Deja vu at UiTM’s closed gates

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar IT appears like a throwback to the bad old days when student activities were strictly controlled by university authorities, largely thanks to the application of the Universities and University Colleges Act.

Academics say no reason for UiTM to cancel dialogue session

UNIVERSITIES should approve more dialogue sessions on campus, said academics. Their response came after the cancellation of Muda’s dialogue session on the welfare of interns at Universiti Teknologi Mara’s (UiTM) Shah Alam campus yesterday.

Anxiety disorder patients getting younger, say experts

THERE is an increase in the number of children suffering from anxiety disorder, experts said, adding that young teenagers are ill equipped to deal with stress. Counsellors the problem was especially acute in urban areas, with more cases among working women as well.

Greek PM wants EU aid for Turkey border fence

GREEK Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis yesterday called on the European Union to “seriously consider” providing financial aid to help extend an anti-migrant steel fence along the border with Turkey. “I think it’s about time for the EU to seriously consider providing European funds for these types of projects,” the head of government told AFP, on […]

Malaysia on the map for tiger conservation

IPOH: The Royal Belum State Park has been awarded the prestigious Conservation Assured|Tiger Stan­dards (CA|TS) approval in recognition of its exceptional conservation efforts and commitment to tiger conservation. Read full story

JKMPay not accessible to OKU, says NGO

PETALING JAYA: The JKMPay scheme was inaccessible to the group it was targeted at, say organisations for the disabled as they lauded the Women, Family, and Community Development Ministry’s decision to discontinue it. Read full story

Support the new CM, says the old CM

MELAKA: Former chief minister Datuk Seri Sulaiman Md Ali has urged people in Melaka to give the new state government leadership the same kind of support and cooperation they had given him. Read full story

No action taken against dissenting Rembia rep – yet

MELAKA: Disciplinary action against Rembia assemblyman Datuk Muhammad Jailani Khamis for turning rebellious over the appointment of a new Melaka chief minister will be decided later, says the new Chief Minister. Read full story