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The first written laws in the world

A CONSTITUTION is a manifestation of the nation. Its contents are the results of negotiations and agreement of all parties prior to the inception.

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Corporate Waqf and economic injustice

Malaysia, the rest of Asia and the Muslim world are infected by the liberal capitalist contagion, and must institute economic reform to avoid being overwhelmed by the rising tide of mass anger and outrage.

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Balancing religion’s form and objective

Getting confused between the two can cause some people to become extremists.

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Constitutionalism and role of Muslim jurists

Muslims must be able to form moral conclusions on how to order their communal lives, and to elaborate new rules in providing solutions to new problems.

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Learning to live in harmony despite our differences

For Islam, the essence of peace in communities with different cultures and religions is justice.

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Sustainable halal food industry

Rather than boycotts, we should tackle the halal issue comprehensively.

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Corporate Waqf bridges national economic divides

There is no better way to achieve this other than through perseverance and hard work, involving the building of sustainable business enterprises creating wealth and jobs, led by teams of dedicated entrepreneurs and professionals.

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The importance of civilisational ‘rihlah’

Dialogue and exchange between the world’s great powers can help to maintain regional peace and stability.

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The case against state terrorism

EXTREMISM refers to an attitude of exceeding the limits of the golden mean. As to how to determine the right and golden mean in any situation, the answer is that the mean must be ascertained through religion and sound reason.

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Challenge of information overload

Human reasoning needs time to reflect and cultivate ideas but an overwhelming flood of information can be an obstacle to achieving this.

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Striving against economic and social injustice

Going forward, Malaysia should follow the market-driven format and overhaul its privatisation policy.

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Our Constitution's moral and legal essence

While our Federal and State Constitutions spell out how a democratic government should be formed and managed, they also recognise some traditions and cultural values.