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Nation 15 Nov 2018 | 7:06 AM

Malaysia to have tighter rules on child marriages

KUALA LUMPUR: Laws to better protect the interest of those involved in child marriages will be tabled in Parliament by the middle of next year, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.

Nation 14 Nov 2018 | 12:24 PM

MCA: Ministry should focus on bigger issues than divorce

PETALING JAYA: MCA has criticised the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry for focusing on divorce cases instead of more pertinent issues such as child marriage and other social ills affecting the country.

Musings 28 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

It’s easy to do the right thing

We now have a choice of setting new, better standards or going the same old way that led us to the brink of disaster.

Nation 25 Oct 2018 | 3:36 PM

Wan Azizah: Proposal to set minimum age of marriage presented to Conference of Rulers

HANOI (Bernama): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says she has presented a proposal to limit the age of marriage in the country to the Conference of Rulers.

Nation 25 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

S’wak has highest number of child marriage requests

KUCHING: A detailed breakdown of statistics in Sarawak’s high number of child marriage applications is needed to address the issue effectively, according to a women’s NGO.

Metro News 25 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

CM: We will assess permissible age to wed

MELAKA: The state government will conduct an in-depth assessment before deciding on whether to increase the permissible age for marriage to 18 years for Muslim women in the state.

Nation 25 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak keen to raise minimum marriage age to 18

SIBU: Sarawak is in favour of raising the minimum age of marriage to 18 because children – both boys and girls – should enjoy the rights to basic education of up to Form Five, says the State Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Fatimah Abdullah.

Nation 24 Oct 2018 | 11:55 AM

113 laws need to be updated, including on the death penalty, says Liew

PETALING JAYA: A total of 113 laws will need to be repealed, amended or drafted including the laws related to the death penalty, says Datuk Liew Vui Keong.

Nation 24 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Melaka to study legal aspects of increasing marriage age

MELAKA: Melaka will conduct an assessment before deciding whether to increase the marriageable age to 18 for female Muslims in the state, the Chief Minister announced.

Nation 23 Oct 2018 | 9:43 AM

Govt developing SMS alert system on tsunami, says Yeo

KOTA KINABALU: The government is developing an SMS tsunami alert system, with the hope of allowing people time to flee to safer grounds if disaster strikes, says Yeo Bee Yin.