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Khat writing lesson involves tracing, copying activities - language expert

By Noor Shamsiah Mohamed

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- Tracing, copying the jawi characters and adding the dots to produce khat calligraphy is all that is required of Year Four pupils in national-type Chinese and national-type Tamil primary schools, or SJKC and SJKT, when the khat art form is introduced as part of the Bahasa Melayu subject next year. 

Dr Mahathir arrives in Fukuoka for working visit

From Leslean Arshad

FUKUOKA (Japan), Aug 7 (Bernama) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad arrived in Fukuoka on Wednesday morning after rescheduling his working visit to the prefecture following a typhoon warning.

TNB loses RM3.2 mln in Kuantan to Bitcoin miners

KUANTAN, Aug 7 (Bernama) -- Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) raided 33 premises around Kuantan suspected of interfering with the electricity distribution board in a Bitcoin mining operation, resulting in a loss of RM3.2 million to the utility company.

Education Ministry, NGOs reach consensus on khat calligraphy

PUTRAJAYA, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- A discussion between 12 non-governmental organisations and Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching today reached a consensus that only the art of khat calligraphy would be introduced in primary schools next year.

Policemen sustain injuries during Ops Icebreaker

GENTING HIGHLAND, Aug 6 (Bernama) -- Over two weeks ago, police launched Ops Icebreaker to raid the hotspots of drug dealers and drug addicts across the country, during which more than 8,000 people were detained and nearly 30 kgs of drugs worth RM3.48 million were seized.