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New Mindset required to uplift varsity standards

September 24, 2016

New Mindset required to uplift varsity standards, says my  Academic Friend, Dr. James Gomez@Bangkok University, Thailand

by Pratch Rujivanarom
The Nation

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Universities-face-hard-test-to-lift-standards-30293472.html… 600 more words

Governance

The Class Politics of Decluttering

July 18, 2016

The Class Politics of Decluttering

By Stephanie Land

Missoula, Mont. — SUDDENLY, decluttering is everywhere. It may have started with Marie Kondo and her mega-best seller, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” but it has exploded into a mass movement, anchored in websites, seminars and — ironically — a small library’s worth of books about how to get rid of stuff. 883 more words

Civil Society Issues

Angmoh's View of Singapore: I will choose Singapore again in a heartbeat.

New York

Angmoh’s View of Singapore: I will choose Singapore again in a heartbeat.

by Dr. Theodore Shawcross

I’ve read all the answers here and I’d just like to give my opinion on Why People hate Singapore, as a “foreign talent” as an “angmoh” and as someone who grew up in England, eventually moved to the US for my PhD, and then chose to raise my family in Singapore. 2,244 more words

Governance

Education is a Game Changer for the Individual and Country

June 11, 2016

Education is a Game Changer for the Individual and Country

by Dr. Tan Eng Bee

http://www.freemalaysia.com

Every time I read of individuals who pursue an education, regardless of whether to better their career or gain knowledge, I am captivated and inspired. 706 more words

Politics

Malaysia: A Bipolar Nation

June 9, 2016

COMMENT: I received a warning for the second time from  the Media Unit, Malaysian Multimedia Corporation (MMMC) instructing me to remove my posting of Kassim Ahmad’s article. 1,577 more words

Politics

Irate Expat takes on Penang's Chief Minister Guan Eng over Traffic and Development

June 3, 2016

Irate Expat takes on Penang’s Chief Minister Guan Eng over Traffic and Development

by Predeep Nambiar

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com

 

Businesswoman from China raises concerns about development, saying ‘Why must Penang be like Singapore or Hong Kong? 434 more words

Governance

Laos' Hydro Dam Project:Ecosystem of Mainland Southeast Asia at risk

May 30, 2016

Laos’ Hydro Dam Project: Ecosystem of Mainland Southeast Asia at risk

by Tom Fawthrop

http://www.asiasentinel.com

In the Mekong River’s 4,800 km journey from the snow-capped mountains of Tibet to Vietnam delta, the Sipandon area in southern Laos stands out as a critical part of the river‘s ecosystem, blessed by raging waterfalls, picturesque islands and a small colony of endangered freshwater dolphins. 1,258 more words

Politics