TERENGGANU has long forbade politicians from preaching in mosques but the latest ban issued last week has officials stumped. They told The Malaysian Insight they have yet to receive official instructions from the Terengganu Council of Islamic Religion and Malay Customs (Maidam) to prevent politicians from preaching in mosques.
SELANGOR Barisan Nasional (BN) wants to contest the five state seats currently held by rival Perikatan Nasional (PN) parties, Bersatu and PAS, in the coming state elections, state leaders said. Apart from that, the state BN also wants to defend its five seats.
PERIKATAN Nasional (PN) leaders believe voter sentiment, which saw it pick up a sizeable number of parliamentary seats in the 15th general election, will lead it to victory in Selangor. PAS secretary Roslan Shahir Mohd Shahir is confident PN will be able to contest 33 out of 56 state seats.
LIVERPOOL were given a glorious glimpse of a bright future on a historic Sunday at Anfield as Manchester United were ruthlessly crushed 7-0 to match their heaviest ever competitive defeat. Roberto Firmino came off the bench to inflict the final wound on a beleaguered United, who had lost just once in their previous 22 games.
TRANSPORT Minister Anthony Loke yesterday said he will not summarily close the book on the MH370 tragedy, which saw a Beijing-bound plane with 239 people on board vanishing about two hours after its departure in 2014. In a message ahead of the ninth anniversary of the plane’s disappearance, he reiterated the Malaysian government’s position that due consideration will […]
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