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It is the first time in recent memory that the academic and staff unions have come together in a show of solidarity. In clamping down on the likes of Azmi Sharom, student leader Safwan Anang and journalist Susan Loone,...
You got to hand it to Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister Alfred Jabu. He doesn't know the facts - his own admission - but he still thinks the Bakun losses could have been averted. Reports have said that cost over-runs of...
2330: Freed! The students have now been released. "The campus authorities probably realised that they would have as much difficulty in trying to justify the action against students for distributing leaflets as the cops did when they tried to...
1. UKM is the only public university to receive an increased allocation in the 2016 Budget. Its estimated allocation will be increased by 5 per cent from RM488m to RM512m in 2015. All other public universities, including UTM, which...
What is the significance of Brother Charles' life? In a world driven by greed, profits and selfishness, his entire life pointed to a higher ideal - a life motivated by selfless faith, service and community in the cause of...
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...
Adam Adli was today released on bail of RM5000. He has claimed trial to a charge of sedition. Case mention will be on 2 July. Big crowd at court. lawyers now settling bail, 5k. #bebaskanadamadli twitter.com/NatAsasi/statu…— Nathaniel Tan...
A group of people gathered outside Sungai Buloh Prison last night in an expression of solidarity with student leader Safwan Anang, who had refused bail as a sign of protest at what he felt was a politically motivated charge...
Is our education system designed to produce more human cogs in the corporate production line? http://www.youtube.com/v/iG9CE55wbtY&hl=en_GB&fs=1& Are we just interested in churning out more graduates - never mind if they cannot analyse and think creatively and critically across disciplines? Does our...
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. ...

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