Daunting challenges when teachers go unprepared

PUCHONG: Teacher Chan Mei Fong found teaching challenging in both rural and urban areas due to Internet penetration. “I taught in the rural area of Sarawak.  They were not exposed to many subject matters.  On the contrary students in urban

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‘Adib was not pulled out of EMRS van’

PUCHONG: An autopsy conducted on late firefighter, Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim’s body did not reveal injuries consistent with being pulled out of the Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) vehicle he was in. Medical forensics specialist Dr Ahmad Hafizam Hasmi, who

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Wisma Putra: Malaysia officially out of the Rome Statute

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia has received the confirmation from the United Nations (UN) on its withdrawal from the instrument of accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. The notice, dated May 15, from the UN was posted on Wisma

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PSM slams MPKj for inaction over temple land dispute

PUCHONG: Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) today hurled brickbats at the Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) for dragging its feet in resolving a tussle between a temple and developer in Ladang Bangi. “I am worried. Like the Seafield temple incident, a small

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Daesh kills six police officers in Kirkuk province

KIRKUK: The Daesh terrorist group killed six police officers in Iraq’s northern Kirkuk province on late Wednesday. Saad Harbiya, head of the Iraqi army’s Kirkuk Operations Command, told reports that terrorists had ambushed the officers in two separate attacks. Large-scale

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Ku Li to Umno: Prepare for snap polls

PUCHONG: Umno veteran Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has urged the party to prepare for the possibility of a snap general election. Speaking to Utusan Malaysia, Tengku Razaleigh said Umno must hold talks with Barisan Nasional component parties and PAS on the

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MCMC: Report suicidal posts immediately to authorities

PUCHONG: Social media users are advised to be more attentive and sensitive to any suicidal postings on social media to prevent incidents like what happened in Sarawak from recurring. The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) said reports should be

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Monopoly and labour woes continue to haunt businesses in New Malaysia

PUCHONG: A business leader questioned the rationale of the Pakatan Harapan government continuing the practice of monopoly even though it came to power on promises of reforms. “Pakatan Harapan claimed that they would end monopoly in businesses.  Why then is

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Wang Kelian proceeding enters 11th day

PUTRAJAYA: The public hearing of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into the discovery of temporary transit camps and mass graves in Wang Kelian, Perlis, enters its 11th day today. It is being held at the Dewan Gemilang in the

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US orders non-emergency staff from Iraq evacuated

WASHINGTON: The US on Wednesday ordered non-emergency staff evacuated from its Baghdad embassy due to an “imminent” threat from Iranian-linked Iraqi militias. The move added to growing fears that the long-time rivals could be on course for conflict despite both

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