Politics

Khalid Ibrahim playing 'tug of war'.
Friday, January 10, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR- A political analyst says Selangor Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim is playing ‘tug of war’ by asking Selangor Islamic Religious Department’s (Jais) to return Bibles in Malay and Iban that was seized recently from the Bible Society of Malaysia.
 
“Khalid is playing ‘tug of war’ by asking the bibles to be returned.”...

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Provocation is ungodly
Sunday, January 12, 2014

Some have been up in arms over a suggestion that external help is sought to resolve the protracted debate over the use of the term Allah by Christians.
 
Since the suggestion is ludicrous, those upset by it should dismiss it as a voice of concern from an alarmist, hence the shrill.
 
The unhappiness towards such ideas should not distract Malaysians...

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Political power play and the 'Allah' controversy
Saturday, January 11, 2014

I didn’t want to say anything about the Allah issue since there are too many idiots on both sides as it is. But then the Klang church decided to conduct their BM services using Allah, but not their Tamil and English ones. I found that curious. And enlightening.
Because the word for God in Tamil is not Allah?
News flash: neither is it in Malay.
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The sly Christian priests and the naïve Muslims
Friday, January 10, 2014

It is tiring to educate people on the issue of “kalimah Allah”. And it is even more exhausting to think that we have to explain to certain group of muslims on why the word ‘Allah’ should not be used by Christians here.
 
Muslims in general, if they had known the real reason on why here in Malaysia ...

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Hong Leong Bank under fire for alleged discrimination on Muslim employees
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Protests against Hong Leong Bank Sdn Bhd, for allegedly discriminating its Muslim employees, persisted with the National Union of Bank Employees (Nube) held another picket on the issue front of Wisma Hong Leong in Jalan Tun Perak here yesterday.

 
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Air Asia: Free wheelchair service for disabled, only non-disabled charged
Thursday, January 9, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR- Air Asia has sent an email to The Mole today, saying that its wheelchair service for all disabled passengers is free and only non-disabled passengers are required to pay.
 
“Disabled guests only need to key in their OKU/disability card number during the online flight booking process and present the actual card upon check-in at the airport.”...

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The photograph that spooked Annie and some others
Thursday, January 9, 2014

People would read all kinds of things upon seeing this photograph and you can't blame them if they do. But I'd tell Annie that things are not always what they appear to be. Tun Daim Zainuddin, the...

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Air Asia's website states up to RM60 fee for wheelchair service
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: The RM60 charge for wheelchair service is stated on the Air Asia website, affirming further the criticisms that had been levelled at the airline for imposing such fees. Air Asia's travel itinerary...

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Datuk Seri Mohamad Salleh applies to defer CBT case
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp) executive chairman Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Salleh Ismail who is facing two criminal breach of trust (CBT) charges involving RM49.7 million filed an application to the High Court today to defer the case.   
Counsel Wan Shahrizal Wan Ladin said the accused had requested for the deferment pending his appeal against the Sessions...

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April 14 hearing of Nurul Izzah's defamation suit against Utusan Melayu (Updated)
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

KUALA LUMPUR -- The High Court today set April 14 to hear the defamation suit filed by Lembah Pantai MP Nurul Izzah Anwar against Utusan Malaysia editor-in-chief Datuk Aziz Ishak and Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Berhad over the alleged twisting of her statement on freedom of religion.       Judge Datuk Hue Siew Kheng set the date in chambers in the presence of Nurul Izzah's counsel Azhana Mohd Khairudin and Raihanah Ariffin who appeared for Utusan. ...

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