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July 21, 2018 10:34 AM One Sabah school still closed due to HFMD

SANDAKAN: Only one school in Sabah remains closed following the hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak early this month. State Education Department director Datuk Maimunah Suhaibol said Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) Chung Hwa in Sipitang, was the only school closed now. She said the nine other schools in the state that were closed earlier 4

July 21, 2018 2:24 AM Claims that proceeds of sale of black shoes goes into Tabung Harapan not true: Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik (pix) today denied making a statement that proceeds of the sale of black shoes for schoolchildren would go to the Tabung Harapan Negara. Referring to a poster that has been spread on the social media, he said "There are irresponsible parties who are spreading this poster and I want to stress that the statement 4

July 20, 2018 6:50 AM Rais questions move to allow students to wear black shoes

KUALA LUMPUR: Veteran politician Tan Sri Rais Yatim has questioned the Education Ministry's move to allow students to wear black shoes to school beginning 2019. "What's the importance of students nationwide having to change (their shoes) to black? "Are there not more pressing matters to address? The shoes' producers will certainly be delighted as they will stand 8

July 18, 2018 4:03 PM Education policy to be reviewed: Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry will set up a committee to review the national education policy, said its minister Dr Maszlee Malik. "The committee is tasked with reviewing the national education philosophy and policy including improving the educational curriculum and system from the preschool right up to the university level. "Encompassing civic 5

July 18, 2018 12:04 PM 1,605 HFMD cases reported in Sabah since July 14

KOTA KINABALU: As many as 1,605 cases of the hand, foot and mouth diseases (HFMD) have been reported in Sabah from January to July 14, with an average of 58 cases each week. Sabah Health director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said this was a drop of five per cent compared to the same period last year. "Four districts with the highest cumulative number of cases 3

July 17, 2018 1:28 PM Mohamed Hatta strengthens DBP, agenda to uphold Bahasa Melayu

KUALA LUMPUR: The appointment of Prof Dr Mohamed Hatta Shaharom as chairman of the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) Board of Governors will boost the core functions of the agency in upholding the status of Bahasa Melayu as the national language. DBP director-general Datuk Abdul Adzis Abas said the agency was confident that Mohamed Hatta's appointment will assist 3

July 16, 2018 3:42 AM PTPN defers payment for those earning below RM4,000 monthly (Updated)

PETALING JAYA: The National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) will allow borrowers earning less than RM4,000 a month to defer repaying their study loans. "In line with the 100-day pledge of the PH (Pakatan Harapan) manifesto, PTPTN will allow deferment of repayment for borrowers earning less than RM4,000 per month," PTPTN chairman Wan Saiful 5

July 15, 2018 8:30 AM 18 HFDM cases detected in Kota Belud

KOTA KINABALU: Eighteen cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been detected in Kampung Kiau, Kota Belud. Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said of the total, nine were pre-school pupils from Sekolah Kebangsaan Kiau. "The pre-school has been ordered to close to enable the premises to be cleaned and to check the infection 3

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

July 14, 2018 6:51 AM The Republic of Malaysia and the removal of Islam as Malaysia’s official religion

Using race and religion to sow societal discord and hatred has been proven a failed strategy in the last general election. If leaders of Umno and PAS still fail to realise this, then they truly deserve to be labelled as morons. Our country is now faced with many challenges ahead — to pay a gargantuan national debt of RM1 trillion, a rising interest rate, a looming 10