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Married but busted for khalwat

Married but busted for khalwat

WHEN moral policing in Malaysia makes the headlines, it’s often for the wrong reasons. Take the Federal Territories Islamic Department’s raid on Zouk nightclub, Kuala Lumpur, in 2005, which created an international uproar. Or in 2007, when Amnesty International appealed on behalf of Ayu, a transsexual woman assaulted by Malacca’s Islamic law enforcers. More recently, […]

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Understanding ethical journalism

Understanding ethical journalism

Bob Woodward (left) and Carl Bernstein (Woodward pic © Kat Walsh;  Bernstein pic  © Larry D Moore | Wiki Commons) JOSHUA Wong Ngee Choong, 42, quit his job as a producer at ntv7 on principle — he is opposed to self-censorship and political interference in the media. No wonder, then, that one of his favourite […]

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Politicising personal morals

Politicising personal morals

OF all the things to politicise out of Teoh Beng Hock‘s death, why touch his fiancée and his unborn child? This is what has happened, after it emerged that Soh Cher Wei was two months’ pregnant and wanted to register Teoh as her child’s father. Wanita MCA then issued a public statement asking the National […]

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