PETALING JAYA: A PAS delegate based in Europe today said any attempt by Malaysia to steer from its traditionalist view of things will backfire, pointing out that Ireland is facing the brunt of this no...
LETTER | The Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) is dismayed that the Chief Minister of Penang, Chow Kon Yeow, had once again dismissed the efforts to list Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site.
GEORGE TOWN: A heritage group said it was “dismayed” with the Penang government for not following through on the listing of Pulau Jerejak as a Unesco World Heritage Site (WHS). The Penang Heritage...
GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Pulau Jerejak should be jointly listed as a Unesco World Heritage site together with the Sungai Buloh Leprosarium, Penang Heritage Trust (PHT) said today.
Malaysia needs to re-focus. No more of deep fake videos, whether all men who go to the gym are gay, what gender slept with what animal, or who wears black pants.
KUALA LUMPUR: For the last 28 years, some 500 Kenyah people in the remote village of Long Puak in Sarawak had to depend on rainfall as their main source of water supply.
A total of 70 youths from Long Puak village together and volunteers carry out in the ‘gotong royong’ in the clean water project.
Without real effort to include all members of the community in the urban planning of Kuala Lumpur, the city would never be a place for everyone, and would never be able to live up to its greatest potential.
MELAKA: Just like the fruit acar (pickle) that was served at the buka puasa event, the attendees mixed well with one another despite coming from different backgrounds.
In the first three decades after Merdeka, Malays had an uneasy relationship with Christians.
PETALING JAYA: While a series of interfaith iftar events this Ramadan has attempted to forge closer ties between Muslims and non-Muslims, there have not been similar efforts to bring together divergen...
LETTER | At the height of the Cultural Revolution in the 1960s in China, the excesses were becoming surreal: students were attacking their teachers and parents for being "capitalist roaders".
SHAH ALAM: Members of the Ahmadiah sect and Shia Muslims were not invited to take part in an interfaith breaking of fast event organised by the Selangor Islamic Department (Jais) last night as they di...
PETALING JAYA: The Rukun Negara’s first principle, Belief in God is meant for all faiths and not just Islam, and has been wrongly interpreted in a Primary Six textbook for Moral Studies, says promin...
PETALING JAYA: PAS today labelled Anwar Ibrahim an “actor” after the PKR president said he wanted to be known as a leader who upholds Islam when he takes office as the eighth prime minister.
PETALING JAYA: Muslims, Christians and other religious leaders came together for a breaking of fast event last night, with organisers hoping it will encourage people of different faiths to build a bet...
BANGI, Selangor: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) ruling coalition has begun to show signs of being gripped by corruption, Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim warned on Thursday (May 16).
BANGI: Pakatan Harapan leaders should not be blinded by power and flaunt their wealth now that they are heading the government, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
BANGI: Anwar Ibrahim has expressed his desire to be known as a leader who strongly supports Islam when he takes office as the eighth prime minister.
SIBU: Police have advised the public to stop circulating a message about three Islamic State members out to attack churches in Sibu and Bintulu.
SERI KEMBANGAN: Her mother could only read Jawi but that did not stop her from raising 10 children and improving herself.
THERE’S a brief snap – the sound of a hammer hitting a nail: metallic but light.
GOOD Friday, a holy day for Christians the world over, is a public holiday in Indonesia, which has the largest Muslim population in the world.
On April 21, 2019, the calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings at several churches and high-end hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka, leaving some 250 people dead and at least 500 more injure...
PETALING JAYA: A DAP senator who had urged Putrajaya to establish diplomatic ties with Israel has apologised and retracted his statement but explained that he had also called for the government to set...
PETALING JAYA: In the true spirit of solidarity, a Muslim group visited a church, a Hindu temple and a Buddhist temple.
PETALING JAYA: A Muslim group visited a church as well as Hindu and Buddhist temples in Kuala Lumpur Sunday (April 28) to show solidarity with non-Muslims following the terrorist attack in Sri Lanka.
Churches across Sri Lanka suspended Sunday mass as security concerns remained high a week after suicide bombers killed over 250 in churches and hotels across the island nation.
THE carnage in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has been condemned by people everywhere.
The carnage in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday has been condemned by people everywhere.
Bukit Aman has stepped up security measures in the country following Sunday's bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, including increasing its surveillance outside places of worship nationwide.
AS a proud Malaysian Christian, I wish on behalf of almost all Malaysians to express our deep appreciation and gratitude to our gracious Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Must...
Advertisement Supported by By Hannah Beech, Dharisha Bastians and Kai Schultz JAKARTA, Indonesia — The deadly attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday highlighted how easily religious coexistence can be rippe...
KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The Christian Federation of Malaysia (CFM) today condemned the Easter Sunday terror attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka.
Malaysian politicians, like their counterparts across the globe, took to social media to condemn the bombings at several churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, which have claimed close to 300 lives.
KUCHING: The Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS) has condemned the Easter Day bombings in Sri Lanka and calls for the right to life and religious freedom to be upheld.
THE world’s celebration of Easter joy yesterday was marred bloodily by bomb blasts in three Sri Lankan churches and three prime hotels in Colombo.
Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday there had been prior warnings about the multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reporte...
The international community has reacted to yesterday’s bombings in Sri Lanka, which left at least 207 people dead hundreds of others wounded, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.
KOTA KINABALU: A shariah lawyer has taken former PPBM women’s chief Anina Saadudin to task for her criticism of a billboard in Sabah showing a Good Friday greeting for Christians, calling her commen...
CYBERJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has condemned the acts of terrorism that claimed more than 200 lives in Sri Lanka.
KOTA BELUD: Sabah Rural Development Minister Ewon Benedick today reminded Christians that the Federal Constitution guaranteed their right to practice their religion.
KOTA BELUD, April 21 — The right to freedom of religion of every Malaysian is guaranteed under the Federal Constitution, said Sabah Rural Development Minister Datuk Ewon Benedick.
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia has condemned the Easter Day bomb blasts at three Sri Lankan churches and four luxury hotels that reportedly killed at least 138 and wounded more than 400.
KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today condemned the act of terrorism that claimed more than 130 lives in Sri Lanka, today.
Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has condemned the act of terrorism that claimed more than 130 lives in Sri Lanka today.
KUALA LUMPUR, April 21 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail condemned the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka that killed at least 138 people on Easter Sunday today.
MIRI: Spread the message of hope and love to those who are suffering so that they know there are people who care and love them, says Miri Catholic Diocese Bishop Richard Ng.
COMMENTARY, April 20 — One-time Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia women’s chief Anina Saadudin probably thought posting the image of a billboard in Sabah conveying well-wishers to those observing the...
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal and his wife Datin Seri Shuryani Shuaib have extended their wishes to Christians celebrating Easter.
KOTA KINABALU: Former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) women's chief Anina Saadudin has drawn public ire after she questioned the use of billboards to convey well-wishes to Christians observing the Christian Holy Week in Sabah.
KUCHING: It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said PKR chairman Baru Bian.
KUCHING (Bernama): It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch bearers of hope, says Sarawak PKR chairman Baru Bian.
KUCHING, April 20 — It is the responsibility and duty of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government, which will be celebrating its first anniversary soon, to be the torch-bearers of hope, said Sarawak PKR ...
MIRI: State minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah is among Sarawak politicians who have conveyed their well-wishes to Christians who are celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
GEORGE TOWN: It was a longer than usual Good Friday service at the Church of the Immaculate Conception in Pulau Tikus.
PETALING JAYA: Congregates of the Christ Evangelical Reformed Church marked Good Friday by reflecting on one of the holiest days in the Christian calendar.
KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah have conveyed greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah conveyed their greetings to those observing Good Friday and celebrating Easter.
MIRI: Sarawak politicians, including a Muslim minister, extended their wishes and prayers to all Christians who are celebrating Holy Week – the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
GEORGE TOWN: Migrants from Vietnam and the Philippines, students from Sabah and Sarawak and the disabled were among 12 “disciples” who got their feet washed and kissed at a Holy Thursday mass at the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows here.
PUTRAJAYA: The government has agreed for all Christian civil servants to be granted one-day unrecorded leave to observe and celebrate Good Friday, starting this year.
PETALING JAYA: Christians in Malaysia are gathering for weeknight masses and services in the run-up to Good Friday and Easter celebration.
APRIL 18 — Dear Rev. Dr Hermen Shastri, I write to you in good faith as a fellow citizen of Malaysia to humbly ask that the Council of Churches reconsiders its decision to object to the Devourer Con...
KUALA LUMPUR • A planned concert in Malaysia by Singapore-based black metal band Devouror has been cancelled after the Council of Churches of Malaysia (CCM) raised concerns over the gig, which was t...
KUALA LUMPUR - A concert by Singapore-based black metal band Devouror in Malaysia has been cancelled after the Council of Churches of Malaysia (CCM) raised concerns over the gig that was to take place...
PETALING JAYA: The Council of Churches of Malaysia (CCM) wants to know why the authorities have allowed Singapore-based black metal group Devouror to perfom in Malaysia on Easter Sunday (April 21).
The Council of Churches (CCM) has questioned the authorities giving the green light for a Singapore-based band "Devouror" to perform in Kuala Lumpur.
The arched stone-built hall in Jerusalem venerated by Christians as the site of Jesus’ Last Supper has been digitally recreated by archaeologists using laser scanners and advanced photography.
GEORGE TOWN: Singing hymns while waving palm fronds and palm crosses, some 400 parishioners of St George’s Church here took part in a procession to observe Palm Sunday.
APRIL 15 — Over the next few days, Christians in Malaysia celebrate what’s called Holy Week in the Christian calendar.
JAKARTA, April 9 — A small army of “hoax busters” in Indonesia is trying to hold the line against a swarm of fake news that threatens to sway millions of voters as the world’s third-biggest de...
GEORGE TOWN: Penang PKR Youth has lodged a police report against controversial blogger “Raggie Jessy” after a video of him making allegations against several Pakatan Harapan leaders went viral on social media.
For the past decade, there has been a very high level of social hostilities involving religion and race across the globe.
Fifty lives. Gone. Just like that.
YOURSAY | ‘The way out of it is clearly to tone down racial and religious rhetoric.’ Umno politicians slam 'racist' Aussie senator David Dass: At this time, we should grieve for the victims of thi...
KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 — The Association of Churches in Sarawak (ACS) has condemned the actions of a terrorist who killed 50 worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday.
YOURSAY | ‘We are now on a slippery slope of religious and racial extremism.’ Insulting Islam: Lawyer shocked over 10-year jailing of FB user Kawak: There is nothing to be shocked about the unprec...
The endorsement of the Umno-PAS marriage by Barisan Nasional’s (BN) major non-Malay coalition partners MCA and MIC comes with a dash of irony.
KUCHING: Chief Minister Abang Johari Tun Openg said he and his deputy, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, have fulfilled the wish of the late Tan Sri Adenan Satem, who wanted the Pemakai Menua and Pulau ...
PATHETIC and disgusting. That’s surely an understatement in describing the continuous racist slurs non-Malays have had to endure.
YOURSAY | ‘Nazri has more faces than a Sichuan ‘bian lian’ (face-changing) performer.’ Nazri reaches for racial playbook in Semenyih David Dass: I am actually quite surprised at BN secretary-g...
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 26 — There is no reason to question the integrity of non-Muslims in top positions as long as they conduct their duties responsibly, said PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
Dusun Tua assemblyperson Edry Faizal Eddy Yusof has questioned whether PAS' refusal to back up its claim of an internal coup attempt against Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is due to it being a lie...
YOURSAY | Not as long as there are parties that use religion to justify exclusion and discrimination.
KOTA KINABALU: How many mothers would chastise their kids for offering to sweep the house, especially during a major festival with guests about to arrive?
KOTA KINABALU: As the Chinese community prepares to usher in the Lunar New Year, the head of the Catholic churches in Sabah has urged Christians to remember the marginalised and those in despair.
KOTA KINABALU: Christians, especially Catholics, are urged to remember those who are in despair, the needy and people who are forgotten as well as marginalised as the Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year.
YOURSAY | ‘It’s time we keep our religion at home.
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...
I was asked to appear before a task force set up by Maszlee Malik on the issue of the Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) and its impact on nation-building.
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...
THE story of the Christmas Truce between the German soldiers and the allied forces during World War One is indeed an amazing one.