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Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Combating AIDS with help of religion

The Government will turn to religion to combat the HIV/AIDS scourge among Muslims.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Statutory council on inter-religious issues proposed

The setting up of a consultative statutory organisation, with a similar framework to Suhakam, has been proposed to receive and address inter-religious grievances.

Nation 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Do not enforce Islamic family laws yet, urges SIS

Sisters in Islam (SIS) has asked the Selangor government to defer the implementation of its Islamic Family Law Enactment 2003 to allow further discussions on certain amendments which it claims are biased towards men.

Nation 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

It was a learning stint, says Pak Lah

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said his two-month stint as Acting Prime Minister was a learning experience, both good and bad.

Nation 27 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Economic stimulus ready soon

The overdue stimulus package to spur economic growth will be finalised soon. Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said there was an urgency to come up with the broad-based package, now that the situation in the Middle East appeared more certain. He said it would be ready #8220;faster than in the next two months.#8221; The package was initially scheduled for announcement on April 7.

Nation 26 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Ban on Iban Bible lifted

The Government has lifted the ban on I>Bup Kudus/I>, the Iban-language Bible, but advised parties to exercise care when translating religious works.

Nation 25 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Pak Lah: No plans to use ISA on Al Arqam members

The Government does not have any plans as yet to use the Internal Security Act (ISA) on former Al Arqam members who have been trying to revive the movement.

Nation 13 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Classics among 22 on list of banned films

Four Malay classics produced by Malay Film Production and Cathay Keris have found themselves in the latest list of 22 banned movies submitted by the Film Censorship Board.

Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minister: No Saudi statement on freeze of umrah visas

The Prime Minister's Department has not received a statement from the Saudi Arabia embassy to freeze visas of Malaysians who wish to perform the I>umrah/I>, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Abdul Hamid Zainal Abidin.

Nation 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Shahrizat pleased with Jakim decision

Women and Family Development Minister Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil is pleasantly surprised by the decision of the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) on the monogamy campaign launched by a coalition of women groups.