Cleric’s case a test for moderate Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — The syariah authorities in Selangor have charged the former mufti of Perlis, Dr Asri Zainul Abidin, with preaching Islam without a permit to do so.


Tengku Razaleigh, are you talking Myanmar Politics?

Tengku Razaleigh, are you talking Myanmar Politics?

Myanmars (Malaysians) are losing faith in the country despite living in a relatively successful nation because the institutional infrastructure of a civilised society are disappearing, according to Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah.

“We have lots of infrastructure. Lots of malls and highways. Especially tolled highways. It is not for want of physical infrastructure, dubious as some of it is, that we feel we languish,” said the veteran politician.

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U.N. committee condemns N.Korea, Myanmar over rights

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A special committee of the U.N. General Assembly condemned North Korea and Myanmar on Thursday for what it said were widespread human rights violations in the two Asian countries.


Reuters:Google says PC will start in seven seconds or less

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – New Google Inc software will start up a computer as fast as a television can be turned on, the search company said on Thursday as it showed off its Chrome operating system designed for PCs that do their work on the Web.