Rais Yatim, Malaysia's Information and Communication minister, said Muslims and other religious groups must be wary of the INTERNET as it was introduced by the West.
EVEN BOTHER TO LISTEN TO A MINISTER WHO BEHAVES LIKE THIS IN PUBLIC?
'We must be strong in our belief and culture because the identity and image of our country depends on us,' Rais Yatim said.
Malaysia's lively blogosphere has been a thorn in the side of the Barisan Nasional government, which was been in power for more than half a century but was dealt its worst ever results in the 2008 elections.
RAIS YATIM -PROFILE
Rais Yatim obtained his PhD from the West, ie from King's College London in 1994 . He had earlier graduated with honors degree from National University of Singapore.
He was made a Foreign Minister on March 18, 2008 until April 9, 2009, dealing with diplomacy with foreign countries, includng those from the West.
Although being the current Minister of Information, Communication and Culture, his demeanor has been widely criticized as both arrogant and pompous. One instance of his attitude was recorded on video and uploaded on YouTube
Read here Malaysians' views of Rais Yatim and HERE and HERE