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Autonomy in UM

Autonomy in UM

UNIVERSITI Malaya (UM) has made a comeback by climbing 50 spots to be ranked 180 in the 2009 Times Higher Education – QS World University Rankings under vice-chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Ghauth Jasmon. What does this academician, responsible for restoring UM’s reputation, have to say about university autonomy, the state of Malaysia’s higher education system, [...]

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The impact of polygamy in Malaysia

The impact of polygamy in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA, 21 July 2010: A landmark study on polygamy in Malaysia has cast doubt on whether husbands in polygamous marriages are able to treat their wives and children equally as intoned by the Quran. The study, conducted by Sisters in Islam in collaboration with academics from several local universities, found that while almost 80% [...]

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The story of the UKM four, Part 2

The story of the UKM four, Part 2

To discuss the climate local university students live and study in today and answer the question why any student would want to be political despite the risk of expulsion, The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil speaks with student activist Hilman Idham.

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The story of the UKM four

The story of the UKM four

The Fairly Current Show host Fahmi Fadzil speaks with one of the UKM four — Woon King Chai — about what happened the day they were arrested. The third year political science major hails from Kluang, Johor. [...]

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Students penalised for protesting ISA

Students penalised for protesting ISA

PETALING JAYA, 23 June 2009: Only one of the seven students suspended by their universities in 2001 for allegedly participating in an unlawful demonstration managed to complete his university education. National Mosque (Public domain)The seven, who were all from public universities, were arrested by the police during an anti-Internal Security Act rally on 8 June [...]

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