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3 steps to ensure that no child is born stateless | New Straits Times

#NSTopinion Stateless children in Malaysia do not have access to formal education as most public schools do not accept them.

18/10/2021 7:47:00 PM

NSTopinion Stateless children in Malaysia do not have access to formal education as most public schools do not accept them.

Under international law, every child has the right to a nationality. Article 7 Clause (1) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989 (CRC) states that: “The child shall be registered immediately after birth and shall have the right from birth to a name, the right to acquire a nationality…”

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Sulaiman reports for duty as Melaka's 13th Chief Minister

MELAKA: Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali has begun his official duties as the 13th Chief Minister of Melaka at his office at Kompleks Seri Negeri, Ayer Keroh here.

China tested new space capability with hypersonic missile: Financial Times | New Straits TimesNSTworld China has tested a new space capability with a hypersonic missile, the Financial Times reported on Saturday.

6,145 new Covid-19 cases today | New Straits TimesNSTnation Malaysia recorded 6,145 new Covid-19 cases today. The last time the country recorded below 7,000 mark was on Oct 11, with 6,709 new cases. kitajagakita getvaccinated ReopeningSafely

New Japan PM sends offering to controversial Yasukuni shrine | New Straits TimesTOKYO: Japan’s new prime minister on Sunday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honours the war dead but is seen by neighbouring countries as a symbol of Tokyo’s past militarism.

Covid-19 recoveries surpass total number of new cases | New Straits TimesNSTnation A total 9,231 recoveries were recorded yesterday. As of yesterday, 2,270,520 people who contracted Covid-19 have recovered from the virus. kitajagakita getvaccinated ReopeningSafely

Melaka voters geared up for polls under new norms | New Straits TimesNSTnation 'As the rakyat, all we want is a smooth and safe state election. We do not want to see new clusters emerge after the election because fullyvaccinated people can still get infected.' StateElection Melaka

21,447 booster shots administered | New Straits TimesNSTnation The ministry's CovidNow portal reported that as of 11.59pm yesterday, 93.8 per cent of adults in the country and 25.6 per cent of adolescents had been fully inoculated against Covid-19. kitajagakita getvaccinated ReopeningSafely