International Analysis: The Molotov Cocktail of Race and Religion in Malaysia

Last week, the highest court in Malaysia ruled that the Catholic Church cannot use the word “Allah” in its publication The Herald. The government argued that the word “Allah” is unique to Islam, and restricted its use to Muslims. This goes against the established fact that non-Muslims have used the word “Allah” since time immemorial in the Middle East and other parts of the Islamic world. Continue reading “International Analysis: The Molotov Cocktail of Race and Religion in Malaysia”

Obama-mania

Obama-mania Coming! The visit could not come at a more symbolic time. The last time a sitting American president came to Malaysia was in 1966 when President Lyndon B. Johnson came for a quick visit. That was 48 years ago..

By: James Chin

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