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Nation 17 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Students do country proud

TWO Malaysian students did the country proud by bagging the prestigious gold and silver awards of the National Taiwan University's Eighth Wu Chien-Shiung Science Camp after beating more than 130 students from Taiwan and Hong Kong, reported I>Sin Chew Daily/I>.

Nation 09 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

International-school system under study

Although in favour of allowing local students to enrol in international schools, Education Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said he was still weighing the pros and cons and would only go ahead with it if there was a 'win-win situation.'

Education 10 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

When the system fails

In many people's eyes, Remove Class can probably be likened to detention, filled with students who have been labelled 'no hopers' after primary school.

Nation 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

NS trainees may one day undergo weapons training

National service (NS) trainees could be taught to handle firearms as part of their training, Deputy Defence Minister Datuk Zainal Abidin Zin said.

Nation 16 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Move to lift karaoke and snooker ban lauded

Many here welcomed the PAS government's decision to lift the ban on snooker, billiards and karaoke. However, they said that the conditions for getting the licence for the outlets to operate were too strict.

AseanPlus News 13 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

‘Peg yuan to ‘basket of ‘currencies’

The European Union's trade chief suggested on Saturday the yuan be linked to a basket of foreign currencies, including the euro, in order to ward off increasing pressures from the United States to float the currency.

Nation 09 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Dr M: PAS’ mindset may not have changed

Having a younger PAS leadership does not necessarily mean a change in terms of the party's mindset, said former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

Nation 03 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

Prickly issues that must be addressed

While it is a bold move by the Government to consider a needle exchange programme and condom distribution, proper implementation is vital to its success, said Malaysian AIDS Council president Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir.

Nation 24 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

BN’s power-sharing works

The current power-sharing formula practised by Barisan Nasional has been proven successful and one that has made the coalition strong, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said.

Education 22 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

64 voices, 1 language

Can you imagine sitting in a room with 64 accomplished speakers from 37 different nations, all talking at the same time?