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Retail 31 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Language apps disrupts market

Free smartphone apps for learning new languages are denting sales in the overall market, wreaking havoc on language schools and publishers alike.

Nation 02 Nov 2014 | 4:07 PM

Liow: MCA will help improve command of Malay language in SJKC

KOTA BARU: MCA will help the Government, especially the Education Ministry, to improve the command of Malay language among pupils at all Chinese-type national schools (SJKC) nationwide.

Nation 03 May 2019 | 10:09 AM

Teo: Govt committed to improving Tamil language education

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pakatan Harapan government recognises Tamil is an important language and is committed to improving Tamil Language Education (TLE), says Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.

Nation 28 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

‘Language allowance vital’ It will encourage more cops to learn other tongues, say ex-IGPs

PETALING JAYA: A language allowance will encourage more police officers to master other tongues beyond Bahasa Malaysia and English, say former top cops.

Nation 28 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

Singapore to give Malay language its due recognition

SINGAPORE: During the “Malay Language: Role And Value In The Region” forum on Tuesday, The Straits Times quoted Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Chan Chun Sing saying; “Only by learning the Malay language will we continue to remain relevant to the region and the world at large”.

Nation 09 Feb 2018 | 12:00 AM

Swedish linguists discover Jedek language in Kelantan

PETALING JAYA: Linguists from a Swedish university have stumbled upon a previously unknown lang­uage spoken by only 280 people in a rural area of Kelantan while doing research on another language.

Education 27 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Recognising Tamil language teachers

THERE will be a Teacher Icon award specifically for Tamil language teachers in the country to recognise their hard work and dedication.

Nation 01 Dec 2014 | 12:31 PM

Idris Jusoh: Initiatives for students to learn third language already in place

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has been encouraging students to take up a language other than Bahasa Malaysia and English language, said Second Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Health 07 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Acoustic training could accelerate language skills early on in babies

Babies can be primed for optimal language learning when taught to recognise sounds as young as four months, before they are old enough to talk, says study.

Nation 21 Nov 2018 | 10:29 AM

Selangor govt to set guidelines on road signs after language controversy

GOMBAK: The Selangor government will set up clear guidelines and procedures on road signs following the recent controversy of dual language signs in Shah Alam.