Education Ministry secretary-general Datuk Mohd Ghazali Abas says the move was to ensure YTL Communications’ commercial consumers are not affected as he reveals hidden cost among reasons for stopping 1BestariNet.
As new Internet service and learning platform system in Malaysian schools begin today, YTL Communications managing director Datuk Yeoh Seok Hong and FrogAsia executive director Lou Yeoh say they will continue to provide services to over 10,000 schools for free for the next six months and that its 1BRIS towers will remain active as per their contract with the Education Ministry.
Tomorrow marks the end of the 1BestariNet and Frog virtual learning environment (VLE) in 10,211 Malaysian schools and the beginning of another nightmare for teachers and students.
Academician Associate Prof Dr Megat Ahmad Kamaluddin Megat Daud, who spearheaded Asean Fifa World Cup 2034 feasibility report, says research highlighted strengthens, challenges and recommendations for the football tournament to be hosted in this region.
Former Asean Football Federation general secretary Datuk Azzuddin Ahmad said a previous study on the idea of Malaysia hosting World Cup revealed it was feasible then but is unsure if the country and other Southeast Asian nations will be ready to host the 2034 edition, which will include forking out billions and reviewing legislation.
The Malaysian media fraternity must latch on to Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo’s enthusiasm in the setting up of the long overdue Media Council by the end of the year.
Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said a peaceful Korean peninsula will motivate Malaysia to reopen its embassy in Pyongyang after high-profile assassination of Kim Jong-nam, resulting in diplomatic crisis between Malaysia and North Korea.
Insiders shock Latheefa Koya has been appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission chief but those in the know say she is the perfect person for the job.
Bojan Hodak has no regrets despite his contract not being extended by the FA of Malaysia, adding he has enjoyed a fantastic stint with the national Under-19 team
Refereeing and football in general in Malaysia can only excel if stakeholders start investing in the right areas, says retired international referee Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh.
State-level National Day parade among activities lined up in historical Taiping but locals need more than just events to boost economy and lure youngsters to stay put.
After issuing notice asking to vacate KL Hockey Stadium, City Hall sources say Mayor Datuk Nor Hisham Ahmad Dahlan expected to meet KLHA officials to find amicable solution.
Veteran sports leader Datuk Sieh Kok Chi says appointments of Bersatu leaders within Youth and Sports Ministry go against minister’s call of wanting politicians out of sports.