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MOE did not stop schools from celebrating Ponggal

The letter issued by the Ministry of Education (MOE) on the Ponggal celebration at schools was meant to reduce the anxiety of Muslim parents on the involvement of their children in the festival.

Zaid and ‘Jakimophobia’

Mujahid Yusof Rawa slams Zaid Ibrahim for being trapped in a seige mentality of Jakimophobia, baseless fear results endless ridiculed of anything Islamic

JAKIM calls for mosques to hold Istisqa prayers for rain

All mosques across the country have been called upon to hold ‘Solat Istisqa’ (prayers for rain) to ease the haze which has affected several parts of the country.

Issue Halal certs in Mandarin, Tamil, not Jawi

The Malaysian Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) suggested that the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) should issue Halal certifications in the languages based on the race of its owners

Khalwat raids: Do not humiliate people – Mujahid

The media involvement in religion enforcement raids would be reviewed for khalwat raids, Datuk Mujahid Yusof Rawa said

Get a warrant before you knock – Mujahid

The religious authorities need to get a search warrant before they are allowed to knock on doors or enter certain premises suspected to be a venue where activities non-compliance to the Syariah Laws were conducted.

JAKIM revoked Gourmix Halal certification?

The owner of a beverages company, Gourmix Sdn. Bhd. claimed that his company had become a victim of halal certification fraud by a third party.

Malaysia receives 10 tonnes of dates from Saudi Arabia

In conjunction of Ramadan celebration tomorrow, the government of Saudi Arabia has contributed 10 tonnes of dates to all mosques and suraus of the Federal Territories.

JAKIM denied approval for Selena Gomez’s concert

Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) strongly denied Selangor MB, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali’s claim that JAKIM has approved Selena Gomez’s concert.

PM satisfied with the efforts to strengthen religious schools

The government has allocated RM80 million in the 2017 Budget for the improvement and maintenance of registered pondok schools (RPS), Sekolah Menengah Agama Rakyat (SMAR), and registered tahfiz institutions (RTI).