Najib: Counter fake news
With the thriving freedom of speech, it is part of the responsibility of the media to counter false and fake news, said Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the at the WAN-IFRA 16th Asian Media Awards on Wednesday.
Education for Malaysia's Refugee Children
There are tens of thousands of refugee children in Malaysia, none of them have access to local education. Fewer than half will have a chance to go to independent refugee schools, like the Top Achievers Academy near Kuala Lumpur.
Mission: Tun Sakaran Marine Park documentary launched
A documentary entitled Misi : Taman Marin Tun Sakaran was officially launched on Wednesday.
Neolithic skeletons and artifacts found in Guar Kepah
Earthwork to build the Archaeological Gallery in Guar Kepah, Penang has been stopped after human skeletons, pottery items and shells, believed to be from the Neolithic period, were discovered at the site.
Zairil claims new intimate photos are ‘fake’
Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari has denied he is the man shown hugging a woman resembling a DAP youth leader, after such photos emerged online on Tuesday.
Caged protected animals worth RM50,000 saved by Perhilitan
Wildlife and National Parks (Wildlife) Terengganu raided two premises rapt with protected animals and arrested five men in two separate cases in Jerteh, Besut on Friday.
Divorce is not the end of the world, says Chef Wan
Celebrity chef Datuk Redzuawan Ismail, better known as Chef Wan, speaks on his daughter Serina\'s divorce from Irishman, Gavin Edward O\'Luanaigh. The couple married in January 2010 and have two children.
Surgeon turned inventor
Consultative surgeon Datuk Dr Siow Kuang Ling likes to come up with new inventions which have won him three gold medals at the International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva in 2017.
Peter Chong breaks silence on his disappearance
Activist Peter Chong has broken his silence on his recent \"disappearance\" and apologised to his family, friends and relatives for any grief and anxiety they went through while he was in Thailand.
Non-Chinese teachers will not replace Chinese teachers
Deputy Education Minister Datuk Chong Sin Woon has urged the public not to speculate on false information after a video clip claiming the Education Ministry is sending non-Chinese teachers to learn Mandarin to eliminate Chinese schools went viral.
Two youths charged with rape in separate cases
The Sessions Court in George Town charged a vocational college student on Wednesday for raping a 14-year-old girl on Feb 26 while a factory worker was accused of raping a 21-year-old woman four years ago.
Pribumi founding member Kamarulazman quits party
Kamarulazman Habibur Rahman, a founding member of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia PPBM announced his pullout from the newly formed Opposition party, citing loss of confidence in the leadership, that was merely jostling for power and position.
U.S. Navy Band performs ‘Assalamualaikum Ustazah’
A video of US Navy Band \'Pipeline\' performing their rendition of \'Assalamualaikum Ustazah\' by local band, Khalifah has gone viral on social media.
Hisham's new role will not affect other ministers' jobs, says Zahid
Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein\'s new job task does not mean he is taking over the jobs of other ministers, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said on Wednesday at a joint press conference.
Driver in fatal Baling accident remanded for four days
A 37-year-old vegetable wholesaler has been remanded for four days to assist with the investigation into the road crash that killed Baling Narcotics chief ASP Mohd Noor Mat Yaub and his wife.
11 MRSM students down with tuberculosis
Perak Health Committee chairman Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon revealed on Wednesday that 11 MRSM students have been diagnosed with tuberculosis with the first case detected in August last year and the latest on April 4th.
Land scandal: Johor exco slapped with 33 charges of corruption
Johor exco Datuk Abdul Latif Bandi was charged on Wednesday with 33 counts of corruption over land involving more than RM30 mil. A middleman, known as Amir Sharifuddin Abdul Raub was also charged on the same counts.
Baby dumping: College student charged with murder
A 24-year-old college student was charged with murder at the Kuching Magistrate\'s Court on Wednesday for causing the death of her newborn baby.
'Facebook killer' takes own life after police chase
A US gunman accused of murdering an elderly grandfather and posting the footage on Facebook killed himself on Tuesday after a brief police chase, bringing to a close a frantic nationwide manhunt.
Education for Malaysia’s Refugee Children
There are tens of thousands of refugee children in Malaysia, none of them have access to formal education.
Fewer than half will have a chance to go to informal refugee schools, like the Top Achievers Academy near Kuala Lumpur.
Even so, schools like these rely almost totally on donations or fees to survive, and not every refugee family may have the money to give their children a chance at getting an education, and access to a better future.
More on the school: http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/community/2016/11/05/school-for-refugees-struggling-to-stay-afloat-book-launched-to-help-raise-funds-for-maintenance-of-l/
More on refugee education: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/01/01/education-is-the-key-empowering-rohingya-refugee-children-in-malaysia-through-education-can-allow-th/