Jihaad and its Misconception

PUCHONG: In a statement today Dr Zakir Naik claims that Jihaad is one of the most commonly misunderstood and misused terms in Islaam, by both Muslims and non-Muslims. He affirms many terrorists have taken refuge in this word to justify

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Palm oil — a duopoly market where bargaining power is key

KUALA LUMPUR: World’s dominant palm oil producers, Indonesia and Malaysia contribute 87 per cent of the global supply — creating a duopoly market of the most versatile edible oil. Indonesia produces 33 million tonnes of the commodity annually, while Malaysia

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DPM visits RTB Sungai Belat

KUANTAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail visited the Sungai Belat Flood Mitigation Plan (RTB) here in her visit to Pahang today. The visit was followed with a briefing on the development of the RM118.4 million

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Lim: Credit ratings reaffirmation the best answer to critics

KUALA LUMPUR: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says Malaysia’s reaffirmation of its sovereign credit ratings is the best answer to critics that the present government does not know how to manage the economy or has increased government debt excessively. He

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Batang Padang the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods

IPOH, Oct 28 — Batang Padang became the latest district in Perak to be hit by floods, resulting in 53 people from 12 families being evacuated to a temporary relocation centre at the Dewan Kampung Haji Tahir, Tapah. The victims

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JB cycling tragedy: Sales promoter acquitted of reckless driving

JOHOR BAHRU: The Magistrate’s Court here today acquitted and discharged a sale promoter who was charged with reckless driving that caused a road accident in which eight teenage cyclists were killed two years ago. Magistrate Siti Hajar Ali acquitted Sam

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Agong accepts Perlis award

KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah accepted the Darjah Kerabat Baginda Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail (DK) at Istana Negara today. The award was in conjunction with the 76th birthday celebrations of Raja Perlis Tuanku Syed

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