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Former Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin (photo, above) has ticked off protesters for giving a vulgar twist to Kluang MP Wong Shu Qi's name during a protest last Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari said controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been barred from holding religious talks in the state.
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MELAKA - A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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MELAKA: Zakir Naik has been barred from holding religious talks in the state, says Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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A former top cop has urged Putrajaya to revoke Dr Zakir Naik's permanent residency and deport him to India.
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Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail of Perlis today advised all preachers of Islam, especially among Muslim converts, to always equip themselves with broad knowledge to face the ever-challen...
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KUALA PERLIS: The Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Syed Putra Jamalullail today advised all preachers of Islam, especially among the Muslim converts, to always equip themselves with broad knowle...
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SHAH ALAM: Malaysia is a multi-racial and multi-religious country and as such, racial and religious bigotry must be avoided, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
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MAKKAH: The welfare, safety and health of pilgrims are the key focus areas of the Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) in enhancing its services in the next haj season, said Head of the Malaysian Haj Delegation D...
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SHAH ALAM, Aug 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today urged Malaysians not entertain purely racial or religious bigotry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 18 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today “it was quite clear” Dr Zakir Naik had attempted to incite racial hate by making racially-tinged remarks against Malaysians recently.
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MELAKA: A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan government has yet to decide if it would bar Indian-born controversial speaker Zakir Naik from giving public lectures in the state.
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The PAS supporters' wing is urging preacher Zakir Naik (photo, above) not to speak about religions other than Islam nor the loyalties of non-Muslim Malaysian citizens.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad has called on certain parties to stop using Zakir Naik as part of their political strategy.
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WITH Merdeka Day just two weeks away, the last thing our peaceful multiracial country wants to see is racial discord and tension.
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Trust issues ingrained for decades need to be addressed by the Pakatan Harapan government.
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PETALING JAYA: Penang Mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor has called on community leaders to control the speeches and actions of their members to promote greater harmony in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — Police are believed to have caught the man who threatened to decapitate Syahredzan Johan after the political secretary to Lim Kit Siang suggested the government withdraw the M...
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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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MECCA, Aug 17 ― With the advent of big data analytics in the world of information and communications technology (ICT), the Pilgrims’ Fund Board (TH) has each year, harnessed the value of big data ...
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With the advent of big data analytics in the world of information and communications technology (ICT), Tabung Haji (TH) has each year harnessed the value of big data for operational tracking and effic...
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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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PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Charles Santiago today said that Dr Zakir Naik had every right to lodge a police report against him and vowed to co-operate with the authorities.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― Justice is for everyone, but when it comes to national identity, there must always be a dominant race, Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin said.
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Indonesia’s crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields...
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LETTER | I have watched several videos of Zakir Naik’s preaching and in essence, he preaches faith superiority where he posits in no uncertain terms that the religion of Islam is superior to other m...
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PETALING JAYA: Extraditing Zakir Naik will be like running a red light for the Muslims, says PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik says that the ‘vilification campaign’ against him is in full swing and is being done with a political motive.
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Preacher Zakir Naik now claims that his remarks about Chinese Malaysians being guests were taken out of context.
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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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PETALING JAYA: Only enemies of Islam want preacher Zakir Naik to be extradited, says a PAS leader.
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PETALING JAYA: Social activist Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir has criticised controversial preacher Zakir Naik for calling on Malaysian Chinese to “go back” to where they belong.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Syahredzan Johan has received a death threat on social media after he suggested that controversial preacher Zakir Naik's permanent resident status be rescinded.
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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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MECCA, Aug 15 — The 30,200 Malaysians who performed the Haj pilgrimage this year are scheduled to return to the country between August 19 and September 13 on 69 flights, according to the head of the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Civil liberties lawyer Syahredzan Johan alleged that he received a death threat via Facebook yesterday after he suggested that authorities rescind controversial India-born pre...
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The upcoming Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) Malay unity convention will address "threats" to Islam, The Malaysian Insight reports.
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KUCHING: A political secretary to the Chief Minister yesterday refuted Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad’s statement that United Chinese School Committees’ Association’s (Dong Zong) is a r...
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AUGUST 14 — My humble appeal to you Sir, is not to wait until “nasi dah jadi bubur” before coming to your good senses about the radical, racist, agenda of Dr Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA Youth is demanding that Putrajaya take action against Dr Zakir Naik after the controversial preacher said Chinese and Indians in the country, whom he labelled as “old guests”, s...
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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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COMMENTARY, Aug 14 — The vehement protests over the introduction of khat in national schools next year has put a mirror up to groups insisting it will lead to the Islamisation of non-Muslims. I am n...
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Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has made some pointed remarks about Malaysian Chinese while rebuffing calls for him to leave the country.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have expressed concern that an amendment to the wording on the conversion of minors in the Selangor state enactment could cause it to override the landmark ruling of the Federal...
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YOURSAY | ‘Draw ‘redlines’ that Mahathir must not be allowed to cross.’ DAP facing its worst crisis since GE14 Average Joe: As a Chinese, I don't have any issues if Chinese students learn Jawi...
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Millions of haj pilgrims began heading back to Mecca for final prayers on Tuesday as the world’s largest annual gathering of Muslims wound down without incident despite the logistical challenges and...
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LETTER | Of late Malaysia has been debating on the khat issue.
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MECCA, Aug 13 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today denied a viral message on social media alleging that a Malaysian pilgrim died of suffocation in a congested tunnel due to heavy rain.
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If the past couple of weeks are anything to go by, then we have a real reason to worry about the state of our nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has hit out again at the Chinese schools association over its opposition to the teaching of khat calligraphy, saying that legal action could be ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP, by using pornography to explain the use of Jawi to the Chinese, has insulted the community and indirectly hurt the feelings of people, especially the Malays, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KUCHING: Sarawak DAP has criticised Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for labelling Chinese education group Dong Zong as “racists”, describing his statement as “inappropriate”.
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LETTER | Jawi has been the main script of the Malay language in the Malay Peninsula and the Malay Archipelago for hundreds of years before the coming of the British.
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Former Home Minister Syed Hamid Albar (above) has expressed concern at the trajectory of the country amid intolerance in the country.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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AUGUST 12 — On July 25, Sinchew Daily front-paged the news that next year’s Standard 4 syllabus contains six pages of introduction to what Jawi script is all about.
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MP SPEAKS | On July 25, Sinchew Daily front-paged the news that next year’s Standard 4 syllabus will contain six pages of introduction to what the Jawi script is all about.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today hit out at Chinese education group Dong Zong, labelling them “racists”, amid continued objection to the introduction of khat in the Year 4 B...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says he will again propose to review the implementation of khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Melayu syllabus at the coming Cabinet meeting.
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SHAH ALAM: Selangor Ruler Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah is taking another look at the proposed amendment to the Syariah enactment pertaining to the conversion of minors, says Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PETALING JAYA: The minister for national unity, P Waytha Moorthy, has joined the debate on khat (Jawi calligraphy) lessons in vernacular schools, saying the teaching of Jawi calligraphy was not realis...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P Waythamoorthy, who is in charge of national unity, said he disagrees with the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in Tamil schools.
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KEPALA BATAS: More than 100 volunteers helped out at the annual sharing of sacrificial meat to mark Hari Raya Haji at the 134-year-old Masjid Jamiul Jalal Wal Kamal in Pajak Song here.
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In an ultimately vain attempt to quell the storm within his own ranks over the khat controversy, DAP’s Lim Kit Siang remarked that he had studied Jawi and it didn’t make him any less Chinese.
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AT the height of the controversy over the introduction of Jawi and khat or Arabic calligraphy into the curriculum of vernacular primary schools last week, a picture on a daughter-father dialogue emerged on the social media:
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PETALING JAYA: Leaders in the country wished Muslims a safe and wonderful Hari Raya Haji celebration.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims in Malaysia should embrace the true meaning of the deed of sacrifice performed in conjunction with Aidiladha as it will not only enhance their faith in Allah but also ensure that...
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PETALING JAYA: A petition against the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in vernacular schools is being organised by the Chinese schools movement (Dong Zhong), it was reported today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali today extended Aidiladha greetings to all Malaysian Muslims.
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Muslims in Malaysia should embrace the true meaning of the deed of sacrifice performed in conjunction with Aidiladha as it will not only enhance their faith in Allah but also ensure that they will rem...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Muslims in Malaysia should embrace the true meaning of the deed of sacrifice performed in conjunction with Aidiladha as it will not only enhance their faith in Allah but also ...
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DAP parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang defended his position on introducing Jawi khat (calligraphy art) lessons in the Year 4 Bahasa Malaysia textbook despite being heckled by unhappy voters over the ...
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LETTER | What transpired recently at the Selangor state assembly is political manoeuvring by individuals within Majlis Agama Islam Selangor (Mais) that are pro-Umno and PAS.
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LETTER | The Association for Community and dialogue (Acid) is concerned about the proposed amendment to Selangor state laws that will remove the requirement for both parents to consent to convert a mi...
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MAKKAH: All 30,200 Malaysian haj pilgrims are expected to arrive in Arafah to begin performing the Masyair rituals tonight, said Malaysian haj delegation leader Datuk Seri Syed Saleh Syed Abd Rahman.
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PETALING JAYA: In the wake of the proposed amendment to allow unilateral conversion of minors in Selangor, human rights society Hakam today reminded those debating the issue that such laws have been a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — The Federal Constitution stipulates that any attempt by the state to introduce any laws which are inconsistent with the country’s most supreme law is void, the National Human...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 9 — Perlis Mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has claimed that the Malay-Arabic calligraphy of khat is not an attempt at Islamisation, but just part of the country’s heritage.
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AUGUST 9 — What transpired recently at the Selangor State Assembly is political manoeuvring by individuals within Mais that is pro-Umno and PAS.
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Alister (right) is escorted to the courtroom during one of his court appearances.
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A lawyer's lament that a proposed unilateral conversion bill should have been debated in the Selangor state assembly is "misconceived", said DAP lawmaker Ramkarpal Singh.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 9 — DAP national legal bureau chairman Ramkarpal Singh said today it is unnecessary to debate the Bill on the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam in the Selangor State Asse...
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SHAH ALAM: The Selangor government may still proceed to table the bill to amend a state enactment to allow for unilateral conversion of minors in the next state assembly sitting, according to its Ment...
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SHAH ALAM: Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari tonight said he still intends to table a bill to allow unilateral conversion of minors to Islam in the state if there is a need to do so.
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MAKKAH (Aug 8): Malaysia is among the three countries chosen by the Saudi Arabian Government to implement the EYAB pioneer project, which is to facilitate transactions for the return journey of the pi...
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Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari today said state assembly speaker Ng Suee Lim had the mandate to decide whether or not to greenlight the tabling of a proposed amendment which would have allowed ...
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PETALING JAYA: Selangor Pakatan Harapan today refuted rumours of attempts to oust Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari and Speaker Ng Suee Li over the proposed amendment to allow unilateral conversion of mino...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP will maintain its position that the conversion of minors to Islam should only be allowed with the consent of both parents.
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SHAH ALAM: Selangor speaker Ng Suee Lim today denied he had adjourned the state assembly sitting earlier due to his dissatisfaction over a proposed amendment to allow unilateral conversion of minors t...
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The four coalition parties that form the Selangor government have issued a joint statement backing the leadership of Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari and pledging to drive the state's economic success.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 8 — A group of women NGOs today reminded Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari that the unanimous Federal Court decision on the unilateral conversion of minors to Islam supersede...
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Bukit Lanjan assemblyperson Elizabeth Wong (above) has sought to quell speculation that trouble is brewing in Selangor over a supposed plot to oust Menteri Besar (MB) Amirudin Shari.
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PUTRAJAYA: Amid strong backlash over the introduction of khat calligraphy in vernacular schools, the Malaysian Cabinet on Thursday (Aug 8) announced that it would only be an elective in the Malay lang...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Conspirators who want to see the Selangor Pakatan Harapan (PH) administration destabilised were behind the rumour about division within the ruling coalition, state executive co...
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PETALING JAYA: Sisters in Islam (SIS) has demanded that all parties be transparent about the motives behind discussions on a proposed bill that could pave the way for the unilateral conversion of mino...
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PETALING JAYA: Two DAP leaders said today that the proposed amendment to allow unilateral conversion of minors to Islam in Selangor is unconstitutional.
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Selangor DAP will not support any bill which proposes to permit the unilateral conversion of minors, said its chairperson Gobind Singh Deo.