Heavy hand of religion disrupting studies at govt schools, say helpless parents

An over-emphasis on religious rituals has some Muslim parents in residential government schools worrying about their focus on studies. (Bernama file pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Parents and family members of children enrolled in reputable government residential schools are questioning what they view as an over-emphasis on religious practices that disrupt the pupils’ studies. Many find that […]

Real Madrid complete signing of Brazilian prospect Reinier

Reinier helped Flamengo win last year’s Brazilian league and Copa Libertadores double. (Twitter pic/FootballTalentScout – Jacek Kulig) MADRID: Real Madrid have completed the signing of teenage Brazilian prospect Reinier from Flamengo on a six-and-a-half-year deal, the Spanish giants announced on Monday. According to reports in Spain and in Brazil, Madrid will pay the player’s buyout […]