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i-Kad to be Gazetted as Valid Identification for Foreign Students - Mustafar

PUTRAJAYA, July 17 (Bernama) - The Immigration Department is in the process of gazetting the 'i-Kad' as a valid identification for foreign students studying at higher learning institutions registered with the Ministry of Higher Education.

Gap Year Programme: Response from Public University Students encouraging

BESUT, June 18 (Bernama) - The Gap Year programme to be introduced in September has received encouraging response from public university students, said Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

Malaysian Bar Constitutional Law Committee

Calling on All Lawyers and Pupils in Chambers: Be a Part of the Constitutional Law Committee! (17 June 2017). Circular No. 106/2017; 29 May 2017

MyIPO allocates RM500,000 for Students to register Intellectual Properties - Hamzah

LARUT, April 29 (Bernama) -- The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has allocated some RM500,000 for school and university students in the country to register their intellectual properties (IP) this year, said Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin.

New Candidates for MIA Qualifying Examination (QE) to register by 30 April 2017

In view of the changes that would take place in the accountancy profession based on the recommendations from the Committee to Strengthen the Accountancy Profession (CSAP), the MIA Council at its meeting dated 15 December 2016 had decided that the registration for the new MIA QE candidates must be done by 30 April 2017.

UUM Students embark on Charity Work in Samut Prakan, Thailand

SAMUT PRAKAN, April 16 (Bernama) - A total of 40 long distance learning programme students from Universiti Utara Malaysia Kuala Lumpur campus have embarked on a charity programme at a Muslim village in Phra Pradaeng, about 11 kilometres from Bangkok.

UiTM Student wins ASEAN Oratory Competition

TANJUNG MALIM, March 26 (Bernama) - A student from Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Shah Alam was crowned champion of the ASEAN Oratory Competition for the Aminuddin Baki Trophy, organised by Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI).

KLRCA, UM ink MoU to offer Internships for UM Law Students

KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 (Bernama) - The Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Malaya (UM) today to offer internship placements for UM students at the KLRCA.

Online Application to Public Universities for 2017/2018 Academic Session extended to April 5

GEORGE TOWN, March 4 (Bernama) - The online application for entry into public universities for 2017 is being extended until April 5, said Higher Education Ministry deputy secretary-general (Development), Datuk Nik Ali Mat Yunus.

Saudi Arabia to triple Scholarships for Malaysian Students Next Year

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 (Bernama) - The Saudi Arabian government will increase the number of scholarships for Malaysian students to study in the Kingdom next year.

200,000 apply to enter IPTA every Year

JITRA, Feb 27 (Bernama) - There are about 200,000 applications for entry into public institutions of higher learning (IPTA) yearly while only 47,000 places are available at the 20 universities nationwide.

No New Sponsorship Offers for Studies in Egypt

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 17 (Bernama) - The Higher Education Ministry is not giving new scholarships for local students intending to further their studies in Egypt as the situation in that country is still not completely stable, said Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.

UTP celebrates Victory in Debate Competition

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 17 (Bernama) - Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) Malay Junior team emerged as champion in the 20th Intervarsity ASTAR Open Debate competition defeating the International Islamic Universiti Malaysia's team.

USIM allows PTPTN Students to defer Fee Payment

NILAI, Feb 10 (Bernama) - Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) will give due consideration to students under the National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) sponsorship to defer their fee payment.

LEAP Programme helps Indian Community Venture into Business

IPOH, Feb 5 (Bernama) - The Lead Entrepreneurship Aspiration Programme (LEAP) organised by the Malaysian Associated Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MAICCI) has helped the Indian community to venture into business.

USM, Nagoya City Board of Education sign MoU on Education

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 24 (Bernama) - Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) and Nagoya City Board of Education today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the education field.

TAR University College's New Pahang Campus to begin Student intake by May

KUANTAN, Jan 12 (Bernama) - The new campus of Tunku Abdul Rahman (TAR) University College in Indera Mahkota here is expected to begin its first intake of students at the end of May.

MFPC Programme to provide Grads Opportunities to learn Financial Planning Process

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Financial Planning Council's (MFPC) Financial Planning Internship Programme will provide opportunities for graduates to learn the financial planning process, office administration and interaction with clients in the capital market.
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ASEAN, Dialogue Partners hope for End of Marawi Conflict Soon

MANILA - The ASEAN member states and its dialogue partners are hoping that the more than three-month fighting in Marawi be resolved soon.

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ASEAN Public Relations strengthen Regional Structure

Badung, Bali (ANTARA News) - Public relations and communication are keys to obtain public understanding and participation in order to strengthen the regional organization's position at the global level, Director General of Public Information and Communication at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Rosarita Niken Widiastuti, stated here on Wednesday.

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OSMEP recognizes Hundreds of SMEs for Outstanding Work

BANGKOK, 21 September 2017 (NNT) - The Office of Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion (OSMEP) has held a ceremony to offer accolades to SME operators from across the country who have been successful in business.

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Labor Minister orders Investigation into Complication of employing Highland People

BANGKOK, 21 September 2017 (NNT) - The Minister of Labor has instructed Labor Ministry officials to investigate into the claim that employers do not receive convenience on submitting work permit application for highland people.

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ASEAN Lawmakers commend Alvarez

The 38th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) concluded Tuesday with delegates commending House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez for his outstanding performance as president of AIPA.

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Work in all Courts Nationwide suspended Thursday: SC

MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) announced the suspension of work in all courts nationwide on Thursday, September 21, in connection with President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of the said date as National Day of Protest.

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Budget 2018: 13,837 Ideas, Proposals from the Public received

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 20 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that 13,837 ideas and proposals were received through the Budget 2018 'crowdsourcing' campaign carried out for 15 days from Sept 4 to 18.

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Malaysia-Thailand to ink MoU on Security Cooperation

BANGKOK, Sept 20 (Bernama) - There will be closer security cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand with the establishment of a Joint Committee on Security Cooperation, according to a cabinet resolution document released by the Thai government.

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MAS sets up International Advisory Panel for Cyber Security

Singapore, 20 September 2017 - The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that it has established a Cyber Security Advisory Panel (CSAP), comprising cyber security thought leaders from around the world.

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SC asked to order Refund of Excess SMS Fee to Subscribers

MANILA - The Bayan Muna partylist filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to compel the country's major telecommunication companies to give a refund to their subscribers for overpriced text message rates amounting to more than PHP17.7 billion.

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Policymakers urged to study Proposed Shift to Federal System

MANILA - State think-tank Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) on Tuesday urged policymakers to undertake a comprehensive study of the proposed shift to a federal form of government which could address uneven developments in provinces and regions.

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BSP to continue Payment, Settlement Operations on September 21

MANILA - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP ) will continue its payments and settlement operations on Thursday despite Malacanang's suspension of works in government offices and schools nationwide for that day.

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