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Smelly People and the Laughing Crowd

Those Smelly people.. ‘Look at that Bangla guy over there in those shabby clothes! These smelly people are really annoying and disgusting. They stay in overcrowded houses and smell funny!’ Laughter… There I was, sipping a cup of coffee on a busy street of Kuala Lumpur, overhearing a conversation, which was so mainstream. I stood still, trying …

Thousands of Food Tons Go to Waste in Ramadan: Malaysian Corp

The Solid Waste and Public Cleansing Management Corporation (SWCorp) in Malaysia has discovered that 4,005 tons of edible food are thrown away daily in landfills during Ramadan, Malay Mail reported. “This amount of food waste could have fed 2.97 million people three times daily,” assured SWCorp deputy chief executive officer (technical) Mohd Pauze Mohamad Taha. …

Popular Malaysian Drama Director Converts to Islam

Michael Ang, a popular Malaysia TV drama director,  has revealed that he converted to Islam a year ago, saying he does not want people to be confused when they see him entering the mosque to perform prayers, New Straits Times reported. “Alhamdulillah, I’ve been a Muslim for more than a year now and I’m now …

This Mosque Guard Taught Himself 7 Languages to Help Visitors

PUTRAJAYA – A Malaysian Muslim security guard at Putra Mosque in Putrajaya, the administrative capital of Malaysia, has taught himself basic sentences and key phrases in seven languages in order to communicate easily with the picturesque mosque’s tourists, Says.com reported on March 13. “I practiced the words or phrases I didn’t understand over and over …

Mosque Launches ‘Rice ATM’ for Needy

To collect the rice, users tap a card on the machine’s sensor. The machine will then dispense 2kg of rice through a collection point at the base of the ATM.  KUALA LUMPUR – A mosque in the Malaysian capital city, Kuala Lumpur, introduced on February 15 a novel way to offer rice to the needy …

Airlines Launches World-First Brand for Pilgrim Flights

KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia Airlines has launched the world’s first service dedicated for Muslim pilgrims traveling for Hajj and Umrah from countries in Southeast Asia, APEX reported. “We see big potential for the Hajj and Umrah market and we have the added advantage of having years of experience providing such a service,” said Malaysia Aviation …

A Tour of Malaysia’s Multifaceted Mosques

KUALA LUMPUR – Inspired by Islamic architecture from around the world, the mosques of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya are both exquisite and unique, The National reported. The modernity of Malaysian mosques is indicative of just how young Malaysia is as an Islamic nation. Although Islam arrived in the country about 700 years ago, the faith …

My Love for Jesus Led Me to Islam

My Love for Jesus Led Me to Islam

I was a very staunch Christian before converting to Islam. My life as a Christian was a focal point of my faith journey; without it I would not be a Muslim and it was my love for Jesus (peace be upon him) that actually led me to Islam.



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