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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 ― Zamihan Mat Zin, an officer with the federal Islamic authority, has filed a RM2 million defamation suit against Perlis mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin for allegedly portr...
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PETALING JAYA: Heineken Malaysia Bhd has reiterated that the sale of its new non-alcoholic malt beverage, Heineken 0.0, is aimed at non-Muslims only.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Tourism, Arts & Culture Ministry through its agency Islamic Tourism Centre (ITC) has developed three initiatives for the sector for 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11— Pastor Raymond Koh’s wife today continued to question the composition of the task force probing his enforced disappearance, raising concerns over three of the members over i...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The wife of pastor Raymond Koh said despite changes in composition of the special task force (STF) to probe Suhakam’s finding that the Special Branch had a hand in the enforced disappe...
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PETALING JAYA: The families of Pastor Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat are concerned that the terms of reference for the special task force looking into their enforced disappearances have not been made public.
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YOURSAY | ‘Please get those right and the country will thank you long after you are gone.’ Dr M's birthday wish: I want to finish my job Across the Straits: At 94, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Moham...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Gastronomic delights, including two tonnes of durians, 50,000 sticks of satay and 70 roast goat, await everyone at the Federal Territory Islamic Department (Jawi) street Raya event in Dataran Merdeka on Saturday (July 6).
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JOHOR DUN | The Johor government and the Darul Ta’zim Family Development Foundation (YPKDT) are working on a plan to provide a legal aid service for women in the state facing domestic problems, whil...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI: The Johor state government and Darul Ta’zim Family Development Foundation (YPKDT) are working on a plan to provide legal aid services for women in the state facing domestic problems...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 2 — The Johor government is planning compulsory pre-marriage courses for non-Muslim couples to try and reduce divorce rates in the state, said an official.
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Recently, the Kelantan Islamic Religious and Malay Customs Council (Maik) said it planned to convert all Orang Asli in the state to Islam within 30 years.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa's visit to China was to build cooperation between both countries in regards to peace, religion and socio-economics, not just visit the Uyghur community.
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BACHOK: Many Malaysians suffer from diabetes, hypertension and heart problems.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 26): The cargo division of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) is ready to tap into the global halal market worth US$2 trillion per annum, now that its halal shipmen...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The cargo division of Malaysia Airlines Bhd, MAB Kargo Sdn Bhd (MASkargo) is ready to tap into the global halal market worth US$2 trillion per annum, now that its halal shipments handling capability has received the Malaysian Halal certification.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama), with the cooperation of the Islamic Development Department (Jakim), is setting up its own halal unit to facilitate entrepreneurs in o...
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KOTA BARU, June 24 — The Kelantan government will promote the importance of measles vaccination among the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, Gua Musang through the latter’s religious teach...
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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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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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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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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 ― Children should be taught to discuss religions openly as this will help pave the way towards a more open society, suggested several civil society groups.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Federal religious authority Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) has publicly opposed today a proposal for students to learn about other religions in schools or ...
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POLAND has been actively promoting Malaysia as a premium destination for its entrepreneurs keen to expand their markets abroad.
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Some 108 FamilyMart branded ready-to-eat food products are now certified halal, as the popular Japan-based convenience store’s dedicated central kitchen operator QL Kitchen Sdn Bhd, secured the hala...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 — Some 108 FamilyMart branded ready-to-eat food products are now registered halal, as the Japan-based convenience store’s dedicated central kitchen operator QL Kitchen Sdn Bhd...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― The youth wing of Kelantan Parti Amanah Negara has urged its state government to issue summons against cosmetics queen Nur Sajat Kamaruzzaman, simply for attending the Mood Re...
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From my perspective, the root cause of the present-day issues of racism and extremism lies mainly in the prevalent narrative of Islam in the country.
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An Islamic research body is protesting a Federal Territories Islamic Religious Council (MAIWP) audit over the alleged mismanagement of RM10 million in zakat funds, The Malaysian Insight reported today...
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KUANTAN: It is baseless to accuse the Pakatan Harapan government of sidelining Malays and Muslims, says Foreign Minister, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said Malaysia will soon spearhead a move to unify halal certification worldwide.
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PETALING JAYA: Days after being labelled as “deaf” by the prime minister, Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin today questioned why Putrajaya had turned a “deaf ear” to a proposal on interfait...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The high level of food waste and large allocation for solid waste management each year has made the government launch a “Ramadan Without Waste” campaign this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has allocated RM8.6 million to mosques and surau in the Federal Territories of Kuala Lumpur, Putrajaya and Labuan, in conjunction with Ramadan.
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LETTER | I recently published a policy paper on the challenges LGBT people face in accessing quality mental health services in Malaysia.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry’s enforcement division in Penang seized 27 tonnes of packet dates, worth RM448,000, here yesterday, for using unauthorised halal logo...
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On Sunday, hundreds of innocent people died in terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court today upheld the previous government’s ban on three books published by the Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), saying it is satisfied with the former home minister’s excu...
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PETALING JAYA: A public policy research and advocacy organisation has rubbished a claim that conversion therapy for LGBTs is not a form of violence, saying it produces long-term psychological trauma.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 — The High Court today dismissed the Islamic Renaissance Front Berhad’s (IRF) bid to lift former Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s ban on three of its books.
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LETTER | We refer to the Malaysiakini report Cops summon LGBT activist for questioning over UN speech.
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APRIL 19 — In March 2019, Malaysian human rights defender Numan Afifi made an intervention at the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) Adoption Reports at the Human Rights Council, Geneva.
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YOURSAY | ‘Mujahid must explain his reason for ‘serious concern’ over ‘de-hijabbing’ forum.’ Why fear intellectual discourse on de-hijabbing, ask forum panellists Meerkat: I salute writer ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Government is committed to spurring excellence in Islamic management system to achieve the objective of sustainable development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr W...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The government is committed to spurring excellence in Islamic management system to achieve the objective of sustainable development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr...
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PETALING JAYA: An LGBT activist has been asked to apologise and retract his claim of the existence of state-sponsored violence against the LGBT community in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today lifted the ban on G25’s book, “Breaking Silence: Voices of Moderation – Islam in a Constitutional Democracy”. Judge Nordin Hassan made the decision afte...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The High Court today quashed a Home Ministry order banning a book titled "Breaking The Silence: Voices Of Moderation — Islam In A Constitutional Democracy". The High Court Ju...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Halal International Selangor (HIS) is poised to be a flagship training centre for halal training and education by providing both face-to-face and online training.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 2 — The National Labour Advisory Council (NLAC) is still studying the guidelines for a Muslim dress code in the private sector, Deputy Human Resource Minister Datuk Mahfuz Omar s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 1 — Bumiputera products do not necessarily become halal products automatically, said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh “When you are a Bumipute...
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PARIS: Malaysia is prepared to assist the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) in several matters for the benefit of Muslims in France, including the imams and other Muslim elders, said Deputy Pr...
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PARIS (March 21): Malaysia is prepared to assist the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) in several matters for the benefit of Muslims in France, including the imams and other Muslim elders, sai...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 — The government should consider Singapore’s approach to dealing with parents who refuse to immunise their children, Bandar Kuching MP Dr Kelvin Yii suggested today.
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PARIS: The management of the Grand Mosque of Paris here has expressed its interest to obtain the Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) halal certificate as recognition for its slaughtering ...
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Mujahid Yusof Rawa, the minister in charge of religious affairs, has carefully cultivated an image of himself as an open-minded political moderate and reformer, someone who stands apart from the rest ...
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SEREMBAN: A new unit set up under the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) to monitor social media contents insulting Islam has received 10,000 complaints since its formation last week.
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The monitoring unit under the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) received 10,000 complaints concerning literature insulting and provoking Islam on all media platforms since its formation last week...
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SEREMBAN: The monitoring unit under the Islamic Development Department of Malaysia (Jakim) received 10,000 complaints concerning literature insulting and provoking the Islamic religion in all media pl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (Jakim) has set up a unit to monitor any form of provocation that insults the Prophet Muhammad and Islam on all media platforms, including social media.
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The government has set up a special unit to monitor insults against Prophet Muhammad and Islam, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa announced today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — The federal government has set up a special unit to monitor insults against Prophet Muhammad and Islam, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof R...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Fuziah Salleh denied claims that the construction of the country’s first halal vaccine plant meant the vaccines used all this while...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Fuziah Salleh denied claims by some quarters that the construction of the first halal vaccine plant in the country meant the vac...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — The deputy minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Fuziah Salleh denied claims by some quarters that the construction of the first halal vaccine plant in the country m...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Tourism Minister caused consternation in Germany when he reportedly said there are no gays in Malaysia.
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In July 2016, Jakim launched a five-year action plan meant to “curb” LGBT behaviour, titled “Pelan Tindakan Menangani Gejala Sosial Perlakuan LGBT 2017-2021”.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the government is studying the possibility of allowing only children who have received immunisation to enrol for school.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 1 ― Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says the government is studying the possibility of allowing only children who have received immunisation to enrol fo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's health ministry is committed to making vaccinations compulsory despite the challenges it faces in making coverage mandatory.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — The Ministry of Health will not give up in making immunisation vaccination compulsory although admitting it would be difficult to implement the programme mandatorily.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health will not give up in making immunisation vaccination compulsory although admitting it would be difficult to implement the programme mandatorily.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians have another opportunity to catch a glimpse of the Supermoon, a phenomenon where the full moon will appear the largest and its distance is closer to the earth, starting at 11....
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor mufti has defended the need for religious speakers to have special credentials (tauliah) from state Islamic authorities, saying it was still necessary to avoid confusion.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Iftitah Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd, the brand owner of Papidtest and the ‘Pork Meat Test’ kit, has stressed that the product is not for testing pig DNA, as has been made viral on social m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 — Iftitah Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd, the brand owner of Papidtest and the ‘Pork Meat Test’ kit, has stressed that the product is not for testing pig DNA as made viral on social m...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — The Halal Industry Development Corporation Sdn Bhd (HDC), an agency under the Ministry of Economic Affairs, expects Malaysia’s halal exports to increase by between four per ...
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PETALING JAYA: The government says there is no directive to ban the image of the pig in public places during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebration, despite past controversies on the use of animals...
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PETALING JAYA: Retail tycoon Ameer Ali Mydin has called for a ban on export of chickens as a supply shortage threatens to push up prices of the popular food.
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PUTRAJAYA (Jan 12): Any corporate body found guilty of trying to mislead consumers with halal status can be fined of up to RM5 million, said Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) director-g...
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PUTRAJAYA: Any corporate body found guilty of trying to mislead consumers with halal status can be fined of up to RM5 million, said Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) director-general D...
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PUTRAJAYA, Jan 12 — Any corporate body found guilty of trying to mislead consumers with halal status can be fined of up to RM5 million, said Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) director...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic has alleged that officially sanctioned Islamic education in Malaysia is not effective in cultivating values that are considered desirable in Islam.
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PETALING JAYA: The Friday sermon at mosques in the federal territories today reminded Muslims of a fatwa declaring cigarettes, shisha and vape as haram, as a smoking ban imposed by the health ministry...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Jan 7): The Pelita Group of Companies plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia to fund their business expansion and capital expenditure by n...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Bernama): The Pelita Group of Companies plans to launch an initial public offering (IPO) on the ACE Market of Bursa Malaysia to fund their business expansion and capital expenditure by next year.
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JANUARY 7 — Writing “open letters” seems to be the hobby  du jour  — but perhaps particularly among old men of religious backgrounds.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 4): The Ministry of Education (KPM) is providing Early School Assistance to more than three million schoolchildren from Year One up to Form 5, from today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Education Ministry is providing Early School Assistance to more than three million schoolchildren from Year One up to Form 5, starting Friday (Jan 4).
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This year, online concierge service Honestbee hopes to change the way you get your groceries.
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PUTRAJAYA (Dec 28): The victory of Pakatan Harapan (PH) in the 14th General Election (GE14) last May has neither caused the Malays to lose their power nor affected the status of Islam in the country, ...
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PUTRAJAYA: PPBM president Muhyiddin Yassin, on the eve of party’s first annual general meeting (AGM) after the May 9 polls, slammed PAS and Umno, alleging they were “fanning racial sentiments” a...