The case of thedwindling numbers


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SINCE Malaysia set a target ratio of 60:40 science-to-non-science students at the upper secondary school level in 1967, the government has been working together with educationists to increase awareness on the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

More than five decades on, and with an even more pressing need for STEM talents, we are still way off the target.

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