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MP SPEAKS | With CMCO ending in some states, will schools be opened?

Teo Nie Ching

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Modified 21 Nov 2020, 2:12 am

MP SPEAKS | I believe these heartwarming news stories have flooded the Facebook of many Malaysians:

1. Mujalifah Kassim, a teacher from SMK Sibu Jaya visited her students who have no internet access and marked their homework outside their house gates to ensure they don’t feel left behind in class.

2. Teacher Sambau Dugat from SMK Lubok Antu led a group of primary and secondary students from his village in Nanga Sumpa and nearby Nanga Jambu on a jungle trek just to get good internet coverage.

I want to join Malaysians in expressing our heartfelt gratitude to Mujalifah and Sambau. Words cannot express how grateful we are for your dedication and enthusiasm.

Meanwhile, I would also like to take this opportunity to invite my fellow Malaysians to consider this: Is there a necessity for these teachers and students to endure such hardship?

According to statistics published by the Sarawak State Health Department, there was only one red zone and two yellow zones in the whole of Sarawak from Nov 6 to Nov 19. Kuching recorded 97 cases making it a red zone, while Lawas and Miri recorded only one and five cases respectively...

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