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Teresa Kok tells MCA’s Liow to do some ‘soul-searching’

The Seputeh MP says MCA’s failure to openly rebuke Umno for cooperating with PAS risks making the party unable to regain support from the Chinese and other Malaysians. PETALING JAYA: DAP vice-chairperson Teresa Kok has accused MCA of failing to openly criticise Umno over its wrongdoings, even on important issues related to the violation of […]

Umno and PAS are flirting with each other, says Liow

Liow‘s statement is so illogical. When DAP and PAS were in the same coalition, he whacked DAP for “strengthening PAS”. When UMNO flirts with PAS now, he blames DAP for getting big support from the Chinese community. DAP is being blamed for everything …… **************************************************************

DAP joins call for Sarawak BN to reject Islamic state aim

Sarawak state rep backs PKR’s call for state government to make their stand on federal deputy minister saying BN committed to making Malaysia an Islamic state. PETALING JAYA: The Sarawak DAP has joined its state ally PKR in calling for the state government to reject a federal deputy minister’s assurance that the Barisan Nasional (BN) […]

A Proposal for Islam

I am writing this column from an airplane, on my way from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to my new home, Wellesley, Mass. I’m in a comfortable seat, and I’m looking forward to getting back to my family. About 12 hours ago, though, I was miserable, locked in a holding cell by Malaysia’s “religious police.”

Turkish journalist leaves Malaysia after summons by religious authority

A PROMINENT Turkish journalist left Malaysia today, just after he was summoned for questioning by religious authorities for being involved in a forum on Christianity and Islam in Kuala Lumpur. Mustafa Akyol was scheduled to speak on the topic “The Islamic Jesus: The Commonalities Between Judaism, Christianity and Islam”, at Nottingham University Malaysia’s teaching centre […]

Indira may have suffered but so have Muslim converts, says PAS

PAS MPs today said non-Muslims like Indira Gandhi were not the only ones to have suffered due to issues with the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 but Muslim converts too, have suffered.

Meeting Indira Ghandi and her daughter Tevi in the Parliament on the day of debating on the amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.

Today the Dewan Rakyat is debating on the amendment to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976.

Why are ‘zina’ cases up despite ‘bin Abdullah’ policy? Perlis mufti asks

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 2 — Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin refuted today assertions that the Perlis fatwa allowing children conceived outside marriage to bear the names of their biological father would promote the practice of ‘zina’, or illicit sex.

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