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World 16 Dec 2020 | 9:04 PM

Interview: China's economic growth will benefit global recovery, scholar says

SINGAPORE, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's "outstanding" economic performance this year will boost a recovery in the global economy from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, a renowned scholar has said.

World 05 Sep 2018 | 3:51 PM Premium

Thai king's yellow and blue volunteers boost his support, visibility

BANGKOK (Reuters) - From a distance, the volunteers cleaning up a clogged Bangkok waterway could be mistaken for Scouts, but the group, wearing yellow foulards and blue hats, are part of a volunteer programme started by Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66.

Nation 11 Sep 2017 | 2:30 PM Premium

Spotlight on Pangkor Dialogue 2017

IPOH: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has strong confidence that the Pangkor Dialogue 2017 would find a solid way of how future development can be done without over-zealous implementation.

Nation 22 Apr 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

MCA: Govt must note concerns over Dr Zakir’s presence here

PETALING JAYA: The issue of Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik being granted permanent resident (PR) status by Malaysia is getting thorny.

Nation 21 Apr 2017 | 6:08 AM Premium

PAS slams Subra over Zakir Naik comments

PETALING JAYA: As a Health Minister, Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam is in no position to question the Permanent Resident (PR) status given to controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik, said PAS.

World 06 Jul 2016 | 2:31 AM Premium

Killing of mother in Saudi Arabia sparks debate about Islamic scholar

DUBAI (Reuters) - Driven by radical beliefs, twin brothers allegedly killed their mother in Saudi Arabia after she tried to stop them from joining Islamic State in Syria in a case that outraged Saudi Arabians worried about rising Islamic militancy.

Nation 27 Jan 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Uphold Islam, Muslims urged

KUALA LUMPUR: The ideology and actions of violent extremist groups such as Islamic State are a travesty against the teachings of Islam, said a renowned scholar of Islam.

Nation 07 Feb 2015 | 12:00 AM Premium

Platform to foster moderate views

KUALA LUMPUR: Inter-civilisational dialogue is vital in an increasingly open and global society with diverse traditions and values, said Global Movement of Moderates Foundation chairman Tan Sri Razali Ismail.

AseanPlus News 21 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Arab world put on notice of a longer-term challenge

IT has been four years since the Arab Spring sprung out of Tunisia and had a domino effect on other countries like Egypt, Libya, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria. There seemed to be a breath of freshness, excitement and hope.

World 19 Nov 2014 | 1:55 AM Premium

Thousands mourn U.S.-Israeli rabbi killed in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews swayed in prayer at the funeral of U.S.-Israeli rabbi Moshe Twersky, a descendant of two rabbinical dynasties who was killed on Tuesday alongside three other rabbis in a Palestinian attack on a synagogue.