Malaysia’s second prime minister was against any sort of racial dominance or superiority, and frequently urged leaders to sustain the racial harmony that existed.
The Upko president says he has no intention of disrespecting other religions and says his FB posting was based on a memorandum he received as a student leader in 1982.
The chief minister says efforts should be focused on developing the state and not playing up racial or religious issues.
City police chief Habibi Majinji says NGOs and individuals from 10 districts have filed police reports following Wilfred Madius Tangau’s remarks on Facebook.
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The prime minister wants the social media giant and other platform providers to continue collaborating with the government as well as law enforcement agencies.
To help foster unity, the government should make it a priority to educate people on fact checking, especially postings on social media.
At Vaisakhi event, communications minister says Malaysians can ill-afford to slack off in their efforts to protect multiracialism, multiculturalism and the different religions.
It is little acts of kindness that help us appreciate each other’s humanity and faiths, not the strident cries of the wilfully blind.
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I expect an increase in the chorus of Malaysian voices speaking out against injustice, racists and politicians who use religion to gain support, even as racial rhetoric rises.
It says Sabahans have been celebrating various religious festivals in harmony for years without overstepping religious boundaries.
Penang mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor says everyone should refrain from playing up racial issues.
The onus is on the people to take advantage of these opportunities and change for the better.
USCI's Tajuddin Rasdi says historical and religious narratives must be addressed before government programmes can bear fruit.
In the sixth part of a series on Malaysia's evolution vis-a-vis China, former ambassador Dennis Ignatius says little has changed under the PH government when it comes to celebrating diversity.
The minister says a new action plan aims to strengthen racial unity more comprehensively than past programmes by the BN government.
Experts in comparative religion usually do not belong to any faith because if they do, they will be charged with academic bias.
Putrajaya plans to introduce a bill on this.
The prime minister says the people should also consider who can bring about progress and develop Malaysia's economy.
We don't need constant reminders or indoctrination on race, religion and region – just give us back the 'Malaysianness' we once had.
Sabah Chief Minister Musa Aman says Muslims must learn from the crises being seen in some Islamic countries where people are not united.
The spread of imported rigid and sectarian forms of Islam in the region can engulf entire communities, as the Philippines has discovered.
Sabah has made meaningful progress as a harmonious state, says the chief minister.
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