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“Child marriages” just a political game

“Child marriages” just a political game

THE recent announcement by Malacca Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam that Muslim children in the state will be allowed to marry just boggles the mind. According to Ali Rustam, who is also Malacca Islamic Religious Council chairperson, allowing child marriages will help curb teenage pregnancy and baby dumping, and prevent pregnant teenagers from […]

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Marilah mengundi!

Marilah mengundi!

MENURUT satu kajian pada tahun 2005, pengundi biasa di Malaysia lebih cenderung “membiarkan isu politik di tangan pemimpin politik”. Tiga tahun kemudian, keputusan pilihanraya umum telah menggegarkan seluruh arena politik negara. Tetapi sejauh manakah proses pematangan di kalangan pengundi Malaysia? Menurut angka 2008, Malaysia mempunyai 10,922,139 pengundi berdaftar. Ini merupakan hanya 71% daripada jumlah rakyat […]

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US wanted FTA talks postponed

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 Jan 2009: The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations between Malaysia and the US have been postponed because of a request from Washington, DC, International Trade and Industry Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. “This is not the ministry’s decision. Fact is the talks have been temporarily stopped on the request made by […]

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