Disney shelves ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in Malaysia after cuts

Disney has indefinitely postponed the opening of its film Beauty and the Beast in Malaysia after censors in the Muslim-majority nation reportedly cut out a “gay moment” in the movie. The cuts came after the movie ran into trouble in Russia, which slapped an adults-only rating on the film last week following pressure by an

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Malaysia censors ‘gay moment’ in Beauty and the Beast

Malaysian censors have reportedly cut out a “gay moment” in the Disney film Beauty and the Beast before agreeing to its release in the Muslim-majority nation. The cuts...

Malaysia censors ‘gay moment’ in Beauty and the Beast

Pig bristles in brush with Malaysian law

Authorities in Muslim-majority Malaysia have seized some 2,000 paintbrushes labelled as “halal” but made with pig bristles.  Officials from the domestic trade...

Pig bristles in brush with Malaysian law

Hari Raya Aidilfitri to fall on July 6

Federal civil servants get that extra

Hari Raya Aidilfitri to fall on July 6

No train services for Ampang LRT line during Raya

The suspension is to enable the upgrading of its signalling

No train services for Ampang LRT line during Raya

Heavy traffic expected at Singapore checkpoints next week

Plan your journey this holiday

Heavy traffic expected at Singapore checkpoints next week

Additional Hari Raya holiday for federal civil servants

Good news, if you’re a federal civil

Additional Hari Raya holiday for federal civil servants

Speed limit reduced for federal, state roads during Raya period

No more fast and

Speed limit reduced for federal, state roads during Raya period

PLUS wants motorists to follow its travel time advisory this festive season

PLUS really, really wants you to follow this travel

PLUS wants motorists to follow its travel time advisory this festive season

Woman apologises for rumours on halal status of food from McDonald’s

The fast food chain contacted the woman who raised doubts on one of its food

Woman apologises for rumours on halal status of food from McDonald’s

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Malaysia is a multi-racial country made up of different religions, so really, there’s no other country in the world where you’ll find this much news about religion on a daily basis. It doesn’t matter if you’re a Muslim, a Hindu, a Buddhist or even a Jedi (it is a real religion in New Zealand, Google it!), we will cover it.