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“Not Malays full stop”

“Not Malays full stop”

PLANTATION Industries and Commodities Minister Tan Sri Bernard Giluk Dompok is one of the more outspoken federal government leaders. On a few occasions, especially when it comes to issues affecting Sabahans, he’s spoken up against cabinet positions. The United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation (Upko) president supports the use of “Allah” for Bahasa Malaysia-speaking Christians. He […]

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Ponggal celebration for Hindus

PENANG, 14 Jan 2009: Today is Ponggal Festival, an occasion that has R Subramaniam’s family waking up much earlier than usual to make the necessary preparations like decorating their house with sugar cane, mango leaves and drawing the kolam. Dressed in their colourful new clothes, Subramaniam, his wife and their three children began the Ponggal […]

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