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Racist comments: If someone uses a slur on you, how can Malaysian law help you?

Last week, national shuttler Kisona Selvaduray’s name was plastered on our social media timelines. But it didn’t have anything to do with one of her badminton tournaments. Instead, she made the news headlines because she was on the receiving end of a racist and derogatory remark by a Facebook user. This comment was picked up …

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5 rights given to you under the Federal Constitution of Malaysia

There are hundreds of laws in Malaysia that have been passed in the Parliament. And of course, you’re not expected to know all of them by heart. But there is one major, crucial piece of law that you should know…at least in summary: The Federal Constitution. You’ve probably heard of it before and if you …

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Can the Malaysian government actually make the Covid-19 vaccine mandatory?

We’ve all seen our social media timelines flooded with pictures of our family and friends right after they’ve been vaccinated. Proudly smiling, flexing their freshly-jabbed arms and holding up “I’ve just been vaccinated!” placards. Since the vaccination drive has been ramped up in the past few months, we’re heading closer to achieving herd immunity. At …

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Can you get fined for forgetting to check-out from your MySejahtera?

MySejahtera has been an integral part of our lives since last year. Apart from being the app to check-in at places, it’s also used to show your vaccination status when you go out. Recently, Health Minister Khairy Jamaludin said that MySejahtera would have a check-out feature as well. But…why? Since we’ve been reporting an extremely …

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