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29
Sep2020

Is university ranking part of discriminatory systems?

Is university ranking part of discriminatory systems?

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times September 29, 2020 BEFORE we turn to the latest result of The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education (THE) College Rankings 2021 (focusing only on the US) released last week, it might be instructive to have a glance...

21
Sep2020

Bring back education with a 'soul'

Bring back education with a 'soul'

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times September 15, 2020 UNDER the influence of Covid-19 where things are more fluid and uncertain, good governance becomes even more important to understand and practise. Although more frequently addressed from the corporate sector viewpoint, it is not...

21
Sep2020

Covid-19 helps reveal global developmental weaknesses

Covid-19 helps reveal global developmental weaknesses

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times September 10, 2020   SOME five years ago this month, the United Nations General Assembly unveiled its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) global agenda. It is endorsed by heads of states worldwide, including Malaysia, for a period of...

08
Sep2020

How to be 'Merdeka' from Covid-19

How to be 'Merdeka' from Covid-19

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak  Opinion - New Straits Times  September 5, 2020 IT is rather unfortunate that the Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) has not been lifted as we "celebrate" the 63rd Merdeka. It would have been more meaningful otherwise. A symbolic way to officially declare...

01
Sep2020

Time to upgrade 'Setara', post-pandemic

Time to upgrade 'Setara', post-pandemic

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times August 27, 2020 THIS year is the 5th anniversary of Setara. What is that? The word is not well promoted publicly although it concerns the public. To date, it is limited mostly to academics in institutions of...