Malay-Muslim’s identity and Malaysia’s political arena are inseparable. Due to the existence of ethnoreligious based parties such as United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS), and other ethnic minority parties such as Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) and Malaysian Indian Council (MIC), ethnoreligious issues have always been used for political mileage.
As this advisory goes ‘to print’ so to speak, 2021 is ending on a rather sombre note. Many Malaysians are still trying to recover from the worst flooding experienced since the 1971 Kuala Lumpur floods which paralysed the city.
In a previous brief, I wrote and discussed about how Malay-Muslim women were increasingly being socialised into a hardline brand of Islam.
This paper’s title mentioned that this study is a prelude to a bigger study and project that IMAN Research is planning to pursue. For this brief, I will explain how women are persuaded to join religious classes, and how their consumption behaviour.
One year on and Malaysia is still implementing the same strategy. The harsh measures have caused severe socio-economic damage. This paper will highlight how the
What a discouraging year 2021 has been! Malaysians have never been timid in voicing out their displeasure, but they are increasingly demanding for a