Tag: national laureate
Siti Zainon Ismail has had an impact on the development of national literature, says education minister.
The national laureate also welcomes news that a non-Malay is among those shortlisted for the award.
Its director-general says there are more than five nominees this time around.
A selection panel will have to submit its choice to the education minister, who will present it to the Agong for approval.
84-year-old award-winning author and former Sik MP, passed away in hospital earlier today.
Those attempting to write satire should be prepared to bear and deal with the consequences of their own works, says national laureate.