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Kitchee stun Kelantan to reach AFC Cup last eight

Kitchee became only the third team from Hong Kong to reach the AFC Cup quarter-finals after upsetting hosts Kelantan of Malaysia 2-0 in the round of 16 at Sultan Mohammad IV Stadium in Kota Bharu last night.

Wednesday, 15 May, 2013, 5:26am

Battered Islamic party tries softer tack

Not so long ago Malaysia's main opposition party was closing down pubs and karaoke lounges where it ruled and telling Muslims that singing and dancing were un-Islamic.

Today the Parti Islam se-Malaysia (PAS) is allowing billiard games and even organising pop concerts.

27 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Sultan on course for standoff

One of the nation's traditional rulers, the Sultan of Kelantan, has criticised 'selfish politicians' in a thinly veiled public attack on the main government party in his state.

30 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Kelantan civil servants warned over temptations

CIVIL servants in Kelantan state, which is ruled by Islamic fundamentalists, have been warned not to do anything in neighbouring states that is prohibited at home.

14 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Song and dance outlawed in Kelantan

VISITORS to Kelantan, the Malaysian state controlled by the fundamentalist Parti Islam seMalaysia, are advised not to burst into song or tap their feet in public.

The Kelantan Government has banned all song and dance performances in its latest crackdown on behaviour considered contrary to Islamic teaching.

7 Oct 1995 - 12:00am

Row in Malaysia over Muslim party's restrictions on alcohol

A CONFRONTATION is looming in Kelantan between alcohol-drinking Chinese and the austere religious leader who heads the state Government.

About 1,500 Malaysian Chinese are planning to attend a yum sing, or ''bottoms up'', party at the Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Kota Baru, the state capital, on August 6 to protest against new restrictions on drinking.

19 Jul 1993 - 12:00am