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Now everybody has a degree

THE most recent report from a global university ranking organisation provides some cheer with six of the nation’s public higher education institutions...


Heed Fitch’s warning

THE reputed international Fitch Rating Agency has given us a warning on the outlook for the Malaysian economy, which we should not ignore or neglect.


Orangutans and palm oil

LIVING only on two islands in the world – Sumatra and Borneo – orangutans are cute, cuddly and threatened with extinction. These attributes have made the...


A national fund for charity?

LIKE most Malaysians, I must admit that I was greatly saddened by the pathetic story of Rubee Ahmad and Sharin Abd Rahman whose sorry situation was published...


Act fast on child rights

MALAYSIA ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) in 1995. The CRC is an international statement of our commitment towards...