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MALACCA: The people of Malacca have been urged not to abuse the freedom and facilities provided by the state government for personal gain, without taking into account the sensitivities of the differen...
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MELAKA, March 25 — The Melaka state government will conduct a full investigation of the organisers who are alleged to be involved in a programme connected to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
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MELAKA (Bernama): The Melaka state government will conduct a full investigation of the organisers who are alleged to be involved in a programme connected to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) as spread on social media.
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Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to woo Malay Muslim support away from rival parties...
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MARCH 22 — After too many accusations, allegations and misinterpretation regarding International Women’s Day March in Malaysia, someone stood up in Parliament and spoke about it courageously.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's tentative pace of reform has slowed further this year, as the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government backs down on progressive policies in a bid to court Malay Muslim support away f...
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LETTER | The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) calls on the government of Malaysia to take immediate steps to protect the rights of all persons in the country to freedom of expression and asse...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A Pakatan Harapan (PH) backbencher today defended the organisers of the recent Women’s Day march, disputing claims that they failed to comply with the necessary requirements.
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PARLIAMENT | The government has been urged to take the lead in efforts to criminalise the act of stalking an individual.
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LETTER | Justice for Sisters is deeply horrified by the discriminatory and offensive speech and language used in Parliament by several members of Parliament in relation to LGBT people on March 14 and ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 19 — Criminal investigations should not be initiated against the International Women’s Day March organisers just because of participation from representatives of the lesbian, g...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Remarks in the Dewan Rakyat by a PPBM politician yesterday not only show prejudice against HIV-positive patients but could also complicate recent efforts by the government to introduce ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A former Barisan Nasional MP who joined PPBM last year has urged the government to come down hard on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, saying they were practis...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― The police questioned today three people about a recent Women’s Day march that was widely slammed because of protesters’ call for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...
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Noor Azmi Ghazali (Harapan-Bagan Serai) today railed against the LGBT community while debating the Yang Di-Pertuan Agong’s speech in the Dewan Rakyat today.
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LETTER | G25 observes the recent political developments with growing concern that the country is sliding towards the polarisation of its politics based on race and religion.
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COMMENT | The investigation into the International Women’s Day march for sedition and illegal assembly is the last thing I thought I would see under the present government.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 ― Politicians from Pakatan Harapan (PH) and PAS who verbally attacked the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) minority community in Malaysia are showing cowardice, p...
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KUALA LUMPUR: No arrests have been made so far in connection to the chemical contamination in Pasir Gudang, Johor, according to Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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MARCH 15 — G25 Malaysia observes the recent political developments with growing concern that the country is sliding towards the polarisation of its politics based on race and religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — No arrests have been made so far in connection to the chemical contamination in Pasir Gudang, Johor, says Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Human rights groups are urging the government to end the alleged victimisation of human rights defenders and marginalised communities.
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PETALING JAYA: The organisers of the International Women’s Day march on Saturday, which saw members of the LGBT community call for an end to violence based on gender and sexual orientation, are bein...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community are human beings and Malaysian citizens whose rights must be recognised, the Malaysian Bar said today.
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The Malaysian government’s responses towards the Women’s Day march have been heavy-handed and grossly misplaced.
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LETTER | Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia (GBM) condemns misinformation from certain quarters that maligned and mischaracterized the Women’s Day march on March 9 as advancing the LGBT agenda and turning ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: US Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir today called for peace among Malaysians, saying the protest against the LGBT community should not lead to violence.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 — The debate over lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights (LGBT) should never lead to violence, United States Ambassador to Malaysia Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police today recorded statements from three organisers of the rally held in conjunction with the International Women’s Day celebration which saw the participation of LGBT supporters an...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time befo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police today recorded statements from three organisers of the rally held in conjunction with the International Women’s Day celebration that saw participation of LGBT supporters at ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The home ministry is set to amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) following a recent controversial international women’s day rally which failed to obt...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated time before holding ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — The Home Ministry (KDN) will amend the 10-day notice under the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 (PAA 2012) that requires organiser to submit a notice within the stipulated tim...
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Terengganu Amanah has urged authorities to take stern action on those who "marred" International Women’s Day celebrations by including LGBT issues in a parade held at Dataran Merdeka last Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rally goers should respect the religious and cultural sensitivities in the country if they also want to be respected, according to Depu...
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LETTER | On the occasion of International Women's Day, it seems that a march in Kuala Lumpur also saw the shouts for the recognition of the LGBT community.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 — Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman indicated today that his ministry would propose amending the 10-day notice provision in the Peaceful Assembly Act (PAA) 2012.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 ― The 14th general election result showed Malaysians wanted to move on from the repressive policies of Barisan Nasional, Parti Sosialis Malaysia’s (PSM) women’s desk said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said today police have started a probe on the activists behind a rally defending the rights of the LGBT community.
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Bersatu supreme leadership council member Muhammad Faiz Na'aman said his party does not endorse violence against the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community, however LGBT individuals s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail reiterated today that Muslims cannot support the LGBT community, amid conservative uproar over the group’s presen...
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MP SPEAKS | What we really need in Malaysia is a radical transformation of society based on equality and justice.
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It is dangerous to misunderstand that only the views of the majority matter in a democracy, warned Malaysian Representative to the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) Eric Pauls...
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has criticised those in Pakatan Harapan (PH) who singled out the participation of the LGBT community in the recent International Women’s Day march, calling t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 — Charles Santiago today reminded his fellow Pakatan Harapan (PH) lawmakers of the need to push forward with their reform agenda for gender equality following controversy over...
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MARCH 11 — What we really need in Malaysia is a radical transformation of the society based on equality and justice.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 11): A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday (March 9), ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Organisers of the International Women’s Day March here have defended the event as being about the fight for equal rights amid criticisms that it had LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) participants.
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PETALING JAYA: The Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has slammed the government for harassing women human rights activists and peaceful protestors.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — A coalition of women’s rights groups has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) today to ensure “democratic space” for every Malaysian regardless of how Putrajaya or the majority ...
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PETALING JAYA: Democracy allows everyone, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, to express their views and concerns in a peaceful manner, says the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0).
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KINIGUIDE | The presence of LGBT participants at yesterday’s Women’s March in Kuala Lumpur has courted swift and growing backlash from both sides of the political divide.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Elections watchdog Bersih 2.0 today expressed concern that the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community will face further hate and discrimination after a crit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - A Malaysian minister has decried the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) groups at a march celebrating International Women's Day on Saturday (March 9), ...
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Marina Mahathir has accused Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Mujahid Yusof Rawa and Bersatu supreme council member Wan Saiful Wan Jan of trying to distract from the demands made at yester...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) has condemned two local Malay newspapers for their coverage of the Women’s Day March, citing a focus on berating the lesbian, g...
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PETALING JAYA: The organisers of a women’s march in the capital have defended calls made during yesterday’s rally to recognise the rights of the LGBT community, following a backlash created by suc...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — The organisers of the Women’s Day March have called out its critics as well as the media for instigating moral panic instead of highlighting the key points of the rally he...
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PETALING JAYA: Organisers of the International Women’s Day march have reiterated five demands, including ensuring women’s rights, amidst backlash over the presence of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) participants at the rally.
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PETALING JAYA: Social activist Marina Mahathir has criticised Pakatan Harapan leaders Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa and Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia supreme council member Wan Saiful Wan Jan for their condemnation of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people during the Women's March on Saturday (March 9).
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Organisers of yesterday's International Women's Day march have restated their five key demands amid the backlash over the presence of LGBT participants in the demonstration.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has remained firm in its stand against the lifestyle of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) groups and the practice will not be allowed in the country.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government says it is firm in opposing the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) groups, following calls during a rally in Kuala Lumpur to recognise their rights.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 9 — A minister today reaffirmed that the government does not accept the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s practices here, following a march where the co...
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De facto Islamic affairs minister Mujahid Yusof Rawa says he is shocked that the Women's March in Kuala Lumpur today was used to defend LGBT rights, calling it an abuse of democracy.
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KOTA KINABALU: The inaugural Woman’s Day rally to promote gender equality and condemn violence drew some 80 marchers, including some from the LGBT community, here today.
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KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister has caused consternation, following reports that he told German media there are no gays in the country.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today rejected the application by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad to strike out the defence statement filed by Gerakan Muslimah Islam Malaysia (GMIM) ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court has ordered for the lawsuit filed by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad against a Muslim rights group activist who accused him of organising a gay festival to proce...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 6 — Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi told foreign press in Germany he did not think there are homosexuals in Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 6): The High Court here today ordered the Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad's defamation suit against activist Wan Asshima Kamaruddin, for her post which claimed the minist...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 6 — Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad lost today his application to strike out the defence statement filed by Muslim activist Wan Asshima Kamaruddin in the former’s...
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PETALING JAYA: An aide to Mohamaddin Ketapi has defended the minister over his remarks on homosexuality in Berlin, saying the Warisan leader was likely reiterating Putrajaya’s stance that LGBT are n...
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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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SEMENYIH, Feb 28 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Barisan Nasional (BN) will go head-to-head with each’s respective mega ceramahs tonight featuring Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has apologized for remarks he made that is now viewed as demeaning to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Former prime minister Najib Razak on Tuesday (Feb 26) apologised for insensitive remarks against highway users at night, as well as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...
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PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Najib Razak said he did not mean to denigrate those working late at night when he criticised the government’s move to make tolled highways free during off-peak h...
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Former premier Datuk Seri Najib Razak took a jab at Pakatan Harapan’s promise to abolish tolls, saying he was baffled that there was no charge for using tolls between 11pm and 5am as the only ones w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 26 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak claimed today he was repeating phrases from the audience when he made remarks viewed as demeaning to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, a...
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SEMENYIH: Former prime minister Najib Razak has poked fun at the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government over its plan to replace toll collection along four highways with congestion charges, saying no one wil...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government will gradually be implementing the Jelajah Rahmah outreach programme this year to help the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, as well as the homeless...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 24 — The government will be gradually implementing the ‘Jelajah Rahmah’ outreach programme this year to help the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community as well...
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LETTER | Sisters in Islam (SIS) stands in solidarity with Penangpac, Big Nose Productions and playwright, Fa Abdul, on the staging of their two-hour comedy play Love in Georgetown City.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — Penangpac and Big Nose Productions have cancelled a play about relationships and social issues on police advice after Muslim groups protested against it In a brief statement, P...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — State police concede the Love in George Town play at Penangpac is purely a comedy sketch, notwithstanding its previously suggestive name, but said they must still advise its ca...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 15 — All art and entertainment events must be guided by moral and religious values at all times, the Penang mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor said today.
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The two-hour Love in Georgetown City play went on uninterrupted despite a small group of protestors turning up to demand for it to be cancelled immediately.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here today set March 6 to decide on an application by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad (pix) to strike out the defence statement filed by Gerakan Muslimah I...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — The High Court here today set March 6 to decide on an application by Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad to strike out the defence statement filed by Gerakan Musli...
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Last Friday, while on a lunch date with my wife, she reminded me to hurry for Friday prayers.
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CAMERON POLLS | Perak DAP leader Nga Kor Ming today predicted that the winning margin for the Cameron Highlands by-election will only be around 200 votes.
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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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How many more transgender people must die before the rakyat is outraged enough to demand that the government stop the culture of fear being perpetuated against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgend...
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PETALING JAYA: A leading LGBT-interest magazine has named the Pakatan Harapan government in its list of the “10 biggest homophobes and transphobes of 2018” for its “persecution” of the communi...
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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, ...