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Amid khat controversy, Dr M says 'racist' Dong Zong opposes everything

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Modified 12 Aug 2019, 10:34 am

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has branded Dong Zong “racist” after it claimed the government’s move to introduce khat in schools was a form of “Islamisation”.

The Chinese educationist group recently launched a petition against the teaching of Jawi calligraphy to Standard Four pupils despite the Education Ministry’s decision to making the lesson optional and halving the number of lessons.

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