Conflict involving Dong Zong, Jiao Zong and New Era must be resolved in the interest of the Chinese community

The Selangor state agency for non-Muslim places of worship assistance system (Limas) condemned Korean DJ NewJeansNim who performed while being dressed as a monk at a nightclub. The agency said nightclubs are not permitted to host such shows, frontpaged Kwong Wah Daily.

The case of a father who sexually assaulted his daughter to the point that the daughter delivered two children is headlines in China Press. The accused were sentenced to 20 years in prison and five lashes of the cane.

Plantation and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani’s plans for orangutan diplomacy with palm oil trading nations is the lead story in Sin Chew Daily.

Guang Ming Daily led with the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Federal Territories) Dr Zaliha Mustafa stating the measures that would be taken to ensure public safety in view of the incident in KL city centre on May 7.

Nanyang Daily headlined that Securities Commission (SC) chairman Datuk Seri Dr Awang Adek Hussin stated that they are considering the possibility of providing full tax exemption for individuals who withdrew small amounts from Private Retirement Schemes (PRS) in emergencies.


Sin Chew Daily said businessman and philanthropist Lee Tian Hock recently announced the withdrawal of a RM 5 million donation from Dong Zong, and redirecting it to the New Era University College.

The newspaper suggested that such actions are unusual in the Chinese community.

New Era University College is currently engaged in a legal dispute with Dong Zong and Jiao Zong over a land issue.

Merdeka University Berhad owns the land, Dong Zong is the proprietor of buildings and oversees the usage and management of the land, while New Era University College uses the land.

The daily hopes for a swift and peaceful resolution of disputes in Chinese education, which is owned by the community.

It called upon all parties to remain calm and prioritise community interests. It called for a dialogue so that a solution can be reached.

Nanyang Daily believes that Johor can embrace the global digitalisation trend as it is already the largest data centre in Malaysia.

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