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KAMPAR: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will continue to promote the ‘’matching grant’’ incentive scheme to encourage more parents from the low-income households (B40) t...
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KAMPAR: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation will continue to promote the ‘matching grant’ incentive scheme to encourage more parents from the low-income households to save for their chi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: After a six-year battle, a local sports club is hoping the Selangor government will give it back a football field it built.
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Penang fisherfolk groups from the island and mainland have submitted a memorandum to state governor Abdul Rahman Abbas expressing their opposition to reclamation projects in both areas.
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English is the most widely spoken language in the world with 1.121 billion speakers, of which 743 million are non-native speakers.
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Malaysia Speed Festival (MSF), which is partnering with Team Proton R3 to develop motorsports talent, has announced the list of drivers selected for the MSF-R3 Mentor Program and the MSF-R3 Ladies Rac...
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HONG KONG: Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) reported a 21% drop in trading fee for the first half of the year, as the Sino-US trade war and political unrest in the Asian financial hub hurt market sentiment.
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Datuk Sebastian Ting Chew Yew MIRI: SUPP expressed shock and disbelief that  Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad called Chinese educationist group Dong Zong racist for merely pointing out their c...
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HONG KONG, Aug 12 — Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city’s economy, with no end in sight.
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HONG KONG, Aug 11 — Empty hotel rooms, struggling shops and even disruption at Disneyland: months of protests in Hong Kong have taken a major toll on the city’s economy, with no end in sight.
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Former second finance minister Johari Abdul Ghani had the guts to point out some sobering facts regarding our burgeoning civil service while he was still serving.
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GEORGE TOWN: They were looking forward to celebrating Aidiladha but the family’s mood dampened after strong winds damaged the roof of their unit at the Pangsapuri Mutiara Idaman 1 here, last night.
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GEORGE TOWN: Yusliani Ali and family were all packed and looking forward to celebrating Aidiladha in Selangor but Friday night’s storm brought the roof down on their plans.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has described his responsibility as Prime Minister this time as three times heavier.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the burden of his responsibility as prime minister as three times heavier that in his first stint at premier three decades ago.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 10 — They were lookingforward to celebrating Aidiladha but the family’s mood dampened after strong winds damaged the roof of their unit at the Pangsapuri Mutiara Idaman 1 here, la...
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Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described his responsibility as prime minister this time as three times heavier.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described his responsibility as prime minister this time as three times heavier.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 — Controversial Mumbai-born Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik extolled Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s courage before a crowd of tens of thousands during a public lecture in PAS-led Ke...
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Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia's most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability.
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We are so used to wakil rakyat and ministers of the old Barisan Nasional (BN) regime clinging on to their posts like barnacles to the ship of state even after scandals are exposed, but are we to expec...
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LETTER | We were so used to wakil rakyat and ministers of the old BN regime clinging on to their posts like barnacles to the ship of state even after scandals were exposed but are we to expect the sam...
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Dr Jerip (third right) with the recipients and other guests in a photocall.
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FINDING LOVE AFTER PAIN: She shocked her Instagram followers last year when she posted pictures of bloody injuries sustained from an alleged attack by a boyfriend.
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She shocked her Instagram followers in 2018 when she posted pictures of bloody injuries sustained from an alleged attack by a boyfriend.
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MUNICH: Christof Lischka  will take over as head of BMW Motorrad Development from this month.
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Elvis (left) hands over the instrument of office to Cerisologo, while Galong (centre) and others witness.
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Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world’s toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has once more said he will keep his promise to step down sometime this term and let Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim take over as head of gover...
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The fractious relationship between two key Malaysian leaders - premier-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim and top minister Azmin Ali - took a new twist on Monday when Azmin called for Prime Minister Mahathir Mo...
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The saying goes that insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and yet expecting a different outcome.
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MAKKAH: “When you put money into Tabung Haji (TH), resist from withdrawing it (for other purposes),“ said Abdullah Ralmastan, 61, a pilgrim from Tawau, Sabah, when asked about how he and his wife ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) is building an Outpatient Specialist Complex as one of three measures to overcome congestion at its Emergency Department which also had to accept non-critical (green zone) patients presently.
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JOHN Christensen called Jersey home. A native of the scenic isle off England’s southern coast, he was a government economist with a hillside villa that had views of France.
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What makes the bubbles in your mug of teh tarik stay afloat and connected to each other?
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THE Teaching And Learning of Science and Mathematics in English policy, better known as PPSMI, was introduced in 2003.
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THE proposal by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to reinstate the teaching of Science and Mathematics in English is a move in the right direction.
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Security services in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region said on Saturday they had arrested the brother of a lawmaker serving in the Turkish parliament for the assassination of a Turkish diplomat ...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's continued push for science and mathematics to be taught in English has met resistance from a number of groups.
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JASIN: The Ministry of Education (MOE) is actively gathering information and views of various parties on the teaching of science and mathematics in English (PPSMI). Deputy Minister Teo Nie Ching said...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Salt Trail Challenge is back for the sixth time, and has set a RM80,000 funding goal to finance Mercy Malaysia Sabah Chapter's (MMSC) community projects.
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PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has launched a limited edition CR-V with Mugen body kit, available only in the 1.5-litre turbocharged 2WD variant.
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GEORGE TOWN: He may just be another lottery ticket peddler but to the disabled community, Wong Tin Choi is a prominent figure who has fought to protect their rights.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today revealed his key criterion to governing Malaysia — the ability to tolerate diverse views.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Umno lawmaker Datuk Seri Nazri Aziz says the “Bossku” phenomenon linked to Datuk Seri Najib Razak only benefits the former prime minister personally and not the Malay nat...
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PETALING JAYA: While stakeholders generally welcome the proposed reintroduction of the Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) in schools, some remain cautious of the recent development.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is making an in-depth study of a new system of teaching Science and Mathematics in English, with the lessons recorded by the best teachers replicated in every school throu...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the Education Ministry is studyingin-depth on whether to reintroduce the Teaching and Learning of Science andMathematics in English (PPSMI). Mahathir had...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 16): The government is making an in-depth study of a new system of teaching science and mathematics in English, with the lessons recorded by the best teachers replicated in every sc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is reviewing the possibility for the return of Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics in English (PPSMI) in schools, according to Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – Bernama file photo KUALA LUMPUR: The government is making an in-depth study of a new system of teaching science and mathematics in English, with the lessons recorded by th...
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KUALA LUMPUR - A total of 13 ministries have unpaid road summonses, with some outstanding for as long as 20 years, revealed the 2018 Auditor-General's Report Series 1.
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A new Steam Labs section for digital storefront Steam is intended to help players better find their next new game.
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FROM being so vocal in the past, DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang has not only grown quiet since Pakatan Harapan captured Putrajaya after the 14th General Election, he appears to have “mudah lupa (forgett...
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PETALING JAYA: Different car makers have different yardsticks to define a generational change or a facelift change.
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KUALA LUMPUR: 78-year-old Lim Kit Siang was taken on "a trip down memory lane" by Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong on Facebook Sunday (July 14).
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Bagi mereka yang lahir pada 1981 seperti saya, kita kini memasuki fasa jubli perak, tahun ke-25 hidup di bawah pemerintahan Dr Mahathir Mohamad sebagai perdana menteri.
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A wide swath of New York's Manhattan borough was plunged into darkness Saturday following a transformer explosion, knocking out power to subways, stores and Broadway theatres, but the city's main util...
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DAP stalwart Lim Kit Siang has clarified that he has never accused Dr Mahathir Mohamad of being corrupt.
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JULY 14 — Should we raise the retirement age?
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SAN FRANCISCO, July 13 ― A new Steam Labs section for digital storefront Steam is intended to help players better find their next new game, through microtrailer montages, a machine learning recommen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Malaysians have reason to be proud with three local companies making it in this year’s Forbes’ Asia’s 200 Best Under a Billion list that is mostly dominated by firms fr...
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KUCHING: Malaysia is very unlikely to be hit by haze this year, according to forecasts made using a technique developed by scientists, said Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) fellow Datuk Dr Abu Bakar...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad marks his 94th birthday today with a wish that he is able to see through the measures he has initiated to steer Malaysia back onto the path of recovery.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bernama Radio and Bernama News Channel (Astro 502) will broadcast a special interview with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) in conjunction with his 94th birthday today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad marks his 94th birthday today with a wish that he is able to see through measures he has initiated to steer Malaysia back onto the path of recovery.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 10): Former federal territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor would advance anywhere from RM100,000 to RM300,000 monthly to Umno, his former senior private secretar...
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Contributed by property valuer Mary Lau It has been 16 years and it is still not over.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad thanked well-wishers for their felicitations on his 94th birthday today and told the country that he only wanted one gift for the day.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor gave more than RM100,000 in cash advance to Umno every month, the High Court heard yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 9): Bilateral talks between North Korea and the United States (US) is the best approach for the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula after the collapse of the Six-Party Talks, s...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Malaysia’s V. Rathakrishnan, nicknamed Raja Gigi (Tooth King) who pulled a seven-coach KTM komuter using a steel rope clenched in his mouth back in 2003 is back — this tim...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor had provided Umno with advance cash payments of between RM100,000 and RM300,000 monthly, his former aide said in court today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court heard that Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor normally handed out more than RM100,000 in cash advances to Umno every month.
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I REFER to the Sunday Star article on July 7, “Spare not the rod” (online at bit.ly/star_spare).
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Jemaah Islamiah (JI), the South-east Asian terror network once associated with al-Qaeda that was behind the 2002 Bali bombings, is back and poses a renewed threat in the regio...
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According to WHO’s latest statistics, Malaysians’ fruit consumption rate is only at 63kg per person annually, versus the 146kg per person per year in other developed countries.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has urged members of rival party Umno to join his Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (PPBM). The PPBM chairman said that...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Umno Youth today blasted the Pakatan Harapan government’s move to appoint two non-Malaysians to Khazanah Nasional Berhad’s board.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): Pasdec Holdings Bhd’s non-independent non-executive chairman Datuk Seri Adnan Yaakob has retired from his position.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): After six months of the post of chief executive officer (CEO) being vacant in Star Media Group Bhd, the company has appointed Andreas Vogiatzakis as group CEO with effect from A...
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PETALING JAYA: Advertising expert Andreas Vogiatzakis has been appointed group CEO of Star Media Group Bhd and will assume that position in the middle of August.
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NEW YORK, June 20 ― Long dismissed as a symptom of narcissistic youth culture, the not-so-humble selfie has become big business.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) has appointed former Employees Provident Fund (EPF) deputy CEO Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as chairman effective yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its chairman effective from Thursday.
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At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this year, it was Alibaba.com’s exhibit that really blew my mind.
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Honda Malaysia (HM) celebrated a milestone today by delivering the 100,000th unit of the Honda Jazz to its owner.
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LETTER | The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) was meant as a platform for Pacific Rim economies to foster multilateral economic integration and free trade to ensure regional prosperity.
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The Attorney-General's Chambers has declined the Court of Appeal's request for it to weigh in on whether a contract between a developer and a Selangor government-linked company should be recognised on...
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SEREMBAN: Honda Malaysia has celebrated another milestone by delivering the 100,000th unit of the Jazz at an official handover ceremony held at Ban Lee Heng Motor Sdn Bhd.
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Long dismissed as a symptom of narcissistic youth culture, the not-so-humble selfie has become big business.
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Various international university ranking systems have mushroomed since the first Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu, or Shanghai Ranking) started in 2003.
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik has called on the people to put aside their emotions and sentiments over the incident in which a teacher caned a schoolgirl for calling him an “ah gua...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reiterated on Tuesday (Jun 25) that Putrajaya has accepted the ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over Pedra Branca, citing it a...
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BUKIT MERTAJAM: Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching today urged teachers going through emotional stress at work to seek counselling rather than to take it out on their students, following news tha...
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SEBERANG PERAI, June 25 ― A three-way meeting involving the parents of a female student, the teacher who caned her for calling him names and the Johor Baru district education office will be held lat...
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The Education Ministry is looking into a caning incident triggered after a student allegedly used a vernacular derogatory term on her teacher at a high school in Johor.
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PETALING JAYA: A member of the National Education Advisory Council has called for action against a teacher who caned a schoolgirl in Johor, leaving red welts on her arms and legs.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Countries in Asia must explore options to improve energy efficiency and affordability by diversifying its energy mix to address concerns over the sustainability of global economic growth, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.