Education director says the teacher will be sent for counselling, and talks will be held with school officials and the parents.
The education minister responds to reports that a religious school in Sarawak is recommending punishments which include pouring excrement on students.
FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games and will allow players to make victim statements and participate in the proceedings.
The Manchester City forward has become increasingly outspoken on racism in football.
Abdul Rashid Ismail says the imperfections of the criminal justice system result in the poor who face the death penalty often getting the short end of the stick.
Under Sweden's new law, those that join a terror organisation will be punished. This new law comes after the deadly terror attack in 2017.
Labour conditions in China have often been described by activists as harsh and unforgiving, with workers having to work excessive hours and live in cramped quarters on meagre wages.
Syahredzan Johan and Fadiah Nadwa Fikri say it’s unfair to use the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 on him, and that the punishment meted out is harsh
The Bagan Datuk MP claims the punishment arose as there are more than 1,000 people in Palu involved in LGBT activities.
During first seven months of year, 26 wildlife species, such as tapir, sun bear, serow, sambar deer and deer were found dead after being caught in snares.
Judges urged to balance between personal liberty of an individual yet to be proven guilty, and the duty of the police to investigate a crime.
Xi has accrued more power than any of his immediate predecessors and has intensified efforts to ensure cadres are loyal, disciplined, upright and honest.
It is time the law is amended to increase the punishment to reflect the changing times, says Abdul Hamid Mohamad.
Sanctions, asset freezes, and travel bans have all been suggested as punitive action to be taken on South Sudanese leaders.
Spartak Moscow received a partial stadium ban for their fans' racist insults against Tosno's Nuno Rocha, while Zenit Saint Petersburg were fined for Nazi slogans chanted in a match against Anzhi Makhachkala.
The idea is unlikely to gain much support in Congress, but if it were adopted would be a major shift in approach for Mexico, which prohibits the death penalty and torture.
Secular Indonesia is predominantly Muslim but ultra-conservative Aceh is the only province to follow sharia, or Islamic law, and criminalise gay sex.
China's hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ing-wen, a member of the island's pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party.
Home minister says rehabilitation programmes are more effective than placing offenders behind bars.
NUTP secretary-general Harry Tan wants latest guidelines to state types of punishment allowed so that there would not be any misunderstanding with parents.
They should refer difficult students to the headmaster or discipline master for an unbiased decision and appropriate punishment.
Writer says case of 'Cikgu Azizan' being charged with causing hurt after disciplining errant student is one of parents having the wrong priorities.
Union says it has appointed a lawyer for Cikgu Azizan, and calls for all teachers to be at Seremban court house in a show of support.
Amanah leader Khalid Samad meanwhile says it is wrong to make sweeping conclusions as floods have also struck other states such as Kedah and Kelantan.
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