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PUTRAJAYA: A student group up in arms over the RM4,000 “special fee” imposed on those who wish to transfer from the Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT) to other faculties ...
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MELAKA - A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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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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MELAKA: A social activist has condemned a video of a man allegedly threatening non-Malays while displaying sharp weapons.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Appointing undergraduates to university senates will allow the former to represent their fellow students in determining the road map for public higher learning institutions in the countr...
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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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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: DAP MP Charles Santiago sought a ceasefire today in the war of words between him and several government leaders over his call for a review of Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) decision-making pr...
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Klang MP Charles Santiago has fired a fresh salvo in the skirmish over whether Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad makes unilateral decisions on sensitive issues.
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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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PUTRAJAYA: Civic Education, which has been taught in schools nationwide since June, is an effort to mould Malaysia’s schoolchildren into individuals who are responsible, have high moral standing and can play their role in society.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 13): The implementation of Civic Education in schools beginning in June this year will focus on four core values of love, happiness, respect and responsibility.
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PUTRAJAYA: Civics education is being implemented in schools in an integrated and holistic manner encompassing both the literacy and practical aspects of the subject, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee...
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PETALING JAYA: The war of words between DAP’s Charles Santiago and the federal government is continuing, with the Klang MP now training his guns at Education Minister Maszlee Malik for implying that...
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PETALING JAYA: Education Minister Maszlee Malik today said the Cabinet headed by Dr Mahathir Mohamad has always made decisions by common consensus, after a DAP MP called for a review of Pakatan Harapa...
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The claim that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad acted unilaterally on sensitive issues is a blatant lie, says Education Minister Maszlee Malik (photo, above).
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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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PUTRAJAYA: Civics education is being implemented in schools in an integrated and holistic manner encompassing both the literacy and practical aspects of the subject, according to Education Minister Dr...
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When asked whether he would support a DAP leader's move to raise the 'khat'issue during the cabinet meeting tomorrow, Education Minister Maszlee Malik toldreporters to ask a DAP minister instead.On Mo...
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Civics education is being implemented in schools in an integrated and holistic manner encompassing both the literacy and practical aspects of the subject, said Education Minister Maszlee Malik.
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KUCHING: The repair of dilapidated schools in Sarawak can only start after the Finance Ministry issues a directive to the Education Ministry to do so, says Datuk Seri Michael Manyin.
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COMMENT | It seems to me that the non-Muslims by which I mean Buddhists, Hindus, Sikhs and Christians, are barking up the wrong tree.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 13 — Civics education is being implemented in schools in an integrated and holistic manner encompassing both the literacy and practical aspects of the subject, said Education Minister...
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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.
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PUTRAJAYA: Dr Mahathir Mohamad today spoke briefly on toilet habits in the country during an event to launch the re-introduction of civic lessons in schools.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 13 — Education Minister Maszlee Malik declined to comment on DAP’s plan to again raise the khat issue in this week’s Cabinet meeting, saying he was from Bersatu and not part of th...
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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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PETALING JAYA: It was wrong for Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to label Dong Zong as being "racist", says DAP adviser Lim Kit Siang.
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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 13 — Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak objected today to Maszlee Malik’s apparent claim to introducing computer coding to primary six students, saying this was done du...
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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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MP SPEAKS | Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohammad was wrong to brand Dong Zong as “racist”, but Dong Zong was not right to claim that the khat lesson for Chinese/Tamil primary schools’ Standard F...
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PETALING JAYA: It was good news for a deaf teacher, who has been granted leave by the Education Ministry to do his doctorate in the United States.
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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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PETALING JAYA: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said he would again propose a review of the plan to introduce khat in the Bahasa Melayu curriculum for Year Four pupils in vernacular schools.
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PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has approved a deaf teacher’s leave to do his doctorate in the United States.
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Lim Guan Eng – File photo KUCHING: The Cabinet may review its decision to introduce khat or Jawi calligraphy in vernacular schools on Wednesday, barely a week after it was announced that the matter...
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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.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng says he will again propose to review the implementation of khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Melayu syllabus at the coming Cabinet meeting.
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Charles Santiago – Bernama file photo KUCHING: A DAP MP has called for a review of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council’s decision-making process as he claimed Prime Minister Tun Dr Maha...
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PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has called for a review of the decision-making process by the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Presidential Council in the wake of the government’s decision on khat as w...
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PETALING JAYA: A DAP parliamentarian has called for a review in the decision-making the process at the Pakatan Harapan Presidential Council.
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MP SPEAKS | This has been happening at a troubling frequency: the Pakatan Harapan chairperson and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad making unilateral decisions for the people.
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PETALING JAYA: A Johore DAP politician under fire for purportedly linking Jawi with pornographic material says her explanations had been taken out of context when used in translated subtitles in a wid...
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IPOH: The Perak Chinese School Boards Association will hold a signature collection campaign to appeal for khat (Jawi calligraphy) not to be introduced to Year Four pupils in Chinese schools.
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LETTER | The recent – and evidently ongoing – storm surrounding the selection of the vice-chancellor of Universiti Malaysia Sabah compels Gerak to issue this statement.
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PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) said Prof Taufiq Yap Yun Hi’s appointment as Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) vice-chancellor (VC), which drew flak from local political parties...
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MP SPEAKS | Good sense should prevail now that the dust has settled on the Jawi/khat fuss.
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PETALING JAYA: A deaf teacher has been selected as a Fulbright scholar to do his doctorate in the United States.
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PETALING JAYA: A petition against the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in vernacular schools is being organised by the Chinese schools movement (Dong Zhong), it was reported today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) will reportedly organise a petition to oppose the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in vernacular schools.
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The United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) will launch a petition to oppose the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in vernacular schools.
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The Education Ministry under Maszlee Malik (photo, above) has been bogged down by one controversy after another, ranging from black shoes to matriculation and most recently the khat issue, but compreh...
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has refuted Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's statement that the teaching of khat was the same as what was introduced in 2012.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 10 ― Malaysia is trailing other countries in the digitisation of industries due to the Education Ministry’s misplaced priorities, Tun Daim Zainuddin wrote today.
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DAP's Bukit Assek assemblyperson Irene Mary Chang Oi Ling (photo, above) wants the Education Ministry to clarify its statement on the revision to the introduction of khat lessons in primary school.
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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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PUTRAJAYA (Aug 9): The Education Ministry (MOE) and  the Election Commission (EC) will be signing a Memorandum of Understanding soon to implement a voter education programme for students and undergra...
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The process of a general election will be part of the national education curriculum to prepare the 18-year-old youths to vote, according to a joint statement from the EC and the Education Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, August 9 — DAP's Lim Guan Eng has blamed misleading news reports and a lack of consultation by the Education Ministry with stakeholders as reasons behind the public furore over khat le...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said the outrage among non-Malays over the education ministry’s move to teach the khat calligraphy to Year 4 students in vernacular schools sh...
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File photo for illustration purposes KUCHING: Chinese education group, Dong Jiao Zong, is adamant that the government must withdraw its decision to introduce khat or Jawi calligraphy for Year 4 pupil...
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PETALING JAYA: Education groups and social media users continue to criticise the government’s decision to introduce khat in the Year 4 Bahasa Melayu syllabus next year.
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The teaching of Malay-Arabic calligraphy, or khat, in Chinese and Tamil primary schools will be made optional, Malaysian Education Minister Maszlee Malik said yesterday, following a highly emotive deb...
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Lim Guan Eng KUCHING: DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng has urged Malaysians to move on now that the government has decided that the teaching of khat or Jawi calligraphy in vernacular primary school...
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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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PETALING JAYA: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) says it is up to teachers to decide the best method to expose their students to the art of khat.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng called on Malaysians to unite and move forward, following the Education Ministry’s announcement today that khat lessons for vernacular prim...
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DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng hopes Malaysians can now move forward after Putrajaya decided that the introduction of khat in the Standard 4 Bahasa Malaysia syllabus is optional.
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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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Dr Maszlee Malik – Bernama file photo KUCHING: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has indicated today that no exceptions will be given to Sarawak and Sabah in the implementation of khat or Jawi ca...
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PETALING JAYA: DAP today poured cold water on the Cabinet’s decision that khat will be made optional, saying it would not please everyone, especially the non-Malay community.
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Maszlee Malik KUCHING: The Federal Cabinet has refused to budge on the move to introduce khat or Jawi calligraphy in the Bahasa Malaysia syllabus for Year 4 pupils in vernacular schools next year.
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PUTRAJAYA: The education ministry today stood by its decision to implement khat in vernacular schools, nearly a week after Putrajaya said the Malay-Arabic calligraphy would be made part of the Year 4 ...
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 8 ― Khat lessons for vernacular primary schools will begin next year as planned, Education Minister Maszlee Malik confirmed today.
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Shafie KOTA KINABALU: The Ministry of Education (MoE) must consult the State Government before making any decisions on matters pertaining to the education industry in Sabah, said Chief Minister Datuk...
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PUTRAJAYA: The khat or Jawi calligraphy should be an elective subject and not part of the curriculum in schools, said former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 7 — Penang Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) today slammed DAP’s P. Ramasamy for his criticism of the federal government over the introduction of khat in primary schools ne...
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PUTRAJAYA: Khat calligraphy should be an elective subject and not part of the curriculum in schools, said former minister Rafidah Aziz.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says the recent appointment of a new vice-chancellor for Universiti Malaysia Sabah shows Putrajaya still has a tendency to implement policies affecting...
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PUTRAJAYA: Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz says she does not see the use of introducing the art of khat – a Malay-Arabic calligraphy – into the school syllabus, apart from adding further burden on students.
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PUTRAJAYA, Aug 7 — Khat calligraphy should be an elective subject and not part of the curriculum in schools, said former minister Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz.
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Former Minister of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Chairperson of AirAsia X Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz speaking to reporters after delivering her keynote address on Perdana Discourse Series; the...
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 7 — Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P. Ramasamy wants the ruling Pakatan Harapan to explain its khat introduction for vernacular primary schools, claiming the decision to be blind a...
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The Bersatu youth wing in Penang, also known as Armada, has lashed out at Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy for his views criticising the learning of khat in primary schools.
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National Economic Action Council member Rafidah Aziz has disagreed with the implementation of khat writing in the Year Four Bahasa Malaysia syllabus, saying one cannot be “forced” to learn calligr...
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“Too much bureaucracy” within the Education Ministry is hindering the inclusion of a module on corruption in the national school syllabus, MACC chief commissioner Latheefa Koya (above) has said.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Practical application skills should take priority over academic excellence in the pursuit of the objectives of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR4.0). This is the sentiment shared by two sta...
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Dr James Jemut Masing KUCHING: Let Agama (religious) schools teach Jawi calligraphy to its students, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing.
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IPOH, Aug 6 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng met with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad again this morning following a late-night meeting with party representatives over the controversial m...
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KUCHING: Under fire for the introduction of khat or Jawi calligraphy for Year 4 pupils in all schools from next year, Education Minister Maszlee Malik pointed out today that the move was decided even ...
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Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad held a closed-door meeting with the MPs, senators and menteris besar from his party Bersatu yesterday.