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Merger between MIDF and MBSB will create a stronger entity.
PETALING JAYA: Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) has a new opportunity to monetise its investment in Malaysian Industrial Development Finance Bhd (MIDF) after its plan to merge the wholly owned lender with the local arm of the world’s largest Islamic bank was dashed back in 2020.
KUALA LUMPUR: A plan has been developed by the Islamic Development Department (Jakim) to address social problems in the Muslim community such as the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) culture, says Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Idris Ahmad.
S'gor assembly has no authority to give judicial review powers to Syariah Court, Federal Court declares
PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court declared on Monday (Feb 21) that the Selangor legislative assembly has no authority to make an enactment which confers the state Syariah Court the power to review fatwa issued by the state religious authorities.
KUALA LUMPUR: Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) has called on all arms of the government to enforce without further delay Loh Siew Hong’s rights as a mother to have full custody, care and control of her children.
A woman was flogged 100 times in conservative Aceh province for adultery while her male partner, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes.
IDI, Indonesia (AFP): An Indonesian woman was flogged 100 times Thursday (Jan 13) in conservative Aceh province for adultery while her male partner, who denied the accusations, received just 15 lashes.
Children are usually the most impacted in times of crises but often the last to be considered. The Child Rights Coalition Malaysia (CRCM) aims to change this.
The Women’s Tribunal Malaysia presented its recommendations for the government and also the public to ensure that women and girls live free from violence and discrimination.
GEORGE TOWN: Attempts of converting out of Islam, distortion of Islamic teachings, disrespecting the month of Ramadan, destroying houses of worship, tattooing and undergoing plastic surgery are among the offences that will be punished under Kelantan’s Syariah Criminal Code (I) Enactment 2019 which came into effect on Monday (Nov 1).