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Nation 21 Oct 2018 | 9:31 AM

Johor heeds Dr M's suggestion, raises marriageable age to 18

JOHOR BARU: Johor has raised the marriageable age to 18 years for Muslims and non-Muslims in the state.

AseanPlus News 12 Oct 2018 | 11:24 PM

Chinese pranksters offer beautiful Russian brides for single men

Online hoax in province where single men far outnumber women cuts to heart of country’s demographic problem

Nation 08 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Compulsory education should be raised to Form Five’

KUALA LUMPUR: To stop child marriage, legislation change must be backed by other measures including raising the mandatory age for education, a forum on child marriage here heard.

Nation 04 Oct 2018 | 12:04 PM

Sabah to keep minimum marriage age at 18

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will maintain 18 as the minimum marriage age in the state.

Nation 01 Oct 2018 | 9:03 AM

Sabah to evaluate best minimum marriage age, says Shafie

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah will decide on a minimum age limit for marriage after experts evaluate the matter and decide which age is best suited, says Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal.

Nation 30 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Girls can marry at 14 in special cases’

KOTA KINABALU: After facing public backlash for his controversial remarks, Sabah mufti Datuk Bungsu Aziz (pic) has clarified that 14-year-old girls and 16-year-old boys would only be allowed to marry in “special cases”.

Nation 29 Sep 2018 | 7:42 AM

Sabah mufti says proposal to lower legal marriage age only for 'special cases'

KOTA KINABALU: After facing mounting backlash from the public for his controversial remarks, Sabah mufti Datuk Bungsu @ Aziz Jaafar has clarified that his statement that girls should be allowed to marry at 14, and boys at 16, only applied to "special cases".

Nation 26 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Proposal to lower legal marriage age continues to draw flak

LABUAN: Sabah mufti Datuk Bungsu @ Aziz Jaafar has triggered a backlash with his proposal to have the legal marriage age of Muslims lowered to 14 for females and 16 for males.

Nation 25 Sep 2018 | 10:43 AM

Sabah Mufti triggers backlash for suggesting girls aged 14 can get married

LABUAN: Sabah Mufti Datuk Bungsu @ Aziz Jaafar has triggered a backlash with his proposal to have the minimum marriage age for Muslims lowered to 14 for females and 16 for males.

Nation 24 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sabah PAS backs minimum marriage age at 14

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PAS is throwing its support behind Sabah mufti Datuk Bungsu @ Aziz Jaafar’s controversial suggestion to lower the minimum marriage age to 14.