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Zakiah Koya

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Recent and archived articles by Zakiah Koya

18 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

No application from MPs to rejoin Umno

PETALING JAYA: None of the six Umno MPs who quit the party has filed applications to their respective divisions to return to Umno.

16 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Textbook to be revised after outrage

PETALING JAYA: An immediate revision has been ordered on a Year Three textbook critics say told girls they would be ostracised and bring disrepute to their families if they did not protect their modesty.

15 Jan 2019 | 6:20 PM

Ministry orders immediate revision to be made to 'victim-shaming' textbook

PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has ordered a revision to a Year Three textbook to be made immediately after part of its content was deemed insensitive and gender-biased.

15 Jan 2019 | 4:04 PM

Dr M to visit Senegal on Jan 16

PETALING JAYA: The Prime Minister will leave for a working visit to Senegal on Jan 16 and meet up with presidents of other African countries.

15 Jan 2019 | 3:37 PM

No, no public holiday declared for Jan 31

PETALING JAYA: A fake message has gone viral on social media and messaging apps claiming that Jan 31 has been declared a public holiday in conjunction with the taking of the oath of office by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

15 Jan 2019 | 1:06 PM

Parents say Year Three book encourages victim shaming

PETALING JAYA: Parents are upset that a Year Three textbook being used in national primary schools is teaching girls that they would be ostracised and bring disrepute to their families should they not guard their modesty and sexuality.

12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Barisan uses new strategy

PETALING JAYA: The significant number of orang asli voters in Cameron Highlands and their usual high turn out during elections provides a definite advantage to Barisan Nasional’s Ramli Mohd Noor.

11 Jan 2019 | 7:39 PM

Anwar calls on Bob Manolan to clarify 'threats against Tok Batin'

PETALING JAYA: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has called on party Senator Bob Manolan Mohamad to clarify the "threats" the latter allegedly made to the Orang Asli village headmen (Tok Batin) in Cameron Highlands recently.

11 Jan 2019 | 7:03 PM

Senator: I never threatened Tok Batin

PETALING JAYA: Faced with an intense backlash, orang asli Senator Bob Manolan Mohamad explained that he was explaining to the orang asli village headmen to put aside political differences and work together with the Federal Government to better their villages in Cameron Highlands.

11 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Former top cop in the ring for Barisan

KUALA LUMPUR: Barisan Nasional will field Ramli Mohd Noor, a former top cop from the orang asli community for the Cameron Highlands by-election on Jan 26.

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