Dyslexic Pupil Sues Govt For Negligence Over UPSR

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 20 – A 13-year-old boy with dyslexia has filed a suit against the director of the Malaysian Examinations Board and the government for negligence in the handling of this year’s Primary School Achievement Test (UPSR) examination papers, some of which he had to resit. K. Mangala Bhavani filed the

2 African Countries Freed Of Ebola

AFRICAN, Oct 20 – It’s been 42 days since the last new case. The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola on Monday, a containment victory in an outbreak that has stymied other countries’ response efforts. The milestone came at about 11 a.m. local time, or 6 a.m., E.T. The

Najib Arrives In Jakarta For Jokowi’s Swearing-in

JAKARTA, Oct 19 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak arrived here Sunday afternoon to attend the swearing-in of Joko Widodo as Indonesia’s new president here tomorrow. The special aircraft carrying Najib, who was also accompanied by his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, landed at the Halim Perdanakusuma airport here at

Mong Kok Adjourned To Reopen The Temple Incense

HONG KONG, Oct 19 – Assault by the police on Friday cleared “dismantle” the temple of Mong Kok, to reproduce the assembly area at night, adjourned incense. At 9 pm, the center is located in the Outer Banks Nathan street, nickname “Hobbit” rallies people, remove wooden tables, for the fruit and

Education As Basis To Shape Individual’s Future

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 – Education is a basic human right in shaping the future and producing holistic individuals with the right values, competency and skills, said the Education Ministry’s secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Madinah Mohamad. Emphasising that education was vital in shaping the future of a society, she said it was imperative

BN Must Focus On Non-Verbal Communication

BANGI, Oct 19 – Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today laid down the methods the federal government needed to employ to ensure success in the 14th General Election. The Umno vice-president said he had been observing the methods carried out by the parties outside Barisan Nasional (BN) and realised that

Malaysia’s Unique Heritage Main Attraction On Unesco Day

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 – “Amazing, different, fantastic”, these are among compliments of foreign tourists met at Malaysia Unesco Day 2014 celebration at Dataran Merdeka here, Sunday. Tourists were seen streaming to the area as early as 10 am to witness the country’s unique heritage, cultural performances, traditional games and sample popular

Follow MyNadi example, PM urge NGOs

PUTRAJAYA, Oct 19 – Datuk Seri Najib Razak today called on non-government organisations (NGOs) to follow the example of the MyNadi Foundation which spent just six per cent of its funding on administration costs. The prime minister said the foundation, set up to raise the living standards of the Indian community,

Germany Claims Pro-Russian Rebels Downed MH17

BERLIN, Oct 19 – Germany’s BND foreign intelligence agency has concluded that pro-Russian rebels are to blame for the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 in Ukraine in July, Der Spiegel weekly reported today, the first European agency to say so. The crash over pro-Russian rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine on

Twitter Spices Timelines With Unasked-For Tweets

SAN FRANCISCO, OCT 18 – Twitter said yesterday it would start reconfiguring users’ timelines with “relevant” messages from people they haven’t bothered to follow at the service. Based on a positive response from its tests, the popular one-to-many messaging service is inching toward the Facebook model of using software to

Armed Forces Monitor Members Constantly

PORT DICKSON, Oct 18 –  The Malaysian Armed Forces (ATM) constantly monitors its members to ensure they are not influenced by negative elements or activities, says Army chief, General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Raja Mohamed Noor. “In fact, thorough vetting is carried out in the recruitment of new soldiers, during courses,

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