Malaysian universities are failing to move up the global university rankings because their research is generally not of top class quality and they have an acute lack of the “star” academics whose work would attract a huge number of citations. Continue reading “Radical approach needed for Malaysian universities to reach global Top 100”
Indonesia’s new President Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, faces multiple challenges as he seeks to deliver on his electoral promises in a country where the provinces are increasingly powerful, communal identity growing and parliament dominated by the opposition, according to Indonesia expert Farish Noor, an associate professor at RSIS in Singapore.
KUCHING: The significance of Malaysia Day on Sept 16 should be observed by all Malaysians in accordance with the historical facts.
Dua ahli politik Malaysia Timur cuba meredakan keinginan Sabah dan Sarawak untuk meninggalkan Malaysia, tetapi seorang ahli akademik dan pakar dalam subjek tersebut berkata, sentimen tersebut sedang menjadi satu gerakan selepas 51 tahun negara ini bersatu. Continue reading “Adakah Sabah dan Sarawak betul-betul mahu meninggalkan Malaysia?”
KUALA LUMPUR: Two leaders from Sabah and Sarawak, one from the Opposition and another from the ruling Barisan Nasional (BN), found common ground on the Sept 16, 1963 Federation of Sabah and Sarawak with the peninsula. Continue reading “The Right Perspective on 1963 Federation”
With only eight days to go before the 57th Merdeka celebrations, two politicians from Sabah and Sarawak have criticised Putrajaya for putting too much emphasis on August 31. Continue reading “Emphasis on August 31 unfair to Sabah and Sarawak, say leaders”
PETALING JAYA, Aug 22 — Putrajaya must revisit the 18- and 20-point agreements inked with Sarawak and Sabah to appease the growing anger of East Malaysians over their perceived marginalisation, two Borneo lawmakers said today. Continue reading “Revisit Malaysia Agreement to quell growing discontent, say east Malaysian lawmakers”
Thousands of athletes are gathering in the Scottish city of Glasgow this week for the Commonwealth Games, a sporting jamboree that takes place every four years, and is one of the most high profile of the group’s events. Continue reading “Commonwealth Relevance”
Ukraine will emerge from its current instability stronger and closer to Western Europe than it has been at any time since the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to Professor Sarah Birch of the University of Glasgow Continue reading “Ukraine and European Security”