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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, […]

Strip my citizenship too, Bersatu Youth chief tells NGOs

A courageous statement from Syed Saddiq 👍😁 ******************************************************** Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Youth chief Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman said those seeking to revoke citizenships granted to non-Malays from 1957 to 1970 should push for his citizenship to be stripped as well. “If you want to strip them of their citizenship, I suggest that you […]

Call on the government to suspend this year’s PLKN and abolish all future programmes as well as immediately reinstate overseas scholarship for the 744 bursary recipients

It was reported in today’s Sin Chew Daily that the deputy Defence Minister Datuk Mohd Johari Baharom had said that the PLKN 2.0 (National Service Training Programme) which was suspended for one year and had resumed this year would only tentatively be conducted for one year only. He said that the National service Training Council […]

Will Deepa’s daughter be allowed to practise Hindu faith, asks Teresa

With the dust barely settled on the custody battle between Hindu mother S. Deepa and her Muslim convert ex-husband, many questions remain unanswered over the fate of their two children, DAP said today. The party’s vice chairperson Teresa Kok who described yesterday Federal Court decision as “disappointing overall” said that one poser now was whether […]

Wee ‘playing with words’ on JPA scholarship issue, says MP

PETALING JAYA: Minister Wee Ka Siong has been accused of “playing with words” over the announcement that Public Service Department (JPA) scholarships for degree programmes have been suspended. In a statement issued today, MP for Seputeh Teresa Kok took issue with Wee for a message he posted on Facebook last night denying he had said […]

JPA scholarship suspension: Instead of playing with words, Wee Ka Siong should help to resolve the students” plight

In his facebook posting last night, Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong denied saying the Public Service Department (JPA) has suspended government scholarships and that the matter was being studied by the department. He said that he had not officially announced or confirmed the suspension. I wish to advise Wee not to play with […]

DAP slams shelving of JPA, MoE education aid

PETALING JAYA: In a series of media releases, DAP and its youth wing Dapsy have come out strongly in protest of the government’s decision to suspend scholarships for the Public Service Department’s (JPA) degree programmes and bursaries by the Ministry of Education’s (MoE) pre-university courses. DAP Vice-Chairperson, Teresa Kok said education was important in building the nation’s […]

JPA scholarship suspension: Is Malaysia serious in building and retaining talent?

After some students’ plight have been reported in Sin Chew Daily two days ago, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Wee Ka Siong raised the issue in yesterday’s Cabinet meeting and confirmed the government’s of scholarships by the Public Service Department (JPA) for degree programmes, and bursaries by the Ministry of Education (MoE) for […]

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