In Selangor, let real politics begin


Since our history past, there have always been ‘royalists’ and ‘republicans’ in our midst. Nevertheless, when our federal constitution was framed and agreed upon, we created and allowed for the institution of the sultans. 1,065 more words

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Rising prices making meat pricey for Malaysians


Yong Yok Moi contemplates the future as she and her husband Tee Seng Yean struggle to make ends meet due to the rising cost of living. 979 more words

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Be fair in covering Bekir's mutaah case, reporters told

Hafiz Yatim

Reporters covering the Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib versus Shahnaz Abdul Majid trial have been advised by Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court judge Muhamad Abdul Karim Wahab to be fair to the parties in their reports. 475 more words

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Indonesian minister says 'Allah' ban going too far

Darshini Kandasamy

Prohibiting use of the word ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims is taking things a bit “too far”, says Indonesia’s newly-minted minister of religious affairs.

Minister Lukman Hakim Saifuddin said the word ‘Allah’ should not be exclusive to any one religion. 195 more words

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Sarawak minister blames police for events leading to riot in stadium


Sarawak’s Social Development Minister Tan Sri William Mawan (pic) has blamed police for the woeful crowd control that led to rioting at the Sarawak-Perak Malaysia Cup match in Kuching on Saturday. 562 more words

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English to be made compulsory pass at public universities


A new policy is to be implemented making English a compulsory subject, besides Bahasa Malaysia, for students to pass at Malaysia’s public universities.

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pic), who is also the Education Minister, said he had discussed the matter with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak about a week ago and the details would be announced later. 270 more words

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Divorce proceedings part of a political ploy, says Mahmud Abu Bekir


Temperatures rose at the divorce proceedings of Shahnaz Majid and Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir when the latter testifed today that his ex-wife’s claim for conciliatory payment had become a political conspiracy involving, among others, opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. 471 more words

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