Compiled by FARIK ZOLKEPLI, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN
TWO 10-year-old schoolgirls excelled at the International Innovation and Invention Competition, Malaysia Nanban reported.
Yashmitha Murugan from SJK (T) Simpang Lima and Sharvina Sekaran from SK Convent, both in Klang, competed with other children from around the world.
Yashmitha won a gold medal while Sharvina received a special IPS commendation award.
A total of 180 teams took part in the competition which was organised by Malaysia Innovation, Invention and Creativity Association (MIICA).
Among the countries that participated were Turkiye, the Philippines, Kazakhstan, Indonesia, Iran, Romania, Brazil and Vietnam.
Both girls thanked their headmasters and teachers who gave their full support in the competition.
MIICA chairman Ganesh Jeyabalan said the competition this year was tough with so many teams presenting outstanding innovations.
The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.