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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 […]

Gadis Melayu berpurdah sertai DAP -29 Sept 2014

Sudah tiba masanya anak muda berjuang dalam DAP , meruntuhkan dogma dan rasisma yang lama ditanam dalam benak rakyat Malaysia Melati Rahim SEREMBAN: Selepas peguam Melayu muda Dyana Sofya Mohd Daud dan anak gadis Melayu bertudung, Syefura Othman (Rara) menyertai parti DAP, kini Jamila Rahim atau lebih dikenali dengan panggilan Melati Rahim, 22, merupakan anak […]

Sex education: Piecemeal attempt won’t help

Free Malaysia Today By Jeswan Kaur KUALA LUMPUR | Oct 29, 2012 The government’s misguided ‘inhibition’ on the issue of sex education has backfired, with teenage pregnancies in the country intensifying. For over a decade, the Education and the Women, Family and Community Development Ministries kept dragging their feet in implementing sex education in schools, […]

Free Malaysia Today By Leven Woon KUALA LUMPUR | Oct 14, 2012 DAP’s Teresa Kok urges the AG Chambers to consult relevant groups before tabling a bill in parliament to restrict judges’ power on statutory rape sentences.   De facto law minister Nazri Aziz was today urged to conduct thorough consultation with relevant groups before […]

Come and participate in the ‘Street Songs’ (Lagu Jalanan) Writing Competition

This is a first time ever ‘street song’ – composing/ making – contest in Malaysia. The contest aims to encourage and promote more creative and patriotic songs to be composed and aired in Malaysia. At the same time, one of its important goals is to bring our various values – such as ‘unity’, ‘democracy’, ‘anti […]

Last month, I had Damien Chin as my intern for two weeks. He is a young Malaysian doing his A-Levels in the UK. By his own initiative, he emailed me and asked if he could shadow me in my work and I said OK.  I always welcome interns because I believe the young are our […]

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