the Malaysian Constitution, the Attorney-General is the principal legal adviser of the government and not a judge who lays down the law of the land. This applies even when the Attorney-General was a former Federal Court judge.

As illustrated by the two previous Attorney-Generals under different administrations, one Attorney-General can disagree with another Attorney-General and there is nothing sacrosanct or final about the views of the Attorney-General on what is the law in the land. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal135 – Is Muhyiddin’s “Parliamentitis” – his fear and obsession with Parliament – so overwhelming and overpowering that he is prepared to risk the displeasure of Yang di Pertuan Agong, the Rulers and the Malaysian people not to convene Parliament before August 1, 2021?

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Dewan Rakay Deputy Speaker, Mohd Rashid Hasnon, has said that Parliament has adequate facilities to implement a hybrid Dewan Rakyat sitting at any time necessary.

Why then is the Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin suggesting involving the opposition in a committee to study the reconvening of Parliament and also whether it should be done in a hybrid mode – a combination of physical and virtual presence?
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#kerajaangagal134 – Malaysia needs a “Win the War Against Covid-19 Pandemic” (WACOP) coalition government to save the country from the devastation in lives, economic losses and societal damages of the pandemic

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Malaysia needs a “Win the War Against Covid-19 Pandemic” (WACOP) coalition government to save the country from the devastation in lives, economic losses and societal damages of the pandemic.

Today, Malaysia has plumbed a new depth in the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

With 4,637 Covid-19 deaths, we have beaten China, the former No. 1 nation in total cumulative total of Covid-19 cases, as it has 4,636 Covid-19 deaths. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal121 – Time is closing in for the Muhyiddin government to call for an emergency Cabinet meeting to comply with the Dewan Rakyat Standing Orders with the requisite 28 days’ notice to convene Parliament on July 19 and avoid any constitutional crisis

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Time is closing in for the Muhyiddin government to call for an emergency Cabinet meeting to comply with the Dewan Rakyat Standing Orders with the requisite 28 days’ notice and to convene Parliament on July 19, 2021 and avoid any constitutional crisis in the country.

The Dewan Rakyat Standing Orders provide that the Prime Minister will decide, at least 28 days in advance, when the Dewan Rakyat should meet, which means that tomorrow Sunday 20th June 2021 is the deadline for the Prime Minister to convene Parliament on July 19 and comply with the Dewan Rakyat Standing Orders on the 28 days’ requisite notice.
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#kerajaangagal115 – Will Mahiaddin have to take a new oath of office before the Yang di Pertuan Agong to be Prime Minister of Malaysia and is he properly sworn in as Member of Parliament for Pagoh and Johore State Assemblyman for Gambir?

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The Prime Minister’s chief private secretary Marzuki Mohamad’s memorandum to all civil servants to utilise the Prime Minister’s legal name, Mahiaddin Md Yasin for all government documents raises the question whether Muhyiddin also known as Mahiaddin needs to take a new oath of office before the Yang di Pertuan Agong to be Prime Minister of Malaysia.

It also raises the questions whether Muhyiddin also known as Mahiaddin had been properly sworn in as Member of Parliament for Pagoh and Johore State Assemblyman for Gambir. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal113 –Muhyiddin’s national recovery plan is a great disappointment and let-down as it offers no light at the end of the tunnel – only fog and more fog

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The Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s much-hyped live national telecast yesterday on the National Recovery Plan is a great disappointment and let-down as it offers not light at the end of the tunnel, only fog and more fog.

Let me here first give five reasons why Muhyiddin’s national recovery plan is no plan for recovery.
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#kerajaangagal111 – Will the Cabinet tomorrow restore confidence in Malaysia by ending the emergency and immediately convening Parliament and the State Assemblies?

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During the Slim River Perak State Assembly by-election in August 2020, a senior Bersatu Minister alleged that more Malaysians will die during the Covid-19 pandemic if the Pakatan Harapan was still the government.

Since the Slim River by-election on August 29, 2020, there had been 653,140 new Covid-19 cases and 3,843 new Covid-19 deaths.
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#kerajaangagal109 – Is the Covid-19 exit plan Muhyiddin’s distraction ploy from the SIEC issue?

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Why should the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin be now talking about a National Recovery Plan in preparation for the country to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic?

Is it Muhyiddin’s distraction ploy from the Special Independent Emergency Committee (SIEC) issue triggered by his de facto Law Minister, Takiyuddin Hassan as to whether SIEC would be the only authoritative body to advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong whether to extend the emergency on August 1, 2021? Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal108 – Takiyuddin’s backtrack is not good enough when Muhyiddin continues to keep his silence on whether the SIEC will be the only authoritative body, and not the Cabinet or designated Minister, to advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether to extend the emergency on August 1

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The de facto Law Minister, Takiyuddin Hassan, has backtracked from his stand that it is the Cabinet’s responsibility to advise the Yang di-Pertuan Agong whether or not the emergency should be extended, but this is not good enough so long as the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddihn Yassin keeps his silence on whether the Special Independent Emergency Committee (SIEC) will be the only authoritative body, and not the Cabinet or designated Minister, to advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether to extend the emergency on August 1, 2021.

I would advise the entire 19-member Special Independent Committee headed by Arifin Zakaria to ask for a meeting with the Prime Minister and secure an assurance from him that it is the SIEC and not the Cabinet or designated Minister who will advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether to extend the emergency on August 1 and that that this issue would not be the crown of all Covid-19 SOP flip-flops, U-turns and double-standards by the Perikatan Nasional government. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal107 – The entire 19-member Special Independent Committee headed by Arifin Zakaria should meet the Prime Minister and ask for an assurance that it is the Special Independent Committee and not the Cabinet or designated Minister who will advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether to extend the emergency on August 1, 2021 or it might as well be disbanded

In the era of 24/7, the 24-hour silence of the Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on a vital constitutional issue like the extension of the emergency is a most extraordinary thing.

Is it because the Prime Minister is out of his depth on the constitutional issue and uncertain of the import of what he said in his national telecast on January 12, 2021 about the Special Independent Committee to advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether the emergency proclamation of January 11, 2021 is to be extended or ended, or whether it is because this is the crown of all SOP flips-flops, U-turns and double-standards by the Perikatan Nasional Government in the last 18 months since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic or is it because the Prime Minister could not get the Attorney-General to advise him on this vital constitutional issue on a Sunday? Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal106 – Takiyuddin is talking bunkum – Is Muhyiddin the Prime Minister or can every Minister pretend that he or she is the Prime Minister?

The de facto Law Minister, Takiyuddin Hassan is talking bunkum.

Where is the Prime Minister, Muhyiddin Yassin? Does he understand what he announced in his national telecast on January 12, 2021?

Is Muhyiddin the Prime Minister or can every Minister can pretend that he or she is the Prime Minister?
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#kerajaangagal105 – Muhyiddin should not move the goalpost from his telecast on January 12 that the Special Independent Committee and not the Cabinet or the designated Minister will advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong whether the emergency will be extended on 1st August 2021

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Malaysia seems to moving towards a serious constitutional crisis.

The Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, should not move the goalpost from his national telecast on January 12 that the Special Independent Committee and not the Cabinet or the designated Minister will advise the Yang di Pertuan Agong on whether the emergency declared on January 11 will be extended on August 1, 2021.
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#kerajaangagal104 – Malaysia has really fallen on very bad times with the country becoming a joke in the international circles

Malaysia has really fallen on very bad times with the country becoming a joke in international circles.

The Covid-19 pandemic has come as a disguised blessing in banning international travel for Malaysians cannot hold their heads high in foreign countries. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal102 – Muhyiddin must make clear whether Hamzah’s bizarre idea that Parliament can only meet when herd immunity against coronavirus is achieved represents government policy

Clearly, the Home Minister, Hamzah Zainuddin has not given up his bizarre idea that Parliament will only sit after the country has achieved herd immunity against Covid-19 virus.

Today, he poured cold water on a proposal to set up a hybrid Parliament during the emergency and publicly humiliated not only the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Parlaiment), Taikiyyuddin Hassan, who announced the proposal for a hybrid Parliament, but also the Dewan Rakyat speaker, Dewan Negara president, the Dewan Negara deputy president, both deputy speakers of the Dewan Rakyat, and Parliament’s chief administrator who are currently studying the proposal. Read the rest of this entry »

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#kerajaangagal100 — why the bloated Muhyiddin Cabinet is the most irrelevant and inconsequential in Malaysian history?

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In his apologia yesterday for the failed kakistocratic Muhyiddin government, the principal private secretary to the Prime Minister, Marzuki Mohamad, tried to explain why the National Operations Council (NOC), as proposed by some quarters, is not suitable in Malaysia’s current fight against Covid-19 and its efforts to revive the economy.

He claimed that there is at present “a working and functioning Cabinet” which convenes every Wednesday and many decisions are made not only related to the Covid-19 pandemic, but also in regards to the country’s administration, economic management, people’s welfare, finance, security, defence, education, international relations and other matters related to the overall governing of the country. Read the rest of this entry »

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