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Justify school reopening decision in detail

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) and the Ministry of Education (MoE) have been urged to be transparent and explain in detail the different parameters and considerations that are being used by them to justify the sudden decision to...

1,045 schools allowed reopening on Mar 8

Face-to-face sessions KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has allowed 1,045 government and government-aided primary schools across the state to resume face-to-face class sessions beginning March 8. This involves an addition of 231 primary schools in the state allowed to operate...

Preschoolers, Year One and Two pupils begin school session today

KUALA LUMPUR: After almost two months of school closures due to spikes in Covid-19 cases, today, preschoolers, Year One and Year Two pupils in primary schools nationwide began their face-to-face school session. As the country is still battling the Covid-19...

Will lesser-privileged able to catch up?

BY SUHAILA SAID AND C VINOOTHENE KUALA LUMPUR: Many say that reopening schools for face-to-face learning will allow those who struggle with online learning to catch up, but is this really the case? Lesser-privileged families will inevitably face more difficulty obtaining...

Parents look forward to school session despite virus fear

KUCHING: Parents are looking forward to the commencement of face-to-face school session despite the concerning number of Covid-19 cases recorded in the state. Mohamad Iqbal, 38, a lab assistant, said the decision to start the school session and allow students...

Don’t worry, parents told

KUCHING: Parents need not worry about the reopening of schools as advice from the National Security Council (MKN) and the Health Ministry (MoH) has been taken into account. Sarawak Bumiputera Teachers Union (KGBS) president Ahmad Malie said parents must welcome...

Not all are aboard on reopening of schools

MIRI: Last Friday’s announcement by Senior Education Minister Senator Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin on the commencement of face-to-face school session next month has received mixed reactions from the public. Some are in full support of the announcement as they believe...

Face-to-face school session to start March 1

KUALA LUMPUR: The face-to-face school session which was postponed earlier following the spread of Covid-19, will be commencing on March 1. Senior Education Minister Senator Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said it involved pre-school, Year 1 and 2 classes while Year...

Face-to-face CNY meetings with prisoners not allowed

KUALA LUMPUR:  Face-to-face meetings between prison inmates and their family members in conjunction with Chinese New Year celebration will not be allowed at all prison institutions nationwide. The Prisons Department in a statement said, however, a prepaid telephone calling facility...

Online PdP – new norm among lecturers

BY PENERANGAN KUCHING: Online teaching and learning (PdP) is considered as one of the new normal practices among lecturers and students to replace face-to-face PdP as part of efforts to break the Covid-19 chain. According to Mira Faizura, a lecturer at...
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Leave police matters to the IGP

It is the common people’s duty to police the police. – Steven Magee, engineer What is the most important task...
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