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Beer fest – S’gor exco brews five questions for IGP

A Selangor state executive councillor has urged the police to clarify why “Oktoberfest” events are allowed to take place in Malacca, Johor and Sarawak but not in Selangor.

IGP: Security threat to beer fest based on solid intel

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — Police recommended against the Better Beer Festival as they received information of planned attempts to sabotage the event, Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said today.

IGP: Allowing German F&B party risks Vegas-like attack

The statement made by IGP is very irresponsible. It also shows that he is a conservative who wants to deny basic freedoms of non-Muslims in the way they live their lives. It a fact of life that there have been instances of Islamic terrorists abroad killing people watching performances, killing people in restaurant, killing people […]

After police, Klang council also withdraws approval for German F&B fest

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 2 — The Klang municipal council has said it will have to retract its previous approval for a festival in a Klang mall after police withdrew their approval, asserting that this was unrelated to whether alcoholic beverages would be served.

After KL beer carnival, PAS sets sights on Oktoberfest in Selangor

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28 — PAS is seeking to foil yet another beer festival, this time targeting the Oktoberfest that is scheduled to take place at the One Utama Shopping Complex.

Flora Damansara man must be investigated, says lawyer

SN Nair urges police to open probe into man in video for allegedly violating the Penal Code when he told cafe patrons to ‘dress properly’ and respect Muslims. PETALING JAYA: Police must immediately investigate the man in a video, telling patrons at a cafe in Flora Damansara to dress “appropriately” in respect of the majority […]

Beer festival will cause alcohol addiction? Really, asks academic

Academic says Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud should show proof that the beer festival could lead to addiction before making such assertions. PETALING JAYA: An academic has rubbished the notion that the much debated The Better Beer Festival will lead to alcoholic addiction.

How can a beer fest be a security threat?

There are some moments in our daily lives when we ask ourselves, “Do we deserve to be treated this way?” The answer is always, “We deserve the government we elected.” Really?