No self-respecting Singaporean leaves the house without a pack of tissue - how else would you chope, or reserve, your seat at crowded hawker centres?
PETALING JAYA: It was good news for a deaf teacher, who has been granted leave by the Education Ministry to do his doctorate in the United States.
PETALING JAYA: The Education Ministry has approved a deaf teacher’s leave to do his doctorate in the United States.
ALOR STAR: Every year during the National Day celebration, we are often told stories of unsung heroes on their struggles to secure the country’s independence as well as the fight against the communi...
Every year during National Day celebrations, stories of unsung army and police heroes on their struggles to secure the country’s independence as well as the fight against the communists are often to...
PETALING JAYA: A deaf teacher has been selected as a Fulbright scholar to do his doctorate in the United States.
PETALING JAYA: The US university accused of not adequately addressing a Malaysian doctorate student’s complaints of bullying prior to her death in 2017 has rubbished the claim, saying it is “gross...
The family of late Jerusha Sanjeevi (photo) is suing American Utah State University (USU) for damages, alleging the university’s psychology department did not adequately address her complaints of bu...
Hasan (back row, seventh left) and Uggah, on his left, together with other distinguished guests, in a photo call with Penan students who were presented certificates by Petipun in recognition of their ...
Dr Yusof Hanifah
KUCHING: The late Datu Dr Yusof Hanifah will be laid to rest at Waikumete Muslim Cemetery of Masjid Al Maktoum in Auckland, New Zealand tomorrow (Aug 1).
Two Italian researchers have developed a video game designed to test adolescents' capacity to evaluate and express their emotions.
Furhat Robotics says there will be hundreds of uses for robots over the next two decades. Only a few platforms will dominate the robotics industry, similar to Apple and Android in the mobile sector.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) is set to hold a public inquiry on the mysterious disappearance of Joshua Hilmy and his Indonesian wife Rudangta Ruth Sitepu.
Prominent American Computer Scientist, Fernando Corbató, who was widely regarded by many as the creator of the computer password, died last week in a Massachusetts nursing home at 93 as a result of d...
Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that Fernando Corbató, inventor of the computer password, died on July 12 in a Massachusetts nursing home at 93.
MASSACHUSETTS, July 16 ― Over the weekend, The New York Times reported that Fernando Corbató, inventor of the computer password, died on Friday in a Massachusetts nursing home at 93.
Malaysian university academics are a very unpopular bunch.
PETALING JAYA: Civil society group Tenaganita has called for a clean-up of detention centres in the country following the death in custody of a Nigerian student at the Bukit Jalil detention centre in ...
PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A Nigerian student has died in custody after being detained by Malaysian immigration authorities, sparking protests at the Nigerian embassy in Kuala Lumpur...
PETALING JAYA: Limkokwing University of Creative Technology was informed of the death of its student Orhions Ewvansiha Thomas on Thursday (July 11) while in custody over his visa status.
KUALA LUMPUR: A Nigerian student pursuing his PhD at a local university is said to have died at a deportation centre here following wrongful arrest by the authorities.
PETALING JAYA: Two PhD supervisors from Universiti Malaya claim they have no knowledge of how a paper bearing their names was published at a conference in Prague in July last year.
The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) is deeply concerned over the recent public comments made by the media and communications adviser to the Prime Minister, A Kadir Jasin.
PETALING JAYA - Former Miss World Malaysia 2008 Dr Soo Wincci (pic) has made it to the Malaysia Book of Records once again.
Academic group Pergerakan Tenaga Akademik Malaysia (Gerak) has come out swinging against a recent blog post from the prime minister's media and communications adviser A Kadir Jasin.
PETALING JAYA: Former Miss World Malaysia 2008 Dr Soo Wincci has made it to the Malaysia Book of Records once again.
PETALING JAYA: Seasoned ad man Andreas Vogiatzakis (pic) has been appointed the new Star Media Group Bhd CEO, and will assume the role starting Aug 13.
The fintech space in Southeast Asia has been a hub of interesting activity, so we took the chance to profile some promising startups.
PETALING JAYA: Khazanah Nasional Bhd has made a foreign appointment to its board for the first time.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz today indicated it would be better to miss key performance indicators (KPIs) or targets set for university teaching staff, than to forcibly ride on their...
I WOULD like to thank Nik Safiah Nik Ismail for her very interesting views and observations in the letter “Spark needed for change in nursing profession” (The Star, June 22).
According to new preliminary US research, healthcare professionals could potentially use Facebook as a means of diagnosing conditions such as depression and diabetes.
I REFER to “Review scholarship policy to promote national unity” (The Star, June 15).
PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya (UM) said it is aware of an allegation by a foreign student that his research paper was “stolen” by one of his two PhD supervisors.
IN her letter “Rot in pursuit of research” (The Star, May 16), Dr Jaspreet Kaur made some observations on research conducted by postgraduate students in the medical faculties of public universitie...
PETALING JAYA: PAS president Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang, his deputy and two of the party’s three vice-presidents will be retained at the party election next week.
PETALING JAYA: A Qatari studying in a public university in Malaysia has accused one of his two PhD supervisors of stealing his research paper.
"MEDICAL AI is very different from AI," said Dr Wei Fan (pic), Tencent head of Medical Lab AI.
KUALA LUMPUR: About six months ago, a homeless woman knocked on Prof Syed Omar Syed Agil’s car window to ask for money for food.
GEORGE TOWN: Insurance coverage will be provided to teachers who accompany school children for co-curricular activities held outside schools, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
GEORGE TOWN, May 16 — Teachers may get incentives if they pursue post-graduate studies, Education Minister Maszlee Malik said today amid the government’s effort to upskill the Malaysian workforce.
This is one of those articles I never thought I would write.
JOHOR BARU: For some Muslim foreign students in the state, the Ramadan experience here is great, even though they may not get to enjoy the specials they have in their home country.
GEORGE TOWN: Selayang MP William Leong has urged the prime minister to intervene in the case of 52 post-graduate students who were let go from the National Public Administration Institution (Intan) ju...
Datin Siti Hendon Abdullah is living proof that age is never a hindrance to education.
PUTRAJAYA: Ecotourism and agro-tourism are the keys to a better economy for the orang asli community, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has added another feather to his illustrious cap – this time by way of an honorary PhD in business management.
AIDA Technologies, a startup that uses machine learning to generate insights that help financial services companies make decisions, announced today that it has raised a series A round from Mastercard,...
A LOCAL private university has allegedly been giving out honorary Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in exchange for a RM8,000 donation, Berita Harian reported.
In recent years, Malaysian universities have come under public scrutiny with references to their mediocrity, the lack of academic culture and intellectual ambience on the campuses, and the politicisat...
COMMENT | Distance learning is not rocket science.
YOURSAY | M’sia needs to buck up on its enforcement to ensure a safe environment.
MARCH 16 ― Distance learning is not rocket science.
Proton CEO, or more accurately the CEO of Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Sdn Bhd (PONSB), Dr Li Chunrong, has been working 12 hours a day, six days a week for the past 17 months to revive the persistent...
SEMENYIH POLLS | Think-tank Ilham Centre has predicted that BN will recapture the Semenyih state seat in tomorrow's by-election.
NEW YORK, Feb 19 — Natural disasters, international partnerships, and novel solutions are brought to bear on society builder Civilization VI in its latest expansion, Gathering Storm, found at the pe...
Semenyih candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali is the latest Pakatan Harapan figure to have had to explain his academic credentials.Harapan's 30-year-old pick for the coming March 2 polls clarified he had...
SEMENYIH POLLS | Candidate Muhammad Aiman Zainali is the latest Pakatan Harapan figure to have had to explain his academic credentials following a slew of misinformation surrounding those of several p...
SEMENYIH (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - With the credentials of several government leaders coming under scrutiny, Malaysian ruling coalition Pakatan Harapan's candidate for the by-election in Selangor...
SEMENYIH: Pakatan Harapan (PH) candidate for the Semenyih state by-election Muhammad Aiman Zainali said he has no problem to declare his assets, except his current focus was on the election campaign.
YOURSAY | ‘The point has always been about integrity, not academic qualifications.’ Johor MB: Sorry, I never completed my studies Kee Thuan Chye: Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian’s apology over ...
PETALING JAYA: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong shared photos of himself in graduation robes receiving his PhD and Masters degree amid controversy over dubious academic credentials among Pakatan Harapan leaders.
COMMENT | If degrees do not matter much, then perhaps we should judge people solely on their ampu-bodek (currying favour) qualities.
BRUSSELS, Feb 12 — Eurozone finance ministers yesterday chose Philip Lane, governor of the Irish central bank, to take over the highly influential role of chief economist of the ECB.
Former DAP member Hew Kuan Yau has apologised for his controversial remarks in favour of China with regard to the dispute over claims to the South China Sea.
Peter “Durante” Thoman, the guy who made the DSfix Dark Souls mod for PC, has started his own company.
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia-China Business Council (MCBC), an organisation to strengthen business and entrepreneurial ties between the two countries, has appointed a former DAP member, Hew Kuan Yau, a...
EXCLUSIVE: Research and writing are big challenges for any Master’s or PhD student, but there is a shortcut for those willing to pay.
PETALING JAYA: There’s no excuse to hire someone to write your Master’s thesis or PhD dissertation, said university students.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): The Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) has appointed Professor Datuk Dr Asma Ismail as its new chairman for three years, effective Jan 1, 2019 till Dec 31, 2021.
PETALING JAYA, Jan 10 — The Cameron Highlands by-election contest between Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional will be decided by local issues.
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 — Barisan Nasional (BN) announced former assistant police commissioner Ramli Mohd Nor as its candidate for the January 26 Cameron Highlands by-election.
KUALA LUMPUR: The UCSI University booth was buzzing with visitors at the Star Education Fair 2019.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 2): The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) today announced the appointment of Dr Rozhan Othman as its new chairman effective Dec 12, 2018.