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2012-03-01 11:19:53

Plugging major "leaks" of students exiting formal education prematurely is a top priority in all countries -- developed and developing alike -- to successfully address a suite of problems confronting humanity in decades to come, says a leading American educator.

2011-02-16 06:31:00

ISTANBUL, February 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Diary Event: Wednesday 23rd February Leaders of two of the world's principle Muslim majority democracies, Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak and the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan are coming together with leading religious, business and youth leaders on Wednesday 23rd February in a public call for moderate Islam to stand up and be counted. The call for moderate Islam to speak out against extremism and for the...

2010-05-17 03:50:00

The Digital Policy Council latest research investigates the potential of new media technologies to advance good governance in Muslim-majority nations. WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Digital Policy Council (DPC), an international, non-partisan "think tank" on 21st Century Governance, has compiled some ground breaking research investigating the use of social media by heads of state and political activist within Muslim-majority nations. The DPC is the research and public...

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2008-11-26 14:49:11

In a move that drew widespread protests, Malaysia's National Fatwa Council of prominent Islamic scholars advised Muslims at the weekend to avoid yoga because it involves Hindu prayers that could compromise the faith of Muslims.

2008-10-06 00:00:33

PUTRAJAYA: Only 10 of the 3,095 petrol stations in the country have run out of supply, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Shahrir Abdul Samad said yesterday. Of the number, four are in Kelantan, two each in Kuala Lumpur and Pahang, and one each in Selangor and Johor.

2008-09-23 00:00:26

By Farrah Naz Karim PUTRAJAYA: Primary school pupils may soon have to sit for aptitude tests that could be used to determine the direction of their future education.

2008-09-22 00:00:26

KUALA LUMPUR: The Petroleum Dealers Association of Malaysia yesterday warned that there may be a shortage of petrol during the festive season if the government lowers petrol prices.

2008-09-21 21:00:24

JOHOR BARU: A proposal to reduce fuel prices in the wake of a fall in the world price of crude oil will be tabled at the cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

2008-09-18 12:00:14

Text of report in English by Malaysian independent website Malaysiakini, owned by Mkinin Dotcom, on 18 September [Unattributed report: "PM rejects 'no confidence' session"] Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today rejected a call by Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim for an emergency Parliament session to debate a no-confidence motion.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'