HEARING IMPAIRED STUDENT AMONG TOP SPM ACHIEVERS

  • Umno MP admits to Facebook photos of Karpal in death
    Umno MP admits to Facebook photos of Karpal in death

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — Under-fire Umno lawmaker Datuk Nawawi Ahmad admitted today to uploading photos of slain DAP leader, Karpal Singh on the Internet using his smartphone. The Langkawi MP... …

  • We love you, Tiger of Jelutong, grandchildren bid Karpal farewell
    We love you, Tiger of Jelutong, grandchildren bid Karpal farewell

    The late Bukit Gelugor MP Karpal Singh was given a moving tribute and farewell by his grandchildren tonight, who vowed to take up the mantle of Tiger of Jelutong. The 11 grandchildren, aged between 1½ years and 11, showed the media a poster which they had made together. "Singh is King. We love you, Tiger of Jelutong. We will miss you. Jangan... …

  • ‘I’ll be the next Tiger of Jelutong’, says Karpal’s eldest grandson
    ‘I’ll be the next Tiger of Jelutong’, says Karpal’s eldest grandson

    GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — In a sign that Karpal Singh’s legacy will not be forgotten, his eldest grandson pledged today to become as fearless and dedicated a lawyer his late grandfather once was.... …

  • More seats will check gerrymandering, says opposition
    More seats will check gerrymandering, says opposition

    While Pakatan Rakyat supports the creation of more parliamentary seats in the next redelineation exercise as a means to check malapportionment, academics and non-governmental organisations have warned that it will not necessarily improve the quality of elected representatives. PAS election director Dr Mohd Hatta Ramli said the opposition pact... …

  • Learner drivers can take test in auto cars from June – Bernama

    The Road Transport Department (RTD) will allow learner drivers to be tested in automatic transmission vehicles starting in June. Deputy director-general of RTD Datuk Yusoff Ayob said there had been delays in implementing the move because of technical problems involving the printing of the driving education curriculum. "The printing of the... …

  • In Karpal, slain Beng Hock’s kin saw a beacon of hope
    In Karpal, slain Beng Hock’s kin saw a beacon of hope

    GEORGE TOWN, April 19 — The house at Number 144A Jalan Utama has seen a ceaseless stream of visitors since morning. They came from all walks of life, mostly in groups, sometimes alone to offer... …

IPOH, March 21 (Bernama) -- A hearing disability did not prevent Kang Kia

Chun of Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan (SMK) Raja Muda Musa, Teluk Intan from

achieving 9As in the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM).

The special education student''s father, Kang Siang Poh, 46, told reporters

that his son revised five hours a day, when met after the announcement of the

examination results here today.

Meanwhile, Rozeliana Harun of SMK Slim River, an Orang Asli scored excellent

results with 6A+ and 3Bs.

She is from the Suku Semelai tribe, in Bera, Pahang and daughter of General

Operations Force Corp Harun Narit.

A total of 39,362 candidates sat for the exam in Perak and 1,064 of them

obtained excellent grades with 42 scoring the highest grades possible.

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SPM-STUDENTS 2 (LAST) IPOH & KUCHING

Over in Kuching the high achievers with 11A+, were Ling Jin Hin from SMK

Sungai Maong, Alicia Cheong Yan Qiu (SMK Jalan Arang), Alvin Tan Yang Xian (SMK

Batu Lintang) and Nicholas Law Lee Wei (SMK Methodist Sibu).

A consistent study timetable and her parents'' prayers appeared to be the

keys to Datuk Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah College student Nor Hidayah Abdul

Rahman''s achievement of 10A+.

During the announcement of the results for Sarawak, State education director

Abdillah Adam said that on the whole the state''s candidates obtained encouraging

results for the 2011 exam with 48 students scoring A+ compared to 36 in 2010.

The 2011 exam also saw a 91.71 per cent pass rate with 34,649 of the 38,727

candidates meeting the minimum requirement of passing Bahasa Malaysia.

Abdillah further announced that the top three schools in the state based on

grade point average were SM Sains Kuching (1.82), SM Sains Miri (1.86) and Datuk

Patinggi Abang Haji Abdillah College (2.22).

--BERNAMA

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  • Langkawi MP unrepentant, continues insults on late Karpal, says Facebook user The Malaysian Insider
    Langkawi MP unrepentant, continues insults on late Karpal, says Facebook user

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  • Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police The Malaysian Insider
    Karpal’s car crashed into lorry, not the other way around, says Perak police

    Initial investigations have revealed that Karpal Singh’s Toyota Alphard crashed into a five-ton lorry in the accident yesterday that claimed his life and that of his assistant, Perak police said today. State police chief Datuk Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani also dismissed rumours and speculation that the accident was caused by the lorry crashing... …

  • Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views The Malay Mail Online
    Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 19 — An interfaith group expressed shock today at the “racist” views of a former high-ranking judge who had called the presence of large Hindu and Buddhist statues in the... …