No plan to forgive 50% PTPTN debt, Dewan Negara told

Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching says the government will have to spend RM29 billion if it decides to forgive 50% of the debt owed by PTPTN borrowers. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 16, 2019.

THE Education Ministry does not plan to forgive 50% of the debt owed by National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers.

Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching said the government would have to spend RM29 billion – half of the total loans given out – if it proceeded with the move.

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  • Ministry offer quality education, can orang asli cope up to the standard and acquire good results to enter U or teacher training college? Previledge education with extra incentive and teaching or tuition effort must be provided to them. When Malays are given easier entrance level to U for decades, the orang asli must also be given even easier entrance requirement to local U. Islam is known to be fair and protect the less fortunate community. The Malay should extend better previledge to orang asli voluntarily to confirm to islamic teaching. Not everything goes to Malay previledge, it makes people feel sick and think that Malays are so useless, which is not true.

    Posted 2 months ago by James Wong