Andrew Chin


1 year ago

Wait for UEC report, Maszlee tells stakeholders

Education minister won’t commit himself to ‘divisive’ issue of whether government will finally recognise cert.

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Wait for UEC report, Maszlee tells stakeholders

1 year ago

Agency to settle debts of failed bookshop project, says Maszlee

Kedai Buku 1Malaysia, a BN brainchild, owes creditors RM3 million and ITBM is now finding ‘creative’ solutions to its problems.

Agency to settle debts of failed bookshop project, says Maszlee

1 year ago

Govt mulls roping in English grads to become teachers

Schools throughout the nation short of more than 2,600 teachers as about 1,000 retire each year. 

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Govt mulls roping in English grads to become teachers

1 year ago

Unity possible even with vernacular schools, says Maszlee

The education minister says the current system will not be a hindrance if the right values are inculcated in students.

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Unity possible even with vernacular schools, says Maszlee

1 year ago

Detractors will thank me one day, says minister in face of continued criticism

Education minister looks back on achievements he is most proud of after a year in office.

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Detractors will thank me one day, says minister in face of continued criticism


1 year ago

Matriculation programme to be diversified to fulfil demand

Education Minister Maszlee Malik says there is a huge market for jobs but parents do not want their children in the fields.

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Matriculation programme to be diversified to fulfil demand

1 year ago

Bentong folk demand ECRL stop in town

Town folk hoping for another U-turn and that government will restore station dropped under new cost-saving deal inked with Beijing.

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Bentong folk demand ECRL stop in town

1 year ago

Dropped under new ECRL deal, workers still clocking in at Bentong office

Pahang town would have been seventh station in original project but to save more than RM20 billion, it is bypassed under new alignment.

Dropped under new ECRL deal, workers still clocking in at Bentong office

1 year ago

No-exam policy needs coordination or it will fail, educators tell govt

Schools unsure of what to do due to lack of comprehensive training, they say.

No-exam policy needs coordination or it will fail, educators tell govt

1 year ago

Good job scrapping exams, but mindsets must also change, says researcher

Educators' attitude and teaching methods need work, too, says Chen Ai Mei.

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Good job scrapping exams, but mindsets must also change, says researcher

1 year ago

Muar furniture makers warn of shortage of 20,000 workers

Industry representatives say factories might have to shut down or reduce orders if labour woes not resolved.

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Muar furniture makers warn of shortage of 20,000 workers

1 year ago

MCA grassroots upset with party’s BN flip-flop

Failure to push for dissolution of BN and finding a new partner weighs heavily on oldest Chinese-based party in the country. 

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MCA grassroots upset with party’s BN flip-flop

1 year ago

BN working with PAS a non-issue, says MCA

Dr Wee Ka Siong says it's not a problem for pact to cooperate with fellow opposition outfit against Pakatan.

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BN working with PAS a non-issue, says MCA

1 year ago

No consensus on dissolving BN, says Mat Hasan

Acting chairman promises formation of a technical committee to look into MCA, MIC's grievances.

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No consensus on dissolving BN, says Mat Hasan

1 year ago

Landowners laud return of bauxite mining, but hope for better enforcement

Land can't be used for anything else, so might as well finish ore extraction, they say.

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Landowners laud return of bauxite mining, but hope for better enforcement