Category Archives: Education

TNB sponsors 130 excellent SPM, STPM students

KUALA LUMPUR, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is sponsoring 130 students with outstanding Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) and Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) results in 2018 this year with scholarships from Yayasan Tenaga Nasional (YTN).TNB presi...

Polytechnic and Community College graduates’ level of marketability increases

KUALA LUMPUR, The level of marketability of graduates from Polytechnics and Community Colleges increased by about 30 per cent over the last ten years until the end of last year.Deputy Director, Student's Intake and Development Division, Polytechnic Edu...

SK Chuping building safe for occupation – Education director

KANGAR, The Sekolah Kebangsaan Chuping school building near here, has been confirmed to be safe for occupation, said Perlis Education director, Izmi Ismail.He said only part of the school field was temporarily closed due to sinking problems and followi...

Former school cleaners file for reinstatement

SHAH ALAM, Thirty-five contract cleaners of eight schools in Selangor, who were laid off by their respective employers, filed their claims at the Industrial Relations Department here, to seek reinstatement to their former jobs.The group's representativ...

Melaka govt seeks RM10 million allocation to repair barrage system in Melaka River

MELAKA, The Melaka government is seeking an allocation of RM10 million from the Water, Land and Natural Resources Ministry to repair three barrage gates at the Melaka River mouth, said it's chief minister Adly Zahari.He said the immediate repairs to

Penang govt endorses use of DoctorOnCall app

GEORGE TOWN, The Penang state government is encouraging the use of the DoctorOnCall app to help alleviate the problem of congestion at the Penang General Hospital.I've been told that all that's required by a patient is a mobile device with

Maritime Malaysia drives away Indonesian boat in spirit of Aidilfitri

LUMUT, The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) issued a warning before asking an Indonesian fisherman boat to leave after it had intruded into Malaysia waters at 10 nautical miles of south Pulau Jarak here this morning.Perak Maritime director,...

Sand lorry driver issued summons for driving barefoot

ALOR SETAR, A lorry driver was issued summons for driving barefoot during Ops Selamat, in conjunction with Aidilfitri, on Sultan Abdul Halim Expressway here today.Kedah Police Contingent headquarters Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department hea...

LKIM to mediate between state governments over land reclamation, sand dredging issue

LUMUT, The Malaysian Fisheries Development Board (LKIM) will look to play a greater role in relation to solving the land reclamation and sand dredging activities involving Penang and Perak, which have caused worry among the fishermen.LKIM chairman Muha...

Customs seize contraband alcoholic drinks, ciggies worth RM165,000 in Miri

MIRI, The Customs Department seized 693,504 sticks of cigarettes and 7,406.73 litres of alcoholic drinks worth RM165,298.71 in raids at a premises and on a lorry in Bandar Baru Permyjaya here at 10 am yesterday.Sarawak Customs director, Datuk Sharifah ...