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July 13, 2018 12:33 AM Rulers listen to briefings on country's defence and security

KUALA LUMPUR: The 249th Council of Rulers meeting yesterday was given a briefing on national defence by Armed Forces Chief Gen Tan Sri Zulkifli Zainal Abidin and on security by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun. Keeper of the Rulers' Seal Tan Sri Syed Danial Syed Ahmad in a statement said the second day meeting also highlighted the appointment 8

March 11, 2018 2:09 PM Taiwan scholarships open for application

KUALA LUMPUR: The 2018 Taiwan Scholarship and Huayu Enrichment Scholarship (HES) offered by Ministry of Education (MoE) of the Republic of China (Taiwan) are open for application until March 31. The Taiwan Scholarship programme encourages Malaysian students undertaking undergraduate and postgraduate studies in Taiwan by awarding each recipient tuition 17

February 9, 2018 9:59 AM Han Chiang College now a university college

GEORGE TOWN: One of Penang's most prestigious vernacular education institution made history when it launched its government accredited university college status with the primariy aim of meeting the demand for highly skilled media workers in the present age of information flow and globalisation. Han Chiang University College of Communication (HCUC) aims to replicate 6

January 16, 2018 6:37 AM Perkasa supports call for Bumi-only scholarship

PETALING JAYA: Perkasa has thrown its support behind retired teacher Datuk Raof Husin who called on the government to stop giving scholarships to non-bumiputras. The Malay rights group said the government must review the scholarship issue because the economic divide between Bumiputras and non-bumiputras is widening. Perkasa deputy president Datuk Sirajuddin 7

October 27, 2017 2:20 PM Budget 2018: Additional flexibility for PTPTN loans

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today announced additional flexibility for the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) loans. He said for students from B40 households (earning below RM3,855) undergoing highly marketable courses, an additional RM200 million would be provided to increase the maximum loan amount 19

October 27, 2017 9:37 AM Budget 2018: RM550m to upgrade, maintain schools

KUALA LUMPUR: The government is allocating RM550 million for the Special Fund for School Upgrading and Maintenance, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak. Tabling Budget 2018 in Parliament, Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, said the allocation encompassed national schools (RM250 million), national-type Chinese schools (RM50 million) 18

October 15, 2017 3:50 AM Three things we learnt from: Pakatan’s anti-kleptocracy rally

Pakatan Harapan supporters gather at Padang Timur during a rally in Petaling Jaya October 14, 2017. — Picture by Yusof Mat IsaPETALING JAYA, Oct 15 —Thousands attended Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) anti-kleptocracy rally last night, defying the police who called the event unsanctioned. Despite the warnings of possible chaos, the rally took place at Padang Timur 19

October 2, 2017 7:10 AM Syed Saddiq says he's turning down RM400K scholarship to Oxford

PETALING JAYA: Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (pic) has decided to defer his Masters in Public Policy at Oxford University in Britain for the coming academic year. The Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia Youth chief claimed he was granted a scholarship worth about RM400,000 for his studies, but the deferment means he will no longer be eligible for any scholarships 6

September 24, 2017 4:27 AM Dr M: Najib-Trump visit most expensive photo op in history

The Pakatan Harapan leader taunts PM over White House meeting, saying he might as well have posed with a wax statue or standee of the US president. GEORGE TOWN: Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad has continued to heap scorn on Prime Minister Najib Razak for his recent visit to the White House, labelling it the “most expensive” photo op in history 18

September 7, 2017 4:04 AM Enriching the zapin dance

ZAPIN is a popular Malay dance form, which is believed to have been introduced to Malaya by Middle Eastern missionaries in the 15th century. There are numerous variations of zapin, which is especially popular in the southern and central states of the peninsula. In celebration of this art form, the dance Faculty of Akademi Seni Budaya Dan Warisan Kebangsaan 28