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PRIME Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad showed his physical prowess despite his advanced age, Kosmo!
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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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Perlis mufti Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin might be a controversial figure on a variety of matters, but he could be open and progressive on some.
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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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A WOMAN who was trying to sell off her infant for 1, 000 rupees (RM60) at a bus station in Telangana, India, has been arrested, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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PETALING JAYA: Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon says the DAP has to face the electorate and state its position on the four major issues of khat, Zakir Naik, Lynas and Dong Zhong, which hold “substantial magnitude in paving Malaysia’s future.”
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 16 — DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang has shifted the blame on the policy decision to teach vernacular school students jawi to ministers under the previous Barisan Nasional government.
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DESPITE protests from a friend, a man in Thailand had durian together with wine and died after a few hours, reported China Press.DESPITE protests from a friend, a man in Thailand had durian together with wine and died after a few hours, reported China Press.
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THE Terengganu government is setting up a Mandarin tahfiz or Imtiaz Mandarin in Dungun in a bid to promote racial harmony, reported Sinar Harian.
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Compiled by Clarissa Chung, C. Aruno and R. AravinthanTHE long-awaited Tamil school at Sungai Pelek in Sepang, Selangor, will begin construction next month, Malaysia Nanban reported Ronnie Liu as sayi...
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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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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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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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COMMENT | When I was in remand, I was surprised to see a lot of my fellow Malaysians here in Singapore who have been charged as criminals for drug offences.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 15 — When I was in remand, I was surprised to see a lot of my fellow Malaysian here that have been charged as criminals for drug offences.
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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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AFTER intensive treatment in London for her germ cell tumour, Ainul Mardhiah Ahmad Safiuddin (pic) celebrated her first birthday, reported Kosmo!.
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A HIDDEN camera was found inside a women’s toilet at a bubble tea shop in Bukit Mertajam, reported Guang Ming Daily.
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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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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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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: 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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Compiled by Nazreen Izahar and C. ArunoA THIEF who stole a woman’s underwear and a mobile phone had the gall later to send pictures of his private parts to the female contacts listed on the phone.
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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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: 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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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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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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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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PETALING JAYA: A political analyst has given warning that the DAP’s failure to overcome the khat issue could result in a low voter turnout among the Chinese community at the next general election.
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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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Three Malaysians will now be taking part in Sing! China 2019, the latest addition being Nicole Lai, China Press reported.
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Mohd Zahiruddin Hassan is still on the mission to find his younger brother, five months after he went missing while taking part in an outdoor race, Harian Metro reported.
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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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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad described Chinese educationist group Dong Zong as “racist”, saying it frequently protests the government’s education policies – including introducing khat in schools.
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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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LANGKAWI: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has labelled Chinese educationist group Dong Zong “racist” over the khat issue.
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Perlis mufti Asri Zainul Abidin has likened Chinese educationist group Dong Zong to a terrorism threat.
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PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today hit out at Chinese education group Dong Zong, labelling them “racists”, amid continued objection to the introduction of khat in the Year 4 B...
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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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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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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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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 12 — DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng today said that he will appeal for a review of khat lessons in vernacular schools at this Wednesday’s Cabinet meeting, as minority protest...
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DAP might just be suffering a crisis of confidence as a result of the khat debate, admits its international secretary Teo Nie Ching.
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Finance minister Lim Guan Eng (above) has vowed to once more propose the review of Putrajaya’s plan to introduce khat (Jawi calligraphy) art in Standard 4 Bahasa Malaysia textbooks for vernacular sc...
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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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In the wake of the contentious inclusion of khat in the school syllabus, Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching has promised to hold more consultations when reviewing Bahasa Malaysia textbooks in t...
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Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waythamoothy has denied sending Malaysiakini a statement in which he disagreed with teaching of khat in Tamil schools.
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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: Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waytha Moorthy today denied speaking to a news portal about khat lessons in Tamil schools, saying he never spoke to its journalists or is...
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AN elderly Indian man with facial injuries and signs of memory loss was rescued by passers-by and sent to the Banting Hospital, Malaysia Nanban reported.
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PETALING JAYA: The minister for national unity, P Waytha Moorthy, has joined the debate on khat (Jawi calligraphy) lessons in vernacular schools, saying the teaching of Jawi calligraphy was not realis...
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Minister in the Prime Minister's Department P Waythamoorthy, who is in charge of national unity, said he disagrees with the teaching of khat (Jawi calligraphy) in Tamil schools.
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PETALING JAYA: DAP will lose the Iskandar Puteri parliamentary seat and would see a 30% to 40% reduction of the votes in the country if the election is held now, said its adviser Lim Kit Siang (pix).
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PETALING JAYA: DAP will be defeated in the Iskandar Puteri parliamentary seat and would lose 30-40% of the votes if an election is held now, said DAP veteran Lim Kit Siang today.
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Lim Kit Siang has said that DAP would need time to rebuild the trust of supporters and convince the latter they were not betrayed by the party over the recent khat (Jawi calligraphy) controversy.
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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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EVER since he was appointed, the Education Minister has consistently failed to bring about the promised education reforms that Pakatan Harapan promised in their GE14 manifesto.
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AT the height of the controversy over the introduction of Jawi and khat or Arabic calligraphy into the curriculum of vernacular primary schools last week, a picture on a daughter-father dialogue emerged on the social media:
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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, Aug 10 — The United Chinese School Committees Association (Dong Zong) has initiated a petition to oppose the teaching of khat in vernacular schools citing alleged Islamisation, despite...
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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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Threats and intimidation are not the way in trying to resolve problems in our country.
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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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KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government, especially DAP, cannot pin the blame on the previous administration for the latest issue about introducing khat calligraphy to vernacular schools, said MC...
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A FARMER in Alor Setar forked out RM300 to buy 350 Jalur Gemilang to display his patriotism for the country and its independence, Sinar Harian reported.
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Malaysia boasts one of south-east Asia's most vibrant economies, the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability.
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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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IPOH, Aug 9 — Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew should have his federal title revoked for dishonouring the national flag by changing its white stripes to black in a recent online post, Perak Bersatu Youth chief M...
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ADUN SPEAKS | Despite opposition, the government has refused to backtrack on the introduction of khat or Jawi calligraphy in primary schools, both national and vernacular.
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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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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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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: 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.