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PETALING JAYA: A Kelantan MP’s view on teen pregnancy and underage marriage reveals the vast difference between some conservative Muslims and rights advocates in addressing the problems.
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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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IPOH • A two-year-old girl in Ipoh died after falling onto a kitchen knife, which pierced her abdomen at her home on Sunday, Bernama news agency reported.
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SEMENYIH: Muhyiddin Yassin has criticised PAS leaders for going back and forth over Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s claims about its cooperation with Umno, saying the Islamist party has trapped itself in its ...
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PETALING JAYA: Muslim women empowerment group Sisters In Islam (SIS) has criticised state governments who snub Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s call to raise the minimum legal age for marriage t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — DAP’s combative style and purported fixation with championing the Chinese community is the glue that binds former rivals PAS and Umno, Tan Sri Annuar Musa has asserted amid ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has dismissed PAS’ claims of a purported coup within Pakatan Harapan against Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s leadership, saying they coul...
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Selangor PAS information chief Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir has questioned the existence of a plot to remove Dr Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister.
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PETALING JAYA: PPBM will move closer to its aim of becoming the strongest party in Pakatan Harapan (PH) after the recent admittance of seven former Umno MPs, a political analyst said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — PAS said it is supporting Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to remain as prime minister until the next general election since the latter is seemingly “alone” in Pakatan Harapan (PH)...
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Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth US$20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear...
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IPOH: A two-year-old girl died after falling onto a kitchen knife, which pierced her abdomen, in her home in Kuala Kurau in the Malaysian state of Perak on Sunday (Feb 17).
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IPOH - A two-year-old girl in Ipoh died after falling onto a kitchen knife that pierced her abdomen at her home on Sunday (Feb 17) morning, Bernama news agency reported.
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KOTA KINABALU, Feb 18 — Parti Warisan Sabah could be forced to drop its multiracial agenda and shore up native support ahead of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (PPBM) arrival in the state, a poli...
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IPOH, Feb 18 — A two-year-old girl died after falling onto a kitchen knife which stabbing her in the abdomen at her home in Kampung Teluk Pial Baroh, Kuala Kurau near here yesterday.
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ISLAMABAD, Feb 18 — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman yesterday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth US$20 billion (RM81.6 billion) during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, wher...
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JAKARTA: Bank Indonesia (BI) is weighing the use of sukuk issued by other countries in its monetary operations as demand for syariah-compliant securities surge among lenders in the world’s largest Muslim-majority country.
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ISLAMABAD: Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth US$20 billion during his high-profile visit to Pakistan, where tensions were flaring up with nuclear-armed rival India.
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IPOH: A two-year-old girl died after falling onto a kitchen knife which stabbing her in the abdomen at her home in Kampung Teluk Pial Baroh, Kuala Kurau near here this morning.
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Sarawak Report editor Clare Rewcastle-Brown (above) said PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang had elaborated in detail on a leaked audio recording featuring PAS central committee member Nik Abduh Nik Abdul ...
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KUCHING: It was a tearful reunion for 40 Malaysians who were reunited with their families at the airport here, following their release from a Cambodian prison.
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PETALING JAYA: PAS has again denied that a recent meeting between its president Abdul Hadi Awang and Dr Mahathir Mohamad was linked to the upcoming Semenyih by-election, after the prime minister said ...
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PETALING JAYA: A PAS leader today denied Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s claim that the party signed a declaration that it would not back Umno in the Semenyih by-election next month.
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PAS secretary-general Takiyuddin Hassan today reiterated that his party will continue to work with Umno, but said that its commitment in the upcoming Semenyih by-election will not be the same as witn...
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SEMENYIH POLLS | Terengganu Menteri Besar Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar has refuted Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's claim that PAS will not support Umno in the upcoming Semenyih by-election.
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US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total...
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It looks like the upcoming by-election is going to be about which party is more Malay and Muslim.
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Malaysia's main religious party has come under fire after it admitted last week to lying about a voice recording that reveals it accepted millions of ringgit from former ruling party Umno to cooperate...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's main religious party has come under fire after it admitted on Wednesday (Feb 13) to lying about a voice recording that reveals it accepted millions of ringgit from former rul...
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KOTA KINABALU: The announcement by PPBM chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad that the party will spread its wings to Sabah has caught many by surprise, especially Warisan leaders who until yesterday were conf...
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JAKARTA: Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products.
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PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang yesterday repeatedly skirted around the question of whether he had given his "blessings" for Nik Abduh Nik Aziz to lie about receiving money from Umno.
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SEMENYIH, Feb 15 — Datuk Seri Azmin Ali touted his popularity as the previous Selangor mentri besar in a speech to launch Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) election machinery here tonight, hoping to boost mo...
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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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MP SPEAKS | This week, seven former Umno MPs joined Bersatu.
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KOTA KINABALU: Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) president Maximus Ongkili said the entry of the Dr Mahathir Mohamad-led PPBM to Sabah could further divide the votes of the Malay-Muslim community in the state...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan is set to become more popular among Malaysians as the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) today announced that country as “Asia’s Favourite Destination” ...
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KOTA BARU: Syariah courts in Kelantan received 15 applications for underage marriages from January 2018 to January 2019.
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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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KOTA KINABALU: Any move by PPBM to spread its wings to Sabah will leave local party Warisan in a dilemma as the Malay-Muslim Bumiputera communities may be more attracted to the Malay-based PPBM, an an...
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KOTA BHARU: The Shariah courts in Kelantan received 15 applications for underage marriages from January 2018 to last month.
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KOTA BARU, Feb 14 — Shariah courts in Kelantan received 15 applications for underage marriages from January 2018 to January 2019.
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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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SERDANG, Feb 14 — Actor and celebrity Lisa Surihani sounded the alarm today on the impact that digital piracy will have on the local entertainment industry, saying it would further ruin the already ...
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GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — The Love in Georgetown City play that starts today must be cancelled as it could lead to immoral activities, Penang PAS Youth insisted today.
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DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh police have stopped 43 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat with a dozen women claiming they were abducted by traffickers, officials said Thursday (Feb 14...
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DHAKA, Feb 14 — Bangladesh police have stopped 43 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat with a dozen women claiming they were abducted by traffickers, officials said today.
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Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has turned the table on Umno Youth chief Aysraf Wajdi Dusuki on betting firm Da Ma Cai sponsoring a police delegation to Istanbul to learn about combatting online gamblin...
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PUTRAJAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today shot back at an Umno leader over remarks linked to a gaming company’s sponsorship of a police working trip overseas, saying it was approved by the Bari...
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Members of China’s ethnic Uighur community have launched a global social media campaign demanding that China show video footage proving that their missing relatives are alive.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — The Umno-PAS alliance in the name of Muslim unity is unlikely to survive the testy territorial negotiations for the next general election, PKR’s Rafizi Ramli predicted.
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BANTEAY MEANCHEY, Cambodia: The 47 Malaysians who are being detained at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison are well-treated by the prison authorities, said Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien.
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BANTEAY MEANCHEY: The 47 Malaysians, currently under detention at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison, are being treated well by the prison authorities, Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien said today.
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The 47 Malaysians who are being detained at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison are well-treated by prison authorities, said Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien.
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GEORGE TOWN: PSM has urged the Penang government and religious authorities to look into the plight of 19 families who face eviction from Muslim endowment land in Butterworth tomorrow.
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BANTEAY MEANCHEY (Cambodia) (Bernama): The 47 Malaysians who are being detained at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison are well-treated by the prison authorities, says Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien.
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BANTEAY MEANCHEY (Cambodia), Feb 13 — The 47 Malaysians who are being detained at the Banteay Meanchey Provincial Prison are well-treated by the prison authorities, said Julau MP Larry Sng Wei Shien...
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GEORGE TOWN: Rohingyas and other Muslim refugees residing in Malaysia should be subject to the same Syariah laws that the citizens of this country abide by.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: Many people in Pakistan regard Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as their idol and hail his leadership, according to a journalist from Pakistan.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 13 — Many people in Pakistan regard Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as their idol and hail his leadership, according to a journalist from Pakistan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) today called on the government to have a referendum on whether the death penalty is necessary.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Hardware store MR DIY has recalled the sale of a footprint and “thumbs-up car sticker varieties from its store, after the outcry over Arabic wordings found on the item.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There might be a mass protest by Malaysians from all walks of life, if the government decides not to take heed of those against its plans to abolish the death penalty, says Malay-Muslim NGO Ummah secretariat head Aminuddin Yahya.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 — Tan Sri Musa Hassan today said Malaysia should consider bringing back trial by jury for cases involving the death penalty in order to avoid abuse of power.
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GEORGE TOWN: DAP’s M Kulasegaran says he can no longer look into the custody case of kindergarten teacher M Indira Gandhi due to his position as a federal minister.
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Malaysian writer Hanna Alkaf's debut work of fiction may be a young adult novel, but light-hearted it is not.
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COX’S BAZAR, Feb 11 — Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said today, the second group in three days prevented from leaving sq...
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COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Monday, the second group in three days prevented from leaving squalid refu...
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COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AFP) - Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Monday (Feb 11), the second group in three days preven...
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COX'S BAZAR: Bangladesh security forces stopped 22 Rohingya Muslims from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Monday (Feb 11), the second group in three days prevented from leaving sq...
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer and activist Siti Kasim will not be charged over her middle-finger gesture at a forum three years ago as the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided not to pursue the mat...
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JOHOR BARU, Feb 11 — Activist Siti Kasim confirmed today that she will not be prosecuted for showing her middle finger to a forum three years ago as the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) has decid...
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SINGAPORE - Malaysian writer Hanna Alkaf's debut work of fiction may be a young adult novel, but light-hearted it is not.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Siti Kasim says she will not be charged over her middle-finger gesture at a forum three years ago as the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has decided not to pursue the matter.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are the key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.
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PETALING JAYA: Lawyer Siti Kasim said she would be charged on Tuesday over her “middle finger” gesture at a forum three years ago.
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LETTER | Is the middle finger that threatening to the nation as compared to the racial rhetoric and religious scourge?
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FEBRUARY 9 — It is befuddling to a discerning mind why Siti Kasim is being targeted by the police over a matter that occurred two-and-a-half years ago!
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What started as an act of appreciation for his Chinese friends and customers 19 years ago in a commercial area of Lintas near here has become an annual event for Muslim restaurateur Salim Khan Kabur.S...
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FEBRUARY 9 — It has been nine months since Pakatan Harapan came to power in Malaysia — enough time to bring a baby to full term.
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A United Nations special rapporteur for Myanmar on Friday expressed concerns over the Myanmar military constructing new bases in Rakhine state, Anadolu Agency reported.
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KOTA KINABALU: What started as an act of appreciation for his Chinese friends and customers 19 years ago in a commercial area of Lintas near here has become an annual event for Muslim restaurateur Salim Khan Kabur.
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TEKNAF: Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said Friday as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living in squalid camps to...
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IPOH, Feb 8 — Malaysian Islamic Consumers Association (PPIM) has urged hardware store Mr DIY today to host a press conference to apologise for selling car stickers in the shape of a footprint, which...
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TEKNAF: Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said on Friday (Feb 8), as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those living in squa...
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TEKNAF (Bangladesh), Feb 8 — Bangladesh security forces stopped 30 Rohingya refugees from being smuggled to Malaysia by boat, officials said today, as fears rise that calmer seas may tempt those liv...
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) must effectively communicate its policies in the face of racial tactics by the Umno-PAS alliance, in order to obtain greater Malay support.
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The Malaysian government must be congratulated on its principled stand in barring sportsmen from apartheid Israel participating in sports events here.
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong has published photographs depicting PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang with DAP leaders including secretary-general Lim Guan Eng on his Facebook page.
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Thirteen years ago I attended a week-long series of courses in Singapore on inter-faith relations organised by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura).
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP strongman Lim Kit Siang today hit out at MCA president Wee Ka Siong for not realising the irony of the situation by defending Umno’s cooperation with PAS in elections.
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PETALING JAYA: MCA President Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong would have lost his deposit in the Ayer Hitam parliamentary seat in the 14th General Election, under PAS party president Hadi Awang’s dictum that...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has denied a news portal’s report about a Hindu student forced to study Pendidikan Islam at a school in Negri Sembilan.
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The Finance Ministry today denied that it had issued any order for Muslims in the country to only go through Tabung Haji if they want to perform the umrah (minor pilgrimage).
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PETALING JAYA: Mooncakes are not difficult to find in Malaysia but the ones Farizah Jaafar bakes are special.
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SEREMBAN: The Education Ministry today denied a news portal report yesterday that a Hindu pupil was forced to study Islamic Studies at a school in Negri Sembilan.