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11 years on, Azura still thrilled over teaching in Chinese school

Teacher at Chinese independent school rhapsodises about her students and her colleagues.

PM pokes fun at Putra, says new party ‘good’ for Malay...

The prime minister also says he does not see any issues with Education Minister Maszlee Malik over his stand on matriculation.

Wipe out race discrimination with right policies

Building genuine partnerships for a united Malaysia is an idea worth pursuing with the right political will.

Malaysian agenda vs Malay agenda: The battle begins

With the Umno-PAS alliance clearly stating it will fight for the good of the Muslims, the stage is set for a political struggle between a coalition promoting a Malay agenda and another that is embracing a Malaysian outlook.

Groups, politicians voice concern over racial bias in private sector hiring

They say recruitment should be based on merit and not on racial considerations, with some suggesting the introduction of an equal opportunity law.

Survey shows Malays, Indians face discrimination in getting jobs

Chinese candidates for private sector jobs obtain more callbacks than their Malay and Indian peers combined, shows survey by Centre for Governance and Political Studies.

Our aim was to help nursing staff, says hospital behind controversial...

Pantai Hospital Sungai Petani’s nursing director Katini Abu Hassan says nurses of different races will allow the staff to spend more quality time with their families during festive times.

Don laments neglect of Malay as an academic language

Syed Farid al-Attas also says it's better for schools to teach English only as a subject but to do it well.

Dr M: Malay support for PH in Semenyih ‘still strong’

PPBM chairman confident PH has a very good chance of winning the Malay-majority seat in the coming by-election.

UiTM insists on retaining ‘Bumiputera only’ policy

Its vice-chancellor, Prof Emeritus Hassan Said, says policy is still relevant, especially as those from underprivileged families still need UiTM.

Umno denies using racial, religious sentiments to regain support

Its vice-president Mohamed Khaled Nordin says the party has always been openly pro-Islam and Malay.

Be firm, don’t let religion become policy, govt told

Former Sungai Benut MP Tawfik Ismail says it appears the education minister is powerless in the fight against right-wing elements being put into the education system.

Tommy on Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka board because he is AG,...

Some social media users had questioned the AG's appointment to Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka's board due to his lack of proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia.

New guidelines soon as Selangor MB distances himself from road signs...

Amirudin Shari says the current government did not decide on dual languages for road signs and there’s no use blaming anyone.

Why Umno must die for PPBM to live

There appears to be a concerted effort to destabilise Umno, if not kill it, as the fluid political landscape begins to solidify.

Master Chinese language without sidelining BM, Anwar advises

Saying Chinese is a language of business, the Port Dickson MP urges Muslims to be inclusive and to speak up against discrimination of the poor by the rich.

How the national language could lead to national unity

Malaysians should take pride in the national language and be proficient in it, no matter what their social standing is.

PAGE: Education budget should focus on life skills, language proficiency

The parents group says English tutors should be introduced in high-need schools as a measure to improve students' proficiency in the language.

Why the shift from Malay to English at the higher education...

English is an international language that can be globally understood in academic circles.

Johor exco: Councillor’s letter was also in Malay

Tan Hong Pin says only Chinese and English letters from Iskandar Puteri city councillor were spread on social media.

Stand up against super liberals, Anwar urges Malaysians

Incoming PKR president says this particular group talks as though country only belongs to them and only their opinions matter.

‘Book-banning an insult to Malay intelligence’

The authorities appear to spare English books on controversial religious issues, but have no qualms about banning similar books in Malay, say two activists.

PAS to ensure political survival of Malays, Islam

This is among the six motions passed without debate at its general assembly.

DBKL has failed the Malays, says Daim

The former finance minister says hopefully, the government will be able to get rid of corrupt officers who have left their own kind to suffer.