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August 8, 2018 12:02 PM Wanita Umno wants stern action against campaign to approve LGBT lifestyle

KUALA LUMPUR: Wanita Umno today called on the government to act immediately and sternly against the campaign to approve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) lifestyle in the country. Its chief, Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad, said such a move was necessary because seeking an approval for LGBT lifestyle was too much to ask in an Islamic state like Malaysia 10

August 6, 2018 6:12 AM Bride dies less than a day after marriage

PETALING JAYA: Fatin Nursyahirah Yusuf, 24, died less than 24 hours after her marriage. The Universiti Malaya student was suffering from stage four sarcoma cancer. Shukur Yusuf, 30, documented his sister's battle with the disease and her recent marriage on Facebook. "My younger sister, who my family affectionately refers to as kakak (big sister), was diagnosed 24

August 5, 2018 2:26 PM KPWKM, Mujahid work together to raise minimum age for marriage to 18

PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry (KPWKM) is working together with the Religious Affairs Minister at the Prime Minister's Department, Datuk Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa, to raise the minimum legal age for marriage in all relevant laws to 18 years old. The ministry said this would involve the Islamic Family Law (Federal Territory) 9

July 24, 2018 12:09 AM Stormy Daniels and husband to divorce: Lawyer

WASHINGTON: Adult film star Stormy Daniels, who is battling President Donald Trump in court over their alleged sexual encounter a decade ago, and her husband plan to divorce, her lawyer announced Monday. Daniels, 39, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, married Glendon Crain, 41, in 2010. Crain is a heavy metal musician and pornographic movie actor 12

July 10, 2018 9:38 AM Lawyers call on govt to end practice of child marriages

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have called on the government to put an end to the practice of child marriages. National Human Rights Society (Hakam) president Prof. Datuk Dr. Gurdial Singh Nijar (pix) said the move was imperative in the quest to push for new laws to ban and criminalise the act. "It is not sufficient that laws allowing child marriages to be repealed 7

July 9, 2018 1:41 PM Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, are you inviting bloodshed?

Fadiah Nadwa Fikri, why are you so stupid? Do you know we created Bersih in 2007? Yes, we! At first Anwar Ibrahim did not care much about Bersih or was bothered to support it. Then, when he saw it was successful, he hijacked it and changed it to Bersih 2.0. And do you know why we used yellow T-shirts for our Bersih movement? It is because we wanted to demonstrate 27

July 9, 2018 12:17 AM KPWKM monitors development of child marriage issue

KUALA LUMPUR: The latest information obtained from the biological mother of the girl involved in child marriage in Kelantan revealed that the whole family members are now in Kota Baru awaiting to be taken back to Thailand. According to a Women, Family and Community Development Ministry's statement last night, its purpose and the length of their stay in Thailand 8

July 4, 2018 11:06 AM Kelantan police open IP on child marriage

KOTA BARU: The Kelantan police have opened an investigation paper on the child marriage involving an 11-year-old girl with a 41-year-old man in Gua Musang recently. State police chief Datuk Hasanuddin Hassan said although there was no criminal element involved in the marriage, an IP was opened on grounds that the girl was an underage bride. "The result 8

July 3, 2018 5:45 AM Riza shows up for questioning by MACC

PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's stepson Riza Aziz today appeared at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters for questioning over his alleged involvement in the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal. The film producer, 48, arrived at 1.31pm in a silver Kia Sorento, donning a black suit and yellow polo shirt. He did not speak 15

June 18, 2018 8:04 AM 7 months' jail for two who escaped from police custody

JOHOR BARU: Two jobless men were sentenced to seven months in prison by the magistrate's court here today for escaping from police custody last week. Johor Baru senior assistant registrar R.Salini meted out the punishment to Nolmat Halil Abd Jalil, 34, and Muhammad Firdaus Irwan, 25, after they pleaded guilty. They committed the offence at the Gelang 9