Call Cyber999, Malaysia, if there is cyber-trouble

Call Cyber999, Malaysia, if there is cyber-trouble

KUALA LUMPUR, June 9 – CyberSecurity Malaysia, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, will launch the Cyber999 Service early next month to provide Internet users with emergency assistance in cyberspace.

Deputy Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Datuk Fadillah Yusof, said Cyber999 would be the help centre for cyber incident response service especially with the growing threats to cybersecurity.

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Eco-Islam

Eco-Islam

swat valley pakistan school children education 130509 02For some years now a global environmental discourse has been underway, one that connects ecological themes with Islamic ethics.

But to what extent can Islam really give us guidance on ecological sustainability? Qantara.de freelance writer Eren Güvercin seeks answers from expert sociologist Sigrid Nökel.

Eren Güvercin: It’s rather unusual for Islam and environmental protection to be mentioned in the same breath. What sort of environmental concepts does Islam have to offer?

Sigrid Nökel: The type of environmental problems that we are familiar with are the result of industrialisation and capitalism, so they are relatively recent developments. Islamic sources, on the other hand, are more than 1,000 years old and originated in a completely different context. So we can only draw on ideas about the relationship between people and their environment that are of a more general nature.

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Opposition necessary as reflection of government, says Mahathir

Opposition necessary as reflection of government, says Mahathir

SHAH ALAM, June 9 – Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the opposition was necessary as a reflection of the government.

“It’s not healthy to have a one-party state. We need to have the opposition. Otherwise, we won’t have a ‘mirror’ to see whether we look good or not,” he said at a news conference, here, today.

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Foreign prisoners to be deported

Foreign prisoners to be deported

prisoner immigrants behind bars 220605The government plans to deport foreign prisoners and allow them to serve out the rest of their sentences in their home countries to cut costs and overcrowding in local jails.

Proposed legal amendments will allow a prisoner-transfer agreement with other countries to ease congestion in Malaysia’s 30 prisons, Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein said.

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Thai Military must stop the 4th. E, i.e. EXECUTION SQUAD for Ethnic Cleansing of Muslims

Thai Military must stop the 4th. E

i.e. EXECUTION SQUAD for Ethnic Cleansing of Muslims

PUTRAJAYA, June 9 — Malaysia has agreed to help Thailand revamp the curriculum of its Islamic schools, as part of a bid to end the Muslim insurgency in its neighbour’s violence-wracked south.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, speaking after his Thai counterpart Abhisit Vejjajiva’sfirst official visit to Malaysia yesterday, said both countries believed they could resolve the decades-old unrest through the “Three Es”: education, employment, economy.

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Royal Thai Commondors had formed a secret squad to perform the revenge killings of its Muslims in the south

Royal Thai Military Commondors had form a secret squad

to perform the revenge killings of its Muslims in the south

COMMENT:Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva must order to setup an indepent, international investigation team under UN to probe the rumours that Royal Thai Military Commondors had formed a secret squad to perform the revenge killings of its Muslims in the south. Visit or investigations of the Army Chief Gen. Anupong Paochinda is useless as he already know about the Thai Military unit and he is just going to cover it up. Afterall Thai Courts had declared that Thai Army is free to do any thing under emergency act.

PM orders Army Chief to visit Narathiwat after mosque attack
BANGKOK, June 9 (TNA) – Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has ordered Army Chief Gen. Anupong Paochinda to visit the southern province of Narathiwat after a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire in a mosque in Cho-airong district, leaving at least 11 Muslim villagers dead and a dozen seriously injured.
 
The prime minister, who has just returned from Malaysia, said Gen. Anupong would go to Narathiwat this morning to be briefed about the incident and meet with agencies concerned to map out a security plan to prevent such an attack in future. Continue reading

Dr M: Don’t forsake English and ruin children’s future

Dr M: Don’t forsake English and ruin children’s future

 

PUTRAJAYA: Parents should think about the future of their children when deciding whether to agree or to oppose the Government’s proposal to make a pass in English compulsory for a student to pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia, said former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He said, English was a necessary component for students to get good jobs once they leave school or for them to go overseas for further education nowadays.

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