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All religious institutions qualify for tax exemptions, says IRB

PETALING JAYA: All religious institutions or organisations qualify for tax exemptions, provided that their income are from donations and intended for religious activities. The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) said that a recent amendment to the Income Tax Act 1967 in Budget 2017 shed light on how the exemptions can be applied. “The amendment to paragraph […]

KL bishop backs Sabah Churches’ tough Christmas message

PETALING JAYA: It is only normal to ask for the truth, said the Archbishop of Kuala Lumpur Julian Leow Beng Kim today. Leow, who is also president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Malaysia, said there was nothing political with voicing out what the public has been asking themselves. “Asking people to own up to […]

Reverend Dusing on Christmas, 1MDB and citizenship

By Rev Jerry Dusing  As we bring 2016 to a close, we thank God for His love, blessings and protection on us throughout the year. We thank God for the strengthened unity amongst the Church and the people of Sabah of various beliefs. In the midst of the political and economic challenges of our nation, […]

Kafir harbi: Adakah mufti Pahang jahil fekah semasa?

“Bagaimana jika sebentar lagi ada mana-mana orang yang terjumpa mana-mana ahli DAP dan membunuh mereka kerana mengikut hukum yang dikeluarkan oleh Mufti Pahang ini?” soal Omar. PETALING JAYA: Kenyataan Mufti Pahang bahawa ‘DAP tergolong kafir harbi yang wajar ditentang’ dianggap bukan sahaja merbahaya malah suatu tuduhan amat berat yang mana implikasinya boleh menyebabkan pertumpahan darah, […]

Pahang Mufti remark ‘dangerous’, cops should step in, PKR rep says – See more at:

KUALA LUMPUR, June 25 — Coming to DAP’s defence after a Pahang cleric labelled the party “kafir harbi” for opposing hudud, a PKR leader today urged the police to take necessary measures to ensure the comment does not spark violence here. The leader, central committee member Latheefa Koya said the comment by Pahang Mufti Datuk […]

Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, this is the day for the Christians to mourn for the death of Jesus Christ, and to do reflections and to repent from our sins and wrong doings. I will spend some time to pray for the nation which is in the mess now, and pray for the broken-hearted family members […]

Will Deepa’s daughter be allowed to practise Hindu faith, asks Teresa

With the dust barely settled on the custody battle between Hindu mother S. Deepa and her Muslim convert ex-husband, many questions remain unanswered over the fate of their two children, DAP said today. The party’s vice chairperson Teresa Kok who described yesterday Federal Court decision as “disappointing overall” said that one poser now was whether […]

More Malaysians will suffer Deepa, Indira’s fate if constitution unamended, DAP MP says

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 — The Federal Constitution needs to be amended to avoid more Malaysians from suffering the fate of Hindu mothers M. Indira Gandhi and S. Deepa — who were both forced into long legal battles for custody of their children, DAP MP Teresa Kok said today. Despite the Federal Court’s ruling yesterday […]

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