Sun, 21 Apr 2019, 6:57 AM
ADVERTISE with The Malaysian Pulse!

Topic: Muslim

The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia is putting its defence spending on the back burner as the government is channelling more than RM20 billion (S$6.56 billion) to bail out two key Malay institutions, Defence Mi...
The Straits Times:
Share
KOTA KINABALU - Remarks by a prominent woman politician from Peninsula Malaysia over a Good Friday greeting in Sabah has drawn public ire, after she questioned the use of the large advertising board, ...
Malay Mail:
Share
COMMENTARY, April 20 — One-time Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia women’s chief Anina Saadudin probably thought posting the image of a billboard in Sabah conveying well-wishers to those observing the...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu denied that Malaysia is being in voicing out its concerns about China’s treatment of its Uyghur Muslim community.
The Star:
Share
KOTA KINABALU: Former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) women's chief Anina Saadudin has drawn public ire after she questioned the use of billboards to convey well-wishes to Christians observing the Christian Holy Week in Sabah.
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia is putting its defence spending on the back-burner as the government is channelling more than RM20 billion (S$6.56 billion) to bail out two key Malay institutions, Defence Mini...
The Star:
Share
KOTA KINABALU: Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Christina Liew has dispelled accusations that the sudden removal of Sabah Tourism Board (STB) general manager Suzaini Sabdin Ghani was politically motivated.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — Any expenditure to improve the country’s defence assets has taken a backseat to channel funds to bailout Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) and the Federal Land Development Authorit...
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Crude palm oil (CPO) futures on Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are likely to trade in a yo-yo mode next week, mainly due to worries over an economic slowdown in China, a dealer said.
The Star:
Share
MIRI: State minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah is among Sarawak politicians who have conveyed their well-wishes to Christians who are celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
The Star:
Share
ALIRAN condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by cyber bullies, abetted by officials who need to examine their priorities and review their standard operating procedures (SOPs). Aliran is sh...
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | Aliran condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by social and cyberbullies, aided and abetted by officials who clearly need to critically examine their priorities and review their sta...
Malay Mail:
Share
APRIL 19 — Aliran condemns the recent assault on freedom of speech by social and cyber bullies, aided and abetted by officials who clearly need to critically examine their priorities and review thei...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — The candidate to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum as chief justice (CJ) is still awaiting approval from the Conference of Rulers, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today.
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | No need to search for this word ‘reveiling’.
The Star:
Share
MIRI: Sarawak politicians, including a Muslim minister, extended their wishes and prayers to all Christians who are celebrating Holy Week – the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard on Thursday (April 18) police found one of the sites months before ...
Malaysiakini:
Share
The Singapore Straits Times has claimed that Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the rulers are in a stalemate over the next chief justice.
theSun:
Share
IPOH: The Perak government cannot meddle with the Songkran Festival as it is an annual celebration organised by the Siamese community in Pengkalan Hulu, the Perak Legislative Assembly was told today.
Malay Mail:
Share
KOTA KINABALU, April 18 — The Sabah state government said today it will amend legislation by the next state legislative assembly meeting to ban child marriage.
The Star:
Share
IPOH (Bernama): The Perak government cannot meddle with the Songkran Festival as it is an annual celebration organised by the Siamese community in Pengkalan Hulu, the Perak Legislative Assembly was told Thursday (April 18).
Malaysiakini:
Share
PERAK DUN | The Perak government cannot meddle with the Songkran Festival as it is an annual celebration organised by the Siamese community in Pengkalan Hulu, the State Legislative Assembly was told t...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The Perak government cannot meddle with the Songkran Festival as it is an annual celebration organised by the Siamese community in Pengkalan Hulu, the Perak Legislative A...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 18 — The federal government and the Malay rulers could again tangle over another crucial appointment, with a report suggesting that the latter were holding up the replacement for...
The Star:
Share
KLANG: When the municipal council dogcatchers were on their rounds catching street dogs in her area, laundry shop owner Leah Rosli was overcome with concern.
The Star:
Share
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s opposition parties are hoping to reach a consensus on a single candidate to take on DAP in the May 11 Sandakan by-election.
Malaysiakini:
Share
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 ...
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's religious authorities yesterday said they were investigating a book about Muslim women who choose not to wear a hijab, prompting a backlash from women's rights groups.
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic officials in Malaysia have launched an investigation into a public event that discussed women who stop wearing the hijab, according to a group of female activists who spoke at th...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The Swiss government had offered assistance to authorities in Malaysia in the investigation of the 1MDB scandal, but it was turned down by the previous administration, said the Swiss amb...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Representatives from 16 Ramadan bazaar and night market associations today said they will not comply with the Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) move to manage their stalls u...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): Malaysia's religious authorities on Wednesday said they were investigating a book about Muslim women who choose not to wear a hijab, prompting a backlash among women's rights ...
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) - Malaysia's religious authorities on Wednesday (April 17) said they were investigating a book about Muslim women who chose not to wear a hijab, prompting a backlash among women...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Indonesians began voting in the world’s biggest single-day election on Wednesday as polling stations opened across the sprawling equatorial archipelago following a six-month campaign to choose a new...
Malaysiakini:
Share
KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — The government has allocated RM6.3 billion to rescue Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) and another RM17.8 billion on a restructuring plan for Lembaga Tabung Haji...
Malaysiakini:
Share
Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for revealing the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, and another for photographs of Central American m...
Malay Mail:
Share
IPOH, April 15 — Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said today that the state and the federal government are reviewing a plan to reopen the Ayer Ganda water treatment plant in Hulu Per...
theSun:
Share
GEORGE TOWN: Nooraini Ahmad, 65, in-law to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who died yesterday, was buried at the Muslim cemetery in Cherok Tok Kun Bawah, near here today.
Malaysiakini:
Share
PAS lawmakers in Perlis have no issues with the state legislative assembly sitting being just one day, today.
Malaysiakini:
Share
The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) has confirmed that it is probing a recent book launch and forum involving several Muslim women discussing why they have chosen to stop wearing the head...
theSun:
Share
KUCHING: At first glance, Kampung Muara Tebas is a typical Malay fishing village fronting the estuary of the Sarawak River, drawing tourists and fishermen supplying their daily catch to the seafood re...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) has been asked to investigate a forum and the launch of a book on Saturday about Muslim women who have given up wearing the hijab or tud...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
When we reach 40, we are advised by doctors to change our diet and lifestyle in order to avoid the dreaded coronary disease that has become the number one cause of early deaths.
The Star:
Share
Comment - By Wong Chun Wai Barisan Nasional’s victory in the Rantau by-election is a huge achievement for the opposition coalition, unlike the previous Cameron Highlands and Semenyih successes. This has the hallmarks of a significant difference.
Malaysiakini:
Share
YOURSAY | 'Nik Abduh wants ties to remain until Judgment Day – truly a marriage not made in heaven.' 'PAS-Umno ties should last until Judgment Day' Vijay47: What a cute, romantic wish from Bachok M...
Malaysiakini:
Share
When Indonesian President Joko Widodo was elected five years ago, the former furniture salesperson seemed to offer a clean break from the military and political elite that had clung to power since the...
The Star:
Share
IT’S easy to have thought that the incessant politicking would end after last year’s general election, but instead, the deluge of bad vibes continues, much like a bad TV drama in dire need of an e...
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Frequent engagements between policymakers and the people are needed for Malaysians, particularly Malay Muslim youths, to better grasp the meaning of living in Malaysia Baharu (New Malaysia), says Malaysia Youth Foundation director Mustaffa Kamil Ayub.
The Straits Times:
Share
Indonesia's General Elections Commission (KPU) visited Selangor, Malaysia, yesterday to investigate the discovery of thousands of ballot papers that had allegedly been illegally marked in favour of in...
The Star:
Share
SEREMBAN: Exchange of criticisms between Pakatan Harapan leaders is part of a new culture and not a sign of discord, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian presidential an...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — The Royal Malaysia Police have confirmed receiving two reports on the discovery of hundreds of plastic bags containing ballot papers for overseas voters in the Indonesian pr...
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SANDAKAN: The family of Jari Abdullah, 34, who was kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf terrorists, has come to terms with his death after he was shot by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern Philippines, o...
Malay Mail:
Share
SANDAKAN, April 12 — The family of Jari Abdullah, 34, who was kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf terrorists, has come to terms with his demise after he was shot by the militant group in Pulau Simusa, southern ...
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The whole fiasco involving Tabung Haji (TH) is meant to hide the Pakatan Harapan government's mismanagement of the Muslim pilgrimage fund, says Datuk Seri Najib Razak, who claims that it is Pakatan that destroyed the fund.
The Star:
Share
SEREMBAN: Exchange of criticism between Pakatan Harapan leaders is normal, part of a new culture and does not necessarily signal discord, says PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.
The Star:
Share
SEREMBAN: Everyone must exercise their one vote because that one vote may decide if the candidate wins or loses, says 93 year-old Alias Sidik, the oldest member of Rantau Umno.
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The government has exposed yet another financial discrepancy by a government-linked investment company that took place under the previous Barisan Nasional administration, a few months after serious financial mismanagement practices were unearthed in the Muslim pilgrimage fund Lembaga Tabung Haji.
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | Sweden is an old, rich, First World nation with a constitutional monarchy, like ours.
Malaysiakini:
Share
RANTAU POLLS | Think tank Ilham Centre believes that BN is en route towards winning the Rantau by-election this Saturday, following a survey of 396 local voters.
The Star:
Share
KOTA KINABALU: A former oil palm executive has announced plans to contest as an independent in the May 11 Sandakan by-election while the main opposition parties are still keeping their plans under wrap.
The Edge Markets:
Share
FOLLOWING last week’s article on the so-called Perak menteri besar crisis, a source tells me of a formula said to have been drawn up by certain quarters within the state Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malays...
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: University Utara Malaysia (UUM) has to explain why it has allowed controversial Indian Muslim preacher Zakir Naik to give his lecture at the public university next week, said Deputy Educ...
The Star:
Share
Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
Malaysiakini:
Share
MCA has called on Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching to resign over her remarks regarding Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) inviting controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik to deliver a speech on ...
Malaysiakini:
Share
In an unprecedented move, PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang visited the MIC headquarters in Kuala Lumpur last month, where he was received with a flower garland by the BN component party's president SA V...
The Star:
Share
IN a just society, the rule of law applies to everyone irrespective of their station in life.
Malaysiakini:
Share
Armed with laptops, three dozen journalists and fact-checkers braced for battle before a live debate between Indonesian President Joko Widodo and his challenger, Prabowo Subianto.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died suddenly in his sleep of natural causes without any drugs or toxins in his system, the PGA Tour Series-China said today, citing Chinese investigations.
The Straits Times:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died suddenly in his sleep of natural causes without any drugs or toxins in his system, the PGA Tour Series-China said on Wednesday (April 10), citing...
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 — Malaysian golfer Arie Irawan died suddenly in his sleep of natural causes without any drugs or toxins in his system, the PGA Tour Series-China said today, citing Chinese inv...
theSun:
Share
PETALING JAYA: The Sultan of Johor is authorised under the state constitution to appoint a person of his choice as mentri besar.
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil stocks fell to less than 3 million tonnes by end-March to their lowest in five months, as a surge in demand outpaced production gains, official data showed on Wednesday.
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 10 ― Putrajaya said today it will review Wisma Putra's comprehensive report to ascertain progress prior to addressing criticism it was backsliding on women and children's rights ...
The Star:
Share
POST the 14th General Election, Malaysia finds itself at a critical crossroads.
Free Malaysia Today:
Share
SEREMBAN: A former aide to Mohamad Hasan has defended the ex-menteri besar in the controversy over the sale of alcohol at a golf club here, saying his rivals are bringing up the issue in the Rantau by...
The Star:
Share
PETALING JAYA: Muslim groups have welcomed the government’s decision not to include Clause 88A in the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act (LRA).
The Straits Times:
Share
MANILA - A Malaysian rescued by Philippine security forces last week from Muslim militants who had held him captive for four months died of his wounds on Tuesday (April 9).
Malay Mail:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR, April 9 — Malaysia has taken the top spot in the MasterCard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) for the ninth year in a row, but for the first time, it is sharing that pos...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 9): The defamation suit filed by the Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad against activist Wan Asshima Kamaruddin, for her post which claimed the minister supported orga...
Malaysiakini:
Share
On a small farm on the outskirts of Christchurch in New Zealand, Omar Nabi digs a small hole and sharpens a knife as he prepares to slaughter a sheep as a blessing to his father – a victim of the ma...
theSun:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: The halal exhibition organised by the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2004.
Malaysiakini:
Share
India’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said on Monday it would remove decades-old special rights for the people of Jammu and Kashmir, making an election promise that could provoke a ...
Malaysiakini:
Share
LETTER | The statement by Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah that Malaysia withdrew from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court to stymie a coup d’etat bid spurred on by pow...
Malay Mail:
Share
APRIL 7 — The statement by Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah that Malaysia’s withdrawal from ratifying the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) was a political move done ...
The Star:
Share
OUT of the 25 countries at the bottom of the 2018 World Economic Forum Gender gap survey, 21 are Muslim-majority countries, with Chad, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan and Yemen at the bottom five.
Malaysiakini:
Share
Travel agents, London's transport network and finance houses were among a rising number of companies on Friday to cut ties with businesses owned by Brunei to protest over the Sultanate's introduction ...
Malay Mail:
Share
KOTA KINABALU, April 6 — It promises to be a grand affair.
The Straits Times:
Share
DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh police have prevented 115 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia in rickety fishing boats, officials said on Saturday (April 6), but no suspected traffickers were d...
Malaysiakini:
Share
The Maldives heads for a parliamentary election on Saturday with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih seeking a majority for his party to investigate debts to China, which it fears could run as high as US$...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 5): Malaysia's palm oil stockpiles likely dropped during March to less than 3 million tonnes and the lowest mark in five months, according to a Reuters survey, as a hefty jump in e...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Global payments and technology company Mastercard reckons that a sizeable amount of spending by Muslim travellers worldwide is a signal of the huge potential of halal travel sp...
The Edge Markets:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR (April 4): Malaysian halal industry players should strengthen their efforts to tap into the US$3 trillion global halal market value, said Economic Affairs Deputy Minister Senator Dr Mohd ...
The Star:
Share
KUALA LUMPUR: Global payments and technology company, Mastercard reckons that sizeable amount of spending by Muslim travellers worldwide is a signal of the huge potential of halal travel space.
Malaysiakini:
Share
The man accused of carrying out last month’s terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, reported the Anadolu Agency Thursday, quoting l...
Malaysiakini:
Share
COMMENT | The first casualty of war is truth.
EdgeProp.my:
Share
Rented for: RM15,000 (RM6 psf) Concluded by: Michael S L Wong (REN 09493) of Dynamic Realtors (012-519 8688) When: November 2018 Noteworthy ● Built-up:  2,500 sq ft ● Located next to a main road ...
The Star:
Share
GEORGE TOWN: A youth organisation has raised concerns over the religious status of a Sikh woman who was given a Muslim burial.
The Straits Times:
Share
Malaysia's human rights commission has concluded that the country's police were behind the disappearance of a Christian pastor and a Muslim social activist, after a public inquiry that took over a yea...