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Student Union Building Plans postponed, following Objections

The government has stopped its plans to rebuild the historic Student Union Building at its original site at Rangoon University, following widespread objections.

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.

Student Union Building at Old Site opposed

The All Burma Federation of Student Unions (ABFSU) has rejected the idea of rebuilding the student union building at its previous location in the Yangon University campus which was destroyed in 1962.

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.

Savannakhet University set to become First Model University in Laos

Savannakhet University is set to become the first model university on business administration and economic studies in Laos, an initiative it is now developing and intends to reach the goal by 2020.

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.

UP Law wins 2017 Stetson International Environmental Moot Court - Southeast Asian Regional Rounds

The team representing the University of the Philippines College of Law won the championship of the 2017 Southeast Asian Regional Rounds (SEARR) of the Stetson International Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, held from January 5 to 7, 2017 at the College of Law.

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.

Outline for the UP Law Center 2016-2017 Advanced Bar Review Now Available Online

The UP Law Center Training and Convention Division has released the outline for the 2016-2017 Advanced Bar Review.

Job Search Kiosks in Campuses

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PNA) - Students will soon have faster and easier time looking for career opportunities as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) starts deploying Job Search Kiosks (JSK) in campuses of big Metro Manila universities, according to Labor Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III.

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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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Indonesia, Croatia agree to strengthen Economic Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesia and Croatia have agreed to enhance economic cooperation, the Indonesian Foreign Ministry said in a press statement released on Tuesday.

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Indonesia, Namibia agree to enhance Bilateral Trade Cooperation

Jakarta (ANTARA News) - Indonesias Foreign Affairs Minister Retno L. P. Marsudi has held a bilateral meeting with her Namibian counterpart Netumbo Nandi-Ndiatwah, and the two ministers agreed to intensify cooperation to boost bilateral trade.

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High Taxes, Competition choke Cheroot-Makers

Myanmar's traditional mini cigar, the cheroot, is near extinction as manufacturers struggle with high taxes, high production costs and stiff competition from imported and local cigarettes.

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EPF to boost Investments in Shariah-Compliant Private Equity Funds

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is prepared to increase its investments in shariah-compliant private equity (PE) funds, said its Investment Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Datuk Mohamad Nasir Ab Latif.

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BNM seeks More Focused Delivery of Mandates under Malaysian Development Financial Institutions

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is planning to work with the leadership of local financial institutions and other stakeholders in government to address a more focused delivery of mandates under the Malaysian Development Financial Institutions.

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