M-Update 17/1/2019-The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has been instructed to monitor all social media information and content on the institution of the monarchy, especially ahead of the election and proclamation of the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo.
The MCMC would particularly monitor the comments and criticisms on social media against the institution of the monarchy, he said.
“We have a monitoring system at the MCMC. When a report is made, an investigation will be carried out.
“The investigation papers will be forwarded to the Attorney General’s Chambers and a decision will be made on the matter. Gobind was asked about the comments about the institution of the monarchy on social media, especially ahead of the election of the next Yang di-Pertuan Agong and Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Jan 24 and the swearing-in on Jan 31. – Bernama