All posts tagged 'education'

Is asking questions to make sure the rights of children are protected considered an offence?

As a woman, I sympathise with Hannah Yeoh who was called in for questioning regarding her statement on Twitter. …

It’s not about national or vernacular schools; we need to master various languages

By Liew Chin Tong Let me begin by saying that we need a new framework for a new era. …

Increasing the value of Malaysian Higher Education

By Ahmad Iskandar Lately, there has been much concern about the state of our local universities. It has been …

A conversation at the hospital – Zairil Khir Johari

The most noticeable difference in experience between a private and a public hospital is the fact that in the …

Zairil Khir Johari: “We need a new system”

The 2008 elections cut through the fear and apathy that trapped many of Malaysia’s youth, invigorating them to stand …

Freeing Education from Politics – by Zairil Khir Johari

There is one particular issue in this country that never fails to incite fierce debate, with passionate arguments – …

We need rights, not welfare – Chong Eng

DAP Deputy Secretary-General, Wanita Chief and Bukit Mertajam MP Chong Eng is one of the most recognisable faces in …

Towards a Two-Party System – Azmi Sharom

The Rocket caught up with Dr Azmi Sharom, Associate Professor at University Malaya’s Faculty of Law to pick his …

Budget 2011: Equipping the Workforce

By T.K. Tan October is the month for budgetary number crunching again. It is time to reflect on what …

Undo disastrous PPSMI decision! Cabinet move totally irresponsible.

Six years ago, the Cabinet under Tun Dr. Mahathir took a hasty and ill-considered decision to rush headlong to …