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Timely Hari Raya gift of land titles for Muslim residents
August 28, 2010
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Timely Hari Raya gift of land titles for Muslim residents

IPOH, Aug 28 — For Muslim residents of Ulu Chemor and Klebang Tambahan, the coming Aidilfitri will be an occasion for a double celebration. This morning, they, together with residents of other races, were finally granted titles for the 99-year leasehold land — after waiting for more than 20 years. The 203 recipients...

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Teo to apologise to Sultan over surau issue
August 28, 2010
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Teo to apologise to Sultan over surau issue

IPOH, Perak Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir said houses of worship should not be used to spread political influence in the personal or party interest. He spoke to reporters after addressing a multi-religious prayer session attended by about 600 people of various religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism,...

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Questioning the NEP?
August 28, 2010
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Questioning the NEP?

Managing Editor of The Star, P. Gunasegaram wrote an article about the NEP. Specifically, what the NEP meant to him. He called for more debate on the NEP and particularly, the real issues of the affirmative action. He said, “major problem with the NEP is that the 30% equity target for Malays and other bumiputras became the...

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MAIS to give warning notice to Serdang MP
August 28, 2010
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MAIS to give warning notice to Serdang MP

SHAH ALAM: The Selangor Islamic Religious Council (MAIS) will send a warning notice to Serdang MP Teo Nie Ching, who was said to have delivered a ceramah in the prayer area of surau Al-Huda in Kajang Sentral last Sunday. MAIS chairman Datuk Mohamad Adzib Mohd Isa said Teo’s action had caused the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan...

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Kimma becomes Umno associate member
August 27, 2010
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Kimma becomes Umno associate member

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Indian Muslim Congress (Kimma) is now an associate member of Umno, with observer status at the party’s general assembly, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said. He said Kimma would not interfere in the operations of Umno but will strengthen the party and the Barisan Nasional coalition....

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State to mediate DIA dispute
August 27, 2010
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State to mediate DIA dispute

THE Perak Government is stepping in to help resolve a 10 year dispute between two factions of the Dindings Indian Association (DIA) in Sitiawan. With the Federal Government cancelling its acquisition of the association’s 2.2ha land, the attention is now shifted to a 10-year-old dispute between the warring factions. The...

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Charity Walk to raise fund
August 27, 2010
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Charity Walk to raise fund

IPOH: The Ipoh Timur MCA division is organising a charity walk to help schools and non-governmental organisations in the constituency raise funds. Organising chairman San Chak Chun said prior to the Ipoh Timur MCA 1Malaysia Charity Walk on Sept 19, participants would be issued collection cards to allow them to collect funds...

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YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman
August 27, 2010
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YTM Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku was tireless in his efforts to integrate the various races and work out compromises in order to maintain harmony. TUNKU Abdul Rahman (1902-1990) was a figure who rightly belongs to our present age – one who could reconcile liberalism, conscience and magnanimity while possessing power. He was not only Malaya’s first...

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