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If the UKMhead of Communications Department is such a ‘fan’ of Marty Rimm, whose “dubious” undergraduate studies resulted in the Time Cover story on “Cyberporn”, will Prof. Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim invite him to join his department as a model exemplar for UKM students.

By Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP, Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, September 23, 1995:

If the UKMhead of Communications Department is such a ‘fan’ of Marty Rimm, whose “dubious” undergraduate studies resulted in the Time Cover story on “Cyberporn”, will Prof. Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim invite him to join his department as a model exemplar for UKM students.

The reaction of the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia head of Communications Department Prof Dr. Mohd Safar Hasim to my criticism of him for trying to fan hysteria about pornography on the Internet instead of rational discussion about the information superhighway has missed the points altogether. Read the rest of this entry »

Call on MCA Ministers to explain whether the new Private Universities Bill would allow the establishment of Merdeka University or the revival of Nanyang University in Malaysia

Speech by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Serdang DAP Branch anniversary Dinner held at Serdang, Selangor on Saturday, 20th August 1994 at 8 pm

Call on MCA Ministers to explain whether the new Private Universities Bill would allow the establishment of Merdeka University or the revival of Nanyang University in Malaysia

MCA Deputy Education Minister, Datuk Dr. Fong Chan Onn said a few days ago that the Private Universities Bill would be presented to the October Parliament to allow foreign universities to set up branch universities in Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

Why still no non-Malays appointed as Vice Chancellors of Malaysian universities?

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 30th May 1994:

Why still no non-Malays appointed as Vice Chancellors of Malaysian universities?

The Government has announced the appointment of two new University Vice Chancellors in the country – the appointments of Dr. Ahmad Zaharudin Idrus as the new vice chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and the Prof. Datuk Dr. Syed Jalaludin Syed Salim as the new vice chancellor of Universiti Pertanian Malaysia. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls for full and not half-hearted liberalisation of the higher education policy in the country which will allow at least 85 per cent of Malaysian students to pursue tertiary studies at home by year 2000

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjong, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, 28th March 1994:

DAP calls for full and not half-hearted liberalisation of the higher education policy in the country which will allow at least 85 per cent of Malaysian students to pursue tertiary studies at home by year 2000

While the announcement by the Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Fong Chan Onn, that three more universities would be set up by the year 2,000 is welcome, a close examination of the announcement shows that such higher education liberalisation is not enough or adequate to Malaysia’s needs or Vision 2020 for Malaysia to become a fully developed nation by the year 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

University of Malaya Council should pay heed to the serious concern of the Prime Minister over the plagiarism controversy and it should not become another MAAU in lacking the intellectual honesty and moral courage to deal responsibily with its 10-year plagiarism scandal

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung Lim Kit Siang, in Penana on Wednesday, 16th March 1994:

University of Malaya Council should pay heed to the serious concern of the Prime Minister over the plagiarism controversy and it should not become another MAAU in lacking the intellectual honesty and moral courage to deal responsibily with its 10-year plagiarism scandal

The University of Malaya is gravely damaging its reputation as a centre of excellence in its failure to grapple with the serious allegation of plagiarism against one of its 28 new professors. Read the rest of this entry »

University of Malaya Council is ‘burying its head in the sand’ in its irresponsible attitude over the serious allegation of plagiarism against one of its new Professors

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary General and HP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Friday, March 11, 1994:

University of Malaya Council is ‘burying its head in the sand’ in its irresponsible attitude over the serious allegation of plagiarism against one of its new Professors

The University of Malaya Council is ‘burying its head in the sand’ in its irresponsible attitude over the serious allegation of plagiarism against, one of its new Professors. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP will query in April Parliament why University, of Malaya promoted an associate professor who had been guilty of the serious academic offence of plagiarism to full professorship

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Penang on Tuesday, 1st March 1994:

DAP will query in April Parliament why University, of Malaya promoted an associate professor who had been guilty of the serious academic offence of plagiarism to full professorship

The DAP will guery in the April Parliament why the University of Malaya promoted an associate professor who had been guilty of the serious academic offence of plagiarism to full professorship. Read the rest of this entry »

DAP calls on Federal Government to immediately establish a full university in Sabah

DAP calls on Federal Government to immediately establish a full university in Sabah

Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Li in Kit Slang, yesterday called on the Federal Government, to immediately establish a full university in Sabah.

Lim was speaking in Parliament on the committee stage of the Education Ministry on the 1993 supplementary supply and development, estimates, which provided for an allocation for Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). Read the rest of this entry »

Cabinet tomorrow should review the Education Ministry decision to recruit fewer students into the local universities this year.

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday, April 13, 1993:

Cabinet tomorrow should review the Education Ministry decision to recruit fewer students into the local universities this year.

DAP calls on Cabinet meeting tomorrow to review the Education Ministry decision to recruit fewer students into the local universities this year. Read the rest of this entry »

With $5 million profit, the Qualifying Board should continue to conduct the certificate in legal practice (CLP) course at the University of Malaya

by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, in Petaling Jaya on Monday, June 24,1991:

With $5 million profit, the Qualifying Board should continue to conduct the certificate in legal practice (CLP) course at the University of Malaya

The Attorney-General, Tan Sri Abu Talib Othman, had disclosed that the Qualifying Board which conducted the certificate in legal practice (CLP) course for law graduates, has made a profit of more than $5 million in seven years. Read the rest of this entry »