Penang strips Hari Raya-themed cow over uproar

Those who refused to be seen as cows have taken offense.

Religion

Malaysian women denounce period spot checks in schools

Malaysian women denounce period spot checks in schools

For years, Malaysia’s female students claim they have been persecuted by the period police, who are more often than not, their own teachers.

Four suspects arrested for beating up bodyguards who were fasting

Four suspects arrested for beating up bodyguards who were fasting

The employer was allegedly against the idea of his bodyguards fasting during Ramadan.

Sushi chain denies woman’s allegation it was selling pork

Sushi chain denies woman’s allegation it was selling pork

Woman claimed it was a staffer who had ‘whispered’ that porky detail.

Police investigating video of woman threatening to ‘destroy’ Christians over ‘Allah’

Police investigating video of woman threatening to ‘destroy’ Christians over ‘Allah’

Allah for all? Not for this woman.

UMNO, PAS plan to appeal court ruling on the use of ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims

UMNO, PAS plan to appeal court ruling on the use of ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims

Both parties met last night over concerns non-Muslims can now use four Arabic words.

Christians in Malaysia can now use the Arabic word ‘Allah’ in religious publications

Christians in Malaysia can now use the Arabic word ‘Allah’ in religious publications

Judge says Home Ministry had acted ‘unreasonably, illegally and irrationally’ when imposing the 1986 ban.

Gov’t saying polygamy is for sexually active men among reasons Islam misunderstood: Mukhriz Mahathir

Gov’t saying polygamy is for sexually active men among reasons Islam misunderstood: Mukhriz Mahathir

Mahathir’s son says government website left out caveats for polygamous marriages.

Preacher says Muslims forbidden from using FaceApp’s gender-swapping filter

Preacher says Muslims forbidden from using FaceApp’s gender-swapping filter

Malaysian preacher fears the filter would encourage children to change genders; lure pedophiles.

Muslims rally to defend Malay-first rights in Malaysia as government abandons UN racial discrimination convention

Muslims rally to defend Malay-first rights in Malaysia as government abandons UN racial discrimination convention

"I hope the other races don't challenge the rights of the Malays. As a Muslim, I want Islam to be the first (priority) in Malaysia."


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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.