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PETALING JAYA: Condolences and heartfelt sympathies poured in for the family of Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gaddafi following news of the 11-year-old boy’s death on Wednesday. Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar extended his condolences over Mohamad Thaqif’s death. A picture of Mohamad Thaqif with the word “Al-Fatihah” was posted on both the […]

PERSATUAN Kumpulan Ibu Bapa Bertindak Untuk Pendidikan (Page) menggesa kajian lengkap terhadap sekolah tahfiz di negara ini berikutan kematian pelajar berusia 11 tahun, Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi hari ini. Pengerusi Page Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim berkata perlu ada beberapa sistem bagaimana sekolah agama dikawal selia.Katanya, ini termasuk pendaftaran, kurikulum, etika guru dan kecenderungan aliran […]

Schoolboy in abuse case dies

JOHOR BARU: The 11-year-old boy whose legs were amputated following alleged physical abuse by an assistant warden at a religious school in Kota Tinggi has passed away. His father, Mohd Gaddafi Mat Karim, 43, confirmed that his son passed away at around 2.05pm at Hospital Sultan Ismail on Wednesday while they were reciting prayers for […]

DAP: Give PSD scholarships to all who qualify

Seputeh MP says Cabinet must intervene if Public Service Department dismisses students who qualify for scholarships under 9 A+ Sponsorship Programme. PETALING JAYA: The Public Service Department (PSD) must immediately disclose how many SPM students have qualified for its scholarships and whether they will automatically be awarded, DAP’s Seputeh MP Teresa Kok said today. In […]

SPM students with 9A+ eligible for PSD sponsorship

PSD director-general clarifies confusion arising among SPM students that only students who obtained A+ in all subjects eligible. PUTRAJAYA: Students who scored at least 9A+ in the 2016 Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) examination can apply for the Public Service Department (PSD) 9A+ Sponsorship Programme. PSD director-general Zainal Rahim Seman said students who qualify would be […]

Last-minute change to PSD scholarship criteria upsetting

KUALA LUMPUR: An abrupt move by the Public Services Department to award full scholarships only to SPM students who get the A+ grade in all subjects taken, no matter how many, may have left many of them in a lurch. The decision, announced recently on the department’s Human Resource Development web portal called eSILA, is […]

MP raps gov’t over tightening of PSD scholarship criteria

Seputeh MP Teresa Kok has ticked off the government for the tightening of conditions to qualify for scholarships by the Public Service Department (PSD). “Under the old programme, full sponsorship was given as long as an Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM) student scored 9A+ and above. “Under the new programme, a new condition has been […]

Call on the Cabinet to direct PSD to rescind the new condition imposed on scholarship for SPM scorers

According to the Public Service Department (PSD) esila portal, the Bursary Graduate Programme has been renamed as the National Sponsorship Programme. Under the old programme, full sponsorship was given as long as a SPM student scored 9A+ and above. Under the new programme, a new condition has been imposed whereby only those achieving A+ for […]

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