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Topic: Khat

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SHAH ALAM: The Malays in the country must not limit themselves to only mastering their own mother tongue, but should also learn other languages like English and Mandarin.
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I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown.
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Once again, current events are being framed through racial and religious lenses.
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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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ADUN SPEAKS | Lately, much has been debated on regarding Jawi khat (calligraphy) in Malaysia.
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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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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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PETALING JAYA: The women wing of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has urged Malaysians to put aside their differences as the country approaches its 62nd National Day.
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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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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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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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YOURSAY | ‘Better scrap the whole thing if it is a half-baked solution with no benefits.’ Maszlee: Teachers to decide how to teach khat, lessons cut to 3 pages MatahariSuria: Stick the three pages...
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Pakatan Harapan should set-up a high level committee to vet government policies before announcing them to the public, urges PSM.
Free Malaysia Today:
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In an ultimately vain attempt to quell the storm within his own ranks over the khat controversy, DAP’s Lim Kit Siang remarked that he had studied Jawi and it didn’t make him any less Chinese.
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AUGUST 10 ― Most of us can recall how difficult it is to find the right time and place to propose to our girlfriend.
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‘National’ issues are distracting us from celebrating our national events as a united nation.
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YOURSAY | ‘Mastering khat is a talent, and should be left to those interested to learn it.’ ‘Can’t force everyone to learn calligraphy’ - Rafidah weighs in on khat The Wakandan: Well said, f...
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PETALING JAYA: An Umno vice-president today questioned the education ministry’s objective in making khat calligraphy for Year 4 students optional and reducing the topic to three pages of the Bahasa ...
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Chinese and Tamil vernacular school teachers have the freedom to choose whether they want to teach khat, says Dr Maszlee Malik.The Education Minister told a press conference on Thursday that Khat, or...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 8): Khat (Jawi calligraphy) will be introduced as an optional lesson in the Bahasa Malaysia syllabus for Year Four next year, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik said.
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PUTRAJAYA: Amid strong backlash over the introduction of khat calligraphy in vernacular schools, the Malaysian Cabinet on Thursday (Aug 8) announced that it would only be an elective in the Malay lang...
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KUALA LUMPUR - The teaching of Malay-Arabic calligraphy or khat in Chinese and Tamil primary schools will be made optional, the Malaysian education minister said on Thursday (Aug 8), following a highl...
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has decided to make khat (Malay-Arabic calligraphy) optional, instead of compulsory as previously decided.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Political analysts said they cannot see how Pakatan Harapan (PH) can gain from its controversial decision to introduce the Malay-Arabic calligraphy of khat to Year Four pupils ...
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PETALING JAYA: An interfaith group today challenged the education ministry’s statement that the Malay-Arabic calligraphy of khat is part of Malaysia’s identity, saying there is no historical backi...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 7 — Penang Mufti Datuk Seri Wan Salim Mohd Nor explained today that khat is a calligraphic style using the jawi script and is used purely for decorative and artistic purposes.
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KUCHING, Aug 7 — Sarawak Baru (SB), a coalition of three local parties, urged the Education Ministry to heed the strong objections to the introduction of Khat or Jawi calligraphy as part of the Baha...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 — The Education Ministry (MOE) today issued a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) and answers on the introduction of khat in primary schools next year to alleviate some of t...
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SUBANG JAYA: Transport Minister Anthony Loke has rubbished claims that Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is using the Khat issue to garner Malay support for Pakatan Harapan (PH). Loke was respon...
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AUGUST 6 ― Two sides to a coin, and Hafidz Baharom while being a writer whose work I like to read, his piece on Khat, Jawi and cultural colonization is somewhat only a picture he paints as he sees i...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 ― DAP ministers who disagreed with the teaching of  khat in schools and the non-extradition of Muslim preacher Dr Zakir Naik should resign, Datuk Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man said toda...
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe once said, “Those who know nothing of foreign languages know nothing of their own.” It is beneficial if one is willing to acquire another language, whether in written or...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief.1.
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PUTRAJAYA: Khat is an art form and does not involve any religious element, Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today, as controversy continued to rage over the calligraphic form of Jaw...
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PUTRAJAYA: Khat, a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing, is an art form and does not involve any religious element, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
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KUCHING: Chinese education group Dong Jiao Zong has urged the government to postpone the introduction of Jawi or Khat lessons in Bahasa Malaysia classes for Year Four students of vernacular schools, a...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 5 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has promised today to address the public’s concern, particularly the ethnic Chinese, on the introduction of khat, or Ar...
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Lim Kit Siang has cautioned Malaysians against falling into a trap set by “conspirators”, who seek to pit race against race as well as religion against religion.
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP leader has forgiven and withdrawn his police report against the man who pelted his office with eggs on Sunday over the introduction of Jawi calligraphy in schools.
Free Malaysia Today:
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Insisting that khat (a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy) is suddenly “an integral part of Malaysia’s national identity and Bahasa Malaysia which is the national language and the language of unity,...
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This morning over breakfast in the South Indian city of Salem, Tamil Nadu, my conversation with Lim Kit Siang invariably gravitated to the controversial topic of the proposed introduction of khat call...
Malay Mail:
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 3 — Chinese vernacular education group Dong Jiao Zong has denied reports by Sin Chew Daily and Utusan Malaysia among others that they are holding a protest against the introduct...
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Tan SANDAKAN: Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Elopura Vice Chairman, Tan Kok Tung, said that he disagreed with the addition of Malay-Arabic calligraphy writing- Khat to the syllabus of year four Bahas...
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PAS Youth has accused DAP's grassroots of fanning social animosity after they issued a statement speaking out against the government's plan to roll out a six-page introductory lesson on "khat" (callig...
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A group of 138 DAP grassroots office bearers, including 13 state assemblypersons, have urged DAP cabinet members to object to plans to introduce "khat" or calligraphy art in the Year 5 Bahasa Malaysia...
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PETALING JAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) sees nothing wrong in the education ministry’s move to include khat, a form of Malay-Arabic calligraphy, as part of the Bahasa Mel...
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Dato Sri Tiong King Sing KUCHING: Bintulu MP Dato Sri Tiong King Sing calls on the Education Ministry to review the current education system to determine if it can meet the need for the nation’s de...
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Tiong King Sing KUCHING: Bintulu MP Dato Sri Tiong King Sing urges Pakatan Harapan leaders to carefully examine the weaknesses in the current education system and implement substantial educational re...