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KOTA BHARU: The Islamic Propagation Foundation of Malaysia (Yadim) said a proposal by the Malaysian Youth Council (MBM) to have a subject on interfaith studies for primary school students is unsuitabl...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 20 — Veteran lawmaker Lim Kit Siang has theorised five tactics allegedlyused by Datuk Seri Najib Razak and fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho to win back the peoples’ support and ...
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KOTA BARU: Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) has described the Malaysian Youth Council’s (MBM) proposal for a new subject be introduced at primary school to enable pupils to learn about other...
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Remember the Thirty Years’ War?
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KOTA BARU, May 20 — Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) has described the Malaysian Youth Council’s (MBM) proposal for a new subject be introduced at primary school to enable pupils to learn ...
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WHEN Sant Kabir, the 15th Century mystic and poet walked out of Benares (now Varanasi, in Uttar Pradesh or UP), he must have known he was leaving for the last time.
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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist has called out government hypocrisy in its action against a Shia group, and questioned if the Islamic principle of Rahmatan lil ‘Alamin, or “mercy to all” ap...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident the country’s economy will recover in two years based on the plans and implementation being carried out by Prime Minister Tun Dr M...
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GEORGE TOWN: Muslims are still fasting but many are already eager to look their best for Hari Raya Aidilfitri.
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KUALA LUMPUR • A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, amid a tussle between the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government and Malay groups.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim is confident the country’s economy will recover in two years based on the plans and their implementation being carried out by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM, May 18 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident the country’s economy will recover in two years based on the plans and implementation being carried out by Prime Min...
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TANGKAK, May 18 — The people should continue to abide by the laws and constitution of the country to ensure it remains a model of unity, said Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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BUKIT MERTAJAM (Bernama): PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is confident the country's economy will recover in two years, based on the plans and implementation being carried out by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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The people should continue to abide by the laws and the constitution of the country to ensure it remains a model of unity, said Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
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PKR president Anwar Ibrahim has paid tribute to SM Mohd Idris, saying the government had yielded to his demands for consumer protection before.
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KUALA LUMPUR - A controversy has broken out in Malaysia over postage stamps bearing a famous local church, as part of the tussle between Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Malay groups opposed to it.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — It is now possible for Muslims to fulfil their zakat (tithe) obligations by paying it to the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy Malaysia).
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MUAR (May 18): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that all quarters can benefit from its prosperity, said Parti Pribumi Bers...
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KENINGAU: For 30 Muslim convert families from the Chinese community at Kampung Mansiang Sook near here, this Ramadan is meaningful as it is the fifth year they have observed the fast.
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MUAR, May 17 — The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that all quarters can benefit from its prosperity, said Parti Pribumi Be...
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MUAR (May 17): The Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that all quarters can benefit from its prosperity, said Parti Pribumi Bers...
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MUAR (Bernama): The Pakatan Harapan government has set a 10-year target for the country to regain its economic prowess so that everyone can benefit from its prosperity, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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The stamp featuring a church has been issued since 2016, two years before Pakatan Harapan came into power, according to Pos Malaysia in response to Isma president Aminuddin Yahaya's criticism.
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LETTER | Education Minister Maszlee Malek continues to draw criticisms and truly through no fault of others apart from himself.
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PETALING JAYA: Muslims, Christians and other religious leaders came together for a breaking of fast event last night, with organisers hoping it will encourage people of different faiths to build a bet...
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Some 100 people from the Muslim and Christian communities came together to break fast on Thursday, which aimed to bolstering a better understanding and deeper ties between Muslims and Christians.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 — The president of Islamic group Isma, Aminuddin Yahaya, asserted that a Malaysian postage stamp bearing the image of a church was further indication that Muslims were increasin...
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JOHOR BARU • The Sultan of Johor has ticked off an MP from Pakatan Harapan (PH) for making a speech at a mosque in Labis, stressing that political activities are not allowed in any mosque or surau i...
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BANGI, May 16 — PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said today there is a new narrative on racism that needs to be addressed before Malaysia can move forward.
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JOHOR BAHRU (May 16): Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar wants the Council of the Religion of Islam Johor (MAIJ) to take stern action against mosque officials who provide a platform ...
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PETALING JAYA, May 16 — Leaders and representatives from the Muslim and Christian communities came together today to break fast.
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JOHOR BARU - The Sultan of Johor has ticked off a Pakatan Harapan MP for making a speech at a mosque in Labis, stressing that political activities are not allowed in any mosque or surau in the state.
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JOHOR BARU: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has slammed a Pakatan Harapan MP here for allegedly making a political speech at a mosque in Labis.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Three temples in Kuala Lumpur have tightened security following the arrest of four suspects linked to an extremist religious group said to be linked to the...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― Malaysia is ranked the third highest-ranking Muslim-majority country in this year’s global Islamicity Index which measures a society’s adherence to Quranic teachings and P...
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GENEVA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) on Wednesday visited the Geneva Islamic Cultural Foundation and met its leadership.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 16 ― The local chapter of the Who is Hussain?
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KOTA KINABALU: A local NGO championing the rights of the Orang Asli has urged politicians to stop meddling in native issues for the sake of gaining political mileage.
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A political commentator suggests seven steps to take towards a fresh start for national integration.
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YOURSAY | ‘Racial polarisation is deep-seated in the peninsula, not so in Sabah.’ National implications of the Sandakan by-election The Wakandan: The different by-election results in Rantau and Sa...
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GEORGE TOWN, May 15 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) made a zakat contribution totalling RM3,446,420.49 for the financial year ended 2018 to Zakat Pulau Pinang today.
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A UN official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has displaced nearly 33,000 people since late...
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LETTER | The Association for Community and Dialogue (Acid) welcomes the decisive action by the police in foiling a terrorist plot to attack non-Muslim houses of worship as widely reported in the media...
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SEREMBAN: Barely 10 minutes after speaking on the need for Muslims to build relations with non-Muslims, preacher Muhammad Zamri Vinoth Kalimuthu had an opportunity to illustrate what he meant.
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KUANTAN: Ramadan bazaars here are doing brisk business as most customers prefer to buy rather than spend their time cooking for the breaking of the fast.Convenience is one of the factors which drive them to buy ready-made meals from the stalls there.
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Malaysian police have arrested four men who they said were planning to attack temples and churches, and kill high-profile individuals, to avenge the death of a Malay-Muslim fireman who died from injur...
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AMPANG, May 13 — PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang today said that the Islamist party has recruited 20,011 new members into its fold since February.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Malaysian police have detained four men suspected of plotting a wave of killings and attacks in and around the capital during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said on Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s landslide victory in Sandakan should serve as a lesson to the opposition not to hamper the government’s efforts to restore Sabah and Sarawak’s rights and not to propagate rac...
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KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Four suspected militants have been detained in Malaysia in connection with terror and assassination plots to "avenge" the death of fireman Muhammad Adib Moh...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) posted a sustainable performance by recording a net profit of RM440 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, as a result of the successful com...
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The narratives that many policies unfavourable to Muslims and Malays were introduced since the Pakatan Harapan government took power is flawed.
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PETALING JAYA: Pakatan Harapan (PH) today found an unlikely ally in MCA, who defended the coalition over accusations that its policies are detrimental to Muslims and Malays, while singling out DAP for...
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KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Muslim pilgrimage fund Tabung Haji, which was bailed out by the government in December, recorded net profit of RM440 million (S$144.5 million) for its first quarter ended Mar...
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COMMENT | The narrative that many policies unfavourable to Muslims and Malays were introduced since the Pakatan Harapan government took power is flawed.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 ― DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng said the Opposition's decision to oppose the prime minister's bid in Parliament to restore the status of Sabah and Sarawak to their 1963 pos...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 13): Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) posted a sustainable performance by recording a net profit of RM440 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, as a result of the successful com...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 — Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) posted a sustainable performance by recording a net profit of RM440 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, as a result of the successful c...
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Tabung Haji posted a sustainable performance by recording a net profit of RM440 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019, as a result of the successful completion of its restructuring and reh...
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BUTTERWORTH (May 13): The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Pilgrimage fund Tabung Haji recorded net profit of RM440mil on revenue of RM623mil in the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.
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PETALING JAYA: Pilgrims fund Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) today declared its recent restructuring exercise a success, citing revenue as well as close to 100,000 new deposits in the first three months of t...
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LETTER | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad delivered an outstanding, honest and visionary speech on May 9.
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KOTA BARU: Islam will be seen in negative light if its leaders are not virtuous and without integrity, says Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) communications director Khalid Abdul Samad.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia’s seventh Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
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Need help with preparing meals for sahur, teaching children to fast or going cashless at Ramadan bazaars? There's a number of apps for that.
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BUTTERWORTH: The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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DHAKA: Twenty-three teenage Rohingya girls were rescued after being brought from refugee camps to the capital Dhaka to be sent to Malaysia by air, Bangladesh police said Sunday (May 12).
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GEORGE TOWN, May 12 — Malaysia will continue its aid and contributions for Muslims in Palestine who were affected in the attacks by the Zionist regime in Gaza since early this month.
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BUTTERWORTH, May 12 — The victory of the DAP candidate in the Sandakan Parliamentary by-election was a message from the people in the state who want their rights to be returned.
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KOTA KINABALU: A photo of a group of Muslim trainee teachers conducting tahlil prayers in a Christian home in Tuaran near here has gone viral, with social media users describing the scene as a testament to Sabah's strong inter-faith relations.
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DHAKA (AFP): Twenty-three Rohingya girls were rescued after being brought from refugee camps to the capital Dhaka to be sent to Malaysia by air, Bangladesh police said Sunday (May 12).
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DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today credited Sabah Chief Minister Mohd Shafie Apdal as a key factor in his party's victory in yesterday's Sandakan by-election.
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Sri Lankan authorities have arrested a Saudi-educated scholar for what they claim are links with Zahran Hashim, the suspected ringleader of the Easter Sunday bombings, throwing a spotlight on the risi...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world's most influential men.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia's seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In just a year of his tenure as Malaysia’s seventh prime minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has been recognised as one of the world’s most influential men.
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GEORGE TOWN: A group on motorcycles has been going around neighbourhoods in Teluk Bahang beating the kompang in the wee hours of the morning.
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SANDAKAN, May 12 — DAP succeeded in ending Pakatan Harapan’s recent by-election losing streak with no small margin in Sandakan.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Umno needs to further strengthened the Malay-Muslim political agenda in order to remain relevant in the future, says its deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
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Conflicts can be avoided in the Muslim world if all parties adhere to Islamic teachings, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.He said this at the breaking-of-the-fast event at the Malaysian Isl...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — Fugitive televangelist Dr Zakir Naik has conceded that he is willing to face justice back in India, but only if he is not arrested there until he is tried in court and convict...
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IPOH: A carnival-like atmosphere was felt along Dataran MBI here as Ipoh City Council staff made bubur lambuk.
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BANGI (May 10): Splits in the community can be avoided if religious teachings are appreciated and practised in the real sense, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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LETTER | Religion has become a non-issue for me over the years.
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PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has expressed disappointment with Muslim countries which, he argued, have “failed” as Muslim refugees now feel safer seeking asylum in non-Muslim coun...
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BANGI, May 10 — Splits in the community can be avoided if religious teachings are appreciated and practised in the real sense, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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BANGI: Splits in the community can be avoided if religious teachings are appreciated and practiced in the real sense, according to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KOTA KINABALU: Every Ramadan, the Church of Mary Immaculate, a Roman Catholic church, in Bukit Padang near here will open its gates to allow Muslims and non-Muslims alike to park there before buying food and drinks from nearby bazaars.
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BANGI: Conflicts can be avoided in the Muslim world if all parties adhere to Islamic teachings, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PUTRAJAYA: Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali says the principle of shared prosperity will be the main vision of ministers to help improve the country.
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After my interview with FMT this week, I have had a harried time dealing with brickbats from those who think there is a sinister motive for my actions.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Relief Society (Mercy) is celebrating its 20 anniversary of providing humanitarian assistance to communities in Malaysia and around the world.
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SANDAKAN POLLS | The DAP has demanded that a Facebook account owner, believed to be former Johor menteri besar Mohamed Khaled Nordin, to apologise over a controversial message he allegedly posted on t...
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SANDAKAN: The DAP has demanded that a Facebook account owner, believed to be former Johor mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, to apologise over a controversial message he allegedly posted o...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Parti Bumiputera Perkasa Malaysia (Putra), founded by Perkasa leader Datuk Ibrahim Ali, today welcomed non-Bumiputera Muslims to join the party.
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SANDAKAN, May 9 — The DAP has demanded that a Facebook account owner, believed to be former Johor mentri besar Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin, to apologise over a controversial message he allegedl...
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LETTER | It is baffling that PAS has someone like this as a central committee member.