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5 USEFUL TIPS ON HOW TO GET ALONG WITH YOUR MOTHER-IN-LAW

Having troubles with your mother-in-law? Don't fret, here are some useful tips on how to get along better with her. 1. Don’t give her reasons to hate you. Stepping out of line or exhibiting disdain are both things you want to avoid doing. Even in the face of blatant nastiness, be the bigger person and play nice (despite how frustrating it might be). So long as you mind your Ps and Qs, it’s not your problem that your partner’s mother still isn’t fond of you.

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WHY SHOULD OTHERS ADJUST THEIR LIVES TO FACILITATE US MUSLIMS TO FAST?

Why is it that many Muslims in Mesia nowadays demand to be "respected" just because they are fasting? Why the need to close school canteens during Ramadhan? Why must non-Malay pupils be asked to drink behind closed doors and even in the toilet? Just because our kids are learning how to fast? Well, aren't the non-Malay kids as well? The point is why must non-Malays adjust their life to facilitate us, Muslims Melayoos, to fast?

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OUTRAGE AFTER SOME M'SIAN MUSLIMS DEMAND CHURCH TO REMOVE CROSS

Malaysia's government faced calls on Tuesday to take action against Muslim protesters who pressured a church to remove its cross, the latest example of rising Islamic intolerance that is fuelling religious tensions in the multi-faith country. A group of about 50 protesters demonstrated Sunday outside the small church in a Kuala Lumpur suburb, saying the Christian symbol above it was an affront to local Muslims, according to Malaysian media.

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S'POREAN COUPLE MARRIED WITH BOTH TAOIST & CATHOLIC RELIGIOUS CEREMONIES

A Singapore couple pledged their love to each other at both a church and a Taoist temple on Sunday, in a "uniquely Singapore" wedding that featured both their religions. Mr Chung Kwang Tong, 30, is the secretary-general of the Taoist Federation Youth Group, while his wife Jacqueline Yip, 28, is Catholic. They decided to do both services out of respect for both their faiths, Mr Chung told The Straits Times.

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Malaysia: Non-Muslims banned from using word "Allah"

Malaysia’s king gave his backing today (Jan 19) to a court ruling barring non-Muslims from using the word Allah to refer to God, weighing in for the first time on an issue that has fanned religious tensions in the multi-cultural country. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam, whose role as head of state is largely ceremonial, alluded to the issue which has raised questions over minority rights during his birthday speech to the Southeast Asian nation. A court in October ruled that the word was exclusive to majority Malay Muslims, overturning an earlier decision allowing a Catholic newspaper to use Allah in its Malay-language edition.

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HDB introduces caps on subletting flats to foreigners

The Housing and Development Board (HDB) announced new caps on the subletting of flats to foreigners yesterday, but stopped short of extending the cap to the subletting of rooms, to minimise the impact on those who rely on doing so for additional income. Under the new rule, which is aimed at “(preventing) the formation of foreigner enclaves” within HDB estates, no more than 8 per cent of the units in a neighbourhood can be rented out to foreigners and permanent residents. For each HDB block, the cap is 11 per cent.

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