SERDANG member of Parliament Teo Nie Ching came under attack recently for visiting and speaking inside the prayer area of a surau on 22 Aug 2010. Umno and Perkasa leaders have accused her of desecrating the surau and not respecting the sanctity of Muslim houses of worship. Is this merely politics? Just what does Islam say about allowing non-Muslims inside mosques and suraus?
Unity talks between Umno and PAS seem to have been revived recently. But who are the ones behind it?
KUBANG Kerian Member of Parliament (MP) Salahuddin Ayub’s response to the MP Watch: Eye on Parliament project, which asks all 222 MPs six questions. (source: parlimen.gov.my) Name: Salahuddin Ayub Constituency: Kubang Kerian Party: PAS (Opposition) Years as MP: Since 2004 Government post: None Party position: Vice-president Membership in parliamentary committee or caucus: Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus member […]
KOTA BARU, 26 Oct 2009: PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat hopes that the special meeting to be held by the party this Wednesday will resolve the party’s leadership issues. He said it did not matter if it was only a special meeting called by the party, instead of an extraordinary general […]
Updated at 10:40pm, 11 Oct 2009 PORT DICKSON, 11 Oct 2009: The Barisan Nasional (BN) retained the Bagan Pinang state seat in Negeri Sembilan after its candidate Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad defeated PAS candidate Zulkefly Mohamad Omar with a majority of 5,435 votes. Isa polled 8,013 votes while Zulkefly obtained 2,578 votes in […]
Updated at 7.05pm on 25 Sept 2009 PETALING JAYA, 25 Sept 2009: Will the PAS leadership take action against the party’s Selangor commissioner Datuk Dr Hasan Ali for undermining Pakatan Rakyat (PR)? Senior party leaders are unhappy with Hasan and Selangor PAS secretary Mohd Khairuddin Othman who backed his boss, Hasan, by saying that the […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 2 July 2009: While other Pakatan Rakyat (PR) leaders today glossed over Kedah DAP’s pullout of the state government, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng had a different view. Lim, who is also Penang Chief Minister, said the situation in Kedah was “desperate” enough that the party’s top leadership would be meeting to decide […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 17 June 2009: The status of PAS deputy president Nasharuddin Mat Isa will be decided in the next party meeting, vice-president Salahuddin Ayub said. “According to party traditions, such decisions would be made in a party meeting,” Salahuddin told reporters in Parliament today. Salahuddin He was responding to PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 June 2009: The son of PAS spiritual leader Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat was among four others re-elected into the PAS Youth central working committee for the 2009 to 2011 term. Nik Mohd Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz, an ustaz or religious teacher, garnered 194 votes, the second highest after another religious […]
KUALA LUMPUR, 4 June 2009: The PAS Supporters Club or Kelab Penyokong PAS (KPP) for non-Muslims has been separated into Indian and Chinese clubs, but this has not received final approval from the party’s central working committee. Outgoing PAS Youth chief Salahuddin Ayub said the separation was a trial to find the best mechanism for […]