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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 19 — Analysts opined that if controversial Islamic preacher Dr Zakir Naik were told to leave Malaysia, tensions might subside; but will not be enough to resolve issues which have b...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Merdeka does not just mean independence, it also means having a responsibility to create a better future for the rakyat, says Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah. “It means being empowered to influence the future of our own nation, for the well-being of our people.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia cannot rest on the laurels of its past successes, says Perak Ruler Sultan Nazrin Muizuddin Shah.
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GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia - Penang is not just dealing with illegal dumpsites on land.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 16): In response to the incident of massive dead fish found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang Government has set up a task force to develop a baseline data on the quality of water.
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang is not just dealing with illegal dumpsites on land.
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 15): In response to the incident of massive dead fish found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang Government has set up a task force to develop a baseline data on the quality of water.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government today gave an assurance that all seafood from its waters are safe for consumption.
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In response to an incident involving massive numbers of dead fish being found in Teluk Bahang waters, the Penang government has set up a task force to develop baseline data on the quality of water.
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BALIK PULAU: If thousands of farmed fish dying in Teluk Bahang was not bad enough, there are signs that the entire marine ecology along the coastline has suffered massive damage.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The issue of khat, from being about calligraphy or writing to be introduced in schools to bring about racial unity, has been successfully manipulated by various parties to eventually bec...
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government is investigating a fish breeder’s complaint that his entire stock of more than 50,000 at a farm off Teluk Bahang died last Sunday morning in an incident similar to...
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GEORGE TOWN: Old age has not deterred a mother of seven from pursuing higher studies, a wish she put on hold four decades ago.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police have not ruled out the possibility that a fake Facebook account allegedly owned by a ‘Wendy Loong’ had been used to publish insulting postings about Prophet Muhammad and Islam.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police believe that the Facebook account of Wendy Loong that insulted Prophet Muhammad and Islam last month was fake.
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Police have not ruled out the possibility that a fake account under the name of 'Wendy Loong' was used to upload a posting viewed as insulting to Prophet Muhammad.
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GEORGE TOWN: Police have not ruled out the possibility that a fake account was used by a Facebook account owner under the name of Wendy Loong to upload a posting viewed as insulting Prophet Muhammad.
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GEORGE TOWN, Aug 4 — Police have not ruled out the possibility that a fake account was used by a Facebook account owner under the name of Wendy Loong to upload a posting viewed as insulting Prophet ...
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The timing of the recent removal of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) board chairperson Syed Razlan Syed Putra Jamalullail’s has been called into question as he was investigating allegations of miscon...
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AUGUST 1 — I write in response to an article in Malaysiakini dated July 31, 2019 titled “IGP’s "Colombia-like’ drug abuse prediction questioned".
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GEORGE TOWN (Aug 1): More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN (July 31): More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years were those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN, July 31 — More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years are those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN: More than half of the individuals arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) over the last five years are those aged 40 and below.
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GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) is committed to strengthening the state’s economic development so as to meet the challenges of the industry for the next 50 years, said its Gene...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Voters who put Pakatan Harapan into power in the last General Election would want its leaders to stop bickering and focus instead on setting the nation on the right track, said...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Voters who put Pakatan Harapan into power in the last general election would want its leaders to stop bickering and focus instead on setting the nation on the right track, says...
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GEORGE TOWN: Unreported suicide attempts along the two Penang Bridges are on the rise with the total number easily eclipsing the official statistics.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 27): Voters who put Pakatan Harapan into power in the last General Election would want its leaders to stop bickering and focus instead on setting the nation on the right track, said...
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SINGAPORE: The absence of Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) deputy president Azmin Ali and several other senior leaders at the party leaders retreat over the weekend laid bare the divisions within Pakata...
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GEORGE TOWN: Twenty scientists from various disciplines have offer­ed to help monitor marine pollution in Penang.
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PETALING JAYA: The turmoil in PKR over the past two days is a clear sign that the party is now in deep crisis from rival factions aligned to president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and his deputy Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.
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NILAI: A memorandum of understanding and note of cooperation was signed between the Education Ministry’s Teacher Training Institute (IPG) and representatives from 15 entities at the Technical Education IPG campus in Bandar Enstek.
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IPOH: Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu has good crisis management skills based on his handling of a series of scandals which have rocked the state since last year, according to a polit...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 13): Many users of e-hailing services were forced to look for alternative transportation today following long waiting periods.
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GEORGE TOWN: Chief Justice Dat­uk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat heads the honours list to mark the 81st birthday of Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas today.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 12): Many users of e-hailing services were forced to look for alternative transportation today following long waiting periods.
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SHAH ALAM: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (pix) has reminded all parties to concur with the Federal government’s decision to reduce the age limit of youth from 40 to 30 year...
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SHAH ALAM: Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has reminded all parties to concur with the Federal government’s decision to reduce the age limit of youth from 40 to 30 years.
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SHAH ALAM (July 11): Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has reminded all parties to concur with the Federal Government's decision to reduce the age limit of youth from 40 to 30 ye...
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GEORGE TOWN, July 7 — Hikers are told to venture into the forest only during daylight hours so they do not lose their way once it gets dark.
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KOTA BARU: A Sekolah Menengah Sains (SMS) Tengku Muhammad Faris Petra student’s confidence has earned himself the honour of representing Malaysia at the International Brain Bee Championships (IBBC) ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has invited the China-based tech giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to look into the Digital Library concept in Penang as a platform to invest some components ...
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GEORGE TOWN: On a bright, sunny Saturday (July 6) morning, folks in the heritage enclave here were already celebrating George Town World Heritage Day in their own way ahead of the state festivities in the evening.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Political literacy for the young generation should ideally begin when they are 13 years old, says political analyst and social science lecturer at Universiti Sains Malaysia Prof Dr Sivamuru­gan Pandian.
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I READ with disbelief that PAS is opposed to the declaration of assets by elected representatives.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 — The shock announcement that Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has returned as Umno president is unlikely to be a boon to the opposition party that is struggling to get back to its...
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PETALING JAYA: It’s too early to determine the effects of lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 in the country, say political analysts.
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GEORGE TOWN: The price of cockles has risen from RM2 or RM3 per kg two years ago to about RM15 now as yield of the seafood has dropped by 85% in five years.
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PETALING JAYA: Umno needs to clean up its act and be graft-free before it starts talking of ousting Pakatan Harapan (PH) as the federal government, political analysts said.
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PETALING JAYA: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) is making a steady climb on the list of the world’s young universities.
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datuk Suriani Ahmad has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA: There are fears that the proposed decriminalisation of drug possession in small quantities would stoke a greater demand for narcotics.
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PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Suriani Ahmad (pix) assumed duties today as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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IPOH: Some 135 people are now trekking Gunung Korbu on a multifaceted scientific research expedition.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 1 — Datuk Suriani Ahmad assumed duties today as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 29 — PAS’ main intention to topple the ruling government by describing the action as wajib (obligatory) is a form of religious manipulation aimed at achieving its political agen...
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GEORGE TOWN: A transport expert has called for an audit of all hill slopes following the landslide on Tuesday which killed four Myanmar workers.
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PETALING JAYA: Bubbly Farah Hanis Fairol Haziri is nothing short of a miracle baby.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 28 — PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) has appointed former Employees Provident Fund (EPF) deputy CEO Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as chairman effective yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (June 28): PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed its non-independent director Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its new chairman effective yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: Highway concessionaire PLUS Malaysia today named Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif as its chairman, replacing Mohd Sheriff Kassim who has opted to retire.
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KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has appointed Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab. Latif as its chairman effective from Thursday.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 28 — The Penang Island City Council appointed Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) today to conduct a RM130,000 study on housing and social issues on the island.
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Various international university ranking systems have mushroomed since the first Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu, or Shanghai Ranking) started in 2003.
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GEORGE TOWN: A social psychologist has voiced her opposition to the caning of schoolchildren, saying it could cause the development of aggressive behaviour and mental health problems.
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GEORGE TOWN: A landslide which occurred even when there was no rain to trigger it might have been due to many reasons, including human error, says an expert.
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PETALING JAYA: A political scientist said the PAS-led Kelantan government should prioritise restoring the rights of the Orang Asli instead of converting them to Islam.
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The ranking series saw 20 local universities have been listed this year, with 10 universities improving from last year’s ranking.
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PETALING JAYA: While Universiti Malaya and other institutions of higher learning celebrate their ascent to a higher level in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) rankings, doubts have already been raised abo...
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PUTRAJAYA: University rankings are not the be-all and end-all for universities, says Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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KUALA LUMPUR: An expert in criminology has urged parents to raise their awareness of cyberbullying, especially in recognising the signs that their children may be victims.
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PETALING JAYA: All elementary facts show that the sex video saga involving a man allegedly resembling Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali is an inside job from within the party itself to character-assassinate him, say analysts.Umno leaders, on the other hand, said they had nothing to gain and everything to lose if they had
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 13 — The latest sex video scandal engulfing Pakatan Harapan (PH) may not shake the ruling coalition’s moderate base but will definitely put a spanner in its efforts to court mor...
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PETALING JAYA: An academic has agreed that raising the salaries of lower-ranked police officers will help minimise corruption in the force, saying there is presently a wide discrepancy between their w...
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GEORGE TOWN: 93% of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): Ninety three percent of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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GEORGE TOWN, June 11 — Ninety three per cent of poisoning cases between 2006 and 2015, occurred at home, with half of the cases involving children.
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The Galen Centre for Health and Social Policy welcomes today’s announcement by the finance ministry that patients undergoing treatment at hospitals operating under the education and defence ministri...
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The move to expand the mySalam scheme is encouraging but there are still gaps in the coverage, says a research organisation.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — A health think tank today urged the government to expand free national health scheme mySalam to expand its coverage for the lower-income B40 group to include patients who were...
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Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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COMMENT | Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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JUNE 7 — Malaysia is a nation with extensive coastlines, where fishing communities play an important role as stewards of the sea.
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PETALING JAYA: A psychologist has welcomed the proposal for civil servants to undertake psychology courses to better manage work pressure, increase productivity and shape character, but warns against ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 5 — Even though newly-appointed Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Latheefa Koya has resigned from PKR, the public will still fear that she may not be ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Faced with backlash and labelled “racist”, Education Minister Maszlee Malik today defended his remarks about the Chinese community during a town hall session in Universiti...
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GEORGE TOWN, June 2 — The Penang government tonight launched the Penang Experience Year 2020 with tagline The Diversity of Asia to usher in the excitement of Visit Malaysia Year 2020.
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PETALING JAYA: A criminologist has lauded as “fair and just” a 12-month jail sentence imposed on a road bully who smashed the front windscreen of a car.
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MAY 29 — Previously, Timothy Tye and I have written that the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) has been wrongly criticised.
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GEORGE TOWN: Authorities in Penang say they are at a loss over reports claiming that higher-than-normal levels of metals have been detected in the state’s northeastern waters, with an environmental ...
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GEORGE TOWN: Metal poisoning along the coastal areas of Teluk Bahang looks to be worsening while the root cause remains unknown. Operators of fish farms along the coast are worried for the survival of marine resources such as sea algae and other plant life, should the content of heavy metal spike further.
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IS the Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik’s recent controversial remark a storm in a teacup?
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KUALA LUMPUR: People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel ‘People Consultation Paper’ to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies relate...
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People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel 'People Consultation Paper' to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies related to the National ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 24 ― People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel “People Consultation Paper” to help the government achieve the best outcome in enacting poli...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 23): People are invited to contribute their opinions online via the special channel 'People Consultation Paper' to help the Government achieve the best outcome in enacting policies r...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — Politicians should respect the Constitution and the so-called social contract that guarantees Bumiputera rights, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s aide has said today amid an ongoin...
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MAY 23 — We are pleased that our article that raises critical questions about Penang’s non-governmental organisations (NGOs) has elicited responses from members of the public, including a trans...
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DURING a question-and-answer session with Universiti Sains Malaysia students, Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik was reported to have said that the quota system for the matriculation programme is nec...