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G25’s Johan Ariffin says PAS should look at Indonesia, which has a large Muslim population and is very tolerant of other races or religions. PETALING JAYA: A member of the G25 group of prominent Malays today questioned PAS’ assurances that the enforcement of Islamic laws would not affect non-Muslims, following the party’s objection to the […]

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — MCA’s Datuk Seri Ti Lian Ker suggested today that the controversial “Better Beer Festival 2017” had to be cancelled due to a security threat from Islamic State (IS) militants rather than political pressure from PAS.

BANNING an event over “political sensitivities” can set a dangerous precedence, the Penang government said today, following the cancellation of the Better Beer Festival by the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) yesterday.

Beer today, dogs tomorrow?

If we want others to respect our rights, then we should respect the rights of others, even if we disagree with them. By Thomas Fann At best, I would consider myself a social drinker – a very occasional glass of wine with a meal and, at most, a few pints of beer a year, never […]

DAP says city hall’s action is inconsiderate while MCA says the local authority cannot arbitrarily reject the application. PETALING JAYA: DAP, PKR and MCA have condemned the decision by Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to disallow The Better Beer Festival 2017, scheduled for Oct 6-7.

PKR assemblymen in Selangor have denied claims that eight of them were going to join former menteri besar Muhammad Muhammad Taib in jumping ship to Umno to topple the state government.

Are PAS-induced three-cornered fights an exaggerated demon?

COMMENT | In Malaysian politics, a three-cornered electoral contest has always been the Achilles’ heel of the opposition. But this is not the case with PAS-induced three-cornered fights, that the Islamist party has threatened to create in the coming 14th general election.

Three-cornered fights may actually be bad for BN, PAS

MP SPEAKS | Contrary to popular belief, three-cornered fights between BN, Pakatan Harapan and PAS in the coming general election may affect BN more negatively than anyone else. PAS may even suffer a worse fate.

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