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Chinese medium schools to the rescue

Chinese medium schools to the rescue

IN this second of a four-part series on education, The Nut Graph attempts to examine the problems that have become entrenched in the national school system. While public schools were reliable and multi-racial centres of education for Malaysian children not too long ago, today, parents who can afford it are sending their children to private […]

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Why did MBPJ spend so much?

Why did MBPJ spend so much?

MBPJ is spending RM1.2 million on this walkway with tactile indicators (pic by KW Mak) IT was recently reported that the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) spent RM1.2 million on a pedestrian walkway in Section 5, Petaling Jaya. There was uproar from residents because of the exorbitant cost involved. In the report, MBPJ Mayor Datuk […]

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Doctors: No political will to eradicate dengue

Doctors: No political will to eradicate dengue

PETALING JAYA, 12 June 2009: Don’t blame private doctors for the dengue epidemic, the Federation of Private Medical Practitioners’ Associations Malaysia said today. Its medical affairs committee representative Dr Ng Swee Choon said the disease continued to plague Malaysians because the authorities lacked the political will to enforce eradication measures. (Pic by enimal / sxc.hu) […]

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Sabah’s Wisma Khidmat to be private hospital

KOTA KINABALU, 15 May 2009: The Sabah government has decided to turn the Wisma Khidmat building here into a private hospital and not a government hospital as earlier planned. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said today state government agency Sabah Credit Corporation (SCC), the owner of the building, would be entrusted to make the […]

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KPI to be extended to private varsities too

KUALA LUMPUR, 7 May 2009: The Key Performance Index (KPI) will also be extended to the private institutions of higher learning to monitor their performance so that the Higher Education Ministry can identify the weaknesses of the private universities. Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Khaled Nordin said efforts to identify the weaknesses existing in […]

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Speaker can be represented by own lawyers (Updated 3.30pm)

PUTRAJAYA, 13 March 2009: The Court of Appeal today held that Perak state legislative assembly Speaker V Sivakumar can engage private lawyers to represent him in two civil suits brought by Datuk Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and six state executive councillors (exco), and three independent assemblypersons. Justices Datuk Md Raus Sharif, Datuk Abdul Hamid Embong […]

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