Topic: Bahasa Malaysia
LOCAL songstress Jeryl Lee Pei Ling (pic) is making forays into the film industry and will appear in a movie titled Xing Fu Mi Ma (Password to Happiness), reported Sin Chew Daily.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Sri Megat Zaharuddin Megat Mohd Nor (pic) is stepping down as chairman of Federal Land Development Authority (Felda) after just 11 months since his appointment on July 27 last year.
PETALING JAYA: A video of a teacher being scolded by a woman for caning a schoolgirl until bruise marks were seen on her arms and legs has gone viral on social media.
KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia Trading Sdn Bhd has launched two new variants of Shell Advance AX7 semi-synthetic motorcycle engine oil.
NOT a stranger at pulling shocking stunts, controversial singer Aliff Aziz stunned the public again when pictures of him getting a tattoo of his ex-wife’s name across his chest went viral.
THE Tanjai Kamalaa Indira Dance School staged a dance musical based on the Thillana Mohanambal story with the support of the Tan Sri K.R. Soma Arts & Cultural Foundation, Malaysia Nanban reported.
DAP lawmaker Terence Naidu lodged a police report today against PAS Muslimat vice-chief Salamiah Md Nor, who had called for an end to vernacular schools.
When asked to comment on a PAS leader's call for an end to the country’s vernacular schools as they do not unite the races, PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said this was an improper view.Anwa...
Loosening wheels and appearing cracks are endemic of a Government swiftly put together, but these wrongs may be righted soon – at the expense of some.
TALK is rife in Putrajaya of an impending Ca...
KUANTAN, June 22 ― A PAS delegate today reiterated calls for the abolition of Mandarin-medium schools in Malaysia, but this time proposing Arabic as the language of instruction.
A BOY got himself into deep trouble after he fabricated his own kidnapping for coming home late to avoid his mother’s wrath.
A PREGNANT woman from China miraculously survived a 10-storey fall off a cliff in Thailand, reported China Press.
MORE than two dozen college students in Tamil Nadu gathered for a belligerent celebration of the so-called “Bus Day” that is traditionally the last day of classes for a batch, Malaysia Nanban reported.
SJK(T) Ladang West Country Timur’s football members made their school proud by winning the bronze at an international tournament in Haadyai, Thailand, Malaysia Nanban reported.
KUALA LUMPUR: “Pupils should make an effort to pick up books and read more. It is discouraging to see the reading culture on the decline,” says Eco World Foundation chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
SEMENYIH: From a distance, the sprawling green fields of tufted grass in Kampung Sasapan Batu Minangkabau resemble padi fields.
THEY say that a teacher takes a hand and touches a heart, and this is seen in the case of a Malaysian engineer in the United States who wants to meet his teacher once he returns home this month.
ACTRESS Miera Leyana has admitted to dating a “well-known person”, Mingguan Malaysia reported.
KOTA KINABALU: Former chief minister Yong Teck Lee has accused the non-Chinese media in Malaysia of an anti-China bias and called for more balanced coverage.
MANDOPOP heartthrob Wang Leehom says he consulted a dictionary “more than 300 times” when writing songs with another Taiwanese artiste, Sin Chew Daily reported.The 43-year-old American-born singer was referring to his collaboration with Mayday frontman Ashin in writing and producing songs.
PETALING JAYA: Singer Zarith Sofia Yasin, who revealed herself to be the person who had kept a sun bear cub in her condominium in Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur, says she had no intention of keeping it as a pet.
Two Change.org petitions in support of Latheefa Koya as the new MACC chief commissioner have pulled well ahead of another seeking her resignation.
A FANTASY Korean series which premiered on Saturday bore an uncanny resemblance to the hit TV show Game of Thrones, Sin Chew Daily reported.
DATUK Lee Chong Wei has dedicated Beyond’s hit song, Zhen De Ai Ni (Really Love You) to his mother Khor Kim Chooi to mark her 65th birthday.
PETALING JAYA: In his first Ramadan as the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Charles Hay decided to fast along with some of his Muslim colleagues and friends.
SINGAPOREAN singer-songwriter JJ Lin (pic) was caught parking his Ferrari 458 illegally in Taipei, reported China Press.
A LOCAL Tamil movie, Kadara Ragasiyam (Mystery of Kedah), was recently launched in Sungai Petani with a meet-and-greet session with the film’s cast and crew, Makkal Osai reported.
PUTRAJAYA, MAY 29 — Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu today said that the issue of naming a new block in SJK (C) Sin Min in Simpang, Taiping after the Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga ...
IPOH: Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu felt there was no need to sensationalise the use of the name of a Pakatan Harapan MP on a new block of a Chinese school in Taiping.
TAIPING: People in Taiping are surprised that a new block of a Chinese primary school in Simpang near here is named after Dewan Rakyat Deputy Speaker Nga Kor Ming.
PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has expressed his condolences over the passing of eminent historian Prof Emeritus Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim.
THE Ramadan month has brought blessings for songstress Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin as she got to fulfil her wish to perform the umrah, reported Berita Harian.
MELAKA: A cultural centre is in the works to highlight the traditions and heritage of the Melaka Portuguese.
PLANTATIONS in Negri Sembilan are disallowing small time cattle farmers from using their land for grazing, reported Makkal Osai.
This article is a translation of a feature on our Bahasa Malaysia site.
A TAILOR had to climb up a ladder when measuring the tallest man in Malaysia for his Raya clothes, Kosmo! reported.
SEVERAL market traders and customers in Johor Baru hurled eggs and fruits at two female Chinese nationals for allegedly cheating a senior citizen out of her cash and jewellery.
YOUNG athletes from a school in Selangor have set two new Kuala Selangor district records, Malaysia Nanban reported.
Last week marked two significant days — the 50th anniversary of the May 13 race riots, which we need to be reminded of lest we forget that such incidents must not be allowed to happen again, and the...
GEORGE TOWN: Penangites looking for leech oil, said to be able to boost one’s libido, need not travel to the Klang Valley as locals and foreigners are also offering the stimulant product in the state.
THE Indian Athma Sakthi Association Malaysia recently hosted the eighth annual Vivatha Kalam oratory workshop for high school students, Malaysia Nanban reported.
LETTER | Maszlee Malik’s remarks on the Mandarin language requirement by employers as justification for matriculation quotas, raises a deeper question: do our graduates have sufficient language prof...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 ― Work to build a new building to house a vernacular Tamil primary school in Changlun, Kedah is expected to restart soon after a near two-year delay.
ADUN SPEAKS | Speaking to Universiti Sains Malaysia students during a question-and-answer session, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is necess...
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NO one thought that China would one day become a super power.
SEVERAL diners in Yunnan, China, learned the hard way not to retrieve the lighter which fell into a steamboat pot after it exploded and scalded them with hot soup, reported China Press.
SEVERAL associations and NGOs in Penang are campaigning to change the name of SJK (T) Jalan Sungai (River Road) to reflect its founder Pulavar Ramathasar, Malaysia Nanban reported.
SANDAKAN, Sabah: Cars idle in endless queues along Sandakan’s busiest street, Jalan Pryer, as locals horde the dozens of rustic shophouses for bargains.
SINGER Hael Husaini (pic) has revealed that he’s been getting criticisms over social media for his sudden weight gain, Kosmo! reported.
SANDAKAN, Sabah: Cars idle in endless queues along Sandakan’s busiest street, Jalan Pryer, as locals horde the dozens of rustic shophouses for bargains.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 21): Big Blue Taxi Facilities Sdn Bhd is disputing the Ministry of Transport (MoT)'s call that e-hailing vehicle drivers be given the flexibility to take the Public Transport Vehicle...
KUALA LUMPUR, May 21 — Big Blue Taxi Facilities Sdn Bhd is disputing the Transport Ministry’s call that e-hailing vehicle drivers be given the flexibility to take the Public Transport Vehicle (PSV...
PANDAS at the San Diego Zoo in California have become the latest “collateral damage” due to the prolonged US-China trade war, reported China Press.
PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik should not have picked the example of requiring Mandarin proficiency when applying for a job as this was what certain jobs require and is unrelated to the ethnicity of the applicant, says MCA.
A WOMAN killed her daughter who kept blaming her for not helping to fix her troubled marriage.
ACTRESS Mia Nasir, who is in a relationship with a businessman for three years now, may be getting married by the end of this year or early next year, reported Kosmo!.Mia, 28, said her boyfriend, who only wanted to be known as “Mr Adam”, is 29 and of Indian Muslim-English parentage, adding that they met on Facebook three years ago during Ramadan.
HONG Kong actor Kenneth Ma (pic), whose girlfriend cheated on him with singer Andy Hui recently, has been seen without his “promise ring”.
PETALING JAYA: A “teacher-less” online module would not be a bad idea, given recent trends in teaching and learning, say parents groups and educationists.
THE Malaysia Indian Event Management Association successfully hosted a 38-hour wedding planning and services exhibition, setting a new Malaysian record, reported Makkal Osai.
ARTISTE Wani Kayrie has cautioned parents not to share photographs of their children on social media as they could be misused by paedophiles, reported Kosmo!
THE Parent-Teacher Association of SJK (T) Ladang Chemor in Perak has lodged a police report against the headmaster for allegedly telling the parents to transfer their children if they disagreed with him, Malaysia Nanban reported.
IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has reminded Pakatan Harapan members not to allow dedak politics to become its downfall.
PETALING JAYA: The United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) wants to recruit Malay-speaking agents, according to a banner displayed in Washington, DC.
A VIDEO of a former member of K-pop group Sechs Kies calling current K-pop stars ugly has created an uproar among fans.
MORE Tamil schools should follow in the footsteps of SJK (T) Ladang Trans Krian and name their sports teams after former national athletes, reported Makkal Osai.
ACTRESS Amyra Rosli has denied that she is suffering from anorexia after fans started noticing her shrinking frame, reported Kosmo!.
PETALING JAYA: E-hailing drivers have called on the government to reform the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) licence module and extend the deadline for them to obtain the licence.
Abu Siti Lane was originally Aboo Sittee Lane, named after a person.
HONG Kong actress Fala Chen married her French boyfriend of three years, entrepreneur Emmanuel Straschnov, last Saturday, China Press reported.
A WOMAN in Tamil Nadu poisoned and strangled her husband for prohibiting her from talking to other men.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — From her childhood days in Perak to being internationally recognised for her literary talent, it seems that freelance writer, language and creative writing teacher Saras Manic...
BUKIT KAYU HITAM : Seven Myanmar nationals believed to have used a marine route to slip into the country illegally through Pulau Langkawi were caught by Customs and Immigration officers at the passenger inspection area in the Langkawi ferry terminal on Thursday (May 9).
PAS member Zaharudin Muhammad has listed five individuals whom he claimed to be part of a "dedak cartel" in the party.
SANDAKAN: Polling centres for the Sandakan by-election have recorded a 37% voter turnout as of 1pm on Saturday (May 11).
SINGAPORE singer Stefanie Sun will be holding a concert tour next year, Sin Chew Daily reported.
A FARMER in Gujarat, India, took revenge on a snake that bit him by biting it to death before succumbing to the venom, Malaysia Nanban reported.
Many local phrases originating from the state are gaining traction in the peninsula.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 10 — The defence lawyers for Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor have argued that their client’s constitutional rights are being violated by a notice which compels her to disclose informati...
SUBANG JAYA: A private education provider has chided the education ministry for some of the announcements and policies it made in the past year, saying they were not as well thought out as they could ...
THE Penang branch of the Malaysia Hindu Sangam (MHS) is calling for a member of the organisation to be appointed as a senator to help serve the community better, Malaysia Nanban reported.
Hong Kong superstar Andy Lau is said to be organising three concerts in Kuala Lumpur in September, Sin Chew Daily reported.
Chef Wan is calling on Malaysians to ignore critics of the Pakatan Harapan government, saying it was time the rakyat unites to “redeem” the country’s dignity following a spate of corruption scan...
Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam has urged Malaysians to wear black tomorrow in conjunction with Pakatan Harapan's first anniversary in power.
HONG Kong actor Lai Lok Yi will reshoot some scenes of his cooking show that were done in Malaysia after his celebrity guest, Jacqueline Wong, gained infamy for her affair with a married singer.
TEACHERS from several Tamil schools in Perak have set a good example for students by winning gold medals and special awards at the Innovative Research, Invention and Application Exhibition at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in Kedah, Makkal Osai reported.
SINGER and actress Nora Danish (pic) admitted to feeling a little uneasy over the presence of two bodyguards hired by her husband to ensure her safety.
A WOMAN tried to sell off her husband’s Iron Man figurines when he was away but her attempt led to netizens telling the man to divorce her.
PRIYANKA Gandhi Vadra, a leader of the Congress Party, has been in the news after a video went viral showing a group of children chanting slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A BOY in Tamil Nadu, India, was killed after he fell onto a railway track and was struck by an oncoming train, Malaysia Nanban reported.Identified only as Aditya, the nine-year-old was apparently playing on the platform while waiting with his parents at a train station in Chennai.
CARTELS are responsible for pushing up the prices of goods – to even as high as 133% in some cases – before the goods eventually reach consumers, reported Berita Harian.
PETALING JAYA: Admiration for her English teacher was the reason Mary Kay general manager (Malaysia and Singapore) Khor Lee Fan “fell in love” with the English language when she was a secondary school student at SMK Jalan Ipoh in Kuala Lumpur.
PUTRAJAYA: Students sitting for the Form 3 Assessment (PT3) this year can expect to face an English exam paper that is of international standard.
KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 — Datuk Seri Mujahid Yusof Rawa today appeared to defend Perlis mufti Datuk Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin as a progressive religious scholar, but also cast doubt on the latter’s atte...
A FIREMAN in Kedah has often been mistaken as a doctor because the name on his MyKad carries the title “Dr”.
MALAYSIAN TV actress Debbie Goh, who gave birth to a boy in March, is planning to go on a honeymoon trip with her husband in Bali.
A GIRL in Telangana, India, survived for days just on water after falling into her neighbours’ bathroom, Makkal Osai reported.
GEORGE TOWN, May 1 ― The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government must actively rebut alleged racial and religious propaganda from PAS and Umno in order to win rural Malay support, said DAP's P. Ramasamy tod...
TWO teachers from a primary school in Lukut, Negri Sembilan, have come under fire for their manner in dealing with the pupils.
ONLINE dating site Sweet Ring’s survey on 550 male and female users found that women would choose a restaurant where patrons need to queue to be seated as a dating venue, reported China Press.