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By Siti Fatimah Ahmad and Norhayati Mohd Akhir

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The prime minister's proposal for the country's independence celebration on Aug 31 to no longer state the anniversary year beginning next year, is seen as significant in fostering togetherness between Malaysians in the peninsula and in Sabah and Sabah.


By Siti Salwa Shaari

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- A historian said today that associating the playing of the national anthem, Negaraku, in cinemas with the communist era is extreme and irresponsible because it is fundamental for a citizen to have respect for the national anthem.


By Syamsiah Sahat

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Quick action on the part of the authorities in investigating the leaks in the Primary School Achievement Test (UPSR)'s Science and English examination papers, and arresting those suspected to have been responsible, reflects the government's transparency and sincerity.


By Erda Khursyiah Basir

KUALA LUMPUR, (Bernama) -- The Tourist Refund Scheme (TRS) under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to be introduced in April 2015 can contribute to greater number of tourist arrivals.


By Chandravathani Sathasivam

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- "I must get straight A's in my UPSR. It is my own obsession. Good grades will promise a better future and help me make a decent living."


By Nuramalina Ebrahim & Nurrulhuda Ahmad Lufti

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Society must correct the myopic thinking that the learning process is merely to get 'A' grade but is a continuous process to gain general knowledge, was the take by four stakeholders following the Primary School Achievement Test (UPSR) fiasco.


By Mohd Noor Firdaus Mohd Azil

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Among the security measures to ensure the secrecy of question papers in public examinations is not compromised include printing them overseas.