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LANGKAWI (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz had wanted to run for public office in the future but his dreams have been dashed following the recent sex video scandal.
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LANGKAWI: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz had wanted to run for public office in the future but his dreams have been dashed following the recent sex video scandal.
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As a layman and non-partisan observer, I would like to share some thoughts on our country’s governance and well-being.
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JAKARTA: Indonesia’s foreign trade surprisingly swung back to a surplus in May, against market expectations of a US$1.38bil deficit, spurring some hopes for improvement in the country’s trade outlook despite the Sino-US trade war.
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SINGAPORE (June 24): Minister of Foreign Affairs Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah called for justice to be brought to the perpetrators of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar as Southeast Asian leaders gather for a...
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Yemen’s Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia yesterday that killed one person and wounded seven others, the Saudi-led coalition battling the group in ...
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US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten th...
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BANGKOK: Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on international monitoring bodies to monitor the deportation process of Rohingya refugees.
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BANGKOK: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today called on international monitoring bodies to keep track of deportation initiatives for Rohingya refugees.
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The Malay community's special rights were raised at Parti Islam SeMalaysia's (PAS) annual assembly yesterday, with a delegate warning that Malaysia could become a "second Singapore" if these rights we...
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KUANTAN - The Malay community's special rights were raised at Parti Islam SeMalaysia's (PAS) annual assembly on Saturday (June 22), with a delegate warning that Malaysia could become a "second Singap...
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BANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) - Malaysia's Minister of Foreign Affairs Saifuddin Abdullah has called for justice to be brought to the perpetrators of the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar, the ministry wrote in a twee...
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Pasir Gudang MP Hassan Abdul Karim said there is no need to doubt Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's promise to hand over power to PKR president Anwar Ibrahim.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 22 ― The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday announced it had started a civil lawsuit to recover RM270 million allegedly from 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)...
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Rayhar Travels Sdn Bhd has explained that their listing in the MACC's civil forfeiture suits involved the preparation of umrah (Muslim pilgrimage) packages.
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BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the statel...
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BANGKOK: Malaysia's prime minister on Friday (Jun 21) vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to "stop the oppression" of the statel...
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BANGKOK, June 21 — Malaysia’s prime minister today vowed to help Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge in Malaysia, reiterating the call for Southeast Asian leaders to “stop the oppression” of the s...
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KUANTAN - Malaysian opposition party Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) must prioritise electing Muslim leaders - even if they have no integrity, its president Hadi Awang said on Friday (June 21).
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — Members of the Masjid Jamek Sungai Nibong Besar Committee and several non-governmental organisations (NGOs) held a peaceful demonstration against the proposed alignment of the...
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It was an emotional reunion for 42 families of inmates at the Kajang Prison during the Jalinan Kasih Hari Raya Aidilfitri programme on Thursday where they get to meet and have a meal with their loved ...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 21 — The alignment for the proposed Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (BL LRT) is not final as it is still pending approval by the Land Public Transport Agency (APAD), Penang Chief Mi...
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Controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik has reiterated that he is willing to return to India provided there is a guarantee he would not be arrested or jailed.
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Turtle Island Mayor Faizal (left) with Governor Yshmael Sali.
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GEORGE TOWN: Selected Muslim inmates were given a rare chance to celebrate Hari Raya, without the usual one-hour time limit, with their loved ones at the Penang Remand Prison today.
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SERI KEMBANGAN: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has confirmed that the Cabinet discussed reintroducing the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI). However, he said, no deci...
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The young man at the centre of a Malaysian sex scandal will be directed by Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) to explain his claim that he was in a sex video with Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali, tarnish...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Muslims in China have been living in peace and harmony with other ethnic groups of the country for a long time, said China’s ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
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KUANTAN, June 19 — In recognition of their contribution to their respective fields, PAS Youth has named Christian activist Jason Leong and independent preacher Firdaus Wong Wai Hung as exemplary ico...
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A month ago, AnyVision was preparing to announce an investment round and tell the world that the Israeli computer-vision and facial-recognition startup had the backing of two new high-profile investors.
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KUALA LUMPUR - Fireworks are expected when senior members of Malaysia's Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) meet later on Wednesday (June 19), with vice-president Zuraida Kamaruddin saying she will demand the...
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China is murdering members of the Falun Gong spiritual group and harvesting their organs for transplant, a panel of lawyers and experts said on Monday as they invited further investigations into a pot...
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PETALING JAYA: Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz was never an intern to Datuk Seri Azmin Ali, says an aide of the Economic Affairs Minister.
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Venture capital firm Gobi Partners announced that it has partnered with Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP) and local conglomerate Sunway Group to launch their early-stage fund Malaysi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 18 — PAS and Umno have agreed to join forces to fight the ruling Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition in any election, the Islamist party’s deputy president said.
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PETALING JAYA: Parti Keadilan Rakyat’s (PKR) president Anwar Ibrahim on Monday (Jun 17) reiterated that the investigation on a viral gay sex video said to involve a Cabinet minister should be left ...
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Venture capital firm Gobi Partners has worked with Malaysia Venture Capital Management Berhad (MAVCAP) and the Sunway Group to launch its new US$10 million Malaysia SuperSeed Fund II.
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What added value does Dr Zakir Naik bring to our great nation?
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A New Zealand man who admitted redistributing the livestream video of the Christchurch terror attack has been sentenced to 21 months in prison on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) yesterday reiterated his party’s stand on letting the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) handle the alleged sex video investigation.
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PETALING JAYA (Bernama): PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Monday (June 17) reiterated his party's stand on letting the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) handle the alleged sex video investigation.
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PETALING JAYA, June 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim yesterday reiterated his party’s stand on letting the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) handle the alleged sex video investigation.
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PETALING JAYA (June 17): PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim today reiterated his party's stand on letting the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) handle the alleged sex video investigation.
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PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has once again rubbished talk that his faction is behind the plot to topple Datuk Seri Azmin Ali by releasing sex video clips implicating his deputy.
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PETALING JAYA: Anwar Ibrahim, president of PKR, has once again denied that his supporters had been responsible for releasing video clips showing sex acts between a party member and another man alleged...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has not received New Delhi’s request to extradite controversial preacher Dr Zakir Nail until now, says Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 16 — A progressive Muslim women’s group today criticised a minister and a government council for not prioritising the standardisation of Islamic family laws standardisation or r...
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TALK about hypocrisy. When Huawei’s global cybersecurity and privacy officer, John Suffolk, appeared before a hearing at the House of Commons on Monday, he was bombarded with a barrage of tough ques...
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PEKAN: The three members of a family who were killed in a two-vehicle collision at Jalan Kuantan-Pekan near Kampung Cherok Paloh yesterday, were buried in a single grave today.
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PETALING JAYA: Former MIC president Dr S Subramaniam has added to criticism of Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s refusal to hand over preacher Dr Zakir Naik to Indian authorities.
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PARIT BUNTAR (Bernama): Fisherman Lim Lip Kok today tenders an open apology to all Muslims in the country for his indiscretion in conducting a ritual at a temple dressed like a Muslim after a video clip of it went viral.
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PARIT BUNTAR: A fisherman tendered an open apology to all Muslims today for his indiscretion in conducting a ritual at a “Dato Kong” altar dressed like a Muslim.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 13): Berjaya Food Bhd (BFood) registered a net profit of RM4.05 million in the three-month period ended April 30, 2019, compared with RM837,000 in the corresponding quarter a year a...
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GUA MUSANG: The body of a Bateq man buried in the forest near Kampung Kuala Koh has been exhumed for a second post-mortem examination.
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WITH Umno embroiled in a power struggle, I wonder if the Umno-PAS charter will be rolled out according to plan.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Islamic Religious Council (MAINPP) today told the High Court here that land it took over from a family estate in Butterworth as Muslim endowment was done according to the law a...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil stockpiles fell to a 10-month low at end-May, according to official data on Wednesday, extending monthly falls since March, as export gains outpaced an unexpected rise in production.
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PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man wants Muhammad Haziq Abdul Aziz to face the syariah court after the latter admitted to being one of two men engaged in sexual acts in a video.
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Lamenting “dirty” politics, Rembau MP Khairy Jamaluddin has called on Malaysians to “look away”, following the circulation of a sex video clip involving a man said to resemble a sitting minist...
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The man in a viral video seen worshipping a statue of a deity known as "DatukGong" while wearing a Muslim skullcap and sarong, has been detained by policeafter he surrendered himself at the Kerian dis...
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PETALING JAYA: A lawyer has come to the defence of Dr Mahathir Mohamad after the prime minister attracted criticism over his decision not to deport controversial Indian Muslim cleric Dr Zakir Naik.
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PETALING JAYA: Vocal lawyer Siti Kasim, who was part of a group which sued the former government for allegedly harbouring Zakir Naik, has come out strongly against Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s decision not...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 11 — The Pakatan Harapan government is headed towards inevitable difficulty, PAS Youth chief Muhammad Khalil Abdul Hadi asserted, citing public disagreements within the pact.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is seeking labour reforms, including a RM300 cost of living allowance, housing allowances as well as
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MY experience with the Quran started early.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 10 — In 2010, researchers from the University of Malaya’s Centre of Addiction Sciences took a bold step to run a methadone treatment clinic for heroin addicts from the Ar-Rahman...
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has proposed to the government a RM300 cost of living allowance for workers, a housing allowance, as well as 30 days paid leave for Muslim wor...
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A cost of living allowance (Cola) of RM300, 98-day maternity leave, seven-day paternity leave, 30-day paid leave for Muslim workers to perform the haj and housing allowances based on the cities are am...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) is seeking labour reforms.
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Champions of race and religion are blithely ignoring serious challenges like drugs, failing education standards and non-repayment of study loans in the nation.  ARE Malaysians generally focusing too...
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WHATEVER you call it: Eid al-Fitr, Hari Raya Aidilfitri or Idul Fitri (or more simply, “Lebaran”), the end of the Ramadan fasting month is a major holiday for both Malaysians and Indonesians.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An officer of the Civil Defence Force (APM), Kapt Shahrul Kamar Mohd Johari, 50, remembers clearly an incident in 2003 when a major rockslide occurred along the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE) near the Bukit Lanjan interchange.
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MY dear Muslim brothers and sisters, do you know what Ik onkar is?
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 7): More countries are looking to learn from Malaysia's expertise in the halal industry, especially in terms of certification, as well as the ecosystem, says Malaysia External Trade...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 7 ― More countries are looking to learn from Malaysia's expertise in the halal industry, especially in terms of certification, as well as the ecosystem, says Malaysia External Tra...
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KUALA LUMPUR: While the sweet sound of reciting the takbir on the morning of the first day of Syawal is truly magical, those working on oil rigs need to keep such pleasant thoughts away to focus on their job – tasks that require them to be in the middle of the ocean.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 6 — While Aidilfitri is the time when urbanites return to their hometowns to celebrate with families and loved ones, many in the city have to make do with celebrating the festival...
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KUALA LUMPUR: While Aidilfitri is the time when urbanites return to their hometowns to celebrate with families and loved ones, many in the city have to make do with celebrating the festival away from ...
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PETALING JAYA: For many Muslim transgenders, going back to their hometowns to celebrate Hari Raya can be daunting, especially if they were forced to leave by their own families.
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KUALA KANGSAR, Malaysia: Dozens of steel cannons are fired by the villagers of a sleepy Malaysian hamlet for several hours into the night, carrying on a decades-old tradition celebrating the beginning...
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KUALA KANGSAR, June 5 — Dozens of steel cannons are fired by the villagers of a sleepy Malaysian hamlet for several hours into the night, carrying on a decades-old tradition celebrating the beginnin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu expressed his appreciation for the sacrifices of a Malaysian battalion serving as peacekeepers in Lebanon, hailing them for their selfless servic...
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PUTRAJAYA, June 5 — On the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri today, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad apologised to Malaysians if his actions had caused them any unease throughout the past year...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The five casually dressed members of a little-known nasheed group walked nervously into the recording studio to audition for Warner Music 23 years ago.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign missions in Malaysia have extended their “Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri” wishes to Malaysians through creative video greetings on social media.
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WASHINGTON (June 3): The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four U.S. allies in the South China Sea region, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washin...
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WASHINGTON, June 4 — The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four US allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washing...
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China wants to adopt AI in all walks of life, from health care to financial services to driverless cars and robots.
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WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has moved ahead with a surveillance drone sale to four US allies in the South China Sea region as acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Washington will n...
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GUA MUSANG: The Aidilfitri sermon will be delivered in the Temiar tribal language for the benefit of Orang Asli performing the Aidilfitri prayers at Al-Hidayah Mosque in Pos Hendrop.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador cautioned district police chiefs today not to ignore his previous order for them not to solicit funds for the Hari Raya period.
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IT is a dangerous sign of the times in Malaysia when we can shamelessly condemn Muslim senior citizens who do not fast during Ramadan in mainstream media.
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AS we usher in Hari Raya, let it be celebrated with much gratitude and fully utilised to strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity among Malaysians at all levels of society.
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PETALING JAYA: Restaurants who have had to deal with the foreign worker issue now bear another crisis – “eat-and-run” patrons.
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PETALING JAYA: In his first Ramadan as the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Charles Hay decided to fast along with some of his Muslim colleagues and friends.
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UNFORTUNATELY, modern international terrorism has evolved in such a way that it is branded as “Islamic terrorism”.
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PETALING JAYA: Johor Baru MP Akmal Nasir received a royal rebuke today for attending an interfaith ‘buka puasa’ held at a Sikh temple in the state capital on Tuesday.
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An Umno leader today questioned purported links between Swedish fashion retailer H&M's Malaysian stores and a United Nations campaign supporting the LGBT community.
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It is a very human condition to seek those who are most similar to us.  “I ALWAYS feel that I have achieved very little.
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KANGAR: A former radio presenter claimed trial at the Magistrate’s Court here today to threatening to injure Muslim preacher Zamri Vinoth.