MARCH 16 ― At times like these, I believe all Malaysians are united in voicing out against the terrorist actions that took place in Christchurch.
PETALING JAYA: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is maintaining the refugee status of those from the Chin ethnic group registered with the agency for now.
The politics of lies, hate, fear, race and religion perpetuated by BN and PAS did not prevent Pakatan Harapan from securing the necessary support from the Malay electorate to capture Putrajaya in the ...
As former law minister Nazri Aziz’s racist outburst in Semenyih continues to reverberate across the political landscape, the way racism and religious extremism is being used to stymie the reform age...
COMMENT | I doubt that Dr Mahathir Mohamad will ever remove Maszlee Malik as education minister.
Recently, former tourism minister Nazri Aziz reportedly said that the post of attorney-general, chief justice and finance minister should not have been given to a non-Malay because they could not take...
SEMENYIH POLLS | Umno supreme council member Lokman Adam said it didn't matter if Attorney-General Tommy Thomas was Christian and of Indian origin.
THE National Kindness Week is a good initiative.
At a recent symposium on Yemen, one of the panellists, a prominent Muslim social activist, lamented the lack of empathy among non-Muslims for human suffering in places like Yemen and Palestine.
MCA president Wee Ka Siong recently invited all 222 MPs to the party’s Chinese New Year open house.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kim Lek walked and sometimes ran to Malaysia from her home in Chin State, Myanmar, at the age of 11.
KUCHING: Sarawak will set up a Religious Welfare Fund to cater to the financial needs of religious associations in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Amar Douglas Uggah Embas said today.
KUCHING, Feb 24 — Sarawak will set up a Religious Welfare Fund to cater to the financial needs of religious associations in the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.
GEORGE TOWN: Most Malaysian parents lack knowledge about paedophilia, according to an academic who has done research on juvenile issues.
PETALING JAYA: The controversial scholarship advertisement put up by Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani was meant to attract more recruits so that the nursing staff could spend more quality time with their...
KOTA KINABALU: A Christian group wants Sabah's reputation as a casino state to end, and says that the state government should come out with a plan to reduce the number of clubs allowed to operate slot machines.
PETALING JAYA: A photograph of a woman sent two Australian siblings scurrying to Penang last month in the hopes of finally seeing their mother again.
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 20 — The Health Ministry today said that it regretted the incident where a private hospital in Kedah placed a racist scholarship advertisement for a nursing diploma programme.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Pantai Hospital in Kedah has apologised after coming under fire for putting up a nursing scholarship advertisement that expressed a preference for Chinese, Siamese, Christian ...
Malaysians are still mired in religious controversies despite knowing that it will not augur well for the continued peace and co-existence in a multi-religious country like ours.
Caste and Tamil nationalism collide in the Indian election around South India. JABARAJ Selvaraj is Tamil.
THE Indonesian presidential election is scheduled for April this year.
Thirteen years ago I attended a week-long series of courses in Singapore on inter-faith relations organised by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura).
A grenade thrown into a mosque in the southern Philippines killed two people and wounded four, security officials said on Wednesday, three days after twin bombings at a church on a nearby island kille...
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of a Christian woman who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, dismissing a petition filed by Islamists who have calle...
Indonesia on Thursday released the popular former governor of Jakarta from jail, after serving a reduced two-year sentence for blasphemy against Islam, a case that exposed deep religious divides in th...
YOURSAY | ‘It’s time we keep our religion at home.
There has been intense debate over how the lights of a building under construction in Penang had resembled a cross.
Israeli television said on Wednesday that US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank, with a capital in E...
YOURSAY | Today the cross, tomorrow Year of the Pig.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 17 — Malaysia is touted as among three countries that show “signs of hope” for Christians, in a report detailing the persecution faced by the religious group around the world t...
PAS has accused the developer of an apartment building in Penang - which displayed lights in the shape of a cross – of being involved in the "Christianisation agenda".
KUALA LUMPUR: The residence of Abdullah Bin Bakar was on high alert this evening after.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 14 — The International Paralympic Committee expressed disappointment Saturday after Malaysia said it would not allow Israeli swimmers to attend a competition in the country that wi...
PETALING JAYA: A sociology professor has urged the next president of the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) to reassess the idea of making the institution an Oxford for Muslim countri...
JANUARY 9 — Christine Figgener, a PhD student of Texas A&M University, published a video on August 2015 that has since garnered 33 million views.
PETALING JAYA: A coroner’s court in Alor Setar has delivered an open verdict in the death of a doctor who died under mysterious circumstances in Langkawi some 10 years ago.
Could Malaysia be a credible leader for the Muslim world?
KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Shafie Apdal has told Sabahans to reject extremism when practising one’s religion, saying it has no place in Sabah’s multi-racial society.
KUCHING, Jan 3 ― The Sarawak government has asked the State Education Department to request the Education Ministry to continue supplying diesel to 21 rural mission schools in the state to power thei...
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Cinta Sabah (PCS) has lodged a complaint against PAS and several NGOs for objecting to Christian celebrations in the state, following their protest against a recent Christmas carn...
KOTA KINABALU, Jan 3 ― Sabah PAS apologised for filing a police complaint against a Christmas carnival in Tawau after its allegation of Christian proselytisation was heavily criticised for being aga...
Tawau PAS has apologised for the confusion which arose from the police report it lodged against the Christmas and New Year Eve festivals organised by the office of Tawau MP Christina Liew.
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Solidariti Tanah AirKu wants the government to urgently address religious fanaticism and anti-Christian sentiments in Malaysia.
KOTA KINABALU: Tawau PAS today apologised for the confusion over a police report lodged by the party against the Christmas festival organised by Deputy Chief Minister and Tawau MP Christina Liew.
I read with sadness that this year, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) will not be getting some of the financial assistance it received over the past 50 years.
Mental health professionals in the United States are considering adding a diagnosis related to excessive tech use. Many say they’re seeing more people whose problems are intertwined with videogaming, social media and other tech use.
KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) has slammed various groups that protested the district-level Christmas and New Year celebrations in Tawau.
THE story of the Christmas Truce between the German soldiers and the allied forces during World War One is indeed an amazing one.