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| July 13, 2017

Deputy prime minister says the amended enactment only has implications on Muslims in Kelantan and does not involve non-Muslims... More ››

| July 9, 2017

NGOs say aggressive physical punishment like caning is not suitable and there is no evidence to show that it... More ››

| July 6, 2017

Uncat committee willing to work with the government to do away with corporal punishment. More ››

| July 5, 2017

Woman files police report claiming headmistress of vernacular school in Alor Gajah 'violently caned' her daughter for not... More ››

| July 1, 2017

PAGE says it is not compulsory for parents to pay PTA fees. More ››

| April 29, 2017

Punishment meted out to students who are lazy, unfocused, and who fail to memorise or comply with other requirements,... More ››

| April 28, 2017

Deputy minister says abolishment of corporal punishment is not being considered at present although ministry is open to the... More ››

| April 28, 2017

Deputy education minister Chong Sin Woon says ex-convicts should not be hired as wardens overseeing students' welfare in schools. More ››

| April 26, 2017

His aunt says it may have been due to his unstable heart condition. More ››

| April 6, 2017

The Bill also provides a mandatory jail sentence for a person who causes hurt to an ex-wife or ex-husband,... More ››

| March 29, 2017

Arrests bring number of people detained to 3, over case where 7-year-old boy suffered second degree burns. More ››

| March 18, 2017

Disagreeing with PAS MP who supported harsh penalties, they say drug users are victims who need attention and care. More ››

| March 17, 2017

Dr Nik Mazian Nik Mohamad, who earlier said those caught for illicit sex should be given up to 100... More ››

| March 16, 2017

It is a sin to subject a pregnant woman to such punishment with nary a thought for the baby... More ››

| March 3, 2017

There is a difference between the whipping done in accordance with civil law and caning under Islamic law, says... More ››

| November 22, 2016

Deputy prime minister says bill to empower shariah courts will be tabled for second reading before sitting ends. More ››

| August 30, 2016

Students, especially secondary schoolchildren, need to be aware of the severe consequences of bullying, says NUTP Secretary-General Lok Yim... More ››

| July 30, 2016

Education should not involve inflicting pain. More ››

| May 14, 2016

Human rights commission says Govt should protect children by rejecting corporal punishment in schools. More ››

| May 12, 2016

Many parents accept the headmistress's explanation that their children were unruly during class. More ››

| May 11, 2016

Caning of students with disciplinary problems could see greater demand from principals, teachers. More ››

| April 22, 2016

Tuition centre teacher allegedly caned girl for being 'slow in learning' and not completing homework. More ››

March 9, 2016

Exco member says proposal is good as element of fear will prevent people from committing adultery. More ››

| January 31, 2015

Teachers union calls for review of 1959 school discipline regulations still in force. More ››

| January 27, 2015
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DAP’s Teo Nie Ching says while caning should be a crime, the government must ban child marriages too and... More ››

| January 27, 2015
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PKR Youth says there should be a law that makes it a crime to abandon one’s parents. More ››

| January 26, 2015
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Don't glorify Western ways too much, says Perak's Harussani. More ››

| January 26, 2015

Family minister clarifies that caning in court is different from caning in the house or school. More ››

| November 1, 2012
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Most of them were punished for violating the Immigration Act, most likely entering Malaysia without valid entry permits. More ››

| October 29, 2011
Syariah Law

The swish of a cane against a human back heralded a new era in the East Malaysian state recently,... More ››

| October 27, 2011

A prison official speaks of this much criticised form of corporal punishment and defends it. More ››

| October 24, 2011

A young Myanmar refugee speaks about the torture that takes place in the caning room of detention centres. More ››

| May 25, 2011
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US diplomats stated in their confidential cable that the caning of three Muslim women for illicit sex in 2010... More ››