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How would you live your life if you were a baroness and member of the House of Lords? What about if you held senior academic posts at top institutions such as Lancaster University and one of Oxford University’s top colleges (St John’s)?
In the Malaysian political landscape, the unity government led by Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has reached a significant milestone, marking one year since its inception following the 2022 General Election on Nov 19.
MY FIRST visit to the vibrant metropolis of Hong Kong coincided with the 8th Belt and Road Summit. Organised by the HK Special Administrative Region Government and HK Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Summit commemorated the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). This was also the first in-person gathering since the fading echoes of Covid-19.
FROM investments to internationalisation, TVET to transportation, and everything in between, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has called for greater public-private partnership to spur Malaysia’s development.
THE emergence of ChatGPT, an artificial-intelligence (AI) chatbot, will be a game-changer for the education space globally and, no doubt, in Malaysia too.
MALAYSIA’S 15th General Election (GE15), which takes place on Nov 19, will see 6.23 million new voters at the ballot box. Of this, 1.4 million are Undi18 voters who are within the 18-20 age range, with the remaining 4.87 million aged 21 and above.
I HAD the unique opportunity to lead interviews with about 40 Malaysian graduates and students for the Corporate Fellowship programme recently.
Danial Rahman had the privilege of sitting down with Prof Asma last week to ask her about this recognition, her life, career and the future.
Six years ago, in January 2015, I wrote about the unprecedented floods that happened in Kelantan. Then working with the Ministry of Education, we took part in relief efforts at various affected schools being carried out by teachers, university lecturers, and students from schools, polytechnics, community colleges and universities. (You can read it here: www.thestar.com.my/opinion/online-exclusive/whats-your-status/2015/01/08/kelantan-floods).