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Keyword: Kuala Lumpur

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South-East Asia

Challenges facing Islamic movements in Malaysia and Indonesia

Abdar Rahman Koya

Rajab 06, 14201999-07-16

Indonesia and Malaysia have many similarities. Each has a predominantly Muslim population. Indonesia has been under a dominant political party Golkar for 32 years, while Malaysia’s UMNO has been ruling the country for the past 42 years.

South-East Asia

America’s kiss of death and some crucial issues in the Islamic Movement

Zafar Bangash

Sha'ban 12, 14191998-12-01

So despised is Uncle Sam globally that too close an identification with him can spell the death-knell for any political figure, especially in the Muslim world.

South-East Asia

Lessons for the Islamic Movement from Anwar's episode

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Akhirah 10, 14191998-10-01

Malaysia has been taken by storm since Anwar Ibrahim, the relatively youthful former deputy prime minister, was unceremoniously sacked on September 2.

South-East Asia

Malaysia's Anwar sacked, reform call gains momentum

Abdar Rahman Koya

Rabi' al-Thani 23, 14191998-08-16

‘Reformasi’ or reform, has become the rallying cry of opponents of prime minister Mahathir Mohamed in Malaysia since his unceremonious sacking of deputy prime minister and finance minister Anwar Ibrahim on September 2.

South-East Asia

Where have the ‘New Malays’ gone?

Badrul Hisham

Dhu al-Qa'dah 02, 14181998-03-01

It was not too long ago that the term Melayu Baru was the buzz word among the intelligentsia. In the mid-199Os, practically everyone was talking about the great social and cultural phenomenon known as the ‘New Malay’ generation.

South-East Asia

Of currency turmoil, scapegoats and postponed dreams

Mohammed Hassan

Rabi' al-Awwal 27, 14181997-08-01

The thinly veiled reference by the Malaysian Prime Minister, Mahathir Mohammed, to the alleged role of George Soros in the precipitate fall of currencies in the ASEAN region belies a desperation which is beginning to grip the erstwhile over confident leaders of the emerging economies of the Far East.

South-East Asia

Malaysia demolishes Palestinian rights with a cricket bat

Kuala Lumpur Correspondent

Dhu al-Qa'dah 23, 14171997-04-01

The Malaysian government agreed to allow the Israeli cricket team play in an international cricket tournament in Kuala Lumpur which is participated by 22 countries. A notable exception is Pakistan which has one of the world’s best cricket teams. Pakistan is boycotting the tournament on the ground of Israeli participation.

South-East Asia

Juvenile delinquency on the rise in Malaysia

Our Own Correspondent

Dhu al-Qa'dah 12, 14161996-04-01

Juvenile delinquency, a phrase hitherto associated with America and the rest of the West, is making its presence felt in Malaysia. “Throughout the nation, a total of 11 cases involving juvenile delinquents were recorded daily in 1993.

South-East Asia

Youth culture & Islamic intelligentsia: Ignoring the popular cultural discourse

Farish A. Noor

Dhu al-Qa'dah 12, 14161996-04-01

The denim-clad host of the music programme on the Metrovision channel looks like any other presenter on MTV. Her youthful good looks and her affected American accent make her identity seem truly universal but also bland and indistinguishable.

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