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Speaker bans usage of the word 'robber' in Dewan Rakyat

Kow Gah Chie

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Modified 17 Jul 2019, 6:44 am

PARLIAMENT | Dewan Rakyat speaker Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof today ruled that the word 'robber', commonly used by parliamentarians in reference in the 1MDB scandal, is unparliamentary.

This followed opposition lawmakers pressing for a ruling on whether Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng's claim that the GST trust fund was "robbed" fell afoul of the Dewan Rakyat decorum...

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