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August 29, 2018 5:09 PM The time has come for a Malay right-wing party

DAP has asked MCA to leave Barisan Nasional and join Pakatan Harapan. PKR has warned Malaysians that Malay politics is becoming more right wing. The time has come for a Malay right-wing party to dominate Malaysian politics. If Umno refuses to revert to its roots, then a new right-wing party needs to be launched to fill the vacuum that Umno is leaving 11

August 24, 2018 6:46 AM Dragons and steamed buns at Taiwan's temple-like church

YANSHUI, Taiwan: With a cross rising from a red pagoda roof and two lion statues guarding the entrance, a Catholic church in southern Taiwan could easily be mistaken for one of the ubiquitous temples dotting the island. Taiwan embraces freedom of religion and has one of the highest densities of temples in the world, with close to 70% of the population 12

August 22, 2018 5:09 AM Malaysian athletes attend Aidiladha celebration at Jakarta Embassy

JAKARTA: Some 55 officials and athletes of the Malaysian Asian Games contingent were among the 500 Malaysian Muslims in Indonesia who gathered at the Embassy of Malaysia today to celebrate Aidiladha. "The embassy is very happy to have Malaysian athletes participating in the Asian Games join us in the Aidiladha celebration," said Deputy Malaysian Ambassador 14

August 19, 2018 9:04 AM No, Umno was NOT wiped out

Over the last 100 days, the local media, international media, blogs, etc., have been writing about how history was made on 9th May 2018 when Malaysia saw a regime change after 61 years of the same government. They are also giving an impression that Umno was totally wiped out and is now finished and is going to be buried for good. (Incidentally, they said the same thing 17

August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Islam is a political movement

Today, two million Muslims are converging on Mekah, Umno President Ahmad Zahid Hamidi being one of them. What many, Muslims included, do not realise is that the annual pilgrimage to the Kaaba is a pre-Islamic ritual. It is older than Islam and was in existence long before Muhammad was born. And the Kaaba was home to 360 different gods. Chief amongst 21

August 14, 2018 11:43 PM Exercise of freedom must be in accordance to Federal Constitution: Eddin Syazlee

JOHOR BARU: The exercise of individual's right to freedom, be it freedom of religion or speech, must be done in accordance to the provisions in the Federal Constitution, says Deputy Communications and Multimedia Minister Eddin Syazlee Shith. He said the meaning of freedom should also be defined and practised in the true context according to the law and not outside 10

August 11, 2018 7:29 AM Makcik Hajjah Sitt Al Wuzara is the Alias for Adlin Abd Jalil

Makcik Hajjah Sitt Al Wuzara is the Alias for Adlin Abd Jalil who is insulting, harassing many people on the internet on multiple platforms. Being infamous in Malaysia, Adlin now increasingly risks being extradited from Europe to Malaysia for her continued offensive online content. Insults, defamation of character, illegally posting private passport 26

July 30, 2018 2:16 AM Kit Siang dares Najib to public forum over ‘Islam’ claim

PETALING JAYA: Lim Kit Siang has challenge Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak to a public forum on "Islam is not kleptocracy". Lim said Najib is "grasping at straws" when he insisted that the DAP adviser had linked Islam to kleptocracy and wanted an apology. "I agree with Najib that anyone, whether me and any other, who linked Islam to kleptocracy owes Islam 11

July 29, 2018 2:27 AM How low can you go, Najib asked

PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang has asked embattled former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak how low he can stoop in making a wild, false and unfounded claim. How low can you go, in saying I am equating Islam with kleptocracy, Lim asked Najib in a statement today. "Let all Umno and PAS leaders who claim that I am equating Islam with kleptocracy 6

July 24, 2018 12:50 AM Abolition of Sosma provides opportunities to provoke race, religion: Zahid

KUALA LUMPUR: The abolition of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) will provide more opportunities for provocations of race and religion through social media channels, said opposition leader Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pix). Ahmad Zahid who is also Umno president questioned the logic of repealing the law which was formulated 8