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Stand firm for your independence, Suhakam urges judiciary

Suhakam chairman reminds judiciary that their decisions set precedents in the way human rights is handled and freedoms enjoyed by the people.

Education ministry denies presence of ‘DAP de facto team’ to hijack...

It says this is a recycled, wild and slanderous accusation.

MoF approved direct negotiations for DLP textbooks out of concern for...

The finance ministry says it will always consider such requests in the interest and welfare of the people.

Inside China’s internment camps: tear gas, Tasers and textbooks

A local government department in charge of such facilities in Xinjiang's Hotan prefecture purchased 2,768 police batons, 550 electric cattle prods, 1,367 pairs of handcuffs, and 2,792 cans of pepper spray.

Tempers flare at forum on Malayan Emergency

Heckling breaks out during panel discussion but moderator succeeds in calming them down, with one later apologising for the outburst.

US religious freedom body urges Saudi Arabia to prioritise textbook reform

The US Commission on International Religious Freedom criticised the Saudi textbooks for containing intolerant and inflammatory content.

Bahrain orders 17,000 school textbooks reprinted over “Persian Gulf” gaffe

In Bahrain, the Persian Gulf is properly referred to as the Arabian Gulf.

NUTP: Use of new English textbooks not a big problem

'However, it will be an issue with teachers assigned to teach the language without being trained to do so.'

New books: English teachers must know what to teach, says PAGE

Parents' group says ministry must explain if teachers not given adequate guidance on how to use new imported English textbooks.

Teachers not trained properly to use English textbooks, says parents group

Melaka Action Group for Parents says teachers have no experience handling these imported books.

Why the rush to use imported English textbooks, asks DAP MP

Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari says the education ministry should rethink the use of such books, which are not only costly but also have zero local content.

Money from extra workbooks: Where does it go?

In a school with a student population of 2,500, publishers can easily earn half a million ringgit from the sale of additional workbooks.

Petition launched to include WW2 nurse in history textbooks

The petition asks for Sybil Kathigasu's story to be made part of the history syllabus at schools.

Education ministry doesn’t know history?

Prof Khoo thinks so, saying this is why the contents of textbooks keep changing.

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