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Recent and archived articles by Christina Chin

2 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Shopping for study options

RONNIE Lai, 25, was glad she made an impromptu visit to the Star Education Fair 2019 last weekend.

Foo (in blue) with the other student volunteers from Manipal International University. — Photos by KAMARUL ARIFFIN, LOW LAY PHON and IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star
2 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

New cheaper, faster way to heal

A ‘green’ medicated wound dressing that can help patients heal faster, could soon be in the market.




Prof Rosfarizan unveiling the medicated wound dressing made from bitter gourd extract.
29 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Don saw football as champion of unity

PETALING JAYA: More than a highly regarded academician, the late Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim is remembered as a true Malaysian who saw football as a crucial piece of the nation’s heritage, and a champion of unity.

Prof Khoo Kay Kim (centre)
27 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Teachers and students should rest’

KUALA LUMPUR: Schools should not conduct any activities during the ongoing mid-year break, according to the Education Minister.

27 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Prepare checklist on what to look for in a medical school’

KUALA LUMPUR: There are many medical schools to choose but prepare a checklist of what to look for.

26 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Students can restructure PTPTN loans at booth

KUALA LUMPUR: Borrowers who are keen to restructure their loan repayment plan can do so at the National Higher Education Fund Corporation’s (PTPTN) booth at the Star Education Fair 2019.

12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

What teachers want

According to the Malaysia Global Teacher Status Index (GTSI) 2018 Statistics, headteachers here are respected more than people in any other country. StarEdu asks teachers for their wish list.

12 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

The teachers’ champ

The NUTP secretary-general talks about his vision for the union and how it can return to the glory days when everyone looked up to teachers.

9 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Digital edge for journalism

SINGAPORE: Asia’s top newsrooms are banding together to address challenges and seize opportunities of digitalisation.





New beginnings: Ng (fourth from left), joining media leaders from the region in cutting the ribbon to launch the WEF Asia Chapter in Singapore. — The Straits Times/Asia News Network
28 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Consult all parties before taking action

COST-CUTTING is okay, but feedback from stakeholders are a must.