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Education 15 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

A language that empowers

Malaysia has always looked upon education as a fundamental tool for achieving national goals, seeing it as a means of empowerment.

Education 15 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

More about wordless picture books

Wordless picture books contain illustrations but no text. They help the readers by:

Lifestyle 13 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

Defining a new era

During a whirlwind visit to Kuala Lumpur last week, an enthusiastic Chester Bennington spoke about I>Minutes to Midnight, /I>an evolvingI/I>career andI/I>the pressures of holding up the Linkin Park name in the shifting music scene.

Lifestyle 01 Apr 2007 | 12:00 AM

The whiz kid is doing Oka-y

There's a new superhero on TV; he's chubby, bespectacled and looks nerdy - he is none other than Hiro Nakamura, arguably the most popular character from Heroes. Ask any fan of the current hit series and chances are they'll name him their favourite hero. And why not, the exuberant Japanese guy with the time-travelling ability provides the show with humour while still driving home that message - you know, about great power and great responsibility.

Education 25 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

It’s time for school again

Going back to the classroom can be very challenging when you have a job and family to care for, but you can do it withthe right learning strategies.

Education 25 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Time for change

A revised MUET will be introduced in June but will it help improve the language proficiency of undergraduates in local public universities?

Lifestyle 24 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

No regrets

Here is what our readers had to say about Alexandra Wong's article I>Life is Simpler Now/I(March 17).

Nation 16 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

MUET gets a fresh look

A revised and updated Malaysian University English Test (MUET) will come into effect at the end of next year.

Nation 14 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Win a trip for two to Dublin

If the words 'Helping Hands' set your creative juices flowing, you may just be on your way to winning a trip for two to Dublin, Ireland.

Community 07 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Verify news before reporting, journalists told

Journalists should verify the authenticity of news with various sources before reporting it, said Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr George Chan Hong Nam.