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Ethnic and inter-religious relations

Wishing all of you, Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Maaf Zahid dan Batin - our first major festival in the new Malaysia. Let's strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and sisterhood in this blessed land. Happy holidays and wishing you all...
A group of ordinary people from diverse backgrounds came together yesterday in solidarity in George Town, Penang for the breaking of fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. They were first treated to a free flow dance by...
The 'open house' was held at the Masjid Jamek in Tasik Gelugor in northern Province Wellesley in mainland Penang. We need more such initiatives to build bridges in the face of creeping narrow-mindedness and bigotry among certain segments in...
People of other faiths joined in solidarity with Muslims who were breaking their fast at the historical Acheen Street Mosque in Penang last night. The group of about 60 participants led by representatives of major faiths had earlier walked...
Here in Malaysia, there is a sense that it is hard to move forward because we seem to be held back by the heavy baggage of race and religion - issues that divide us. Some of this baggage might...