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July 14, 2018 9:54 AM Maszlee proposes weekly BM, English language days in all schools

JOHOR BARU: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik proposes that schools should have two days in a week where only Bahasa Malaysia or English is used to help students improve their language skills. Maszlee said this practice should be extended to national schools, private schools, government-aided schools or national-type schools by selecting a specific 7

June 20, 2018 12:24 AM Tapping the Peranakan experience

WE lost a "true" Malaysian last week – Datuk Kenny Chan of Baba Nyonya fame. He was 68 when he passed away in Malacca. Better known as Bibik Kim Neo in TV1's longest-running series, Chan captivated his audience with his skilful acting and wit. He brought much laughter to Malaysians. It is no wonder the series lasted from the late 1980s till the turn of the century 5

June 17, 2018 3:48 PM Wan Azizah thanks Permatang Pauh residents for ceaseless support

PERMATANG PAUH: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today thanked residents in Permatang Pauh for their ceaseless support for PKR. She said Permatang Pauh created history in the country by being the starting point for the formation of a fresh new government. "Having left Permatang Pauh a long time ago, I am simply overwhelmed by the ceaseless 7

June 8, 2018 9:12 AM Lisa Lim Poh Lin appointed as independent non-executive director of Axiata

PETALING JAYA: Axiata Group Bhd has appointed Dr Lisa Lim Poh Lin as its independent non-executive director to further strengthen the board's diversity mix and expertise. "We constantly strive to build a board composition of relevant business expertise, global experience and diversity of backgrounds. As an accomplished Malaysian scholar with high-profile 6

March 29, 2018 5:31 AM This boy is on fire: Vietnam drag queens electrify Hanoi

HANOI: Makeup artist by day, cross-dresser by night, Betty is among a vanguard of Vietnamese drag queens shaking up Hanoi's nightlife — and social norms — in a city where such performances remain little known. In a lime green barely-there mesh dress and towering silver heels, the 22-year-old hopes to bring drag into the mainstream with regular performances 8

March 22, 2018 10:04 AM ‘Penang Cun’ video launched to kickstart island’s new tourism campaign

Penang recorded a double digit growth in international traffic. — AFP picGEORGE TOWN, March 22 — The Penang Government today launched a tourism video, to kick start a new tourism campaign, ‘Penang Cun’, which simply means ‘Gorgeous Penang’. Penang Global Tourism (PGT) chief executive officer Ooi Chok Yan said the long-term campaign was undertaken by PGT until 26

January 21, 2018 12:41 PM Seven of 100 top listed firms have all-male boards

PETALING JAYA: Only seven of the top 100 listed companies on Bursa Malaysia Bhd have all-male boards since the start of a campaign by the Securities Commission (SC) to at least have one female representative in these companies, by the end of 2018. In a statement released today the SC said as at Jan 17, 2018 there has been a 65% improvement in the drive 18

January 20, 2018 4:34 AM Top iOS Apps: ‘Google Arts & Culture,’ ‘Finger Driver,’ ‘Infinite Golf’

‘Google Arts & Culture’ uses facial recognition to match users with possible artwork doppelgangers. — Picture courtesy of Google Inc/ Apple IncSAN FRANCISCO, Jan 20 — Google encourages phone users to experience its facial recognition prowess up close, as it pairs them with classic artworks, while Finger Driver and Infinite Golf score top download in several 26

January 15, 2018 12:07 PM Senior female officers take part in command training for UN peacekeeping operations

KUALA LUMPUR: Police should reflect the gender diversity of the community so as to better serve the people, said the High Commissioner of Canada to Malaysia, Julia Bentley. "We need a feminine policy that promotes peace and security, community engagement and conflict resolution," Bentley said on the sidelines of the Female Senior Officer Command Development 10

January 10, 2018 5:22 AM Devamany says no room for hate mongers in Malaysia when asked in India about Zakir Naik

Perkasa president Datuk Ibrahim Ali (right) speaks during a press conference after the 'IJTEMA of 150 Malaysian Muslim Scholars with Dr Zakir Naik' event in Kuala Lumpur April 16, 2017. — Picture by Mohd Yusof Mat IsaKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 ― Malaysia does not condone extremism and Dr Zakir Naik’s teaching on Islam is not a reflection of the true Malaysia 19