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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — An estimated 100 to 200 policemen are keeping watch for possible unrest in Brickfields here, dubbed Kuala Lumpur’s “Little India”, following a peaceful rally last night.
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MP SPEAKS | Sometimes I think I have heard it all from Abdul Hadi Awang.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Two men arrested last night in Brickfields here for demonstrating against khat lessons in vernacular schools have been released on police bail.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 — Malaysia’s first motorcycle taxi service Dego Ride addressed the potential sensitivity about men and women sharing a motorcycle together when it first launched in 2016, its ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (Tabung Haji) effective Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): RAM Rating Services Bhd (RAM Ratings) has assigned an AA3/Stable rating to Press Metal Aluminium Holdings Bhd’s proposed Islamic medium-term notes (IMTN) programme of up to RM...
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Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective Sept 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Nik Mohd Hasyudeen Yusoff has been appointed the new group managing director and chief executive officer of the Pilgrims Fund Board (TH) effective September 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 23): Cagamas Bhd said its issuance of debt papers for August totalled RM1.8 billion, the highest this year.
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PETALING JAYA: A PAS leader is among several people who claim that motorcycle ride-hailing service is "not syariah-compliant".
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"KHAT” as defined by Merriam-Webster is “a shrub of the staff tree family that is cultivated in the Middle East and Africa for its leaves and buds, which are a source of a habituating stimulant wh...
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Snowdan Lawan KUCHING: Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said today that one youth assistant minister in the State Cabinet would suffice, and that any more would be unconstitutional.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah’s (pix) speech on the strong cultural diversity in Mala...
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Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah's speech on the strong cultural diversity in Malaysia as a perfect platform for d...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-nine Malay­sians have received the opportunity of a lifetime to pursue postgraduate studies in Britain under the prestigious Chevening scholarship programme.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Iskandar Puteri Member of Parliament Lim Kit Siang today urged all Malaysians to embrace Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah speech on the strong cultural diversity in...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — Malaysians are split when it comes to choosing between vernacular or single-stream school systems, with those in favour of vernacular schools citing fear of discrimination in ...
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PUTRAJAYA: Consumers have other options if they think motorcycle ride hailing services like GoJek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The lawyer for controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has insisted there is no binding order for his client which prevents him from speaking publicly in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The act of two individuals of opposite genders and without family ties riding on the same motorcycle is an “unIslamic” act, the Selangor mufti reportedly claimed today.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 22): Consumers have other options if they think motorcyle ride hailing services like GoJek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 22 — Consumers have other options if they think motorcycle ride hailing services like Go-Jek are not safe, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Short-term interbank rates remained steady today on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system.
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KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Abang Johari Tun Openg has reshuffled the State Cabinet today following the resignation of Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh as Second Finance Minister, and Minister of Internationa...
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PETALING JAYA: An online petition launched two days ago to show solidarity with embattled preacher Dr Zakir Naik has collected some 100,000 signatures and is likely to overtake a rival petition launch...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Legal representatives of India-born Islamic televangelist Dr Zakir Naik issued a statement this morning saying the preacher will sue as many Indian Malaysians as it takes to prove he is...
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Malaysians have split down the middle when it comes to the idea of doing away with vernacular schools, with the top reason for opposition being fear of discrimination in single-stream schools, a surve...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Refined sugar producer MSM Malaysia Holdings Bhd incurred a net loss of RM67.33 million in its second quarter ended June 30, 2019 (2QFY19) — its third consecutive quarter in t...
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MELAKA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik should visit Melaka and see for himself how the local population live harmoniously in the historical state. says Melaka Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): Short-term interbank rates remained steady today on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system.
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PETALING JAYA: Any decision to deport Dr Zakir Naik must be considered carefully to avoid injustice to the Islamic preacher, according to Umno deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
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This article seeks to highlight Dr Zakir Naik’s violations of Sunni orthodoxy, and to request that Islamic religious authorities and the Malaysian government take the steps necessary to deal with pr...
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KUALA LUMPUR: To realise its goal to become the ‘Bank of Choice’ for Malaysians, Bank Rakyat is embarking on a five-year transformation plan by integrating sustainability into its business strategies.
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SEREMBAN: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik must take responsibility if what he had said during a recent event in Kota Baru was seditious and could adversely affect race relations in multiracial Malaysia, says Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan
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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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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Controversial India-born Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised yesterday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, after police in the country banned him from speaking in pu...
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Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over the comments.
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JOHOR BARU: The Johor police have banned Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) from giving public talks in the state in order to prevent controversy that can undermine harmony, Johor Police chief Datuk...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): Controversial Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik apologised on Tuesday for making racially sensitive remarks in Malaysia, a day after he was questioned by police for hours over ...
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei: The beautiful, idyllic setting of Kampong Ayer here and the uniqueness of its architectural designs has won a fan in Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddi...
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PETALING JAYA: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) has apologised to all Malaysians who may have been hurt by his speeches in recent weeks.
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Any move to abolish vernacular education would be a "policy nightmare" for Putrajaya and would have to extend beyond conventional Chinese or Tamil schools, according to Khairy Jamaluddin.
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Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has been banned by the police from delivering public talks across Malaysia, according to a report.
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Aug 19 — The beautiful, idyllic setting of Kampong Ayer here and the uniqueness of its architectural designs has won a fan in Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatudd...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Malaysian police today questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 19 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy is ready to face India-born fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik in court for defamation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian police Monday (Aug 19) questioned a controversial Indian Islamic preacher for allegedly making insensitive remarks about race in the multi-ethnic country, as pressure mounts o...
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PETALING JAYA: Malacca and Terengganu have joined the growing list of states to impose restrictions on Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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The permanent resident (PR) status, such as that accorded to controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik by the Malaysian government, is a human right acknowledged around the world, said PAS.
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The number of states where preacher Zakir Naik is free to speak is reducing following the controversy emerging from his recent speaking engagement in Kelantan.
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MELAKA: Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has been banned from speaking in Melaka, said the Malaysian state’s Chief Minister Adly Zahari.
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LETTER | Bank Negara usually retains more than 7 months of reserves in US dollar, which is considered healthy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Tan Sri Abd Rahim Noor has joined the calls by several leaders to have fugitive preacher Dr Zakir Naik deported back to India.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The Malaysian government should rescind controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Permanent Resident (PR) status and return him to India, said former police chie...
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PETALING JAYA: The government should rescind Zakir Naik’s Perma­nent Resident (PR) status and return him to India, says Tan Sri Rahim Noor (pic).
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik has overstepped the boundaries of Malaysia’s multicultural and multireligious environment with his public comments on politics and race.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Analysts opined that if controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik were told to leave Malaysia, tensions might subside; but will not be enough to resolve issues which have b...
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PETALING JAYA: Umno will table a motion for the removal of Ng Suee Lim as Speaker of the Selangor state assembly over the adjournment of a recent sitting before Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari could tabl...
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Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has given his blessing to Selangor Umno to seek the sacking of state speaker Ng Suee Lim.
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SHAH ALAM: The Malays in the country must not limit themselves to only mastering their own mother tongue, but should also learn other languages like English and Mandarin.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik is trying to stir up racial sentiments in Malaysia, despite being forbidden to talk about politics.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik is free to preach and talk about Islam, but not on racial politics that can stir up and harm the Malaysia...
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – File photo KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik is free to preach and talk about Islam, but not on racial politic...
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PETALING JAYA: Two more states have introduced restrictions on controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix).
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JUST when I had written the article on bringing together progressives to unite Malaysia for a better tomorrow, as if on cue, the dark side of the force apparently decided that it was a good time to te...
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Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of US troops after ...
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HOW much do people know about khat?
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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin might be a controversial figure on a variety of matters, but he could be open and progressive on some.
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN,  Aug 17  — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah’s three-day state visit to Brunei beginning tomorrow will further strengthen th...
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LETTER | I refer to the Malaysiakini report Annuar Musa comes to the defence of Zakir Naik.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah will make a state visit to Brunei Darussalam starting tomorrow until Aug 20.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 17 — Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran today told Dr Zakir Naik to go ahead and file his defamation lawsuit, adding that he will challenge the Islamic preacher in court.
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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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LETTER | Much has been said against and for Zakir Naik by leaders of the ruling party including by Dr Mahathir Mohamad but we are nowhere near a satisfying conclusion.
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said today that the Permanent Resident (PR) status of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik could be revoked if his actions are proven to cause harm to the country’s ...
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PETALING JAYA: In another jab at Pakatan Harapan’s broken promises, Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong published a list of ministers who once pledged to get rid of Lynas when they were in the opposition.
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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians are wasting too much time fighting over petty issues like Zakir Naik, when they should be resolving problems faced by the less fortunate here, says Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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SEPANG (Aug 16): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today that the Permanent Resident (PR) status of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik could be revoked if his actions are proven to cause harm to...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 16): Short-term interbank rates remained steady today on Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) operations to absorb surplus liquidity from the financial system.
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KANGAR, Perlis: Malaysian police have barred controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik from speaking in the northern state of Perlis, following a public uproar over his racially insensitive remarks.
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Zakir Naik KUCHING: A letter from controversial preacher Zakir Naik has been served to Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran, demanding an apology and “suitable compensation for the injury of the ...
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Penang PKR Youth leader Dr Afif Bahardin has urged Islamic preacher Zakir Naikto apologise to Malaysians for questioning their loyalty to the country and forlabelling them "guests."However, Afif suppo...
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is demanding an apology from M. Kulasegaran over the Human Resources Minister's statements on him in a press release.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 ― PKR assemblyman Najwan Halimi is the latest to urge the government to deport divisive India-born preacher Dr Zakir Naik.
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At least 13 cabinet ministers signed a pledge to shut down Lynas' rare earth refinery when they were part of the opposition.
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has criticised those he claims disregard the dominance of the Malays in Malaysia, saying the idea that all races are equal in moulding a nation’s ...
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LETTER | Introducing khat calligraphy into the primary school syllabus will not be the end of Malaysia.
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YOURSAY | ‘No, and writing ABC does not make us Christians, the proof is right in front of you.’ Does writing ABC make us Christians, mufti weighs in on khat debate Vijay47: Good try, Perlis mufti...
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By ZAKIAH KOYA, JUSTIN ZACK, ANDY CHUA, MEI MEI CHU and TARRENCE TAN PETALING JAYA: The leaders of the ruling Pakatan Harapan’s four political parties have asked the people to reject polemics whic...
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has accused Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad of adding fuel to the fire by labelling Chinese education group Dong Zong as “racist”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian authorities will summon Indian Islamic preacher Zakir Naik for questioning after he allegedly made racially sensitive remarks in the multi-ethnic nation, the government said on...
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SHAH ALAM: The controversy stirred up by Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik has now landed him in the cross hairs of the police.
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PETALING JAYA: The communications and multimedia ministry and the Information Department have denied any involvement in an Islamic camp featuring controversial preacher Zakir Naik and his family.
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PETALING JAYA: The calls to deport Dr Zakir Naik has reached a new level, with two more politicians and a social activist demanding action against the controversial Islamic preacher.
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Police are probing Indian-born Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik as well as Chineseeducationist group Dong Zong.According to CID director Huzir Mohamed, up to115 police reports have been lodged against Z...