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Upholding diversity in Islam

Upholding diversity in Islam

Dr Hamidah Marican SISTERS in Islam (SIS) has a new executive director, Dr Hamidah Marican, who took over the helm from Zainah Anwar on 6 July 2009. Over the past 21 years, the outspoken organisation which promotes justice and fairness in the name of Islam, has often been targeted for attacks by those who deem […]

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Terengganu’s slippery oil royalty

Terengganu’s slippery oil royalty

PUBLICISED figures on the amount of oil royalty remitted to Terengganu don’t match. And because no clear explanation is forthcoming, expect the issue to be exploited by PAS, and glossed over by the Barisan Nasional (BN) in the Kuala Terengganu parliamentary by-election. PAS promises to flog the issue in its campaign. The BN, however, already […]

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Govt mulls fixing minimum petrol price

PUTRAJAYA, 11 Nov 2008: The government does not dismiss the possibility of fixing a minimum retail price for petrol and diesel despite the declining price of oil in the world market. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad said this would help the government save on subsidy and that the money could […]

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