How would Jakim plan to spend next year’s budget allocation – it’s not like they’ve been contributing a whole lot to developments in religion, or even to society as a whole.
It’s democratisation of religious interpretation, I guess, and we will never have to face the burden of thinking for ourselves.
I am disgusted to think that Malaysians have been regularly eating dogs all this while without knowing it.
Is the Malaysian Syariah Index perceived as credible? By Zan Azlee I find the Malaysian Syariah Index that has been implemented by the government to scientifically measure how syariah compliant […]
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Being a Muslim in Malaysia By Zan Azlee MARCH 9 – I’m sick and tired of people saying that the greeting ‘assalamualaikum’ and ‘waalaikumsalam’ are exclusively for Muslims and haram […]