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January 9, 2018 9:08 AM Penang gives RM1.02m to Penang mission schools

Lim (centre), who presented the cheques to the schools in Komtar today, said this was the 10th year the current administration was giving out allocations to these schools. — Picture by Sayuti ZainudinGEORGE TOWN, Jan 9 — Penang presented a total allocation of RM1.02 million to 21 mission schools in the state today while calling on Putrajaya to give RM10 million 12

January 9, 2018 2:00 AM Report: Govt allocates RM1.8m for seven Tamil pre-schools

MIC president Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the development of the preschools was to fulfil the early education needs of children from the Indian community and each preschool could accommodate 25 students. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengPUTRAJAYA, Jan 9 — A total of seven Tamil schools nationwide received RM110,000 each under a special allocation from Prime 12

January 8, 2018 10:20 AM Seven Tamil primary schools receive RM1.8m in development aid

PUTRAJAYA: Seven Tamil primary schools have received RM1.8 million in development aid under the Yayasan Rakyat 1Malaysia (YR1M) as part of the Malaysian Indian Blueprint's (MIB) objective laid out by the government, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. "The Prime Minister had approved the special allocation for the construction of six pre-schools 10

January 6, 2018 12:51 PM Thousands of Kollywood fans flood Bukit Jalil Stadium

KUALA LUMPUR: Thousands of Kollywood fans flooded the Bukit Jalil National Stadium here today to watch the Natchathira Vizha Festival 2018, featuring more than 300 South Indian artists including South Indian film megastars, 'Superstar' Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan. The programme, which began at 11am started with a Malaysian performance followed by a cricket 15

January 5, 2018 12:34 PM Najib plays host to ‘boss’ Rajinikanth

The film star is in town today with Kamal Haasan and more than 250 South Indian artistes for tomorrow’s Natchatira Vizha 2018 — Malaysia’s first major Kollywood concert. — Twitter screengrabKUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak hosted iconic Tamil cinema superstar Rajinikanth today, returning the latter’s favour last year. In March 10

January 4, 2018 12:13 PM MIC chief says has own approach to win Indian votes in GE14

Subramaniam said the party had been constantly working with other BN-friendly Indian-based parties to win over the support of the Indian community in the upcoming 14th General Election. ― Picture by Saw Siow FengKLANG, Jan 4 — The MIC has its own approach in strengthening the party’s working relationship with other Indian-based political parties to increase 9

January 3, 2018 9:52 AM 31 schools closed on second day of schooling

KUANTAN: A total of 31 schools nationwide were forced to remain closed today due to rising flood waters, ten more than yesterday. Fifteen schools in Pahang were closed today, 11 of them remaining closed since the first day on Tuesday of the new school year and four others having had to close today. Pahang director of education Dr Tajuddin Mohd Yunus 9

January 3, 2018 8:51 AM Number of new SJKC pupils continues to slide this year

THE total population of Chinese primary schools (SJKCs) continues to slide this year, with 2,283 fewer new pupils compared with last year. Citing the drop in birth-rate among the Chinese and an increasing number of Chinese parents opting to send their children to private or international schools as the main causes, Sin Chew Daily reported today that the total 8

December 29, 2017 12:30 PM Contractor loses RM100,000 to two robbers, one posing as a policeman

SHAH ALAM, Dec 29 — Two men, one of them posing as a policeman, robbed a contractor of RM100,000 along a road near the Setia Alam National Type Tamil School here today, according to police. Shah Alam District Police deputy chief Supt Nek Zaidi (rpt) Nek Zaidi Zakaria said the robbery took place at about 11 am after the 41-year-old contractor had withdrawn 6

December 13, 2017 2:14 AM Google's Pixel Buds now available in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Google Pixel Buds are now available for sale in Singapore on Wednesday (Dec 13). Google's first headphones will retail at S$238 and is available in one colour, black. The company said in a press release that the wireless headphones can be bought at Singtel retail outlets. Customers can also pre-order at online retailer Lazada and receive their 6