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Rebecca Rajendram

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Rebecca Rajendram

27 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Five schools closed over HFMD

PETALING JAYA: Five schools have been ordered to close from the 830 schools nationwide affected by the contagious hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) as at July 25, says the Education Ministry.

Extra vigilant: Principal Soh Mei Yoke (left) and teachers of Chung Shan Kindergarten sanitising classroom desks to prevent the spread of HFMD in Ipoh.
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1 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Funds for learning pathways

They may come from different backgrounds, yet these students are all driven by a common objective – to empower themselves with a tertiary education.

19 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Enhancing existing initiatives

Among other things, Budget 2015 seeks to strengthen education plans and policies already in place.

Cash cheer: The RM100 schooling assistance will once again be handed out to all schoolchildren in 2015. - File photo
1 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Barring use of forecast results hampers pre-varsity enrolment

PETALING JAYA: Parents continue to be upset over the Education Ministry’s decision not to accept SPM forecast results for entry into pre-university programmes and hope it will reconsider.

1 Dec 2013 | 7:00 AM

A Disneyland for entrepreneurs

A good dose of drive and tenacity is what keeps the best business brains going in the long run.

Star entrepreneur: Tio with the five awards he took home during the Star Business Award 2012.