Revisiting the Khat Controversy
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The announcement of Jawi writing (or khat) becoming part of the Bahasa Melayu syllabus in government schools has continued to spark controversy and disagreement. We revisit a segment we did on this back in August, and look at the latest developments of the situation.
Produced by: Sharmilla Ganesan
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lim Sue Ann
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