The Story of a Nation

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Cikgu Fazri, an inspiring young teacher for special need students. And he has many fun ideas for class activities up his sleeves.

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  2019  

The Story of a Nation

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Cikgu Fazri, an inspiring young teacher for special need students. And he has many fun ideas for class activities up his sleeves.

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Cikgu Fazri, an inspiring young teacher for special need students And he has many fun ideas for class activities up his sleeve When he first started as a practical teacher, one of the students in...

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From infrastructural feats, to naturally constructed landmarks, some have been giving us an identity, and improving the nation for decades Our nation's development over the years fluctuate,...

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Questions may be asked as to why it is so easy for traffickers to make a career out of illegally trading animals in Malaysia One of the clear answer is: social media (The second part of Wildlife...

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Many wildlife are trafficked as exotic pet trades, but that isn't the only reason (The first part of Wildlife Trafficking series is available here) The same baby gibbon, now arrived in a country...

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Between culture, identity, and the dilemma in preserving it The Ministry of Education has decided to introduce jawi writing lesson (formerly referred to as khat calligraphy) for Year Four pupils...

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Malaysia is named as a global hub for wildlife trafficking – a sinister crime threatening the lives of innocent animals A newborn baby gibbon, held closely in the arms of his mother and...

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The traditional festival is a ritualistic time of offerings to spirits of the underworld But it's harder to get performers, and the turnout isn't what it used to be, for the living Hungry Ghost...

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Aidiladha celebrations are never as grand and food-centric as Aidilfitri Are Malaysian Muslims less appreciative of the Festival of the Sacrifice A few months before Aidilfitri, most people are...

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Adding to Malaysia’s multiracial society is the swarming of foreigners in the middle of busy cities, here to earn decent money for families back home But many of their dreams shattered the moment...

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Some people are quick to connect strange occurrences with supernatural forces, because they truly believe the world beyond the veil exists Source: Poker Ground Some westerners believe that a...

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Darjah Kebesaran Seri Pahlawan Gagah Perkasa is for the brave who fought for the welfare of the country and they deserve all the thanks Almost anybody could get a title in Malaysia, whether it...

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All they wish for is to be accepted in a harmonious society, but the reality is they risk arrests every day just by stepping out of the door In a conservative community of Malaysia, there is only...

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Social media influencers are often seen as leading glamorous lives, but is becoming one really as promising as advertised Source: Medium Influencer Marketing Benchmarks Report 2019 found that...

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Girls are better off learning about sex from a parent, than from a stranger they meet online Source: BFM Some girls believe first sex won't get them...

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More than meets the eye Meet Phoenix, the world’s first and only hijabi wrestler Source: AFP She is a shy, quiet girl in real life But once the gloves are on and she steps into the ring,...

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Heineken 00 may have zero percent alcohol, but it is still non-Halal Source: Heineken Alcoholic beverage manufacturer Heineken Malaysia has recently launched a new product called Heineken 00...

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Slavery still exists, and it hits closer to home than most people would prefer to believe Source: Astra Center According to the 2016 Global Slavery Index from the Walk Free Foundation in...

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Fish bombing has long existed in Malaysia, especially along the islands of Sabah – a place once regarded as a top tourist attraction because of its beautiful, diverse coral reefs But that has...

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Durian, a pungent-scented and sweet-flavoured tropical fruit, is a guilty pleasure for many Malaysians, especially the supreme of all durian types: Musang King Source Malaysia is blessed with...

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Sarawak had a long-standing relationship with the Brookes family, but that all changed when they were given up After scuffles and wars, Sarawak still stands with its indigenous people after its...

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Malaysia is familiar with water pollution cases – it happens in Johor, Penang, Selangor and basically all around the country But what are the authorities doing to solve this deep-rooted...

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Stateless people are the people who are "not considered national under the rule of law" Not only does this issue affect the entire world severely, Malaysia is also struggling to end...

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The Food Bank Malaysia Programme is the government’s initiative set up to help ease the burden of the less fortunate in dealing with the high cost of living The aim of the programme is simple: to...

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While women take full advantages of their mandatory maternity leave, men struggle to find the same recognition for their role as a father Is paternity leave needed Source The Malaysian...

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National Laureate A Samad Said in his old age continues the fight to preserve the Malay language through his outstanding literary works A Samad Said Source Born Abdul Samad bin Mohamed Said...

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See a family all dressed in traditional Baju Melayu and Baju Kurung on the third week of Syawal and ask where they are going The answer is simple: Open House Source Open House or Rumah Terbuka...

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George Town's history extends throughout disputes and war Its development was abandoned by the federal government years ago, but made a successful return as a vital Malaysian historical...

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The mystery of deaths of 15 Orang Asli Bateq tribe in Kuala Koh Village, Kelantan was finally solved when Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad confirmed that it was due to a measles...

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The prevalence of obesity in Malaysia is at 133%, making it the fattest country in Asia Source Economist Intelligence Unit’s Tackling Obesity in ASEAN reported that number of obese people in...

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Yuna’s first single Forevermore from her fourth album is an ode to home country Malaysia as she continues climbing the international music charts Source A mix of syair (a form of classical...

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University Malaya is ranked 70th in the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings 2020 – the biggest win yet for Malaysia’s oldest university Source Quacquarelli Symonds World...

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Before PlayStation and smartphones took over childhood, most Malaysians grew up playing traditional games No electronics or Wi-Fi signal needed, just a group of friends, ubiquitous instruments, and...

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There is still no sign that the bubble tea craze among Malaysians will die down soon as more stores are opening up in Subang Jaya, which has been regarded as “Bubble Tea...

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'Ladies only' services have been around Malaysia for a while Even so, these zones are often abused or disrespected, but is necessary as these facilities seem to have positive effect on crime...

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Singer Zarith Sofia’s arrest for owning a protected species of a wildlife and leaving it unfed at home has become an eye opener for many Malaysians as they have realized that many other...

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Datuk Lee Chong Wei suffered many injuries throughout his badminton career His sacrifices are often overlooked, but he never fails to share his glory with all Malaysians Source Lee Chong Wei...

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Abortion could be the path to equality sought by most women, or it could simply be the slaughter of innocent Abortion has always been a controversial issue - defined as termination of a pregnancy...

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Hydroelectricity is often viewed as an environmentally friendly method of supplying power But recent studies have debunked it Alternatives methods leave less carbon footprint but are harder to...

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Food made from artificially crafted components are periodically prevalent Unfortunately, consumers wouldn't realize it until it's too late Source Malaysia has seen its fair share of fake food...

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Among Aidilfitri delicacies such as ketupat, rendang, and variant kuih raya, lemang periuk kera has become the talk of the town especially in recent years Lemang periuk kera...

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Malaysia rose up the international press index after a government change, loosening media expressions nationwide Despite that, the future may not grant Malaysians total media liberation Malaysian...

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Sarawak State Logo Source Sarawak is on its way to use English to teach Math and Science While history has shown where majority of Malaysians stand, English is proven vital for success...

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Source The language we speak plays an important psychological part of our identity It could easily go extinct if not passed on, hence its preservation is vital for the understanding of future...

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The Homeless face discrimination and unforeseen risks Their prevalence during Ramadan has resulted in overfeeding and food wastage   Walking along the streets of the city center sounds dangerous...

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Penang is one of the most developed progressive states in Malaysia but it lacks one important resource: clean water Pitch black water with a thick oil layer on the surface of Sungai Tengah,...

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Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, leaving only one sole female in captivity: Iman The deceased, fondly known as Tam, succumbed to kidney and liver failures which had...

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The Patriots’ author and founder Helmi Effendy wished for the killing of Malay “traitors”, causing local bookstore Kedai Fixi to remove his books from its shelves In a Facebook post...

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Malaysia’s electricity charges are among the lowest in the world Even so, our environment pays the price While Malaysians save electricity for monetary reasons, better knowledge about energy...

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When religious obligation inspires business opportunity, some call it profiteering, and some think it is modernization When talk about luxury hijabs, two famous brands come to hijabis’...

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Bank scams are dangerous and undesired, yet they evolve and adapt as people change the way monetary transactions are handled Gradually, the days of cold hard cash are diminishing as electronic...

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Malaysia’s last surviving male Sumatran rhinoceros has died, leaving only one sole female in captivity: Iman The deceased, fondly known as Tam, succumbed to kidney and liver failures which had...

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A provocative tweet asking the reasons as to why Malays are still incompetent in English after eleven years of school has consequently launched an attack on English teachers The incompetency of...

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The Israel – Palestine conflict is complicated and bloody But historically, the British might be the ones who started pitting them against each other Nevertheless, Malaysia and many other...

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The soon to be retired Datuk Nicol David is the pinnacle of the international squash scene, but that is not the only thing she is good at World champion and local sports star Datuk Nicol...

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The Zoo Negara is struggling to survive, some people blame it on their high entrance fees, some point the finger at the animal welfare grooup Recently, Zoo Negara was in desperate need of...

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Dr Amalina Bakri, Malaysian very own genius whose name can never escape the chatter of some prejudiced Malays, help a baby battling Germ Cell Tumor The baby’s mother, Nurul Erwani Zaidi while...

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Online networking affects perception, judgement, and public approval; so much so people trade their lives for it The fault doesn’t lie with any specific generation, but perhaps the evolution of...

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Actor and director Farid Kamil is not the first Malaysian celebrity to have fallen victims to the darkest side of drugs, and it is safe to say that he won’t be the last Farid Kamil was recently...

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Rantau Abang has recently lost its former glory as leatherback turtles are now effectively extinct There used to be 10,000 nesting sites hiding under the steep slopes of Rantau Abang beach sand...

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The idea of a giant horizontal piece of land hovering in space seems ridiculous in this current age of technology, but the revival of “flat earth theory” is re-emerging in modern...

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Netflix’s new food documentary Street Food (Volume 1: Asia) featured multiple South-East Asian countries, but Malaysia was not one of them If there is one thing Malaysians can be proud of, it...

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Figure red bull After a year of absence, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants to bring Formula One back The first Malaysian Grand Prix (GP) – Formula One (F1) World Championship –...

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Lynas’s production is important for technological growth worldwide, but their by-product wastes are getting in the way However, this isn’t Malaysia’s first rodeo with rare-earth...

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Choosing food to consume and powder to dab on the cheeks is a pleasure for many, until gelatin is found on the list of ingredients Muslims have always been concerned with halal food The...

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Malaysian entertainment icon P Ramlee may have received accolades and titles after his death, but his final days in this world were not as bright as some people were led to believe The arrival...

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Burning offerings to gods and ancestors are the many ways Chinese worship But pollution and environmental hazards may be getting in the way Living in multi-ethnic Malaysia allows us to...

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With a total land size of 329,847km2 and a density of 99 people per Km2, Malaysian had decisively thought that the country has not enough room for the human and venture into the sea for more land...

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Kedah will be getting a new international airport, and while the people of the state are welcoming the news, neighboring Penang sees it as a threat to their own success The Penang international...

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Tying the knot is never easy Other than career and financial stability as pre-requisites to getting married, Muslims are also required to obtain a certificate by completing a pre-marriage...

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The state government of Kelantan trying to push its residences toward a religious path, then the humble small business owners suffer On 6th May, to encourage the residence to perform the...

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The influx of Chinese dealers turned Sandakan into a blooming trade town Until the Japanese invaded and forced thousands to work and die for them Situated at the east coast of Sabah,...

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