Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) scraps plan to include non-academics in its nomination and voting of deans for the 2022-2024 term, which begins tomorrow. Experts say the plan violates the present provision of the USM Constitution.
Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) nomination committee chairman Dr Musa Ali insists having non-academic members involved in the selection of deans is constitutional. He urges professors and academics to accept management’s decision.
For the first time in 52 years, non-academic members from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) can now nominate and vote for their faculty deans. Several of the university’s professors, however, slam the move, calling it “unconstitutional”.
Taman Tun Dr Ismail residents’ association (TTDI) raise RM17,933 to purchase food baskets for Sungai Penchala residents low on food and supplies after being placed under Enhanced Movement Control Order on June 10.
The People’s Volunteer Corps’ (Rela) ‘sign-ups without consent’ fiasco has opened a Pandora’s box on how a government registration system could have been misused by Rela members to climb up the ranks.
A source who held a ranking position in Rela say the uniformed body knew about involuntary signs up 10 years ago, but no action was taken. He warned the authorisation cards can be misused during the lockdown.
With schools closed and nowhere to go, 19-year-old student Leng Giat Yu puts her time to good use, earning some extra income for her family.
A 2014 Malaysian study titled ‘Vaccine Storage in Private Practice: A community trial’ published in the Journal of Family Medicine and Community Health, revealed vaccine storage practices in private practitioner clinics (PPC) are poor, and a concerted effort to improve them at the national level had been lacking.
Malaysians welcome Hari Raya Aidilfitri tomorrow, but for the second consecutive year, there’s no respite for the resolute frontliners at the Covid-19 Integrated Quarantine and Treatment Centre (PKRC) 2.0 in Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS).
Top criminologist Datuk P. Sundramoorthy is urging the government to get serious about addressing corruption, especially within the public service, as it has become an epidemic and will soon damage government departments if real solutions are not taken.
Senior doctors, including retired government medical practitioners, are willing to assist the government in educating the public regarding the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme which has a low sign-up rate, and dispel concerns over the vaccine.
Discussions related to ‘severing ties’ with Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) are much anticipated at Umno’s general assembly which begins tomorrow but will not serve any purpose as the party will continue to play second fiddle in the government, says Associate Professor Dr Azeem Fazwan Ahmad Farouk.
Criminologist Assoc Prof Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy doubts an Independent Police Conduct Commission will be set up anytime soon in Malaysia given that Parliament is not in session and a general election is looming.