IN a landmark ruling on Dec. 31, 2009, the Kuala Lumpur High Court lifted the Malaysian Home Minister’s ban against the Catholic Church publishing the word “Allah” to refer to God in its weekly paper, the Herald.
Archive | January, 2010
January 1, 2010
THE night before my arrival in Kuching, Sarawak, (Dec. 22, 2009) to celebrate Christmas there, six shop houses at Gambier Street were destroyed by fire that started at around 8.47pm. Six fire engines and 48 firemen fought the fire and brought it under control by 11.30pm, preventing it from spreading to other buildings, part of [...]