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End emergency, says Penang speaker as NSC rejects state assembly sitting

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The National Security Council (NSC) has rejected the Penang government’s application to hold a state legislative assembly sitting, citing the ongoing state of emergency and the recent increase in Covid-19 cases.

In response, Penang assembly speaker Law Choo Kiang called for the termination of the Emergency Ordinance to allow for a resumption of state governance activities.

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