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Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd faces possible delisting from Bursa Malaysia amid financial distress coupled with the failure to find a white knight.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Najib Razak has expressed his sympathy towards Utusan, the oldest Malay newspaper, which will cease publications on Wednesday (Aug 21), after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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KUALA LUMPUR: In the wake of news that Utusan Malaysia will cease publishing on Wednesday, its owner, Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd, could face possible delisting from Bursa Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: A member of the PPBM Supreme Council, Tariq Ismail, has called for the establishment of a single schooling system in which the quality of national schools is raised to be better than ve...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Utusan Melayu (Malaysia) Bhd faces possible de-listing from Bursa Malaysia amid financial distress coupled with failure to find a white knight.
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Former Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin (photo, above) has ticked off protesters for giving a vulgar twist to Kluang MP Wong Shu Qi's name during a protest last Saturday.
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PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The oldest newspaper in the country will be laid to rest on Wednesday (Aug 21) after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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PETALING JAYA: The oldest newspaper in the country will be laid to rest on Wednesday (Aug 21) after a sustained period of financial uncertainty.
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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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JUST when I had written the article on bringing together progressives to unite Malaysia for a better tomorrow, as if on cue, the dark side of the force apparently decided that it was a good time to te...
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HOW much do people know about khat?
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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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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Liew Vui Keong has taken to task a Sabah daily over its report misquoting Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the level of engagement of Sabah ministers ...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Penang Mufti Wan Salim Wan Mohd Noor has called on community leaders to control the speeches and actions of their members to promote greater harmony in the country.
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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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PAS and Umno are expected to hold a series of speeches nationwide which will build up to a mega rally in Kuala Lumpur to show their solidarity for the country.
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Protesters at a rally against Kluang MP Wong Shu Qi resorted to mocking her with vulgarities during a speech by Umno Youth chief Ashraf Wajdi Dusuki.
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PETALING JAYA: Issues concerning Sabah are always the priority of the state’s leaders, Sabah Warisan deputy president Darell Leiking said.
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Zakir Naik (right) was grilled by Bukit Aman for nearly five hours on Saturday.
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A coalition of Pakatan Harapan Indian Youths and non-governmental Organisations (NGOs) have formed a special task force to work on solutions and address the unfulfilled election manifesto for the Indi...
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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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PETALING JAYA: Over-arguing on various “side” issues is causing Malaysians to become radical and increasingly racist, says veteran journalist Datuk A. Kadir Jasin.
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Umno deputy president Mohamad Hasan has blasted the cabinet decision to make the introduction of khat lessons optional and dependent on the approval of parent-teacher associations (PTAs), parents and ...
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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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Dr Mahathir (middle) fields questions from the media as (from right) Rafidah, Kamarudin, Loke and Fernandes look on.
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PETALING JAYA: Ministers who do not agree with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must resign immediately as it is "insubordination", says PAS secretary-general Datuk Takiyuddin Hassan.
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IT has been a roller coaster week in politics and, for a while, it looked like the Pakatan Harapan government was on the edge of a cliff.
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Perlis Mufti Asri Zainul Abidin (photo, above) has advised the controversial preacher, Dr Zakir Naik, to abstain himself from commenting on the local political issues as it's inappropriate for him to ...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Lately, much has been debated on regarding Jawi khat (calligraphy) in Malaysia.
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PETALING JAYA: Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin has criticised those he claims disregard the dominance of the Malays in Malaysia, saying the idea that all races are equal in moulding a nation’s ...
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YOURSAY | ‘No, and writing ABC does not make us Christians, the proof is right in front of you.’ Does writing ABC make us Christians, mufti weighs in on khat debate Vijay47: Good try, Perlis mufti...
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IT has been a roller coaster week in politics and, for a while, it looked like the Pakatan Harapan government was on the edge of a cliff.
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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: Pakatan Harapan leaders must be the example of unity if they want to talk about unity, says Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar.
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The DAP grassroots grouping that had objected to the implementation of Jawi khat for Year 4 pupils said it now accepts the latest solution provided by the Education Ministry.
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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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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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Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has questioned the Education Ministry’s latest decision with regards to the introduction of Jawi khat to Standard Four students.
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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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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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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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The civilians carry out their demonstration in front of the Federal Complex to protest against the introduction of khat.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 14): Jawi writing will be introduced into the Bahasa Melayu subject for Year 4 pupils at national-type schools next year, as decided by the Cabinet.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Jawi writing will be introduced into the Bahasa Melayu subject for Year 4 pupils at national-type schools next year, as decided by the Cabinet.
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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: 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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PETALING JAYA: Parents of Year Four pupils in vernacular schools will get to decide if their children will be taught the Jawi script.
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PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet discussed at length the issue of khat or Jawi calligraphy being taught in schools during its weekly meeting on Wednesday (Aug 14), say sources.
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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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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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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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Former minister Rais Yatim (photo, above) has backed calls for controversial preacher Zakir Naik to be deported to India.
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Of late, Malaysia has been debating the khat issue.
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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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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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YOURSAY | ‘Draw ‘redlines’ that Mahathir must not be allowed to cross.’ DAP facing its worst crisis since GE14 Average Joe: As a Chinese, I don't have any issues if Chinese students learn Jawi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s Youth wing has launched an online petition calling for a ban on Chinese educationist group Dong Zong.Dong Zong had gone too far, according to Youth exco Muzzammil Ismail.
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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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LETTER | Of late Malaysia has been debating on the khat issue.
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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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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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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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PETALING JAYA: Malaysians must stop being racially sensitive about everything, says Amanah communications director Khalid Abdul Samad.
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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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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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PETALING JAYA: Chinese educationist groups Dong Zong and Jiao Zong today denied Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s accusation that Dong Zong is racist for objecting to the introduction of khat in ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP, by using pornography to explain the use of Jawi to the Chinese, has insulted the community and indirectly hurt the feelings of people, especially the Malays, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.
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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: 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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KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia's Youth wing has launched an online petition calling the Chinese educationist group Dong Zong to be banned.
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PUTRAJAYA: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik was tight-lipped when asked if the issue on the introduction of khat in primary schools will be raised by DAP ministers in Cabinet on Wednesday (Aug 14).
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Dr Kelvin Yii KUCHING: The labeling of Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as racist by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is wrong, said Sarawak DAP Youth secretary Dr Kelvin Yii.
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PETALING JAYA: The statement by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad labelling Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as "racist" is uncalled for, says MCA.
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File photo for illustration purposes KUCHING: The row over the introduction of khat or Jawi calligraphy in vernacular primary schools next year has sparked a contest of petitions that could divide Ma...
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Temenggong Dato Vincent Lau KUCHING: Temenggong Dato Vincent Lau, a former chairman of Dong Zong, said today it was improper for government leaders to resort to name-calling against those who disagre...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix) today said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was wrong to label the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, Dong Zong as racists.
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The Bersatu Youth Wing has launched an online petition seeking support for their call to ban Chinese educationist group Dong Zong.
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Yong Teck Lee KOTA KINABALU: DAP should forget the Khat issue and fulfill the promises made to the Sabah people instead, urged Sabah Progressive Party (SAPP) president Datuk  Yong Teck Lee.
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Mahathir LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described Dong Zong, the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as racist as it has never agreed with national education policies, including t...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — A petition calling for the government to ban Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as a racist organisation has gathered close to 65,000 signatures with 50,000 of them signed w...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s description of a Chinese education group as “racist” for objecting to khat in primary schools was misguided, DAP’s Lim Kit Sia...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Observers say that poor communication coupled with the previous government’s Muslims-only exclusivity for certain Arabic words contributed to the rejection of khat by vernac...
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KOTA KINABALU: The United Association of Private Chinese Secondary School Committees, Sabah (Sabah Dong Zong) will join the petition to oppose the inclusion of khat or Jawi calligraphy in Bahasa Melay...
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MCA president Wee Ka Siong said objections to the introduction of khat lessons for Standard 4 pupils, which includes vernacular schools, were more about the future of multi-stream education and not ab...
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Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad – Bernama file photo LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described Dong Zong, the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as racist as it has never agreed with na...
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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad (pix) has described Dong Zong, the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as racist as it has never agreed with national education policies, including the i...
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LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described Dong Zong, the United Chinese School Committees’ Association, as racist as it has never agreed with national education policies, including ...
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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has labelled Chinese educationist group Dong Zong “racist” over the khat issue.
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LETTER | The fuss is not about learning Jawi writing.
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Perlis mufti Asri Zainul Abidin has likened Chinese educationist group Dong Zong to a terrorism threat.
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has responded sarcastically to those who had criticised his position on several issues that have not been popular with Pakatan Harapan's core supporters.
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PETALING JAYA: Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong has called on party members to be steadfast in keeping Pakatan Harapan intact amid anger over the introduction of khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Melayu syllabu...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government had in the past decided to convert Bahasa Malaysia, which was originally in Jawi, to the Roman script as it had been thoughtful of the needs of t...