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Lifestyle 28 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

To papa with love

P. LIN of Bayan Baru, Penang, dedicates this touching and poignant piece to her dad who passed away a year ago.

Lifestyle 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Justice for the women

Women#8217;s issues will not go away, even when they lapse from public view. With today being International Women#8217;s Day, TAN LEE KUEN takes a look at what women#8217;s groups have been doing this past year.

Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sultan to confer awards on 83

The Deputy Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad head the list of 83 people who will be conferred awards by the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, on March 17 in conjunction with his installation and coronation ceremony today.

Lifestyle 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Suit yourself

ALMOST everyone has heard of the dentist who wanted DR 6161 (to readers who don#8217;t know Malay: I>gigi/Imeans teeth).

Lifestyle 27 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

An outdated practice?

SEVERAL Muslim men express their take on polygyny in Islam and how they feel about a practice that allows them to take up to four wives. JACQUELINE ANN SURIN speaks to them at a meeting of Islamic groups.

Lifestyle 20 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bordering on injustice

How would you like to get married in this town? Doesn't look too romantic, huh? This is Pekan Siam, across the border from Padang Besar, Perlis, where rice retailing and polygamy peddling can go on in the same shoplot.

Nation 18 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Add no-polygamy clause in marriage contract, says SIS

Sisters in Islam (SIS) is calling on Muslim women in Malaysia to be aware of the option of using their marriage contracts to stipulate that it is unacceptable for their husbands to be polygamous.

Nation 16 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Group fears law may be more unjust towards women

Sisters in Islam (SIS) has called on the Government to form an inter-agency committee to review the draft standard Islamic family law that state governments have been told to gazette.

Nation 09 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Malaysia-S’pore issues take back seat at forum

The outstanding bilateral issues between Malaysia and Singapore were set aside yesterday as prominent women from both sides gathered here to discuss matters related to their gender development.

Nation 07 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Perlis mufti: Court will decide

The question of justice does not arise when a man re-marries without the first wife#8217;s consent because the consent is not required under I>hukum syara#8217;/I(divine law), said Perlis mufti Datuk Mat Jahya Husein.