Day: January 3, 2012

A Muslim Honors National Bible Week

Source / Courtesy: The Huffington Post By Harris Zafar For those who may not know, we are in the midst of National Bible Week, sponsored by the National Bible Association. This is a week, especially identified to raise awareness of the Bible’s importance and relevance to the nation and the […]

Nobody Understands Debt

Courtesy: NY Times By PAUL KRUGMAN In 2011, as in 2010, America was in a technical recovery but continued to suffer from disastrously high unemployment. And through most of 2011, as in 2010, almost all the conversation in Washington was about something else: the allegedly urgent issue of reducing the […]

For 2012, Signs Point to Tepid Consumer Spending

http://pix04.revsci.net/H07707/b3/0/3/0806180/573492465.js?D=DM_LOC%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fwww.themuslimtimes.org%252Fwp-admin%252Fpost-new.php%26DM_CAT%3DNYTimesglobal%2520%253E%2520General%26DM_EOM%3D1&C=H07707American consumers are running out of tricks. As the weak economy has trudged on, they have leaned on credit cards to pay for holiday gifts, many bought at discounts. They are dipping into savings to cover spikes in gas, food and rent. They are substituting domestic vacations for international trips, […]

More flood victims return home

KUALA LUMPUR: The flood situation in Terengganu, Kelantan and Johor improved Tuesday allowing more victims to return home. In TERENGGANU, only 64 people remained at a relief centre as compared to 189 people in the morning. According to the state’s flood portal, the water levels at all major rivers in […]

Malaysia’s Ahmadis living dangerously

Selayang, Malaysia – In the middle of Kampung Nakhoda, there is an unassuming three-storey building. Nothing about its humble stature makes it stand out from nearby houses, except for a council-erected signboard that clearly reads: “Qadiani Bukan Islam” (Qadianis are not Muslims). Youths mingle inside the building’s compound, warily observing […]