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Siti Hasmah is ‘Ibu Negara’, says think tank in tribute to...

Asli Chairman Jeffrey Cheah says values upheld by the prime minister's wife have struck a chord with all Malaysians.

US fashion icon, socialite Gloria Vanderbilt dead at 95

Gloria was the great-great-granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt, the 19th century railroad and shipping magnate who amassed one of the greatest fortunes of the time.

Italian screen siren Claudia Cardinale turns 80 in style

She was the irresistible muse of Luchino Visconti and Federico Fellini who bewitched audiences across the globe with her sultry gaze: on Sunday, sixties screen siren Claudia Cardinale celebrates her eightieth birthday, on stage and without any nostalgia.

Najib used to support use of English, says ex-education director

Khazanah Nasional education adviser Satinah Syed Saleh laments lack of political will to have English-medium schools, saying cabinet had rejected such a proposal before.

‘Too late to abolish vernacular schools’

Former senior education ministry official says existing Chinese education group and growing presence of Tamil groups means vernacular schools are here to stay.

Razak Baginda: Religion has a negative impact on education system

Centre for Global Affairs (ICON) president also questions the role education has played in society, and says society has come off worse.

It’s now ‘1Malaysia Negaraku’

Prime minister says it combines 1Malaysia concept and Negaraku initiative.

Razak Baginda cadang sistem pendidikan hibrid di Malaysia

Abdul Razak Baginda berkata, perlu ada 50% latihan vokasional dan 50% latihan akademik di universiti.

Razak Baginda an elitist, says DAP’s Syerleena

'With his advice to job seekers to leave the country, he shows how disconnected he is.'

Go abroad if you must, job seekers told

Razak Baginda says a brain drain would remind the government of lost opportunities.

We’re a nation of buffaloes, forum told

Razak Baginda says the education system is designed to create followers.

How to fight corruption among traffic cops

Reward them with money for handing out tickets, says Razak Baginda.

Petronas to continue staffing policies, says Group CEO

He says Petronas faced some staffing problems in Sarawak when some employees were denied work permits but the matter has been amicably resolved.

Najib visits ailing actor Jins Shamsuddin

PM, in a Facebook posting, says he has very high regard for the arts icon, who was also a former senator.

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