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31 December 2014

Under the Malaysia Education Blueprint 2013-2025, the next 13 years will witness the creation of outstanding and highly knowledgeable human capital, said Education Ministry Director-General Datuk Dr Khair Mohamad Yusof.

PERSPECTIVE: And the roars will continue to echo

5 April 2014

THE untimely passing of Karpal Singh (1940-2014) came as a shock to many, especially those in the constituency of Jelutong where he got the monicker “The Tiger”, not only because of his popularity as a member of Parliament but also due to his uncompromising stance on speaking out on issues that affect people.

Educate yourself about scholarships

3 April 2013

WHEN it comes to scholarships in Malaysia, they generally fall into one of two categories: corporate or government, or collegebased. Corporate or government scholarships are often a student’s best bet to study overseas, as many of them cover not only tuition costs, but living, computer and travel expenses as well. At the same time, they encourage their scholars to pursue their degree overseas and those that are for SPM school-leavers cover pre-university programmes.

'TM will continue to evolve'

8 June 2014

BUILDING ON THE FOUNDATION: Company aims to be a converged service provider

Contract between rulers and people By Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad

9 June 2014

CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHY: People accept rulers as their constitutional monarchs, who exercise their powers in accordance with the Constitution

Can football equal peace?

13 June 2014

SPORTS has a tendency for bringing like-minded people together. An obvious example is how Malaysians rally behind the country's sporting champions every time they face an opponent, irrespective of where or who they are playing against. Badminton has produced many such personalities and the Malaysian football team has had some tremendous moments of glory. Remember when they won the finals against Indonesia some years ago? The nation's support came from the top when the prime minister announced a public holiday in the team's honour. And, football more than any sport has the ability to pull together the world around teams, whether club or nation. The UEFA Cup, the Italian Serie A, the Bundesliga and so many other European championships are followed the world over for what is not merely skill, but also an art.

Spiritual tool to alleviate poverty

14 June 2014

THE payment of zakat, the fourth pillar of Islam that each Muslim who can afford it must fulfil, can be seen as a great tool to alleviate poverty. In Malaysia, the commitment among Muslims to pay zakat has been on an upward trend. This is indicated by the increasing figures of collection by the state authorities every year.

Putrajaya everything a great city should be


1 February 2013

PUTRAJAYA: Working in a big, bustling city has its drawbacks - from the symphony of sounds with cars honking and drivers swearing, to the never ending traffic jams and zero parking.

Catch hissing beauties

13 June 2014

MORE than 70 species of snakes are being showcased at an exhibition called Beauty & the Hisss! (Gadis dan Ular) at the Perak Darul Ridzuan museum here.

Road closed for MRT works

9 June 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A stretch of road in Bukit Bintang will be partially closed in stages for two months to facilitate the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) works.

Disease does not discriminate

9 June 2014

NOW that I am retired, I can devote more time to community work.

Carters, Nevill blunt England bowling attack in tour game

4 August 2015

Ryan Carters and skipper Peter Nevill frustrated England's bowlers with an unbroken 178-run stand for the Cricket Australia Invitational XI on Wednesday in the tourists' final match before the Ashes.

Scolari denies Portugal tax rap

15 May 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari on Tuesday denied any wrongdoing after being accused of tax evasion in Portugal.

Familiar foes cross swords

5 June 2015

LEBRON James and two-time defending champions Miami Heat have rolled through the first two rounds of the playoffs and now face the familiar, but unpredictable, Indiana Pacers as the last hurdle to another NBA Finals.

Jing Yi sure of points

5 December 2014

WOMEN’S singles Tee Jing Yi is confident of delivering points for Malaysia in the group stages of the Uber Cup Finals in New Delhi on May 18-25.

CYCLING: Junior sprinters out to make mark

5 July 2015

THE national junior sprints squad aim to exert their dominance in the Asian Junior Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, starting Thursday.

Pitch perfect interaction

9 June 2014

Being on social media is one of the best ways to experience World Cup 2014, write Nicholas King and Izwan Ismail

FAMILY: Forever frenemies

8 June 2014

On World Best Friend’s Day today, Amanda Suriya Ariffin writes that the myth of the forever-female-friendship is just that, a myth

GREEN: Stormy rhythm of the ocean

7 June 2014

There are many valuable life lessons to be learnt from the vast ocean. Kirana Aster meets two ex-sailors who found lasting friendship and danger amidst a constant awe of the deep blue

Beauty and the witch

6 June 2014

Teen actress Elle Fanning reveals what it is like playing the iconic character of Aurora, the Sleeping Beauty, in Maleficent

Don’t kid about road trips

5 June 2014

Can one survive family road trips without gadgets? Anis Rozalina Ramli shares her experiences and offers some tips

Ready, jet set... go!

4 June 2014

American designer Michael Kors tells Nadia Badarudin about travelling in style and his perseverance in business

Cost of staying connected

3 June 2014

Is social media harming our self-worth, wonders Aznim Ruhana Md Yusup