Female Muslim workers asked to cover-up properly

first_imgKuala Lumpur, Jul 11 (PTI) Muslim women working in fast-food outlets and hypermarkets in Malaysias Kelantan state have been asked to cover themselves properly as per Islamic law, including wearing long-sleeved uniforms, by next year.Most female workers on such premises currently are wearing short-sleeved T-shirts.State Local Government, Housing, Youth and Sports Committee chairman Abdul Fattah Mahmood said non-Muslim staff were not included in the new ruling by the state government, but they were advised to dress decently.”The committee had a discussion with several hypermarkets and business operators over the issue recently. We want them to plan a proper uniform for Muslim workers and they have agreed in principle to our proposal.Fattah said the state government also encouraged food traders operating at night markets and food stalls to introduce long-sleeved attire for their workers, which would help in the campaign to promote hygienic practices on their premises.”The ruling is a must for Muslim women workers, but non-Muslims are encouraged to wear proper clothes. I would like to thank the non-Muslim community in the state for their support of the state governments policy,” he said.Kelantan is the only state in muslim majority Malaysia thatimplements such Islamic laws. PTI JB AMS AKJ AMSlast_img read more

Chicharito realigns focus after staying put

first_imgJavier Hernández Chicharito realigns focus after missing out on January move Chris Burton Last updated 1 year ago 06:05 2/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Javier Hernandez West Ham Getty Javier Hernández West Ham United Mexico Premier League The West Ham striker has revealed that interest was shown in him during the winter window, but he is prepared to fully commit to his current club Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez is prepared to commit himself fully to West Ham after missing out on a January transfer.Having slipped down the pecking order under David Moyes, the Mexico international striker attracted plenty of interest during the winter window.He has admitted as much, with advances from Premier League rivals shunned by the Hammers. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player With the deadline having passed, Hernandez now knows that he will remain in east London until at least the summer, so he is prepared to knuckle down and give his all to the collective cause.The 29-year-old, who has netted two goals in his last four appearances, told West Ham’s official website: “I always try to be a professional and now my head is here 100%.“I will dedicate myself 100% to this team as I had done in all the clubs I have been in, to save us from relegation, which is the goal that we all have, from the coach, the players, all the staff who work at the club, and then also the fans — we will do everything possible to do it.”Moyes may need Hernandez to be at his predatory best over the coming weeks, with West Ham perched just three points above the relegation zone.They have gone three games without a win in the Premier League, and four in all competitions, and there is an acceptance within the camp that more needs to be done to dig themselves out of trouble.Hernandez added: “We have got to be at our best to stave off relegation.“Two weeks ago we were in 10th place, in the middle of the table practically.“Then, you can have two bad results and you are down, or you can have two very good results and you are up. This is how it will be.“We obviously want to be more consistent, which is obviously the key to saving us as soon as possible and not suffering going into the last days [of the season].”last_img read more