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Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby JR8 » Wed, 23 Dec 2015 2:28 am

'The super-rich ruler who stones gays, now bans Christmas: Sultan of Brunei threatens Muslims who celebrate it with up to five years in prison while Christians must keep theirs secret
Christmas trees, carols and even Santa hats are off in the Borneo nation
Muslims caught celebrating are threatened with up to five years in prison
The nation's non-Muslims are allowed to celebrate in their communities
But revealing their celebrations to Muslims would also lead to jail time '
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... ailed.html
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and in Malaysia...
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'National Fatwa Council declares vape haram
The National Fatwa Council has ruled that smoking electronic cigarettes or vaping is forbidden, says its chairman, Tan Sri Dr Abdul Shukor Husin. He disclosed this after the Special Muzakarah (Conference) of the Fatwa Committee of the National Council for Islamic Religious Affairs in Malaysia last night. He said the decision was made after taking into consideration all aspects, including from the point of view of shariah (Islamic law), as well as medical and scientific evidences which found electronic cigarettes were wasteful and harmful to health.
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"In fact, health experts also found that vape and electronic cigarettes could not help smokers and heavy smokers to quit smoking," he said.
http://www.themalaysianinsider.com/mala ... vape-haram
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Re: RE: Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 23 Dec 2015 6:25 am

JR8 wrote:'..


Sensational news .. from Daily Wail.

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Postby Primrose Hill » Wed, 23 Dec 2015 8:35 am

Yippee for Daily Wail whilst LBC is banging on Hugh Grant has 4 kids with different women

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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:02 pm

I'm convinced the SoBDS has AIDS or similar and is having a 'come to Allah' moment. He looks shite in more recent pics.
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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:20 pm

PNGMK wrote:I'm convinced the SoBDS has AIDS or similar and is having a 'come to Allah' moment. He looks shite in more recent pics.


BDS doen't have any law about offending His Majesty right ? :D

But I do agree, something is going on.

Though the newspapers are making it sound bad, from Bruneian friends I know, it's not that bad like how Daily Wail is portraying :D

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Postby Barnsley » Thu, 24 Dec 2015 10:44 am

All sounds like a lack of faith in ones faith!!
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Re: Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby Primrose Hill » Thu, 24 Dec 2015 10:55 am

who is deep frying their turkey again this year?

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Re: Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Dec 2015 12:06 pm

:mrgreen:

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Re: Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby earthfriendly » Mon, 28 Dec 2015 2:53 am

Sultan of Johor. A progressive kind of guy.

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asi ... tor=CS1-10

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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:37 am

earthfriendly wrote:Sultan of Johor. A progressive kind of guy.

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asi ... tor=CS1-10


Very interesting post. Thanks.
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Postby x9200 » Mon, 28 Dec 2015 5:21 pm

I also found it interesting. Thanks earthfriendly for posting links to this sort of articles.

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Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 29 Dec 2015 1:30 am

I also found it very interesting :mrgreen: , which is why I posted it. He seems to be such a sweet guy.

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Re: Meanwhile in regional news:

Postby earthfriendly » Tue, 29 Dec 2015 4:11 am

More interesting ideas from the man. Reminds me of the time when SG made the switch to go all English in the education system.

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asi ... tor=CS1-10


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