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Police moved in on the vigil in Penang - Photo by Romerz Fourteen people were arrested in Brickfields tonight at a vigil to express solidarity with activist Wong Chin Huat. Of the 14, seven of them were from the students' movement...
Student representatives at UIA are believed to have met Hishammuddin Hussein, according to a tweet. The tweet was sent out by a Shahriza_Amir. Hishammuddin is sitting in for his cousin Najib at the final of the PM's Cup debate...
The latest rankings by Times Higher Education are out, but where are the Malaysian universities? This is a reflection of the dismal standards to which they have sunk. The top three Asian universities as ranked by THE...
Umno's Khairy Jamaluddin argues that PKR's plan to abolish study loans could lead the nation to bankruptcy while PKR's Rafizi insists that free higher education is financially sustainable. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpTIDlb7aTA?rel=0&w=470&h=348] [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXm2RfmNQ-Q?rel=0&w=470&h=348] I thought the moderator's question to Khairy...
In an unexpected development, student activist Safwan Anang has refused bail, even though the Court granted bail to all five charged with sedition this morning. Hishamuddin Rais, Haris Ibrahim, Tian Chua and Tamrin Ghafar were released pending...
As the situation in Lahad Datu deteriorated, Najib and Rosmah took to the stage of a youth concert at Taylor's University Lakeside Campus on Saturday night - but they were promptly overshadowed by screams for three Youtube hearthrobs. ...
One eye-witness said the vast majority of the people at the 'blackout rally' at Kelana Jaya Stadium on 8 May were youths below the age of 35. Many of them wore black T-shirts, probably the latest 'cool' thing...
Step aside, Psy. The Gangnam craze is giving way to Malaysia's very own "Listen! Listen!" dance remix, which is going viral across the country. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xL25dpv_cg0?rel=0&w=450&h=253] Indeed, creative and outraged Malaysians are turning the tables against the latest...
... trying to make sense of what is happening in the world around you and wondering how you can participate in issues that matter to you? Then this event is for you. Aliran is organising a one-day interactive workshop in...
The deterioration in the standard of the English language is entrenching the income divide between wealthier Malaysians, who have access to an education in the English language and hence to wider opportunities, and lower-income Malaysians, who are denied such...

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