Why ‘Arabise’ a good concept, asks don about new Islamic city


Mohd Farhan Darwis

Raudhah City is a housing project modelled after an Islamic concept but says it welcomes non-Muslim buyers, too. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, August 16, 2019.

RAUDHAH City, an upcoming “Islamic concept” township, is an example of the tendency by some Malays to “Arabise” things that would otherwise be more acceptable to Malaysia’s multiracial population, said ethnic relations researcher Dr Shamsul Amri Baharuddin.

The anthropology and sociology expert said there are already other townships and developments modelled on Islamic concepts but which used Malay names accepted and understood by all. Putrajaya City is one example.


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  • If islam concept only islam shld stay there. If malaysian concept then All Races can stay there. What rubbish is tis every time play RACE RELIGION CARDS. The melayu are trying their Level Best to Impose islam on the non malays. As long as we non malays get Protection from GOD we are SAFE. Malays hv nothing else to do all they hv is RACE RELIGION . Malays pls chk your Shit maybe it is Green Colour. Non malay Shit is brown colour.

    Posted 1 year ago by Mindy Singh

  • To many people, Arabization is synchronous to a step towards extremism. Islam is universal and not restrictive for anyone to keep one's culture.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku

  • So Tun M, who are the racists in the country? Open your eyes ....

    Posted 1 year ago by Rupert Lum

  • In a very near future when electric cars take on the road, those camel herder tribes will no longer able to make much money from selling crude oil, then the world will be more peaceful. They can no longer afford to fund terrorist activities anymore.
    Let's see without money, how many of you will still look up upon them!

    Posted 1 year ago by Chee yee ng

  • In a very near future when electric cars take on the road, those camel herder tribes will no longer able to make much money from selling crude oil, then the world will be more peaceful. They can no longer afford to fund terrorist activities anymore.
    Let's see without money, how many of you will still look up upon them!

    Posted 1 year ago by Chee yee ng