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YOURSAY | ‘Maszlee could have defused this by spelling out what he meant by ‘optional’.’ Khat lessons subject to PTA approval, to be referred as 'Jawi lessons' Gerard Lourdesamy: This is a fai...
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SHAH ALAM: The PKR Political Bureau will hold a meeting on Wednesday to discuss issues related to Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik, Jawi script and United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong...
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PETALING JAYA: Zakir Naik will be at Bukit Aman again tomorrow to resume his statement following his racially charged remarks.
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IT is a sad irony that while the Prime Minister is casting aspersions on Chinese educationists and even threatening arrests, we are actually celebrating 200 years of the contributions of Chinese education to this country.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin, who recently stirred controversy by stating that Malaysia is for Malays, today called on all Malaysians to push for a Chinese educationist group to...
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Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing KUCHING: Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching has been accused of failing to communicate the Chinese community’s wishes to Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad.
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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has called on Malaysians to sign a petition calling for a ban on Chinese educationists' group Dong Zong, which he claimed was racist.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police will continue questioning controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik on Monday after yesterday’s session to record his statement was cut short at his own request.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police will continue questioning controversial Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik (pix) on Monday for allegedly making provocative remarks, after yesterday’s session to record his statement...
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Zakir Naik (right) was grilled by Bukit Aman for nearly five hours on Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA: Controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik will be called up by Bukit Aman again on Monday (Aug 19) to resume the recording of his statement following his recent racially charged comments.
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Police will continue questioning preacher Zakir Naik at Bukit Aman on Monday over his remarks about Hindu and Chinese Malaysians.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan has criticised the Cabinet’s decision to allow vernacular schools the choice to introduce Jawi script as part of their Bahasa Malaysia syllabus for...
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today urged Sabahans and Sarawakians to think as Malaysians following criticisms that Putrajaya did not consult East Malaysia over several issues.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik was interrogated for about seven hours at Bukit Aman over his alleged racially charged comments.
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SEPANG: The government will wait for the outcome of police investigation against controversial preacher Zakir Naik before deciding on his permanent resident status, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago denies defaming controversial preacher Zakir Naik and welcomes police investigations into the preacher's allegations.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik is demanding an apology from M. Kulasegaran over the Human Resources Minister's statements on him in a press release.
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From left: Yong, Edward and Japiril KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) has called on the Sabah State Government to ban Zakir Naik from coming to Sabah.
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LETTER | Introducing khat calligraphy into the primary school syllabus will not be the end of Malaysia.
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SHAH ALAM: Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik is being investigated for intent to provoke a breach of the peace.
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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 15): The police will be calling in educationist group, United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), businessman Koon Yew Yin and Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik f...
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KUCHING: Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) has accused Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad of adding fuel to the fire by labelling Chinese education group Dong Zong as “racist”.
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PAPAR (Bernama): The Sabah government will not hesitate to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from entering the state if there were reports of the preacher having extremist religious views.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Putrajaya-backed missionary group Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) has clarified today that its statement on khat as a way to understand Quranic teachings was directed...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has warned Malaysians and non-citizens against disrupting harmony and public order in the country, amid heightened ethno-religious tensi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet's decision to allow Year Four pupils to decide whether they want to learn jawi writing from next year has raised eyebrows, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) today defended the Chinese education group Dong Zong after it was branded racist by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad recently.
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The prime minister has called Dong Zong (the National Chinese School Committees’ Association) racist because of its opposition to the inclusion of khat in the primary school Bahasa Melayu curriculum...
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Police will be calling in educationist group Dong Zong, tycoon Koon Yew Yin, and preacher Zakir Naik in for questioning.
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PETALING JAYA: Police will summon controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik and tycoon Koon Yew Yin for questioning over the controversial remarks made by the duo.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have opened an investigation after having received six reports against the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), CID director Datuk Huzir Moham...
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah should take similar steps as Sarawak to ban controversial preacher Zakir Naik from coming into the state, says opposition Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP).
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Federal CID director Comm Datuk Huzir Mohamed said police will carry out investigation against United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) after receiving six police reports against the g...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang MCA has called on Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow to make a stand after Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad labelled Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as "racist".
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 15): The police have opened an investigation after having received six reports against the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong), CID director Datuk Hu...
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Pakatan Harapan party chiefs are calling for the nation to come together amidst heightened racial and religious tension following the recent khat (Jawi calligraphy) controversy.
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KUCHING: Bukit Aman has launched an investigation into the United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) following calls for the Chinese education group to be banned, a news report said.
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SHAH ALAM: Bukit Aman will conduct the investigations into Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, says the police.
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SHAH ALAM, August 15 — Federal police confirmed today it has launched an investigation into the United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) following calls for the Chinese educationist ...
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PETALING JAYA: Chinese educationist group Dong Zong's intention to safeguard mother-tongue education is reasonable, says MCA.
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Chinese educationist group Dong Zong has been on Prime Minister Dr MahathirMohamad’s radar after it recently launched a petition against the teaching of Jawicalligraphy (or khat) to Standard Four pu...
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Phoong (seated middle) listening to a talk presented during the Sabah State Youth Consultative Council (MPBNS) Conference yesterday.
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The upcoming Gerakan Pembela Ummah (Ummah) Malay unity convention will address "threats" to Islam, The Malaysian Insight reports.
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It is a sad irony that while Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad is casting aspersions on Chinese educationists and even threatening arrests, we are celebrating 200 years of contribution of Chinese edu...
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KUCHING: A political secretary to the Chief Minister yesterday refuted Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad’s statement that United Chinese School Committees’ Association’s (Dong Zong) is a r...
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KOTA KINABALU: Education policies should not be abused as a tool for political power, said Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) deputy president Richard Yong We Kong.
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PETALING JAYA: Rights group Suaram has called on the government to hold a public dialogue or forum to address the controversy over the implementation of khat in vernacular schools.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — PKR lawmaker Hassan Abdul Karim has proposed for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to step down as he claimed the latter is not able to manage several pressing issues.
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet has decided that khat lessons will be renamed Jawi and will be introduced in the syllabus for Year 4 primary school pupils in vernacular schools, despite the backlash from v...
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The government will press on with its plan to introduce khat lessons for Year 4 students in national-type schools, although a reduced lesson plan failed to appease critics.
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AUGUST 14 — Introducing khat calligraphy into the school syllabus will not be the end of Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has become the subject of further criticism by his own Pakatan Harapan (PH) allies over several recent decisions and statements made by the prime minister.
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PETALING JAYA, Aug 14 — Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) women’s wing chief Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun has urged the public to stop playing the race card on the issue of Malay-Arabic calli...
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An umbrella body of Chinese youth groups has condemned Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for his remarks labelling Dong Zong as a racist group.
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Several national laureates are urging Putrajaya to forge ahead with the introduction of khat art (Jawi calligraphy) lessons in the Year Four Bahasa Malaysia syllabus next year.
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PETALING JAYA: Veteran politician Tan Sri Rais Yatim has called for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be sent back to India.
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PETALING JAYA - Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called Chinese education group Dong Zong racist and followed this up yesterday by saying action could be taken if it keeps inciting...
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COMMENTARY, Aug 14 — The vehement protests over the introduction of khat in national schools next year has put a mirror up to groups insisting it will lead to the Islamisation of non-Muslims. I am n...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has branded Dong Zong “racist” after itclaimed the government’s move to introduce khat in schools was a form of“Islamisation”.The Chinese educationist grou...
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Former minister Rais Yatim (photo, above) has backed calls for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be deported to India.
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Malacca DAP has called on Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad to retract his labelling of Dong Zong as "racist", saying the attack had turned the khat issue from an education to a racial one.
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Entrepreneur Development Minister Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof (photo, above) has upped the ante amid rising tension among ethnic communities over a number of sensitive issues, claiming that Malays have comp...
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MP SPEAKS | Dear prime minister, As a government member of Parliament, this is my second open letter to you pertaining to the Chinese educationist group Dong Zong being labelled as being a racist by y...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 14 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must also consider preacher Dr Zakir Naik racist if the former believes the Dong Zong education group is racially biased, Jelutong MP RS...
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MCA's national youth chairperson Nicole Wong Siaw Ting is upset that Chinese educationist group Dong Zong has been labelled racist by prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad - and she's pointing the finger...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of khat, from being about calligraphy or writing to be introduced in schools to bring about racial unity, has been successfully manipulated by various parties to eventually bec...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP is partly to be blamed for causing Chinese education group Dong Zong to be labelled as racist, says MCA Youth.
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KOTA KINABALU: The government should respect the constitutional rights of everyone, including those who have a conflicting view on khat calligraphy, says the opposition Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS).
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COMMENT | It is a sad irony that while the Prime Minister is casting aspersions on Chinese educationists and even threatening arrests, we are celebrating 200 years of the contributions of Chinese educ...
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Dr Yee KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad owes Dong Zong an apology for describing the United Chinese School Committees Association as racist, said Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) deputy...
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Reports by MAZWIN NIK ANIS, ZAKIAH KOYA and ALLISON LAI PETALING JAYA: MCA has refuted Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s labelling of Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as “racist”, s...
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PETALING JAYA: If Chinese educationist group Dong Zong keeps instigating the people by playing up Chinese education issues, then it is going against the law and legal action can be taken against the movement, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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SEPANG (Aug 13): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said it is up to the police to decide whether the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, Dong Zong, should be banned or not.
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SEPANG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir said it is up to the police to decide whether the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, Dong Zong, should be banned or not.
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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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Dato Vincent Lau SIBU: Former Dong Zong chief Temenggong Dato Vincent Lau says it was not right to brand the United Chinese School Committees Association of Malaysia (Don Zong) as racist for objecti...
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DAP has backed Dong Zong amid the tussle over the introduction of khat in the primary school Year 4 syllabus, saying that it is not a racist organisation despite accusations on the contrary and calls ...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has come out in defence of Chinese education group Dong Zong, saying the party does not agree it is racist as claimed by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mo...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — DAP said today it believes that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has no intention of ever banning Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, amid calls for such a move from c...
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It's up to the police to decide if Dong Zong should be banned, said Prime MinisterDr Mahathir Mohamad.He said he has no idea if the Chinese educationist group,which persistently objects the implementa...
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If Chinese educationist group Dong Zong keeps instigating the people by playing up issues pertaining to Chinese education, then it is going against the law, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.The Prime Mini...
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SEPANG: United Chinese School Committees’ Association, otherwise known as Dong Zong, has been asked not to step out of line by continuing to incite disharmony among the people.
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KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang (pix) said the Education Ministry’s previous statement that it still welcomes views on the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in vernacular schools is an opening fo...
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If the past couple of weeks are anything to go by, then we have a real reason to worry about the state of our nation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has hit out again at the Chinese schools association over its opposition to the teaching of khat calligraphy, saying that legal action could be ...
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Lim Kit Siang – File photo KUALA LUMPUR: DAP’s Lim Kit Siang said the Education Ministry’s previous statement that it still welcomes views on the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in vernacular ...
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UPDATED SEPANG: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today again launched a scathing attack on Chinese educationist group Dong Zong, but stopped short of saying whether the government would ban the organisation amid a...
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SEPANG, Aug 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has doubled down on his criticism of Chinese educationist organisation Dong Zong being “racist”, arguing that its focus has always been si...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Chinese educationist groups Dong Zong and Jiao Zong have pointed to a statement by Putrajaya-backed missionary group Yayasan Dakwah Islamiah Malaysia (Yadim) to defend its acc...
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PETALING JAYA: If Chinese educationist group Dong Zong keeps instigating the people by playing up issues pertaining to Chinese education, then it is going against the law, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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KUCHING: Sarawak DAP has criticised Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad for labelling Chinese education group Dong Zong as “racists”, describing his statement as “inappropriate”.
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Dong Zong has rebuffed Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad's assertion that the association is "racist" and that it opposes all government education policies.
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KUCHING, Aug 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad description of a Chinese education group as racist will not help allay the communities concerns about the introduction of khat in primary sch...
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KUCHING: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should not have labelled Dong Zong racist, say Sarawak DAP elected representatives as their concerns were not without basis.
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LETTER | Jawi has been the main script of the Malay language in the Malay Peninsula and the Malay Archipelago for hundreds of years before the coming of the British.
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Perak DAP has backed calls for the introduction of khat in vernacular schools to be postponed pending further deliberations with stakeholders.