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MP wants Najib to intervene in ‘unfair, illogical’ scholarship issue

DAP’s Teresa Kok says Prime Minister Najib Razak must direct the Public Service Department director-general to explain the matter to the Cabinet. PETALING JAYA: Seputeh MP Teresa Kok has called on Prime Minister Najib Razak to direct the Public Service Department (PSD) to explain why the overseas scholarship programme requires only 7As while its domestic […]

Call on the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib to direct PSD director general to explain to the Cabinet why overseas scholarship JKPJ Special programme only requires 7A when local scholarship (P9A+ programme) requires 9A+

Two days ago, I have in a statement revealed that Public Service Department (PSD) overseas scholarship (JKPJ Special Programme) requires only 7A s whereas local scholarship (P9 A+ Programme) requires 9 A +? This is a strange, illogical and unfair policy which has puzzled most students, parents and the public.

DAP MP: Why is it harder to get local PSD scholarships than overseas?

KUALA LUMPUR, May 2 ― The government should explain why the criteria for Public Service Department (PSD) domestic scholarships are more stringent than those for overseas ones, a DAP lawmaker said today. Seputeh MP Teresa Kok claimed that the academic requirement needed for the local P9A+ Programme is higher compared to the Japan, South Korea, […]

MP: Why 7As for overseas scholarships but 9A+ for local scholarships?

DAP lawmaker Teresa Kok also wants the Public Service Department to explain why a student with 11A+ has not been given a scholarship under the South Korea, France and Germany Special Programme. PETALING JAYA: DAP’s Teresa Kok wants to know why the academic requirements for the Public Service Department (PSD) overseas scholarship programme are less […]

Condolences pour in over Mohamad Thaqif’s death

PETALING JAYA: Condolences and heartfelt sympathies poured in for the family of Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gaddafi following news of the 11-year-old boy’s death on Wednesday. Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar extended his condolences over Mohamad Thaqif’s death. A picture of Mohamad Thaqif with the word “Al-Fatihah” was posted on both the […]

Kumpulan ibu bapa gesa kaji semula sekolah tahfiz

PERSATUAN Kumpulan Ibu Bapa Bertindak Untuk Pendidikan (Page) menggesa kajian lengkap terhadap sekolah tahfiz di negara ini berikutan kematian pelajar berusia 11 tahun, Mohamad Thaqif Amin Mohd Gadaffi hari ini. Pengerusi Page Noor Azimah Abdul Rahim berkata perlu ada beberapa sistem bagaimana sekolah agama dikawal selia.Katanya, ini termasuk pendaftaran, kurikulum, etika guru dan kecenderungan aliran […]

Schoolboy in abuse case dies

JOHOR BARU: The 11-year-old boy whose legs were amputated following alleged physical abuse by an assistant warden at a religious school in Kota Tinggi has passed away. His father, Mohd Gaddafi Mat Karim, 43, confirmed that his son passed away at around 2.05pm at Hospital Sultan Ismail on Wednesday while they were reciting prayers for […]

DAP: Give PSD scholarships to all who qualify

Seputeh MP says Cabinet must intervene if Public Service Department dismisses students who qualify for scholarships under 9 A+ Sponsorship Programme. PETALING JAYA: The Public Service Department (PSD) must immediately disclose how many SPM students have qualified for its scholarships and whether they will automatically be awarded, DAP’s Seputeh MP Teresa Kok said today. In […]

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