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Pokémon GO, NO! or SO? - 7 Useful Tips for Parents

Children pictured at the playground catching Pokémon. You might have noticed the sudden craze when Pokémon Go was launched across South East Asia, especially Malaysia. Your social media feeds would have exploded with news, status updates and pictures of Pokémon everywhere. And if you're a parent, you may have noticed your children constantly asking for permission to download the game, play it...

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By Keith Woo | Cyber Wellness
2 years 4 months ago

The Gap in Our Language

One thing Malaysians pride ourselves in is being multilingual. I think most of us would at least know Bahasa Malaysia (since it was taught in primary school and secondary school), and then there's either English, Chinese or Tamil that we would know as an addition to BM. Some of us who are gifted in languages even learn other foreign languages as part of our studies and can easily speak 3 to 4...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
2 years 4 months ago

Aishah

 Note:  *Aishah is a pseudonym name to protect the identity of the girl under GG's Child Protection Policy. Her age has also be changed.   It’s a beautiful Saturday morning at the beach.  The sun is shining brightly and cute toddlers are squealing in excitement, enjoying their very first time playing by the beach, building sand castles, jumping into the waves much to...

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By Joy Gracia Liso | Children Services
2 years 4 months ago

The Unexpected Ice-Cream Reward

About a month ago, we were hit by a terrible heat wave that saw temperatures rise up to 38oC. It was during one of those hot and humid Saturdays when we had our KidzLIFE program at Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Sri Pantai that this incident happened. As the team was wrapping up the session, a mother whose children attends the KidzLIFE program, told us that she prepared some 70 homemade...

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By Daniel Lee | Community Development
2 years 5 months ago

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