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Easy for bilingual kids to pick up another language

23 July 2017

TWO-year-old Summer Tan spends her afternoons watching English cartoons and reading Chinese storybooks with her mother.

South Sudanese girls who travelled alone for about a month finally get to play at a refugee camp in Gambela, Ethiopia, where they have sought refuge. — AFP

Kids flee war-torn homeland alone

23 July 2017

With the internal conflict still raging in South Sudan, children have been separated from their parents and the odds of the young ones being reunited with their families remain slim.

Teaching, learning tool

23 July 2017

A letter from AZIZI AHMAD of Kuala Lumpur

Values are caught, not taught

23 July 2017

A lettter from Senior (research) lecturer, Faculty of Education of Universiti Malaya.

Penang team clinches top prize at robotics competition

23 July 2017

TWELVE students from different schools in Penang who teamed up and called themselves “Assassins Penang”, emerged as the overall champion of the First Lego League (FLL) Malaysia 2017 with their invention of a robotic virtual light barrier to prevent bird strikes from causing aviation accidents.

Idris and Prof Rujhan (seventh and eighth from left) at the launching of Bangunan Mercu MQA in Cyberjaya together with Dr Siti Hamisah (fourth from left), Prof Sharifah Hapsah (ninth from left) and Prof Mohd Shukri (second from right).

MQA is sole accreditation agency for govt jobs

23 July 2017

THE Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) will be the only body responsible for accrediting and recognising qualifications for positions in the civil service.

Preparing athletes for life after sports

23 July 2017

PREPARING the country’s athletes for life after retirement is part of the Higher Education Ministry’s plan.

Idris (centre) testing out the E-cutter at the Felda oil palm plantation while Kamalanathan (second from left) and UPM staff look on.

UPM creates oil palm harvesting device

23 July 2017

UNIVERSITI Putra Malaysia (UPM) has created a device that promises to increase oil palm yields by removing the branches covering the fruits.

Dr Goh says there are career opportunities for psychologists in many different sectors.

All psyched up over mental well-being

23 July 2017

The demands at home, school and the workplace require specialised individuals to work on studying and improving how we think, act and feel.

Sheila and Gunaseelan (right) are proud parents of their only child Thireswar, and see him as a gift to them.

Reaching out through the deafening silence

23 July 2017

His story is one that’s fraught with challenges every step of the way but with devoted parents and sheer perseverance, he is all set to face the world.

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