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Islamic officials disguise themselves as waiters to catch Muslims who do not fast during Ramadan in Malaysia.  If Muslims are seen ordering food during the daytime, the officers will secretly take pictures of them and contact the local religious affairs department for further action. In Johor, Muslims who skip fasting can be punished with up to six months in jail, AFP has said. It is not uncommon for people to skip or miss a fast, whether intentionally or unintentionally. Islam offers great flexibility when it comes to fasting. Yes, it is a compulsory act on every able man and woman of the Islamic faith. However, there are certain requirements that must be met first before a person is deemed eligible to fast. Just saying!

Malton Bhd’s managing director Lim Siew Fai has passed away. Lim was 52 when he passed away on May 21, 2019, Malton said in a stock exchange filing today. He had been managing director since December 2015, and was the brother of Tan Sri Desmond Lim Siew Choon, Malton’s executive chairman and major shareholder. RIP.

Jokowi issues stern warning as riots rock Jakarta for second night, Straits Times said. You know what, there’s a lot of batik kebaya, batik shirt, batik sarong around town for this raya. Too many sellers. I said to my daughter, What?!? Why so many Jokowis. Daughter answered, Arr, sebijik batik jawa like the one Jokowi pakai, kawan kata batik tutup mayat. I replied, Oh THAT batik lepas. 😀

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