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July 16, 2018 4:55 PM Youths invited to take part in AICHR Debate

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2018 Asean Youth Debate will be held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia in August to raise awareness among youths in the region on human rights issues. The three-day programme from Aug 25, organised by the Asean Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), will also provide opportunities for youths to voice their views and interact with human 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 12, 2018 9:20 AM Nasrudin Hassan should STFU

The PAS information chief, Nasrudin Hassan, is upset with the reforms or changes being introduced in the ‘New’ Malaysia of Pakatan Harapan. He feels Islam is under threat by all these developments. Nasrudin should just STFU. Was it not his many PAS colleagues, his Deputy President included, who said that PAS is better off doing a deal with the DAP-led 10

July 7, 2018 1:41 PM Malaysia’s real shame – Malaysia Today

DAP keeps saying that Malaysia is the most shameful country in the world because it has a kleptocrat Prime Minister. Najib Razak was charged only this week and the trial will not be held until next year and yet DAP has already convicted Najib. In that case should not Lim Guan Eng also be ‘convicted’ since he is also facing trial? Actually, the real shame 15

July 4, 2018 12:25 PM Some non-Malays regard Bahasa as an inferior language

Lim Guan Eng’s insistence that all government agencies, departments and ministries use Mandarin as its official language (because many Chinese do not speak Bahasa Malaysia) and the Attorney-General Tommy Thomas’s refusal to learn or speak Bahasa Malaysia or the national language is because they regard the Malay language as an inferior language. It is not that Bahasa 11

July 2, 2018 2:37 PM Stop this provocation – Malaysia Today

Koon Yew Yin has been talking a lot nowadays but when others also talk he attacks them and tells them to obey whatever decisions Pakatan Harapan has made. Others must keep quiet but Yew Yin can give his opinions non-stop. What is Yew Yin trying to do by provoking the Malays regarding the use of Chinese as an official language? Bahasa Melayu is Malaysia’s 13

June 24, 2018 9:50 AM US tells Syria rebels not to expect help against army assault

BEIRUT: The United States has warned rebels in southern Syria that they should not expect military intervention if government troops launch an assault against them, a rebel commander told AFP Sunday. Russian-backed government forces are preparing an offensive to retake Syria's southern provinces of Daraa and Sweida, still mostly held by rebels who had been backed 6

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 12, 2018 10:25 AM 'Fiasco': How Saudi players had a rough time in Spain

MADRID: Nine Saudi players loaned to Spanish clubs to improve their level before the World Cup left without hardly playing in what ended up as a "fiasco". "Adapting is difficult," said David Cobeno, sporting director at Madrid-based second division side Rayo Vallecano, which signed 24-year-old Saudi midfielder Abdulmajeed Al-Sulayhem. "Everything outside 6

May 30, 2018 12:32 AM Integrity cornerstone of leadership: Anwar

IPOH: Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders especially those who are Muslims should be free from corrupt practices besides putting special emphasis on integrity to ensure smooth operation of the national administration, said PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He said this was emphasised because it would be an example and a benchmark for the people 6