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Zakir Naik given Malaysian citizenship, says report

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik, whose Islamic Research Foundation (IRF) has been banned in India, has been given Malaysian citizenship, claims a report in the Hindustan Times. The report also said that Zakir, under investigation by police and the … Continue reading

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SMK St Teresa hall catches fire, losses estimated at RM1 million

  KUCHING: Fire destroyed the hall of 131-year-old SMK St Teresa here yesterday, causing losses of up to RM1 million. Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) personnel reached the site at 5.07pm and extinguished the fire at 5.42pm. According to Sister … Continue reading

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When a Datuk dishonours his title

By Mariam Mokhtar When a Datuk is found to have committed a crime, he should be stripped of the title. Perhaps Parliament should debate a motion seeking a law to provide for this. We are told that the title is … Continue reading

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Stop making us look stupid, says Nazri on ‘hotdog’ issue

 KUALA LUMPUR: An Umno minister today blamed “ignoramuses” in authority for the controversy over the use of the word “hotdog”, adding that these people were not living in the real world. Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Aziz added that there … Continue reading

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Flashing the middle finger is not a crime

By Hafidz Baharom Malaysians should admit that we have all given the “one finger salute” every now and then when our choler is at its limit. And of course, some of us will resort to curses and shouts of ridicule … Continue reading

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Woman donates huge part of liver to save teacher’s life

PETALING JAYA: It isn’t every day that one willingly parts with more than half of one’s precious organs to save the life of another, more so if that individual is not a close family member. However for 27-year-old Sabahan Marie … Continue reading

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10 things about Siti Kasim, lawyer and activist

Litigation lawyer Siti Kasim poses for a picture during an interview with Malay Mail Online. — Picture by Choo Choy May KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 25 — Siti Kasim is one of the few Malay-Muslims who dares to speak out against … Continue reading

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