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1 pupil dead, 2 missing after bridge collapses

KAMPAR, 27 Oct 2009: A pupil drowned and two others are missing after a newly-built suspension bridge collapsed into the Kampar River as pupils, participating in a 1Malaysia camp, were walking across the bridge near here last night. Nineteen other pupils, feared missing at first, have been accounted for and are safe, police said. The [...]

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Benefits of ETeMS after six years “nominal”

Benefits of ETeMS after six years “nominal”

KUALA LUMPUR, 23 June 2009: The potential benefits from the English Teaching of Mathematics and Science (ETeMS) policy has been “nominal” up to now, Education Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. Muhyiddin (File pic) Muhyiddin, who is also deputy prime minister, told Parliament today that the there was only a small difference in students’ command [...]

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Those who vote for BN or PAS can go to heaven: Muhyiddin

KUALA KRAI, 19 June 2009: Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd Yassin said today Muslims who vote for either the Barisan Nasional (BN) or PAS have an equal chance of going to heaven. He said what could prevent them from going to heaven was their sins and not their votes for a political party. [...]

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Weaknesses in policy implementation, says Musa

KANGAR, 5 MARCH 2009: Former Education Minister Tan Sri Musa Mohamad has admitted that there are weaknesses in the implementation of the policy to teach and learn science and mathematics in English. Musa, who was the Education Minister when the government began implementing the policy six years ago, said although its intention was good, the [...]

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