Monday, October 11, 2021

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Mixed reactions to tertiary education from parents

By Aisyah Suhiri KUCHING: Some parents may have a lifelong dream of sending their children to study abroad but due to Covid-19, which is presently impacting the world, this option has become difficult for some. In a recent random poll around...

Allow children for safe outdoor activities

KUCHING: A group of parents is pleading to Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) to make more sensible rules for children by allowing them to be out for safe outdoor activities and considering the impact of the lockdown at home...

Parents reminded to adhere to SOPs

MUKAH: Parents who accompany their children to get the Covid-19 vaccine must always be vigilant and adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the safety of themselves and others, advised Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo. He said this regarding the issue...

Parents told to register children for vaccination

KUCHING: The community in the Marudi constituency were told to protect their children from the Covid-19 infection through vaccination. In making this call, Local Government Assistant Minister Datuk Dr Penguang Manggil said the parents or guardians of those aged 16...

Parents told to get children vaxxed

KUCHING: Parents should not stop their children aged below 18 from taking the Covid-19 vaccination which will protect them against the virus. Demak Laut assemblyman Dr Hazland Abang Hipni said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin’s announcement on teenage vaccination should be...

Sometimes, good to put elderly in old folks’ home

This is Part two of three of a feature series on ageing and its socio-economic impact IN tandem with modernisation, communities around the world have experienced significant transformations in many aspects including societal and familial structures as well as lifestyles. One...

Studying locally can put parents at ease

KUCHING: In view of the current worrying Covid-19 pandemic situation worldwide, local youth should consider studying at Malaysian higher education institutions. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) vice-chancellor, Prof Datuk Dr Mohamad Kadim Suaidi, who made the suggestion, said, “As parents, we...

Parents still reluctant to see schools reopen

KUCHING: Given the current outbreak of the Covid-19 Delta strain, parents are divided on whether or not to send their children to school. The majority of them do not want to risk the safety of their children. Hamzah Rambili, 39, opposed...

Inform school of your children’s problems

KUCHING: Parents have been urged to support and monitor their children’s home-based learning and to inform the school, especially the teachers, of the problems faced by the children during the online classes.  “We are confident that educators can provide education...

Parents need to equip themselves with knowledge to face PdPR challenges

KANGAR: Apart from providing suitable gadgets, parents also need to equip themselves with sufficient knowledge to help their children follow the home-based teaching and learning (PdPR) online classes smoothly. Perlis’ Parents, Community and Private Sector's Involvement (PIBKs) chairman Associate Professor...
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My former lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya, Dr Alima Joned, was a panelist at the recent...
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