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Student Union plans a Survey

Yangon University’s second student union, which was formed on March 1, is planning a survey to get the views of students on what they think of the rebuilding of the Student Union Building at campus.

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.

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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Philippines starts Conduct of Judicial Training on Cybercrime for ASEAN Prosecutors and Judges

The Philippine Department of Justice – Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC), in partnership with the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project, is set to conduct the first leg of “Introductory Training of Trainers (ToT) Course on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence” for the ASEAN Region on 20-23 March 2018 in Manila, Philippines.

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2017 Tax Effort is highest in 10 Years without New Legislation

Revenue from tax collections of P2.251 trillion in 2017, which is 14.25 percent as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), represents the highest tax effort in 10 years without any new legislation introduced to prop up collections, according to the Department of Finance (DOF).

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BOC, CCBI tie up to strengthen Trade Facilitation

The Bureau of Customs (BOC) on Tuesday officially inked the Memorandum of Agreement with the Chamber of Customs Brokers, Inc. (CCBI) which strengthens cooperation between the two parties to further secure facilitation of legitimate trade.

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Minister Rini Soemarno encourages SMEs to go Online

Jakarta, Mar 22 (ANTARA News) - State Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno has encouraged Small and Medium scale Enterprises (SMEs) to go online, to compete in global market.

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Second law firm exits Myanmar, calls Companies Law delay a mistake

The govt has a mentality that, if something has to be done, “all you need to do is to pass a new law and that’s going to solve the problem.” It’s time to focus on communications with the private sector and actual implementation.

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Safe Space for Kids who face Domestic Violence

The Ministry of Social and Family Development has set up a third child protection specialist centre called Safe Space to manage moderate risk cases.

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Laws failing to protect Public: Survey

A survey conducted by non-government group My Justice showed that the current laws and practices of Myanmar and legal organisations fail to fail to protect individuals’ rights and are more concerned with national stability and control.

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Lawyer claims Trial to Money Laundering involving More than RM9 Million

KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 (Bernama) - A lawyer who claimed trial to Criminal Breach of Trust (CBT) involving RM9 million in 2016, was charged in the Sessions Court here today with 90 counts of money laundering involving more than RM9 million, seven years ago.

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Video-recordings of Suspects' Statements to start in Phases

The interviews of those accused of specified rape offences will be the first to be introduced to the video-recording of statements from suspects.

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BNM to launch VBI Scorecard in October

KUALA LUMPUR, March 20 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to launch the Value-Based Intermediation (VBI) scorecard in October this year, in conjunction with the Global Islamic Finance Forum.

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SC suspends Work in Courts Monday Afternoon due to Transport Strike

MANILA, Mar 19 (PNA) - The Supreme Court (SC) announced a suspension of work in all courts effective 2 p.m. Monday due to the nationwide transport strike staged by the Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON).

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MyIPO works with Education Ministry to ensure Intellectual Property Rights of Schools protected

TUARAN, March 18 (Bernama) - The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) is always working with the Education Ministry to ensure that the Intellectual Property (IP) rights of schools are protected.

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