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Malaysia, the model Muslim country

Malaysia, the model Muslim country

Malaysia? BACK when he was deputy prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak pledged that Malaysia would become “a role model to the Islamic world”. He said this in the middle of the 2009 Kuala Terengganu by-election, which Najib’s Barisan Nasional (BN) eventually lost to Pakatan Rakyat (PR). Najib’s pledge was poetic, since a “role model” […]

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Examining Kelantan’s oil royalty woes

Examining Kelantan’s oil royalty woes

THE tussle over whether Kelantan should be paid oil royalty is yet another example of politicians’ partisan childishness in their public discussion of issues. Instead of laying out the facts and law objectively and comprehensively, our politicians seem more focused on outdoing each other, leaving the public in a haze of rhetoric and factional discourse. […]

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Judgment in default entered against Manohara

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Nov 2009: The High Court here today allowed Kelantan prince Tengku Muhammad Fakhry Sultan Ismail Petra to enter judgment in default in his RM105 million defamation suit against his estranged Indonesian wife, Manohara Odelia Pinot, and her mother, Daisy Fajarina, after they failed to appoint counsel. Senior Assistant Registrar Shazali Hidayat Shariff […]

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Sexually-transmitted HIV in Kelantan worrisome

KOTA BARU, 26 Oct 2009: The Kelantan state assembly was today told that the sexual transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the state was worrisome among teenagers and adults. Women, Family and Health state committee chairperson, Wan Ubaidah Omar, said Kelantan now has 749 HIV cases, an increase from previously. She said for […]

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Nik Aziz hopes leadership issues will be solved

KOTA BARU, 26 Oct 2009: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat hopes that the special meeting to be held by the party this Wednesday will resolve the party’s leadership issues. He said it did not matter if it was only a special meeting called by the party, instead of an extraordinary general […]

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Nik Aziz: PAS has to hold special assembly

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 Oct 2009: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Aziz Nik Mat has suggested that the party hold a special assembly to resolve problems, including on leadership issues, and to revive the party. “For the sake of tajdid (revival), we have to hold an extraordinary general assembly,” he said in an article entitled PAS: […]

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