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Nation 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Parents upset by change in UPSR exam schedule

The Ujian Pencapaian Sekolah Rendah (UPSR) examination has been moved to Sept 15, 17 and 18, causing an uproar among parents who are questioning the Education Ministry#8217;s rationale for moving the exam until after the mid-term school break.

Nation 12 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

MIC seeks equitable participation of Indians

The MIC has urged Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad to immediately establish a special implementation and monitoring authority to ensure that the 3% equity set out for Indians in the Third Outline Perspective Plan and Eighth Malaysia Plan is achieved.

Nation 11 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Give mums due honour, says Khir

Mothers deserve due recognition as the main pillar of the family institution and those who downplay their contributions are ungrateful and arrogant, said Selangor Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo.

Lifestyle 08 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hmm, what to get Mum?

Pondering what to get Mum for Mother's Day gets B. LING bemused over the misadventures of previous attempts to fete Mum.

Nation 02 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

SARS spawns seven kinds of ‘detested’ folk

THERE are seven types of people who are 'most detested' following the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak, according to an article in I>Sin Chew Daily/I>.

Nation 19 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Singaporeans cross over on Good Friday

It is almost a ritual for many Singaporeans to cross over to Malaysia whenever there is a holiday in the republic and the Easter weekend is no exception despite the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) scare.

Nation 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Request for Thaipusam holiday

THE youth wing of Gerakan has urged the Government to declare Thaipusam a public holiday.

Business 25 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Markets fall as hopes of a quick war fade

DESPITE the biggest weekly gains seen on Wall Street in 20 years, Asian stock markets mostly failed to play catch-up and instead ended broadly lower yesterday, jolted by news of reverses suffered by US-led forces and rising coalition casualties in Iraq.

Letters 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Park workers should stop using blowers to clear leaves

From JOSHUA LEE of Kuala Lumpur.(I>via e-mail/I>)

Business 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Weekly technical analysis on Malaysian stocks

SHARE prices on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange (KLSE) rebounded from their earlier weaknesses to close slightly higher amid cautious trading on Monday.