Tag: UK

Like in the UK, Malaysia now has question time for their Prime Minister

Malaysia's Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has agreed to a Prime Minister’s Question Time in the Dewan Rakyat. This is a weekly practice in the United Kingdom's Parliament. Dr Mahathir finally agreed to the Question Time for the Malaysian Parliament saying he will be...

LGBTQ rights are being taught at British schools to the dismay of some parents

At Anderton Park Primary School in Birmingham, books like "And Tango Makes Three", "My Princess Boy" and "We Are Family" are part of the curriculum that teaches students between the ages six and 11 about the human rights and characteristics legally protected from discrimination...

Brexit chaos stirs bafflement in UK ex-colonies

By Jerome Taylor with AFP reporters. Across much of Britain's former Asian colonies, many are greeting the UK's impending departure from the European Union with a mixture of bafflement, apathy, amusement -- and a touch of schadenfreude. Britain long justified imperial subjugation by arguing Rule Britannia...

London-born Zouk DJ being caned for drug charges causes diplomatic dispute between UK and Singapore

London-born Singapore DJ Ye Ming Yuen, 29, was sentenced to 20 years in jail and 24 strokes of caning for drug offences. UK media The Daily Mail and The Independent reported that a “major diplomatic row” has been created between Singapore and the UK...

Its all about the Sterling in UK’s political instability

Showing resistance against the negative news for businesses after the vote that delivered a  nightmare called “hung parliament”, the Sterling nudged higher during Tuesday’s trading session. This was the result of investors made an effort to accept the reality of last week’s shock UK elections, said FXTM...

Will Brexit impact Malaysian students in UK?

Pursuing higher education in the UK has been a top choice especially among Malaysian students, will Brexit affect this fact? When we addressed the issue of Brexit which was a contested debate in June 2016, would there be any significant changes for international students mainly...