Glaring bias in history book

I WOULD like to draw the attention of the Education Ministry to at least five factual errors in the current Standard Five History textbook first published in 2014 (See diagram).

What disturbs me most is the glaring bias towards glorifying one particular ethnic group and religion whilst downplaying the role of the other ethnic groups and religions, a continuing trend which started in the 1990s.

Get 30% off with our ads free Premium Plan

Monthly Plan


Annual Plan


Billed as RM103.60/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only

Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!

Next In Letters

Retirement wishes for Wee Wern
Dispelling first-day-at-school blues
Make Graduate Programme initiative more impactful
Ensuring safety in commercial transport industry
Start now to be ready for VMY 2026
A deadly publicity stunt
Back to old school tactics
Allow reforms to be implemented
Easing the bite of tax hike
Alert the public on danger of sleeping in closed car

Others Also Read