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The CIA wants you! If you can speak Malay

The intelligence agency says that one’s linguistic skills can make America safer.

Mum stumped by technical gobbledygook in school textbook

A parent shares her anguish after discovering new terminology that schoolchildren are forced to memorise.

Sultan hits out at Johor councillor for not using Malay

Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar warns Iskandar Puteri city councillor after Bahasa Malaysia excluded in official invite.

Bahasa Malaysia terus menyumbang perpaduan negara

Antara bukti yang menjadi contoh penguasaan Bahasa Malaysia masih baik adalah menerusi perbahasan wakil-wakil rakyat bukan Melayu di Parlimen.

Expert: Don’t knock the Malay language

It's as useful as any human tongue in the various fields of endeavour, says Teo Kok Seong of UKM.

Anwar: Ramai tawar diri, tapi belum sampai masa saya bertanding

Presiden PKR itu berkata, beliau akan memaklumkan Dr Mahathir Mohamad sebaik sahaja membuat keputusan untuk bertanding di kerusi Parlimen dalam pilihan raya kecil.

Apa salahnya saya pertahankan raja, kata Anwar

Ketua umum PKR itu menjawab kritikan beliau memihak kepada kerabat diraja.

Don’t look down on primary school posting, Maszlee tells teachers

He says many teachers are not proud of teaching in primary schools.

Perkasa’s demands can cause disunity, says PAGE

PAGE says government should instead ensure high quality of the national education system.

English-medium schools: An alternative stream in the national curriculum

Malaysians need to learn from past mistakes and ensure that the implementation of English-medium schools follows a model with a proven track record.

PAGE: Yes to English-medium schools, but don’t sideline BM

Group says English language teachers in Johor are of a high calibre, and state can have English-medium schools in every district for a start.

DBP Bible translation against Christians’ rights, says CFM

Christian Federation of Malaysia says any attempt by unauthorised persons to provide an authoritative translation of the Bible will be firmly rejected.

Baru calls fines for ‘incorrect use’ of BM ill-conceived

Sarawak PKR chief Baru Bian says Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka's proposed fines is mere punitive action, may dissuade people from attempting to use Bahasa Malaysia.

Denda salah guna BM sukar dilaksanakan, kata penulis

Faisal Tehrani berkata bahasa bertumbuh secara organik dan masyarakat kebanyakan memainkan peranan.

Empowering Bahasa Malaysia

It is a language that all Malaysians should be able to use because the language is associated with Malaysian citizenship.

SPM BM is not about the Chinese

Medical graduate says having to take SPM BM could delay entry into housemanship by 2 years, that is half the time to obtain the medical degree itself.

What’s so difficult about studying BM?

Writer says Chinese Malaysians must stop making a big fuss over something that has long been incorporated into our social contract and accepted as the norm.

The Star editors see home ministry on front page blunder

Ministry secretary-general says action of newspaper deplorable given that it had been issued guidelines on what to publish.

Penyajak berbilang kaum menang puisi Melayu tema Hinduisme

Faisal Tehrani terkejut dengan pengumuman pemenang yang terdiri daripada penyajak Melayu, Cina dan India itu.

Dong Zong: Sukatan pelajaran BM UEC kekal

Pengerusi Dong Zong berkata, sesetengah pelajar di sekolah persendirian Cina tidak mampu mendapat kredit untuk kertas BM SPM.

Unending debate on vernacular education

There's a way forward: have a single education system, but require students to learn a third language.

NGO kecam tangkapan dilakukan Jabatan Perhutanan Kelantan

Bersih 2.0 mendakwa jabatan perhutanan negeri melampaui bidang kuasanya, Suhakam menyeru pembaharuan perundangan dan LFL mengecam penahanan 2 wartawan.

‘Citizenship for BM’ proposal slammed

Former senior civil servant Ramon Navaratnam says it is wrong for anyone to want to intimidate a child or threaten to deny their rights to citizenship over proficiency in Malay.

Cenbet: Why deny citizenship to children over language?

NGO chief Gan Ping Sieu rebukes academic for wanting to use proficiency in Malay language as basis to give children blue ICs.

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