Category Archives: Education

Ministry studies need to increase child protectors – Yeoh

KUALA LUMPUR, The Women, Family and Community Development ministry is studying the need to increase the number of child protectors aimed at protecting about 9.4 million children nationwide.Deputy minister Hannah Yeoh said there were currently only 208 ...

Retired nurse falls for love scammer, ends up cheated of RM210,000

ALOR SETAR, A retired nurse from Jitra became the latest victim to fall for the Love Scam, ending up not only with a broken heart but also losing RM210,000 of her hard-earned money in the process, police said today.Kedah Commercial

New structure for education sector introduced in stages from June 1

PUTRAJAYA, The Education Ministry is in the midst of implementing a new organisation structure for the education sector in stages, beginning June 1, said Education director-general Datuk Dr Amin Senin.He said the exercise will involve re-locating some ...

Students among plaintiffs in lawsuit over Sungai Kim Kim pollution

JOHOR BAHRU, Thirty-four students are among 171 individuals who are suing the Johor state government, Menteri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian and 10 others over the pollution in Sungai Kim Kim near Pasir Gudang last March.The plaintiffs are claiming RM30 mill...

Education Ministry committed to improving fluency of students in science, mathematics – Maszlee

KUALA LUMPUR, The Education Ministry is conducting an in-depth study on the teaching of science and mathematics in English, covering the aspects of acceptance, readiness, mechanisms and strategies, said Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.He said the study also ...

Penang govt willing to meet fishermen affected by PSR project

GEORGE TOWN, The Penang government is prepared to meet with fishermen who claim their livelihood would be affected by the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.Chow said the protest held outside Parliament this morni...

SJKC Beng Teik to become Penangs first TNB solar school

BUKIT MERTAJAM, Penang Chief Minister, Chow Kon Yeow, witnessed the signing of a Supply Agreement for Renewable Energy between Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan (Cina) Beng Teik (Pusat), Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) and GSPARX today, and declared that the state go...

MUET a ‘ticket’ for Indonesian students to pursue higher studies in Malaysia

JAKARTA-- Education Malaysia in Indonesia (EMI) is targeting 20,000 Indonesian students to pursue their studies at Malaysian varsities with a new pre-entry requirement.Its director, Assoc Prof Dr Mior Harris Mior Harun, said EMI and the Malaysian Exami...

Publication of ‘blue book’ should involve local experts, academicians – DBP

KUALA LUMPUR The intention by Chinese publishers to publish a 'blue book' on the history and development of Malaysia has to jointly involve experts and academicians from both Malaysia and China, said Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP).DBP Board of Governor...

TM allocates RM2.4 million for schools from 2003

MELAKA, Telekom Malaysia Bhd (TM) have allocated RM2.4 million to implement its adopted schools projects at 15 selected schools nationwide since 2003 including Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Paya Rumput, which was launched today.TM Group Brand and C...