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Baca label dulu?

Baca label dulu?

BILA saya berumur tujuh tahun, ibu kepada rakan sekelas saya amat terhibur mendengar saya berceloteh dalam bahasa Hokkien dengan anaknya. “Kamu ini orang (bangsa) apa?” dia bertanya dalam bahasa Hokkien. “Saya ini orang putih (Inggeris),” saya menjawab. Dia tertawa terbahak-bahak. Tapi saya serius! Benar, saya boleh berbahasa Malaysia dan Hokkien, tetapi saya bertutur dengan ibu […]

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Flipping on whipping

Flipping on whipping

“The punishment must be more educational rather than causing hurt to a woman to make her reform… So far nobody, not even a male, has been whipped under the Syariah in Malaysia.” PAS central working committee member and Titiwangsa Member of Parliament Dr Lo’ Lo Mohamad Ghazali, on the Kuantan Syariah Court’s whipping sentence on […]

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Muslim NGOs split over English

Muslim NGOs split over English

PETALING JAYA, 6 Mar 2009: Malay Muslim non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are divided over the English for Teaching Mathematics and Science (ETeMS) policy. For example, Pewaris Permuafakatan Islam and the Muslim Consumers Association (PPIM) have expressed support for the policy’s continuation, while the Malaysian Muslim Youth Movement (Abim) has called for a review. Noor Nirwandy “When […]

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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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