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Yesterday, the Court of Appeal set aside the coroner’s open verdict in the inquest of Teoh Beng Hock. The panel of judges unanimously held that Teoh’s death was caused by multiple injuries from a fall from the 14th floor of Plaza Masalam as a result of, or which was accelerated by an unlawful act or acts […]

This morning, Universiti Malaya Law Professor Azmi Sharom became the new victim of the sedition dragnet when he was charged with sedition over his remarks on the Perak Constitutional crisis. It is clear that now that the government has become so intolerant that the dragnet has included academician. Malaysians who were already shocked with the […]

Yesterday’s police shocking arrest of 155 Penang Voluntary Patrol Unit (PPS) members was unnecessary, highhanded and deserves condemnation. Penang chief minister Lim Guan Eng, in response to the Inspector General of Police’s (IGP) earlier claim that PSS was an illegal body, had already clarified that PPS was set up by the state government and is […]

It was reported in today’s media that when commenting on the public university intake of medical students, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam has said the following:- 1. That the Malaysian Medical Council ( MMC) did not direct the public universities to reduce the intake of medical students 2. That a total of 1550 […]

On Aug 19, New Straits Times reported that Deputy Education Minister II P. Kamalanathan said that 418 places were available for a medical degree in public varsities this year, compared with 699 places last year, based on the recommendation of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC). He said that MMC requested for a lower intake to […]

In March 28 , 2014 edition of Malaysian Nanban, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramanian was quoted as saying that Indian Malaysian parents should realise that currently there are about 37,000 doctors in the country and in the next five years that number is expected to grow by another 30,000. “The government cannot afford […]

Three days ago, Deputy Education Minister P.Kamalanathan said that for this year’ public university intake, limited places of medical programmes were offered so as to control the number of new medical graduates and avoid a flood of new doctors in the employment market. He revealed that a total of 1,163 students with a Cumulative Grade Point […]

Yesterday I highlighted the plight of two STPM top scorers who failed to obtain their favored courses at local public universities. Today’s Sin Chew Daily has reported that another three top scorers have also failed in their applications of their favored courses to the local public universities. Two of them are from SMJK Sam Tet, […]

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