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On the same day that meat was provocatively left at the entrance to a mosque on mainland Penang, another group of concerned Malaysians participated in an inter-religious 'Walk in the Park' which took them to several landmark places of...
Yesterday began with some trepidation but in the end bridge-builders trumped would-be 'Bible-burners' with a series of unexpected initiatives to seize the day. Here is the story in pictures. Uniformed and plainclothes police, MPSP enforcement personnel and journalists...
A beautiful video clip of an imam and his colleagues extending the hand of friendship and brother/sisterhood to Christians in Egypt as they celebrate Christmas. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CxTAOEkzUCs?rel=0&w=600&h=338] Imam Mazhar Shaheen is from the Omar Makram Mosque in Tahrir Square, Cairo,...
A couple of Pas central working committee members have clarified what the party means by its 'negara kebajikan' goal. Party ideologues don't fancy the literal translation of 'negara kebajikan' often used in the media i.e. 'welfare state', which they...
More than 500 mourners attended the funeral today of Sr Julianna Lim, who worked among the poor in Seremban through the IJ learning centre. The Sisters strongly believe that it is only through values-based holistic education that children from...
Here's something that some ex-Xaverians found out when they attended a reunion bash: St Xavier's Institution in Penang is probably the oldest surviving formal school in the land. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvoJyy_shTM?rel=0] The year 1852 inscribed on the school building is...
This is not a great day for freedom of expression after what happened in KL this morning. The Home Affairs Ministry has issued a show-cause letter (on 16 July) to the publishers of The Herald, an editorial in tomorrow's edition...
It is sad that the Bible Society of Malaysia feels they have to move its base from Selangor to KL to avoid coming under the jurisdiction of the Selangor Islamic Affairs Department (Jais).
Hours after Pope Benedict announced on 11 February he would be stepping down, lighting struck the rod at the top of the Vatican dome. Have a look at the video. http://www.reuters.com/resources_v2/flash/video_embed.swf?videoId=241069571&edition=BETAUS Then came the meteor strike in Russia four days...
As the conservatives in Pas come under fire for their comments on local elections and other hot-button issues, Mujahid Yusof Rawa continued his efforts to project a more inclusive face to the party. This afternoon he cemented ties with...

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