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Nation 04 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shahrizat: Be careful of polygamy abuse

Polygamy, while condoned by Islam, will lead to families breaking up if those practising it stray from the rules and disregard their responsibility, says Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil.

Letters 06 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

New hope for Kelantan Umno

All eyes are now on Zaid Ibrahim following his appointment as Kelantan Umno deputy liaison chief three weeks ago. The onus is on this lawyer-politician to prove that his appointment is the right tonic for Barisan Nasional in the opposition ruled state, writes JOCELINE TAN.

Nation 07 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

All ready for polls regardless of date

Political parties from both the ruling coalition and the opposition, said they are well-prepared for a general election, whether it is held after Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad steps down from office in October or during the remaining months of his term.

Letters 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Wind beneath Umno's wings

Wanita Umno remains a crucial wing of the party despite having been somewhat overshadowed by the youthful bloom of Puteri Umno. JOCELINE TAN reports.

Nation 03 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Azalina: Give villagers Internet access

The authorities must step up efforts to enhance Internet access to people in villages and remote areas, said Puteri Umno chief Azalina Othman Said.

Nation 15 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Penang Puteri leaders asked to explain furore

The leadership of the Jelutong Puteri Umno division and Penang Puteri chief Azlina Mehtab have been asked to explain in writing the reasons behind a furore at the wing's divisional delegates' conference on Sunday.

Letters 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

In a quandary over age limit

Puteri Umno caused a stir with their proposal to scrap the 40-year age limit for the wing#8217;s top leadership. Is the move aimed at extending the term of office for Puteri head Azalina Othman Said who will be 40 this year? JOCELINE TAN reports.

Nation 28 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Barisan leaders want ban on The Economist

Barisan Nasional leaders have called for I>The Economist/Ito be banned following its disparaging remarks on the development of Malaysia and the progress made under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad in its April 5 edition.

Nation 29 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Khalil: No need to extend Puteri head's age limit

There is no need to extend the age limit for the Puteri Umno head from the present 40, party secretary-general Tan Sri Khalil Yaakob said.

Nation 04 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Puteri help for victims of domestic violence

Puteri Umno wants to be a bridge between domestic violence victims and authorities, especially in rural areas where many do not know where to go for help.