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Monster highway approved: Welcome to the Parking Lot of the Orient

The federal authorities’ “conditional” approval for the RM8bn Pan Island Link project will lay the foundation for further congestion in the state five to seven years after the highway is completed.

The remarkable school in Sungai Ara that Maszlee would dream of

Photograph: seameo.org

No homework for pupils. Wholesome all-round education. A school farm where pupils can experience and learn living science. No extra classes or tuition for pupils. Little emphasis on exams. And yet commendable academic results.

Rantau by-election not a disaster for Pakatan Harapan

While the BN’s winning majority of 4,510 in the Rantau by-election yesterday might look large, it was actually a reduced majority compared to its 2013 general election winning majority of 4,613. (BN had won unopposed in the 2018 general election when the PKR candidate was sensationally disqualified.)

Historic moment as pupils from two Malaysian schools join in Youth Strike for Climate

A wave of environmental consciousness is sweeping across young people in southern Penang Island.

MN D’Cruz – A passion for social justice

VALIATHURA, southern India, 23 November 1947 – It was like any other balmy Sunday evening at the beach in this fishing community.