Lee Chonghui

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21 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pressure mounts for Maszlee

PETALING JAYA: Student activists are keeping up with their pressure on Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik to relinquish his role as International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) president.

Standing firm: Student activists remain firm on their stance that universities should have full autonomy and be free from political interference.
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21 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M’s remarks on defaulters are spot on, say borrowers

PETALING JAYA: Many National Higher Education Fund (PTPTN) loan borrowers agreed with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s sentiments on the loan’s defaulters.

18 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

NUTP: Sex education should highlight consequences

PETALING JAYA: Sex education should be interesting, realistic, relevant, and should teach students about the responsibility that comes with having sexual intercourse, says National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) secretary-general Harry Tan.

16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Creativity, team work, key for winners

Excellent content lead teams to impressive outcomes

Award-winning choral speaking group from SMK Jalan Bukit captivated the crowd with a delightful tongue-in-cheek piece titled “We Are Who We Are” about Malaysians abroad.
16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Spreading their wings abroad

STUDYING abroad is usually the “luxury item” that most students, even those whose families can’t afford it, would add to their wishlist.

Kali (in grey suit, middle) with Imran (on Kali’s right) and the Hungarian embassy’s deputy head of mission Dr Titanilla Toth (back row, fourth from left) mingling with the scholars after a briefing session held at the embassy in Wisma Goldhill, Kuala Lumpur. — AZMAN GHANI/The Star
13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Group gives Maszlee seven days to quit

KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist group Gabungan Pembebasan Akademik IPT has given the Education Minister a seven-day ultimatum to relinquish his role as International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) president.

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11 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Varsity thanked for ‘opening doors’

PETALING JAYA: Even before her final examination results were announced last year, Taylor’s University Mechanical Engineering student Farah Danial (pic) was already being scouted by one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers – Continental AG.

9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Plan ahead to enjoy your retirement

IMAGINE this. You’ve worked your whole life and finally reach the retirement age of 60 only to discover the savings you’ve amassed since entering the workforce is not sufficient to sustain the lifestyle you’ve grown accustomed to.

Husaini (second from right) and Prof Chuah (second from left) posing with the signed MoUs with witnesses Prof Ewe (left), Lim and special guest, Securities Commission Malaysia general manager (markets and products) Azryta Abdul Aziz (middle).
2 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

No decision yet on scrapping KADS1M

THE Education Ministry has not made a decision on scrapping the 1Malaysia Under­graduates Discount Cards (KADS1M) for tertiary students.

Teo (centre) flanked by UiTM deputy vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation) Prof Dr Abdul Rahman Omar and Selangor Education Department deputy director (Science) Ramlah Hassan after launching the STEM carnival in Shah Alam.
2 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Students tell stories by painting murals

DESCRIBING it as a special opportunity, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) final year fine arts student Daniel Ashraf Shamsul Aizat was one of the students who worked on Petronas Dagangan Berhad’s (PFB) National Day campaign.

(Fourth and fifth from right) Syed Zainal and local artiste Nur Fazura Sharifuddin together with UiTM’s lecturers and students in front of the “Bound by Traditions” mural at the Solaris Putra Petronas station in Seri Kembangan.