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2008-08-21 00:00:41

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malayan Christian Schools' Council has welcomed the Education Ministry's plan to help all 410 mission schools. It said that mission schools found it challenging to maintain their facilities and education standards in the wake of rising inflation and the growing expectations of parents. Chairman Yap Kok Keong said the schools had been kept afloat through donations channelled through churches. "For far too long these churches have been helping the schools through the...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.