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COMMENTARY, June 24 — PAS’ 65th annual general assembly or muktamar which ended yesterday endorsed the political cooperation between the party and Umno, creating a new political equation in the co...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 24 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council’s (Maik) plan to convert Orang Asli to Islam is against the Federal Constitution, Pusat KOMAS claimed.
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Amanah senator Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Raja Ahmad (photo) has asked PAS to check its attitude after a delegate poked fun at Amanah president Mohamad Sabu's command of the English language during PAS'...
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PETALING JAYA: The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) has welcomed a statement by the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this mu...
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LETTER | The Society for the Promotion of Human Rights (Proham) concurs with the Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) that everyone has the right to their beliefs and this must be respected.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS should retract its claim that Umno members are kafir (infidels) before forging ties with the party, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 — A human rights group today questioned a public university’s involvement in the Kelantan government’s proselytisation mission to convert the Orang Asli to Islam.
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Newly appointed Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director-general Juli Edo (above) has slammed plans to convert all the indigenous people in the state to Islam.
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PETALING JAYA: A tweet purportedly by Latheefa Koya saying that those sponsored to perform the Haj pilgrimage by 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) from 2011 to 2018 would have to pay back the money is fake.
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KUALA LUMPUR: It is not right for people to take advantage of the Orang Asli communities and trick them into religious conversions, says Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) director-general Prof Dr Juli Edo.
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KUANTAN: The 65th PAS Muktamar (general assembly) today passed a motion for the party to seal a political agreement with Umno.
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KUANTAN (Bernama): The 65th PAS Muktamar (general assembly) Saturday (June 22) passed a motion for the party to seal a political agreement with Umno.
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MP SPEAKS | People of indigenous origin and the Orang Asli must be allowed to practise and profess their faith freely and any attempt to convert them will be a stumbling block in forming a cohesive Ma...
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KUANTAN: A PAS delegate today labelled DAP as a reincarnation of the late Lee Kuan Yew’s People’s Action Party and warned of the possibility of Malaysia becoming a second Singapore.
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KUANTAN, June 22 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) is only performing its job as a government agency in proselytising the religion to the Orang Asli within the state,...
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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist said the PAS-led Kelantan government should prioritise restoring the rights of the Orang Asli instead of converting them to Islam.
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KUANTAN: PAS is not demanding to be the leader should a political partnership be formed with Umno, says party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Orang Asli Development Department (Jakoa) head today warned religious preachers not to take advantage of vulnerable Orang Asli communities and trick them into religious c...
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PETALING JAYA: The Kelantan Islamic Affairs and Malay Customs Council (MAIK) aims to convert all Orang Asli in the state to Islam within 30 years, said its deputy president, Nik Mohd Azlan Abd Hadi.
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KUANTAN - Malaysian opposition party Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) must prioritise electing Muslim leaders - even if they have no integrity, its president Hadi Awang said on Friday (June 21).
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Indonesia plans to tighten vetting of senior public servants amid fears that hardline Islamist ideology has permeated high levels of government, according to documents reviewed by Reuters and a senior...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 21 — The Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) has an ambitious plan to convert all the Orang Asli within its state borders to Islam by 2049, Utusan Malaysia...
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KUANTAN: PAS is not demanding to be the leader should a political partnership be formed with Umno, says party president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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KUANTAN: PAS is not seeking to be the leader in its cooperation with Umno even though several Youth and Ulama delegates are urging the party to take the lead, said Abdul Hadi Awang, Speaking to report...
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PAS MUKTAMAR | Contrary to calls from its members, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang today said the party will not demand to lead in any new cooperation with Umno and other allies.
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KUANTAN: Opening his party’s second muktamar after the historic election that saw PAS relegated to the east coast, Abdul Hadi Awang today accused the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government of not defending...
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YOURSAY | ‘Before you talk about convincing us (non-Muslims), stop the lying and vilifying.’ Convince non-Muslims their rights will be respected, delegate urges Vgeorgemy: Non-Muslims only want PA...
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PETALING JAYA: The author of Why Anwar Should Not Be PM has refuted allegations that he blackmailed PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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POLITICAL analyst Dr Sivamurugan Pandian told me recently that someone he knew had texted him that day to say that the Registrar of Societies had asked him to come and collect his letter confirming hi...
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KUANTAN: The openness of PAS in collaborating with other parties in politics does not point to a quest for power, says PAS Dewan Ulama member Mahfodz Mohamed.
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KUANTAN, June 20 — Outgoing PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi called upon the party’s Youth members to never tire in continuing their struggle to uphold and defend Islam.
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KUANTAN: A PAS Youth leader today said some veteran party leaders are unable to accept an alliance with Umno as they believe it is still the Umno of old.
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PETALING JAYA: The author of "Why Anwar should not be PM" denies that he ever blackmailed the PKR president.
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KUANTAN, June 20 — Kedah PAS Youth today backed its party central leadership’s endeavour for cooperation with age-old nemesis Umno as long as it is for Islam.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — Independent preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu said today he is willing to give up his Malaysian citizenship if his mentor, Dr Zakir Naik is extradited to India.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration has allegedly continued to threaten and ridicule Islam, PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi alleged to his fellow wing members today...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A hawker who initially claimed trial to eight counts of insulting Prophet Muhammad and Islam on social media, changed his plea in the Sessions Court here.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A food stall operator pleaded guilty to eight charges of insulting Prophet Muhammad at the Sessions Court here today.
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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.
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KUALA LUMPUR: After five years, Sisters in Islam (SIS) Forum Malaysia finally got its legal challenge heard at the High Court against a fatwa (edict) which declared the organisation as a “deviant”...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A soft approach by the Special Branch has succeeded in keeping 352 individuals from turning into full-fledged terrorists since 2001.
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PETALING JAYA: A former MP has urged federal leaders to get the views of the Rulers on plans for a uniform code of shariah criminal laws for all states.
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LONDON: Hundreds of visitors thronged the Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum in Bloomsbury here to catch a glimpse of the Malaysian Prime Minister.
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LONDON: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today visited the Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum in Bloomsbury here.
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LONDON, June 16 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday visited the Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World at the British Museum in Bloomsbury here.
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PUTRAJAYA: Accusing someone of committing sodomy is a qazaf offence if the sexual misconduct is not proven by four witnesses or without a confession by the accused, said Federal Territories Mufti Datu...
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Dr Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri PUTRAJAYA: Accusing someone of committing sodomy is a qazaf offence if the sexual misconduct is not proven by four witnesses or without a confession by the accused, said ...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 14 ― Accusing someone of committing sodomy is a “qazaf” offence if the sexual misconduct is not proven by four witnesses or without a confession by the accused, said Federal Terr...
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The Malaysian Islamic Organisation of Consultative Council (Mapim) and other Muslim NGOs have launched a one million signatures campaign to support Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad on the extraditio...
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France’s Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A man who previously claimed trial to two counts of insulting Prophet Muhammad, Islam and PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty, in the Sessio...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — A man who previously claimed trial to two counts of insulting Prophet Muhammad, Islam and PAS president, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, on Facebook, changed his plea to guilty,...
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The Bateq Orang Asli, the majority of whom have embraced Islam, still strongly hold to traditional beliefs inherited from their ancestors.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam today criticised leaders of his own party for allegedly defending Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali over a sex scandal.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — PAS President Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang has called on the public to practise honest, clean and dignified politics, in a statement issued following a gay sex video scandal a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 12 — Umno Youth chief Datuk Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki urged the public not to spread or share a homosexual video clip that allegedly features a minister, saying the act is akin to defam...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno Youth has called on the public not to disseminate a viral video of a lewd act allegedly targeting a minister.
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Umno Youth chief Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki has urged the public not to circulate a sex video targeting a minister.
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For some in the Malay heartland, this holiday season is a good time to reflect on the political positions of the community.  WHEN Professor Shamsul Amri Baharuddin balik kampung to Jempol in Negri S...
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WHATEVER you call it: Eid al-Fitr, Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Idul Fitri (or more simply, “Lebaran”), the end of the Ramadan fasting month is a major holiday for both Malaysians and Indonesians.
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MELBOURNE, June 7 — A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of the Islamic State (IS) group was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for s...
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Bagaimanakah caranya umat Islam (khusus orang Melayu) menyambut Hari Raya Puasa beberapa dekad yang lalu?
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KUALA TERENGGANU: Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu (pix) today reminded the people in the state that Hari Raya was not merely a joyous occasion.
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KUALA TERENGGANU, June 5 — Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu today reminded the people in the state that Hari Raya was not merely a joyous occasion.
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KOTA KINABALU, June 4 — In the face of adversity and challenges in a new political and social climate, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal today reminded Muslims to stay true to Islam’s origin...
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KOTA BARU: The unique architecture and design of Ar-Rahman Mosque in Kampung Pulau Gajah, Sabak has become a new attraction for tourists.
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Ramadan marks the time when Muslims believe that their holy book, the Quran, was revealed by God to Prophet Muhammad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — The Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) called for the cancellation of a gender and sexuality conference in Kuala Lumpur organised by a Sri Lanka organisation.
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IT is a dangerous sign of the times in Malaysia when we can shamelessly condemn Muslim senior citizens who do not fast during Ramadan in mainstream media.
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MALACCA: The culture of giving among non-Muslim elected representatives during Ramadan in the state is a positive action and should not be politicised, said Malacca Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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Muslims should more careful when faced with the agenda of the 'enemies of Islam' who try and restrict or slow down the Islamic movement.
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MELAKA: The culture of giving among non-Muslim elected representatives during Ramadan in the state is a positive action and should not be politicised, said Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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The culture of giving among non-Muslim elected representatives during Ramadan in the state is positive and should not be politicised, says Malacca Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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MELAKA, June 2 — The culture of giving among non-Muslim elected representatives during Ramadan in the state is a positive action and should not be politicised, said Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari...
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The cooperation between Umno and PAS is not a ticket to stir racism, said PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz.
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MUAR: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government will continue to defend the Malay Rulers, the special rights of the Malays and the sovereignty of Islam even though there are racial, religious and political ...
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MUAR, June 1 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government will continue to defend the Malay Rulers, the special rights of the Malays and the sovereignty of Islam even though there are racial, religious and...
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PETALING JAYA: Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasir received a royal rebuke today for attending an interfaith ‘buka puasa’ held at a Sikh temple in the state capital on Tuesday.
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Johor's Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar has issued a royal rebuke against Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasir for being part of an interfaith breaking fast event at a gurdwara (Sikh temple) in the state on Tues...
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JUNE 1 — It is a dangerous sign of times for Malaysia when we can shamelessly condemn senior citizens who do not fast during Ramadhan in mainstream media.
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It is a dangerous sign of the times for Malaysia when we can shamelessly condemn senior citizens who do not fast during Ramadan in mainstream media.
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THERE is a pressing need for a new interfaith subject in schools.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 — A local man who had pledged his allegiance to terror group Islamic State (IS) through Facebook was among three suspects nabbed by the Bukit Aman Special Counter Terrorism Divi...
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Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor is saddened by the problem of Malay disunity, which he says has reached worrying levels.
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SHAH ALAM: Selangor ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah says he is saddened by the problem of Malay disunity, which according to him has reached worrying levels.
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SHAH ALAM: The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, is saddened by the problem of Malay disunity which has reached worrying levels.
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SHAH ALAM, May 29 — The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, is saddened by the problem of Malay disunity which has reached worrying levels.
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MP SPEAKS | With the rise of extremists and radicals determined to play the deadly race and religious card to destabilise political harmony in Malaysia, the time is ripe to revisit and re-establish an...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Saying some radicals are playing with race and religion to destablise the nation, Batu Kawan MP Kasthuri Patto today called for the setting up of a Parliamentary Interfaith Commission, a...
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Kelantan Islamic development committee chairperson Mohd Nassuruddin Daud (above) believes that Islam and politics are too intertwined to be teased apart.
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JOHOR BARU, May 29 — Despite some strong criticism on social media, Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasrullah Nasir went ahead and attended an interfaith iftar programme at the Sikh gurdwara in the city centre ...
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JOHOR BARU, May 28 — Johor Baru Umno Youth has condemned a “buka puasa” event that will be organised at a Sikh gurdwara here later today, claiming it was insensitive to Muslims.
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GUA MUSANG: Some 400 Muslim converts from the orang asli Temiar tribe here were feted to a sumptuous breaking of fast at the Al-Hidayah Mosque, Pos Hendrop here.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 27 — Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin should explain his previous embrace of the “Bangsa Johor” concept when he now rejects the “Bangsa Malaysia” concep...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 26 — Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) is sprucing up its general election machinery to face the 12th Sarawak state elections which is expected to be held at the end of next year or early 2...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): PKR is sprucing up its election machinery to face the 12th Sarawak state elections which is expected to be held at the end of next year or early 2021.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Umno-PAS working relationship is different from that of the peninsula, state Umno deputy chief Yakub Khan said.
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