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LAST_UPDATETue, 22 May 2018 10am

Four Classroom-Ready Tips To Boost Reading Engagement And Drive Learning

What leads to reading success? In my view, success with reading doesn’t follow from drill and kill practices that stifle interest and motivation. Rather, it follows from nurturing a love of reading and closing the reading engagement gap—the discrepancy between how students engage with modern digital content and how they engage with traditional texts in school.

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[Video] Is This The Same Jet Li We All Know? Martial Arts Legend Battles Illness As Fans Express Shock

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Fans of martial arts superstar Jet Li Lianjie are praying for his health after shocking recent photos revealed the extent of his hyperthyroidism and spinal problems.

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'I Am Proud To Be A Feminist': Will Meghan Shake-Up Britain's Royals?

Pic: ReutersLONDON: A biography of Britain’s latest royal, Meghan Markle, appeared on the monarchy’s official website within hours of her marrying Queen Elizabeth’s grandson Prince Harry on Saturday, with a single quote: “I am proud to be a woman and a feminist”.

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Russian Agency Offers Fake Restaurant Reviews Ahead Of World Cup

Pic: ReutersMOSCOW: A Russian marketing agency has offered to help restaurants in cities hosting the soccer World Cup use fake reviews to bump up ratings on review site TripAdvisor, the agency’s owner has confirmed.

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Back To Work, Prince Harry And Meghan To Delay Honeymoon

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will delay heading off for their honeymoon, instead attending a birthday party for his father Prince Charles just days after marrying in a ground-breaking ceremony that blended the modern with the traditional.

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Affin Hwang Research Says Reintroducing SST May Create Uncertainties, Especially For Telcos

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Affin Hwang Capital Research has highlighted that there are uncertainties ahead as the Sales and Services Tax (SST) is set to return to the business environment in Malaysia.

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Swedish Meatballs Are Turkish? ‘My Whole Life Has Been a Lie’

LONDON — Sweden, land of Ikea and social welfare, has something to tell the world — news that could shock the palate.

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What Are Today's Headlines?

Featured on the English dailies today are the unanswered questions of who will be appointed for ministerial positions, troubles withinUMNO party polls and the editor of Sarawak Report’s praise for Malaysian democracy.

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Can You Ever Change A Violent Psychopath's Mind?

For the purposes of this article, imagine this scenario. It’s a Saturday night in a busy city-centre pub. Feeling bored, Tony picks up the empty beer bottle on the table in front of him and weighs it in each hand.

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