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Why ‘Hijabsta Ballet’ Should Have Not Been Pulled Out Of Cinemas After Two Weeks Of Screening

There was a time when I doubted my decision to don the hijab as I viewed my religious obligation as a form of restriction. It wasn’t until I was (slightly) older and understood the context behind the hijab did I learn to appreciate its significance.

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No End In Sight To Indira's Plight

Pic: MySinChew

I thought there was light at the end of the tunnel for Indira Gandhi's tragedy.

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What Happened To This Man Is A Lesson Why We Should Never Self-Medicate Ourselves

Some of us may have the tendency to avoid paying the doctors a visit and self-medicate ourselves solely through medicines purchased over the pharmacy counters, but a recent case has proven just why our actions could come back to bite us.

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Beijing Looks To Malaysia For Fast Track To Support In Region

Pic: SCMP

Beijing is using a multibillion-dollar railway project in Malaysia to win support from a key Southeast Asian nation at a time when ties are strained with other countries in the region.

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This Malaysian Film Wants To Convert Everybody To Islam

Filepic: Asian Correspondent/Shutterstock

MALAYSIAN Muslims are a strange bunch in the sense that they are very religious but only when it comes to all the rituals rather than the ideas and philosophy behind the faith. They will be obsessed with the do’s and don’ts but totally careless when it comes to the why.

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Bin Abdullah

Pic; MySinChew

While the "bin / binti Abdullah" issue may not have much to do with us in a direct sense, it nevertheless entails our legal and moral cognition as well as conflicts between secularization and religionization.

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HBO Hack Behind Game Of Thrones Season 7 Script Leak Is A Sign Of Things To Come

A leaked Game of Thrones script appears set to show what's going to happen next week. But the the hack that allowed it to be leaked in the first place could show what's going to happen in the coming years.

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At Least 16 Known IS Fighters In Our Midst

After almost two months, we have only rounded up less than half the IS fighters who entered our country in May 2017. What about the rest? Pic: Berita Daily

On May 16, 2017, New Straits Times reported that not fewer than 30 would-be Daesh (IS) fighters who were arrested in other countries for attempting to join the terrorist group in Syria had “secretly” entered Malaysia.

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Where's Justice For Furby?

PETALING JAYA: It has been almost four months since a video of the abuse of a dog named Furby (pix) by a Singaporean went viral, but little has been done about bringing the culprit to book.

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Fikirlah: The Third Class Mentality In Malaysia Has Taken Deep Root

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 -- It was reported in the media recently that the benches, walls and toilets at several MRT stations had been vandalised within days after the RM20 billion Kajang-Sungai Buloh MRT line started operations early this month.

Read more: Fikirlah: The Third Class Mentality In Malaysia Has Taken Deep Root