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Uproar Over Parliament Closure

Tricia Yeoh, CEO, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) | Hannah Yeoh, MP for Segambut | Prof Dr Sanjay Rampal, Epidemiologist

02-Aug-21 18:00

Uproar Over Parliament Closure

Notice of Parliament's postponement due to Covid-19 cases led to anger over the weekend, from critics who called it a political ploy by Muhyiddin and the Perikatan Nasional government to remain in power. We explore the developments by first looking back at the events that unfolded in the past week. Then, we hear from an Opposition MP who was among those gathered outside Parliament, and then at Dataran Merdeka this morning. Finally, we look at the science of closing Parliament due to Covid-19: does the science check out?

Image Source: fadiatuddin, Shutterstock

Produced by: Tasha Fusil, Loo Juosie, Azlyna Mohd Noor, Alia Zefri

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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