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Malaysians Join IS Militant Group Due To Poor Religious Education

Photo: nypost.comKUALA LUMPUR, Dec 17  -- The Dewan Negara was today told that poor religious education led to a handful of Malaysians to leave the country and join the Islamic State (IS) militant group.

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Sabah PKR State Assemblyman, Roland Chia Steps Down

Pic:borneoinsider.comKUALA LUMPUR: PKR state assemblyman for Inanam, Roland Chia stepped down as state representative effective today due to health reasons.

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PAS Will Push Ahead On Hudud Regardless Of Pakatan's Stance

Professor Dr Ahmad Atory Hussain. Pic:AntaraPosKUALA LUMPUR: The Kelantan government’s show of commitment to table an amendment to the Syariah Criminal Code Enactment II 1993, or hudud by calling for a special sitting of the Dewan Rakyat on 29 December is seen to continue the ongoing polemic between the three coalition partners in Pakatan Rakyat (PR).

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Jan 20 Case Management For Nude Fest Case

FilePic: malaysiatravelnewsBALIK PULAU: The Magistrate court has set Jan 20 for case management for the four people who claimed trial to a charge of being naked in public at the Penang National Park.

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One More IS Supporter Picked Up At KLIA

KUALA LUMPUR: Police nabbed a suspected Islamic State member when he was about to leave for Syria at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport about 5.30am today.

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Puad Zarkashi: Anwar Needed A Johor Malay MP

Puad Zarkashi: Anwar Needed A Johor Malay MP/Pic:NSTPKUALA LUMPUR: Umno supreme council member Datuk Dr Mohd Puad Zarkashi said opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim tried to entice him to cross over as part of a bid to trigger government-change in 2008.

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Adenan's Rise - Sarawak's Story Of The Year

Tan Sri Adenan SatemKUCHING: When Tan Sri Adenan Satem took up the mantle of leadership as the new chief minister of Sarawak last March, it answered a longstanding question of who replaces Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud (now Tun), who holds the record as the longest-serving state chief executive in Malaysia.

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Government Hopes To Implement Online Foreign Worker Recruitment

Pic:english.astroawani.comKUALA LUMPUR:The government is mulling over the implementation of online application for foreign workers to facilitate employers without the need for the two parties to be present at the home ministry's one-stop approval centre.

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15-Year-Old Says Marriage Was Not Caused By Pregnancy

15-Year-Old Says Marriage Was Not Caused By PregnancyKUALA LUMPUR: Young groom, Muhd Muaz Mislan, 15, denied tying the knot as a cover-up, reported Harian Metro.

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Terengganu Spent Most Time On Internet Porn Streaming Compared To Whole Of Malaysia

Pornography is popular in Terengganu and Kelantan, judging from the amount of time spent on a porn site with users from Kuala Terengganu clocking in the most minutes.

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