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Blog visitor Papa Sensible sent in this Chinese press photo of some of us at the gathering at USM on 10 September 2014. He probably thought you folks might be interested! Next to me is Aliran's Mustafa K Anuar....
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,...
Several elected reps and activists joined in with a group of USM students to stage a protest against the Sedition Act and to express support for law professor Azmi Sharom during a lunch-time gathering at USM. The gathering was...
We, the 300 undersigned academics and concerned individuals, stand united and in solidarity with Dr Azmi Sharom, whose only alleged ‘crime’ is to think and to publicly share his considered opinion on matters related to his professional expertise as...
Sr Julianna Lim, 69, passed away at about 3.30pm today, succumbing to injuries sustained during a violent attack in front of the Church of the Visitation in Seremban on 14 May which left her in a coma. Julianna was...
Hopefully, the Penang state government will put in place a large public park and other free recreational spaces, vegetable farms and fruit orchards for food security, and planned sustainable transport infrastructure, including bicycle lanes and top quality pedestrian networks...
This is an example of a transmission tower that has sprouted in a school in Penang believed to be linked to YTL's 1BestariNet project. Each tower is believed to have a 4km range. More than 1500 such towers have...
It was just an academic exercise, says a senior university official, and it was never banned. So how does the university explain this notice found pasted in the Berita Kampus newsroom? Is the notice part of the review process/academic...
Economist Lim Mah Hui says he never made comments attributed to him, so I am reproducing his statement below to help him get a fair hearing. What is irrefutable though is that the number of unemployed diploma holders and...
Berita Kampus, the USM communications lab newspaper, was temporarily held back yesterday after a farewell profile on highly regarded media lecturer Dr Mustafa K Anuar appeared. For some reason, the School of Communication had a change of heart and...

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