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2012-12-21 05:03:11

iMoney.my today announced the launch of the Malay version of their popular financial comparison site. Finally, the usually under-served Bahasa Malaysia-speaking market is now empowered to compare the most lucrative credit card, loan and investment deals in their native tongue. Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 iMoney.my today announced the launch of the Malay version of their popular financial comparison site, featuring Malay financial categories like kad kredit, pinjaman...

2009-07-14 09:00:00

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 14 /PRNewswire/ --Ramuan, a little-known secret to unlocking health, beauty and overall wellbeing from ancient Malaysian culture, will be revealed to a global audience for the first time this summer with the launch of a new book, Health and Beauty from the Rainforest: Malaysian Traditions of Ramuan, and line of spa and wellness products inspired by these traditions. A lifestyle approach to wellness, ramuan literally means in Malay language a healthy and...

2008-09-15 00:00:09

By I.D.S. MANY who are calling for reverting to Bahasa Malaysia to teach Maths and Science are not putting the long-term interests of students and the nation first. I have been a teacher of Science and Maths, a teacher educator for Science and Maths and, for over 13 years, a head of department of Science and Maths in a teacher-training institute. What amazes me is that among the reasons given for the failure of the teaching of Science and Maths in English is the lack of proficiency in...

2008-09-12 00:00:23

By C.T. Lim THE debate regarding the language of instruction for Mathematics and Science has been focusing mainly on issues of bias towards or against certain races, ability to cope with different languages and even national unity. But two factors have not been addressed sufficiently: the choices available for parents and students, and what is best for the students in the long run. I suggest that parents and students are given a choice to select a school appropriate to their needs. This...

2008-09-02 00:00:17

By Hafidah Samat ALLEYCATS Non-Malay band Alleycats has survived for 40 years in the music business because its themes of love, hardship and relationships appeal to all races, writes HAFIDAH SAMAT. Alleycats frontman David Arumugam has never sounded this "aggressive". Talking animatedly about patriotism, unity, democracy and independence, one could tell that his emotions have run the full gamut on these subjects. "I was born before the nation gained independence and grew up watching...

2008-07-28 00:00:22

By Siti Syameen Md Khalili * THE Friendster Mobile site (m.friendster.com) is now available in Malay. According to Friendster Inc's marketing director Jeff Roberto, there are over four million visitors to Friendster.com a month from Malaysia as of April this year, and this translates into 27 per cent of Malaysia's 15 million Internet users. "Many Friendster users are multi-lingual, and 32 per cent of them have friends in different countries. With the Friendster platform being accessible...

2008-07-04 00:00:28

By T.N. Alagesh KUANTAN: As well as her own dreams, a 20-year-old girl carries the hopes of her community on her shoulders. Maslinda Samad, from Pos Celanak Orang Asli settlement in Cameron Highlands, is the first Semai girl to be accepted into a university to study engineering. She is also the first Orang Asli girl to be accepted by Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) in Gambang. Accompanied by family members and close friends from her village, Maslinda came to register on Tuesday for...

2008-06-17 00:00:27

By G. Shanti I AM in complete agreement with Sue Thomas of Kuala Lumpur ("Yes, ministry is to be blamed" - NST, June 9) that we should not revert to teaching our students Mathematics and Science in Bahasa Malaysia. I see no reason to change a policy that has only been around for several years and whose benefits have yet to be fully tested. I have a child in Year 6 who has been studying these subjects in English for the past six years. A change in medium of instruction at this stage would...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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