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Modi didn't ask me to return Zakir Naik, says Dr M
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 17 -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said India Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not request Malaysia return Mumbai-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik who is wanted in his home country for ...
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Suspect in failed robbery attempt held
JOHOR BARU: Police have detained one of the two suspects in an armed robbery attempt where an elderly woman was killed by a stray bullet.
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Johor family mourns mum killed by stray bullet
JOHOR BARU - P. Indrani, 78, sat in her front yard every night so that she could enjoy the breeze.
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Traditional candy fetches RM103,000 at auction
A 21kg laddu prepared for a Hindu festival in Telangana, India, was auctioned off for 1.761 million rupees (RM103,000), Malaysia Nanban reported.
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Family mourns mum killed by stray bullet
JOHOR BARU: P. Indrani (pic), 78, sat in her front yard every night so that she could enjoy the breeze.
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All rise for unity of diverse cultures
KOTA KINABALU: Malaysians of different races, cultures and religious beliefs came together in a show of unity as they marked the 56th Malaysia Day celebrations at...
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CM’s pol-sec moots allowance for priests through Unifor
Edwin (sixth right), Dr Ngenang (seventh left), Richard (fifth right), Dennis (fourth right) and August (fifth left) at the function..
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Cops to question Klang MP on M'sia Day over Zakir's police report
Police will question Klang MP Charles Santiago tomorrow, which is also Malaysia Day, over a police report lodged by preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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Umno-PAS - a dangerous dagger pointed at the heart of Malaysia
COMMENT | Malays, Muslims, even an all-male elite, are all entitled to form a coalition.
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Will we ever transcend the politics of race and religion?
COMMENT | Sunni Muslims fight Shite Muslims.
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New Delhi to slash use of cars in November to cut pollution, says chief minister
Vehicles driving through the smog in New Delhi on Jan 7.
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Boycotts along racial, religious and nationalistic lines are hypocritical: The Star columnist
KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) -Regardless of their nationality, race and religion, it's irrational and impractical for anyone to still talk about boycott in the age of global economy.
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Public cautioned against saboteurs propagating racial issues to cause disharmony
PETALING JAYA: Malaysians have been urged not to take the bait of saboteurs who are out to instigate racial and religious strife by raising old and non-issues.
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Dicing with danger
REGARDLESS of their nationality, race and religion, it’s irrational and impractical for anyone to still talk about boycott in the age of global economy.Wake up, the world has changed!
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Decision not to prosecute Perlis preacher a letdown, says group
PETALING JAYA: Hindu activist Arun Dorasamy has urged the Attorney-General’s Chambers to review its decision not to act against Perlis preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu, saying it affects the...
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AG's Chambers: No charges against preacher who allegedly insults Hinduism
No charges will be pressed against preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu (photo, above) who allegedly insulted Hinduism, according to the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC). Online portal The Malays...
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Lies and truth
COMMENT | Asyraf Wajdi (above), youth leader of Umno has issued a statement saying that we, the DAP leaders, are racists and extremists by quoting several statements alleged made by PH leaders.
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Zakir's extradition raised during Dr M-Modi meet in Russia
The status of controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik was raised during a meeting between Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
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G25: Ruling in SIS fatwa case a big step backwards, contradicts Federal Court’s decision
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — The High Court took a huge step backwards with its recent decision that it has no power to hear a challenge against the constitutionality of a fatwa or religious edict, pro-mo...
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Rais questions why Zakir Naik has PR
Negeri Sembilan Bersatu Chief Rais Yatim (above, left) has questioned why Indian-born preacher Zakir Naik (above, right) has permanent resident status here.
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Rafiq to proceed with Zakir event, says non-Muslims need not worry
Malacca exco member Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen says a prayer session featuring preacher Zakir Naik this Saturday will proceed as scheduled.
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Probes into Zakir Naik: Police awaiting further instructions
Police are waiting for further instructions from the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC) on their investigations into controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, the federal police said in a statement tod...
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Sultan Nazrin: Stop hate speech
IPOH: Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah has warned of the dangers of hate speech in the country which need to stop immediately.
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Sultan Nazrin criticises leaders willing to stoop to gain influence
Sultan Nazrin Shah – Bernama file photo IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would compete to demonstrate their ego to the exte...
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Perak Sultan singles out leaders for fanning racial flames
IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would compete to demonstrate their ego to the extent of lowering their self-esteem for the sa...
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An open letter to Syed Saddiq
LETTER | Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, I agree with you that “to err is human” and nobody is immune to mistakes.
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Sultan Nazrin hits out at leaders willing to stoop to gain influence
IPOH: The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah, today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would go to the extent of lowering their self-esteem to gain influence and political support...
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Perak Sultan slams power-hungry politicians
IPOH, Sept 1 — The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would compete to demonstrate their ego to the extent of lowering their self-esteem...
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Racial provocations are 'time bombs' waiting to explode, ruler says
Sultan Nazrin Shah of Perak today criticised those, including leaders, who compete to demonstrate their egos to the extent of lowering their self-esteem for the sake of gaining influence and political...
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Perak Sultan slams power-hungry leaders
IPOH, Sept 1 — The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah today criticised a handful of people, including leaders, who would compete to demonstrate their ego to the extent of lowering their self-esteem...
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India reminds visiting Interpol sec-gen over Zakir Naik extradition request
During his visit to India, Interpol secretary-general Jurgen Stock has been pressed by the Indian government to take action against fugitives on its red notice list.
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India leaves nearly 2m people off citizens' list, fate uncertain
Nearly two million people have been left off a list of citizens released today in India’s northeastern state of Assam, after a mammoth years-long exercise to check illegal immigration that critics s...
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As Islam reasserts itself, PAS seen as lynchpin ahead of Umno alliance
PETALING JAYA: Umno’s long-held status as the lynchpin of the former ruling coalition may be hard to regain if a new formal alliance is formed with PAS, despite its wider reach and greater resources...
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Woman kills self over meagre takings
Compiled by NAZREEN IZAHAR, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHANA WOMAN killed herself when a traditional fundraising feast that she hosted did not receive enough cash gifts, Malaysia Nanban reported.The woman ...
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Agong, Permaisuri Agong climb to top of Borobudur Temple during Indonesia visit
MAGELANG, Aug 28 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah and Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah today climbed the steep sta...
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Deputy minister: Kit Siang meets Dr M, Anwar to draft new narrative for ‘New Malaysia’
KUALA LUMPUR, August 28 — Both Iskandar Puteri MP Lim Kit Siang and Port Dickson MP Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim met with one another earlier this week to discuss at length about the narrative forward f...
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SP Bala concert organisers to challenge Jakim over timing change
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 — Organisers of the SPB’s Live In Concert Illaya Nila on August 31 featuring Indian superstar singer SP Balasubrahmanyam plan to fight an order to change the time ostensibly b...
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Anwar supports keeping Zakir pending investigation - report
PKR president Anwar Ibrahim said he supports Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad decision not to deport controversial preacher Zakir Naik pending investigation.
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MIC disappointed with PAS in Zakir Naik debacle
MIC has expressed its dissatisfaction with PAS' handling of the recent controversy surrounding Dr Zakir Naik.
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Hadi's support for Zakir Naik undermines national unity
MP SPEAKS | Sometimes I think I have heard it all from Abdul Hadi Awang.
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Don't raise the temperature, Anwar wants anti-Zakir protest scrapped
Anwar Ibrahim has urged the organisers to scrap the rallies planned in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur, this evening and tomorrow afternoon.
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Hadi blames Malaysiakini, DAP for Zakir Naik polemic
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has blamed Malaysiakini and DAP for the polemic surrounding preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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Poster of preacher and porn star riles up party
A FILM company in Tamil Nadu, India, is in hot water after releasing a poster of its new movie featuring controversial preacher Nithyanan-dha alongside a porn star, Makkal Osai reported.
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Suhakam urges respect for child’s right to religion, identity
KUALA LUMPUR, August 22 — The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) today reiterated that international conventions protect a child’s right to preserve his or her own identity amid debate ...
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Occupation of Kashmir will spawn great and intense power rivalry
THE world is familiar with both World War I and World War II – a military free for all, with the exception of Latin America, parts of Africa and Switzerland, which declared total neutrality.
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Malaysians expect wise decision from Dr M over controversial preacher, says Mat Hasan
Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has a tricky task on his hands balancing the need for national unity, political considerations and the human rights of controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, says Umn...
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Bersatu man wants law applied equally on 'controversial issues'
As police spent hours questioning the Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Bersatu supreme council member Mohd Rafiq Naizamohideen (photo, above) urged that the law should be enforced against others to tou...
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Communal undercurrents that thwart true cohesion
COMMENT | When Dr Zakir Naik commented that those who wish to deport him must also consider asking our ‘old Chinese guests’ to leave, it left me dismayed.
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Besieged Kashmiri neighborhood in test of wills with India
For more than a week, the young men of Soura, a densely populated enclave in Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar, have been taking turns to maintain an around-the-clock vigil at the entry points to thei...
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2k Christian worshippers to pray for country's peace and prosperity on Aug 22
KUCHING: Churches in Sarawak will meet on Thursday (Aug 22) to pray for the nation, in conjunction with Merdeka.
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Zakir Naik apologises for hurt caused, says he's not a racist
Independent preacher Dr Zakir Naik has issued an apology for the hurt caused by his speeches to non-Muslims. Zakir said that he is not a racist and his remarks were "used selectively with fabrications...
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Ample land for the dead but not the living
GEORGE TOWN: Land is scarce in Penang. The irony is that there are more burial plots available than ever before.
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Dr Zakir Naik serves four more with notices of demand
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has demanded that four others apologise and offer a reasonable settlement within 48 hours or risk being sued for defamation.
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Zakir Naik to resume giving statement to police today - CID chief
Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik is being called for the second time to have his statement recorded this afternoon at Bukit Aman, according to CID director Huzir Mohamed (above).
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India reimposes some curbs in Kashmir as stone-throwing spreads
Indian authorities reimposed restrictions on movement in parts of Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, on Sunday after overnight clashes between residents and police in which dozens were injured, two s...
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Over 1,000 people pay respects to late wife of restaurant chain founder
BUTTERWORTH: More than 1,000 people thronged the residence of V. Harikrishnan in Taman Riang here Saturday (Aug 18) to pay their respects to his late wife K. Puvaneswary.
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Ancient art can help get in sync between the sheets
Dear Dr. G, I read with interest your article several weeks ago about the importance of foreplay between the sheets, so that couples can continue to explore and communicate with each other about pl...
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Zuraida says Zakir Naik ‘out of control’
PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is “out of control”, PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin was reported to have said today, when urging that more time be given for party leader An...
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Anwar just returned from haj, give him time - Zuraida
PKR vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin has said that party president Anwar Ibrahim, who returned from the haj on Thursday, needs time to settle down before addressing a number of controversial issues.
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Man who threatened to behead Syahredzan remanded four days
Police have arrested and secured a four-day remand against a man who made a death threat against lawyer Syahredzan Johan (photo, above).
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Hindu temple in Ipoh vandalised, but cops have suspect
IPOH, Aug 17 — The Sri Maha Mariaman Temple in Kampung Dusun, Bertam was a wreck when Hindu worshippers entered the prayer hall and saw 15 deities smashed or in a broken heaps.
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Unapologetic Kula tells Zakir to file lawsuit now
Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran has refused to apologise to preacher Dr Zakir Naik, despite a legal notice urging him to do so over allegedly defamatory remarks.
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Cops to question Zakir, Yew Yin on Monday, Dong Zong soon
Police will continue questioning preacher Zakir Naik at Bukit Aman on Monday over his remarks about Hindu and Chinese Malaysians.
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Police to meet Zakir Naik and IJM founder Monday, Dong Zong chief later
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 ― Police are not quite done with recording the statements from controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik who is being investigated for intentional insult to provoke a breach of peach...
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Unperturbed by police reports, Zakir's critics ready to face him
Four individuals have welcomed a police report lodged against them by preacher Zakir Naik.
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Amendments won’t fix issue of unilateral conversion, says don
PETALING JAYA: An expert in constitutional law has questioned the value of amending the Federal Constitution to make the unilateral religious conversion of children illegal.
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Naik demands apology, compensation from Kula for alleged defamation
PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has sent a notice of demand to M Kula Segaran, claiming the human resources minister had defamed him in a press statement three days ago.
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Zakir's lawyers give Kula 48 hours to apologise
Preacher Zakir Naik has given Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran (photo, above) 48 hours to apologise for making allegedly defamatory remarks against the former.
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Zakir files police report, accuses minister, four others of sowing discord in M'sia
Controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik has filed a police report against Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran, Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy and three others.
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Zakir Naik lodges report, files notice of demand on HR Minister
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has lodged a police report at the Shah Alam police station today against Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran and also served a notice of ...
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Willie Mongin: Zakir Naik must go, will write to PM to request deportation
Willie Mongin KUCHING: Puncak Borneo MP Willie Mongin has joined in the chorus to call the government of Malaysia to reconsider their decision to protect controversial preacher Zakir Naik.
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Perlis Mufti: I told Zakir Naik not to comment on M'sian politics
Perlis Mufti Asri Zainul Abidin (photo, above) has advised the controversial preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, to abstain himself from commenting on the local political issues as it's inappropriate for him to ...
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Enough provisions in law to charge Zakir Naik, say lawyers
PETALING JAYA: Two lawyers say Dr Zakir Naik can be investigated and charged under the Penal Code for hate speech and causing public disorder in the country, amid growing calls for the controversial p...
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Czech couple pray in cleansing ritual after Bali temple antics
Balinese take part in a purification ritual at the Beji Temple, located inside a monkey sanctuary in Ubud on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali after a disrespectful video a Czech couple posted on th...
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'Muslim brotherhood trumps citizenship' - Hadi tells Zakir's detractors
PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang has warned preacher Zakir Naik’s detractors not to cross lines when it comes to Muslim brotherhood.
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Zakir: ‘Chinese guest’ remark a response to calls for me to leave
Preacher Zakir Naik now claims that his remarks about Chinese Malaysians being guests were taken out of context.
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Muhyiddin: Cops to question Dong Zong, Yew Yin, and Zakir
Police will be calling in educationist group Dong Zong, tycoon Koon Yew Yin, and preacher Zakir Naik in for questioning.
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Zakir Naik's 'Chinese' remarks – unspinning the 'spin' claim
Defenders of Muslim preacher Zakir Naik appear to have taken a page out of the political handbook, accusing the media, particularly Malaysiakini, of “misquoting”, “spinning” and “taking out ...
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SUPP's Sim join chorus for Zakir Naik's deportation
Sarawak Housing and Local Government Minister Dr Sim Kui Hian (above) has joined several other ministers in their bid to have Zakir Naik expelled from the country.
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Chinese presence in Malaysia dates back to time immemorial, Zakir Naik told
MELAKA: The Baba and Nyonya community has reminded controversial preacher Zakir Naik that the Cheng Hoon Teng temple here proves that the Chinese presence in Malaysia dates back to time immemorial.
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Those who want Zakir Naik expelled are enemies of Islam: Nik Abduh
PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Aziz (above) said no non-Muslims would attempt to expel controversial preacher Zakir Naik from this country unless they were enemies of Islam.
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Umno Sec-Gen defends Zakir Naik
PETALING JAYA: Umno secretary-general Tan Seri Annuar Musa (pix) has defended controversial preacher Zakir Naik’s statement on Malaysia’s Hindu and Chinese communities.
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Rep offers to sponsor Zakir Naik's 'one-way ticket home'
As calls for Dr Zakir Naik to be deported grows louder, a state assemblyperson has offered to sponsor the air ticket for the controversial Muslim preacher.
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Zakir Naik & family to deliver speeches in Perlis
Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik and his family are expected to deliver speeches in Perlis in an event called "Malaysia Reverts Camp" which begins tomorrow.
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More than 100 police reports lodged against Zakir Naik
Police are probing Indian-born Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik over his remarks during a speech in Kelantan last week.
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PKR to wait for Anwar before deciding on Zakir Naik
PKR will wait for its president Anwar Ibrahim, who has just returned from his pilgrimage to Mecca, to chair a meeting to decide regarding Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said secretary-general Saifuddi...
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Afif wants Zakir to say sorry, but supports his right to refuge
A Penang PKR Youth leader has urged Islamic preacher Zakir Naik to apologise to Malaysians for questioning their loyalty to the country and for labelling them "guests." In a statement today, Dr Afif B...
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Annuar Musa comes to the defence of Zakir Naik
Umno secretary-general Annuar Musa (photo, above) claims that remarks from controversial preacher Zakir Naik about Chinese and Hindu Malaysians have been taken out of context.
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Marina takes aim at Zakir, netizens ask her to tell that to her dad
Social activist Marina Mahathir is the latest to join the chorus condemning preacher Zakir Naik for calling on Chinese Malaysians to leave the country.
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Sabahans angry over Zakir Naik’s condescending remarks
Zakir KOTA KINABALU: Many Sabahan netizens expressed their disappointment on Facebook yesterday over remarks made by controversial Muslim preacher, Zakir Naik.
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Renewed calls to deport Zakir Naik, and 9 news from yesterday
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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OnePlus has settled on an obvious name for its Smart TV: OnePlus TV
And that’s after a year of deliberation, including a naming competition held on their forums.
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Enough is enough, deport Zakir Naik, says minister Syed Saddiq
PETALING JAYA: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said today he agreed that Dr Zakir Naik should be deported while activist Marina Mahathir joined the chorus of voices slamming Na...
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DAP lawmakers criticise Mahathir’s labeling of Dong Zong as ‘racist’
PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has become the subject of further criticism by his own Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies over several recent decisions and statements made by the prime minister.
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Three PH ministers want Zakir Naik removed from Malaysia, PM asked to decide as soon as possible
Zakir Naik KUCHING: Three Pakatan Harapan ministers have told the Cabinet that they wanted controversial preacher Zakir Naik out of Malaysia, a news report said.
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Zakir Naik has to go before it’s too late
ADUN SPEAKS | Zakir Naik, a man banned from entering many countries and wanted in India for money-laundering and inciting terrorism is hero-worshipped in Malaysia.
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We’ll leave it to PM to address Zakir Naik issue, say DAP ministers
PETALING JAYA: Two ministers from the DAP today said they are leaving it to Dr Mahathir Mohamad to decide on how to deal with Dr Zakir Naik, who recently sparked controversy by questioning the Hindu c...
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DAP ministers informed cabinet they want Zakir out, PM to decide
Two DAP ministers today said they have raised the issue of preacher Zakir Naik's presence in Malaysia and the controversy he has caused during the cabinet meeting today.
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PAS MP wants Kula to withdraw ‘personal opinion’ on Zakir Naik
PAS Kuala Terengganu lawmaker Ahmad Amzad Hashim (photo, above) has objected to Human Resources Minister M Kulasegaran’s use of ministry letterhead when sending out a “personal” political statem...
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My statement was politically twisted to cause racial disharmony: Zakir Naik
PETALING JAYA: Dr Zakir Naik (pix) has hit back at critics accusing him of creating religious disharmony among Malaysian, alleging that his detractors had quoted him out of context to politicise and m...
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