Posted on 09 August 2010 By Ding Jo-Ann.
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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Posted on 14 October 2009 By Shanon Shah.
Khairy, Rosnah and Shahrizat (Rosnah pic courtesy of Merdeka Review) THE 60th Umno general assembly has been touted as one in which the biggest political party in Malaysia will set much-needed reforms in motion. But if the party’s Youth, Wanita and Puteri wings’ assemblies on 14 Oct 2009 are any indication, it looks as though [...]
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Posted on 25 March 2009 By Jacqueline Ann Surin.
KUALA LUMPUR, 25 March 2009: The Wanita, Youth and Puteri Umno movements convened their respective general assemblies at the Putra World Trade Centre this morning, with all eyes on the elections for the movements’ top posts. The assemblies started with leaders of the three wings — Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein and [...]
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