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PAS-Umno pact poses credible threat to PH
KUALA LUMPUR: A pact between Malaysia’s biggest opposition parties is set to pose a key challenge to Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s multiracial coalition that has sought to win support from ...
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Wee praises UTAR and UM for World University Rankings
PETALING JAYA: It's commendable that Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) has maintained its position in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University...
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Two more Malaysian universities join Times Higher Education ladder in 2020 rankings
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 — Two more Malaysian universities have qualified for the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020.
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Boycott campaign targeting ‘non-Muslim products’ treads political battle lines
PETALING JAYA: Calls for boycotts are nothing new in Malaysia, even campaigns against products or services by non-Malays or non-Muslims such as the initiative currently holding sway over conversations...
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Singer hit with two theft charges
SINGAPOREAN singer Aliff Aziz (pic) has been hit with two theft charges by a Singapore court, Harian Metro reported.
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Islamic banking institutions urged to provide training to strengthen SME sector
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 28): Islamic banking institutions in Malaysia have been urged to provide extensive financing and entrepreneurship training to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in order to strength...
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After Perlis, Kedah bans Naik from speaking publicly in the state
PETALING JAYA: Kedah has banned controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik from speaking publicly in the state, after Perlis issued a similar order this week.
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Kedah too won't let Zakir speak
Kedah is the second state in the country to prevent Zakir Naik from public speaking events.
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Questions remain on govt’s focus on aerospace industry
PETALING JAYA: The government’s focus on elevating the aerospace industry has raised questions, with an economist doubting its sustainability in the long run.
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Shut up, PPBM man tells pro-Anwar group
PETALING JAYA: A PPBM leader has censured the Otai Reformasi group for saying it will set a specific date for Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s handover of the prime minister’s post to PKR president Anwar Ibr...
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Analyst sees Anwar as short-term PM if Dr M delays handover
PETALING JAYA: A political analyst foresees PKR president Anwar Ibrahim having trouble holding on to power as prime minister if Dr Mahathir Mohamad waits too long to hand over the post to him.
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Azmin-Gerakan handshake good for both, says analyst
PETALING JAYA: A political analyst foresees Mohamed Azmin Ali boosting his political fortunes and Gerakan revivified if the PKR deputy president joins the Chinese-dominated multiracial party.
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Academic calls for Dr M’s mediation between Anwar and Azmin
PETALING JAYA: An academic has suggested that Dr Mahathir Mohamad mediate between Anwar Ibrahim and Mohamed Azmin Ali to end the infighting in PKR.
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CM accepted rank as he is a committee patron
MELAKA: Adly Zahari accepted the honorary rank of brigadier-general in his capacity as patron of the Melaka Territorial Army Support Committee and not as a politician, said the Chief Minister’s press secretary Taufek Yahya.
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PPBM’s need for housekeeping before holding elections
PETALING JAYA: An official of PPBM has dismissed a political analyst’s view that PPBM would be taking an Umno-like action if the party was to postpone its elections.
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Umno-like to allow postponement of PPBM polls, says analyst
PETALING JAYA: A political analyst says PPBM’s move to allow for the postponement of party polls by 18 months through an amendment in its constitution is Umno-like. Universiti Utara Malaysia’s Kam...
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Green Packet in e-payment tie-up with Bank Islam
PETALING JAYA: Green Packet Bhd’s unit is tying up with Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd to offer e-payment and cashless payment services in universities and higher learning institutions in the country.
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Anwar-Azmin war will get nastier, says analyst
PETALING JAYA: Mohamed Azmin Ali’s sharp retort to Anwar Ibrahim’s suggestion that he resign if he’s guilty of a sex romp indicates to one political analyst that things will get nastier in the d...
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Worth the weight: Malaysian sells durians without weighing the shell
Have you ever felt like you got the short end of the stick when you bought durians by the kilogram, husk included?
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PKR has most to lose if PM Mahathir's Bersatu takes in more defectors: Analysts
KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), the largest political party in the Malaysian parliament, has the most to lose with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad extending an open invitation to Malay poli...
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Anwar wrong on Zahid’s return, say analysts
PETALING JAYA: Political analysts have dismissed Anwar Ibrahim’s explanation for Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s return to active duty in Umno, saying the party appears to have grown stronger, not weaker, in...
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We uphold integrity as our core value — UUM
SINTOK, July 2— Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) takes a very serious stand on the issue of academic integrity and its violations.
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Does Dr M have something up his sleeve?
PETALING JAYA: A political analyst believes there is more than meets the eye to Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s latest reassurance about not hanging on to office.
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Analysts: PAS using religion for political gain
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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Public universities look seriously on plagiarism among academicians: Sudin Haron
ALOR STAR: The Council of Chairmen of Public University Boards of Directors (MPLPU) looks seriously into plagiarism activity which is becoming more rampant among academicians in Malaysian universities...
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Wipe out plagiarism, urges council of heads of varsities
ALOR SETAR: The Council of Chairmen of Public University Boards of Directors (MPLPU) views seriously plagiarism activities which are becoming more rampant among academicians in Malaysian universities.
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Umno-PAS cooperation to dominate talk as Hadi opens muktamar
PETALING JAYA: Four years after PAS held one of its most divisive muktamar in its almost seven decades of existence, subsequent editions of its annual congress have been uneventful.
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Four Malaysian public universities among the best in the world – Maszlee
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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Better ‘liwat’ than never?
SEVEN days before his alleged sexual tryst with a cabinet minister, the accuser, Haziq Abdullah Abdul Aziz, posted on Facebook a group photograph of him and PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim at t...
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Analysts predict more bickering between Dr M and Anwar’s men
PETALING JAYA: Political analysts warn that the war of words between Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s supporters and those aligned with his designated successor, Anwar Ibrahim, will likely increase following a...
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Latheefa’s MACC appointment not to keep Anwar in check, say analysts
PETALING JAYA: Analysts have dismissed the suggestion by an opposition leader that Latheefa Koya’s appointment as Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief is to keep PKR president Anwar Ibr...
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Early elections to block Anwar? Far-fetched, say analysts
PETALING JAYA: Several political analysts are unconvinced that Dr Mahathir Mohamad will call for snap elections before his term as prime minister is up, and instead believe that such a move would back...
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Scholarships for Palestinian students funded privately by universities
PUTRAJAYA: The scholarship funds offered by 12 local universities for Palestinian students to pursue their higher education in Malaysia will be privately funded by the respective universities, said di...
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Scholarships for Palestinian students funded privately not by taxpayers, says DAP lawmaker
KUALA LUMPUR, May 23 — A DAP lawmaker clarified today that the scholarships offered to Palestinian students will be privately funded by the universities themselves after concerns were raised over th...
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Scholarships for Palestinian students from private funds, not taxpayers
Following the announcement by Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad that 12 local universities will offer scholarships to Palestinian students living in Malaysia, a DAP lawmaker has clarified that the sc...
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Malaysia offers scholarships to Palestinian students
PUTRAJAYA (May 22): Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the Government has decided to offer scholarships to Palestinian students to pursue bachelor, masters, and PhD courses in 12 Malays...
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Malaysia offers scholarships to Palestinian students (Updated)
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government has decided to offer scholarships to Palestinian students to pursue bachelor, masters, and PhD courses in 12 Malaysian unive...
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Dr M: Govt to offer scholarships to Palestinian students
PUTRAJAYA, May 22 ― Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said the government has decided to offer scholarships to Palestinian students to pursue bachelor, masters, and PhD courses in 12 Mala...
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Academic says Maszlee should be defended from 'DAP attacks'
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) political science lecturer Kamarul Zaman Yusoff said he viewed with interest what he claimed were "DAP attacks" against Education Minister Maszlee Malik.
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UUM supports quotas for matriculation programme
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has come out in support of the Cabinet’s decision to maintain the entry quota of 90% for Bumiputera students and 10% for non-Bumiputera students for the...
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Racial conflict leaves no winners, says professor
KUALA LUMPUR: The bloody May 13 racial riots of 1969 should show Malaysians the truth of the Malay proverb kalah jadi abu, menang jadi arang (the loser turns to ashes, the winner to charcoal) that the...
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May 13 tragedy: A lesson on importance of unity
KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — The bloody May 13 racial riots of 1969 should be a lesson for the multiracial people in the country to recognise the importance of staying united in order to maintain peace an...
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‘Bossku’ is coming ... or not
IT was one day after the one year anniversary of the fall of Barisan Nasional.
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Tamil school teachers set good example
TEACHERS from several Tamil schools in Perak have set a good example for students by winning gold medals and special awards at the Innovative Research, Invention and Application Exhibition at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in Kedah, Makkal Osai reported.
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UUM goes cashless with kiplePay
PETALING JAYA: Communication and technology services company Green Packet Bhd has taken its mobile payment solution to Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) to enable the latter’s 20,000 population to go cashless.
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PTPTN to present public consultation paper in May, says chairman
SINTOK, May 5 —  The Public Consultation Paper that comprises two sections namely policies and latest fact on the National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) will be presented to the public this month.
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UUM morphs into cashless campus with kiplePay
KUALA LUMPUR (May 5): Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has inked a strategic collaboration with kiplePay Sdn Bhd (kiplePay), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Packet Bhd, to enable cashless transactio...
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Dropped exco’s ascension as state PPBM chief shows ‘Dr M still in charge’
PETALING JAYA: The appointment of an assemblyman who was dropped from the new Johor exco line-up is Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s way of saying he is still in charge, says a political analyst.
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ECRL + Bandar Malaysia = POSITIVE IMPACT
The reasons why good infrastructure projects are good for development is because it brings many economic benefits.
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Balancing between people, parties, Putrajaya and palace
PETALING JAYA: The biggest challenge for the new Johor menteri besar, Dr Sahruddin Jamal, is to see himself as the representative of the people while acting as a bridge between Putrajaya and the palac...
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Students not forced to attend discussion with Zakir Naik - UUM
Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) has asserted that its students are not being forced to attend a programme next week involving controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik.
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UUM defends Zakir Naik talk, says none made to attend
KUALA LUMPUR, April 12 — Universiti Utara Malaysia will proceed with hosting a talk by controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, which an administrator said was to give students a glimpse of reality.
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Zakir Naik in UUM: MCA wants deputy minister's head to roll
MCA has called on Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching to resign over her remarks regarding Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) inviting controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik to deliver a speech on ...
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Expert calls for ‘win some, lose some’ way in Malaysia-Singapore talks
PETALING JAYA: An academic specialising in international relations has suggested that Malaysia and Singapore take a piecemeal approach to resolving longstanding disagreements.
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Bukit Kepong rep Sahruddin Jamal tipped to be next Johor MB
PETALING JAYA: PPBM’s Bukit Kepong assemblyman Dr Sahruddin Jamal is tipped to be named as Johor menteri besar following the resignation of Osman Sapian today.
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National issues dominate Rantau by-election campaign: Analyst
SEREMBAN: With seven more days to go until the Rantau by-election, national issues seemed to have dominated the campaign trails of two candidates – Dr S. Streram from the Pakatan Harapan (PH) and Da...
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National issues dominate Rantau by-election campaign, says analyst
SEREMBAN, April 7 ― With seven more days to go until the Rantau by-election, the national issues seemed to have dominated the campaign trails of two candidates ― Dr S. Streram from the Pakatan Har...
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IBM appoints Catherine Lian as MD of IBM Malaysia
IBM announced the appointment of Catherine Lian (pic) as managing director of IBM Malaysia, effective April 1.  She will report to Patricia Yim, general manager, IBM Asean.
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Singapore, Malaysia need further discussions to solve water issue: Saifuddin
KUBANG PASU: Negotiations on the sale of water to Singapore through the 1962 Water Agreement will require continuous efforts from both parties to find a mutually beneficial solution.
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Kulim duo make it big selling ruminant feed
KULIM: Shahemi Mohd Radzi, 31 and Khairul Azhar Suleiman, 30, took a risk by leaving their line of work in electrical wiring for pursuing an opportunity selling ruminant feed.
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Lecturer, contractor plead not guilty to submitting false claims
ALOR STAR: A senior lecturer at Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) and a contractor pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court here today 39 counts of making false claims and power abuse.
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Power play will test Umno-PAS sincerity, say analysts
PETALING JAYA: The proposed Umno-PAS union is idealistic at best, and may be challenging and complicated to implement, notably at state level, an academic said today.
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Food banks open in selected universities to help hungry, poor students
KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 ― The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry is setting up food banks in public universities, following reports of students surviving on as little as one meal per day.
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MOF approves RM3m for Foodbank Malaysia programme
PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) has approved a special allocation of RM3 million to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to implement the Foodbank Malaysia programme for the bo...
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Ministry to provide food for 'starving' students in universities
The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry (KPDNHEP) has decided to extend its Food Bank Malaysia programme to university campuses in an effort to help starving students.
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Govt allocates RM3 million for national food bank programme
PUTRAJAYA: The government today announced that it has approved a RM3 million allocation for the provision of 14 lorries equipped with chillers for the Food Bank Malaysia programme for the B40 group an...
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National food bank initiative extended to university campuses
PUTRAJAYA: The national food bank initiative has been extended to university campuses in an effort to help students from poor families.
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ERC wants voters to vote in place of residence
SINTOK (March 7): The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a form of system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahm...
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Electoral Reform Committee wants people to vote where they live
The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a form of system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairperson Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman.
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Polls reform panel wants people to vote where they are residing
SINTOK: The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairman, Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman.
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ERC wants voters to vote in place of residence
SINTOK (March 6): The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a form of system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahm...
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These are worrying times, says PPBM’s Wan Saiful
PETALING JAYA: The alliance between Umno and PAS, coupled with the possible exit of MCA and MIC from Barisan Nasional, is cause for concern, says PPBM Supreme Council member Wan Saiful Wan Jan.
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Electoral Reform Committee wants people to vote in place of residence
SINTOK, March 6 — The Electoral Reform Committee (ERC) is studying a form of system to ensure that each person votes in his or her place of residence, said its chairman Tan Sri Abdul Rashid Abdul Ra...
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Umno-PAS cooperation will not work, says Azmin
KOTA BARU (Bernama): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said the Umno-PAS cooperation announced on Tuesday (March 5) will not work.
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UMNO-PAS cooperation will not work, says Azmin
KOTA BHARU (March 6): PKR deputy president Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali said today the UMNO-PAS cooperation announced yesterday will not work.
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Analyst warns of ripple effect of MCA-MIC exit from BN
PETALING JAYA: A political scientist has warned that any exit by MCA and MIC from Barisan Nasional (BN) could further alienate the coalition from non-Malays and the people of Sabah and Sarawak, as Umn...
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NEP 2.0 might help PH win Malay support, says analyst
PETALING JAYA: An analyst has urged Pakatan Harapan (PH) to launch its own Bumiputera agenda to increase Malay support amid talk of further cooperation between PAS and Umno and the use of a common log...
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Proposed Perak-Kedah highway to uplift rural economy - Mukhriz
KOTA BHARU (March 4): A highway linking Kedah and Perak without passing through Penang could have a big impact on the socio-economy of rural residents, especially in Baling district,  said Kedah M...
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Fix a date for Anwar’s takeover to stop talk of infighting, say analysts
PETALING JAYA: Conflicting statements, rumours of a no-confidence vote and the lack of a specific date for the transition of power from Dr Mahathir Mohamad to Anwar Ibrahim could be an indication that...
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PAS eats from both sides
UNIVERSITI Utara Malaysia political science lecturer Kamarul Zaman Yusoff has written two theses on PAS.
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PH has good chance of retaining Semenyih seat — Political analyst
SHAH ALAM (Feb 27): Pakatan Harapan (PH) is seen to have a good chance of retaining the Semenyih State seat in the by-election this Saturday, said Prof Dr Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani of Universiti Utara ...
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Pakatan has good chance of retaining Semenyih seat, says political analyst
SHAH ALAM, Feb 27 — Pakatan Harapan (PH) is seen to have a good chance of retaining the Semenyih state seat in the by-election this Saturday, said Prof Dr Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani of Universiti Ut...
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Political analysts: Three-year term for senators is enough
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 ― The three-year term for senators should not be extended as it is more than enough for them to contribute to the rakyat and country, according to local political analysts.
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Now, PPBM’s turn to show PH still enjoys support
PETALING JAYA: Still reeling from its defeat in Cameron Highlands last month, the Pakatan Harapan coalition is bracing for the Semenyih by-election in what observers say would be a more realistic baro...
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Battered in the Middle East, Islamic State eyes South-east Asia as next terrorism hotspot
SINGAPORE, Feb 2 — The terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (IS) is today a shadow of its once-formidable self in the Middle East, with its army in tatters and its territories reduced to ...
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PAS vote played role in BN victory
TANAH RATA: Barisan Nasional (BN) cannot take pride in its win in the Cameron Highlands by-election as it would not have happened without the support of PAS voters.
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In Cameron Highlands, BN has PAS to thank for, says analyst
TANAH RATA: A political analyst said Barisan Nasional (BN) cannot take pride in its win in the Cameron Highlands by-election, saying it was due to support from PAS.
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Despite PH big guns’ final fillip, Umno still has chance in Camerons
PETALING JAYA: Both Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional big guns are joining in the final hours of campaigning in Cameron Highlands, as analysts say an Umno that is out of federal power can still dep...
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Time for special police force for elections — Analyst
TANAH RATA (Jan 22): Issues arising within the 10-day campaign period for the Cameron Highlands's by-election like  allegations of money politics, misuse of Government assets, racist campaign speeche...
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Time for special police force for elections: Analyst
TANAH RATA: Issues arising within the 10-day campaign period for the Cameron Highlands’s by-election like allegations of money politics, misuse of government assets, racist campaign speeches, as wel...
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UM makes it to No. 18 on THE Emerging Economies University list
PETALING JAYA: Universiti Malaya (UM) has been ranked 18th in the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019.
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Malaysia, Indonesia keen to set up branch campuses of public universities —...
JAKARTA (Jan 11): Malaysia and Indonesia are keen to enhance cooperation in strengthening institutions of higher learning in both countries, said Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik.
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Education minister: Malaysia, Indonesia keen to set up branch campuses
JAKARTA, Jan 11 ― Malaysia and Indonesia are keen to enhance cooperation in strengthening  institutions of higher learning in both countries, said Education Minister Maszlee Malik.
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Noor Azizi appointed as UMK vice-chancellor
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 5 — Deputy director-general of Higher Education Prof Dr Noor Azizi Ismail has been appointed as Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) vice-chancellor for a three-year term effective Janu...
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Noor Azizi appointed as UMK vice-chancellor
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Deputy director-general of Higher Education Prof Dr Noor Azizi Ismail has been appointed as Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK) vice-chancellor for a three-year term effective Jan 7.
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