Live from a ‘haunted’ home

IT may have looked like a boring livestream of a man spending 24 hours in an apartment left vacant after the previous owner committed suicide. While the unidentified man may have had his own reason for doing the livestream, it was an initiative by the Wuzhong District People’s Court in the city of Suzhou in… Source link

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How democratic are we? | The Star

IN life, continuous learning and reminders of history is important. Continuous learning is important so that ignorance does not blind us nor do we keep using antiquated methods to manage today’s life. History can make us understand and appreciate our current circumstances. History reminds us that once upon a… Source link

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Hybrid-blended learning: The new normal

ALTHOUGH educational and training institutions have reopened, a full return to the traditional in-person classroom – such as cramming 300 students in a lecture hall – does not seem viable. Instead, the hybrid-blended learning approach is proposed as a feasible alternative. This approach is a merger of… Source link

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Urgent need for plan to tackle climate emergency

LAST month, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced that at the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference, Malaysia would pledge to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 45% across the economy by 2030, and aspire to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. But achieving this target is subject to the… Source link

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Community needs a bit more in allocations from Budget 2022

DESPITE the “Malaysian Family” slogan expounded by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob to prioritise Malaysian values, unity and well-being, Budget 2022 clearly shows a stark disparity in allocations between the bumiputra and non-bumiputra groups, especially the Indian community. An analysis of… Source link

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Here comes the flood | The Star

The monsoon season is here again but with poor maintenance culture and our own indiscriminate rubbish dumping, floods will continue to be a problem. RESIDENTS living in Lim Garden, Ipoh don’t get much sleep. Especially when it rains. The sleepy neighbourhood has seen its fair share of flooding during the… Source link

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Time to recalibrate NEP | The Star

AS a student entering Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1980, an institution set up to promote the national language, there were some important lessons that awaited me. Its student population was predominantly Malay, nearly monoethnic to be honest. The university, aware of the racial imbalance, began making… Source link

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Lifeline of being employed | The Star

JOBS are the lifeline of any economy, helping families put food on the table, generate income and create other job opportunities for our rakyat. Jobs also give a sense of pride and purpose to the lives of millions of Malaysians who contribute to the nation’s growth. When Covid-19 hit our shores in March… Source link

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Melaka is a matter of factions

I SHARED photographs I found on Facebook of arch rivals Datuk Seri Najib Razak of Umno and Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin of Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia at the Melaka polls nomination day on Monday with a friend. “Looks like Barisan,” he said, referring to the blue Perikatan Nasional shirts Muhyiddin and his… Source link

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Help Malaysian SMEs by ratifying the CPTPP

SME Association of Malaysia lauds the initiatives being undertaken by the government to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy. These measures have indeed been useful in easing the unprecedented difficulties faced by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) during this particularly challenging… Source link

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