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Fearful of polls backlash, Sarawak PAS tells Hadi to hold inter-faith dialogue

Sarawak PAS commissioner Jofri Jaraiee has called on his party president to hold an inter-faith dialogue to clarify his derogatory statement on Christianity and missionaries in the state, ahead of the expected polls in March. Blaming the media for possible distortion to sensationalise the sensitive issue, Jofri said the best way to settle the matter […]

DAP demonised by those who fear GE14, says Kit Siang

KUALA LUMPUR: It is amusing and comical that Perkasa chief Ibrahim Ali suffered sleepless nights after the DAP declared that it was not anti-Malay or anti- Islam, said suspended Gelang Patah MP in a statement. “He claimed to be shocked by the statement and said he could not sleep for 50 hours.” “Clearly, Ibrahim Ali […]

Perbahasan dalam bajet peringkat jawatankuasa Jabatan Perdana Menteri.

Hari ini saya menyertai perbahasan dalam bajet peringkat jawatankuasa Jabatan Perdana Menteri. Perbahasan pada peringkat ini membolehkan Ahli Parlimen untuk membahas isu yang spesifik tentang sesuatu kementerian. Isu-isu yang saya bangkitkan adalah seperti berikut: Butiran 050000 Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (JAKIM) —————————————————————————— Saya ingin tanya tentang Indeks Syariah Malaysia yang dilancarkan oleh Perdana Menteri pada […]

Pemilik Facebook Dicadang Membuat Aduan Kepada Pentadbir Facebook Supaya Facebook Alvin Tan Diharamkan Oleh Pentadbiran Facebook

Saya merasa marah dan kesal melihat perbuatan gila blogger Alvin Tan yang menghina dan mengotorkan Al-Quran. Perbuatan yang mengejikan ini telah menyakiti hati kesemua umat Islam dan juga umat bukan Islam. Kepada umat Islam, saya mesti tegaskan bahawa perbuatan Alvin Tan tidak mewakili kaum Cina dan kaum bukan Islam, kerana tiada umat bukan Islam yang […]

All Souls Day

Today is All Souls Day. This is the day for Christians to visit the graves of relatives and friends, and to pray for their souls. My family members and I had visited my grandma’s grave yesterday afternoon at the Cheras Christian cemetery. I went with my youngest brother Sam and his two kids. When we […]

Don’t encourage forcing religious beliefs on others, Bar tells deputy minister

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — A deputy minister’s remark telling non-Muslims to avoid eating in front of fasting Muslims only serves to prod misguided Malaysians into imposing their beliefs upon others, a disapproving Malaysian Bar has said. Criticising Deputy Education Minister Datuk Mary Yap’s remark in response to the controversy of a Kedah schoolteacher who […]

Malaysia has more religious freedom than US, Singapore, Christian group says

KUALA LUMPUR, June 2 — There is more freedom of religion in Malaysia compared to Singapore and the United States, both of which imposes stricter laws against various faiths, a prominent Christian preacher said today. President of a new non-governmental organisation Christians for Peace and Harmony Malaysia (CPHM), Reverend Wong Kim Kong said that an […]

New group seen as Putrajaya ‘tool’ to win over Christians

Despite reservations by established organisations, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak is set to launch the Christians for Peace and Harmony Malaysia (CPHM), a group which critics have accused of being a tool to help the government reclaim confidence among the Christians. Critics of the new group have questioned its inception, noting that the other […]

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