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10
Jul2020

#2lead4peace campaign for social media ethics

 #2lead4peace campaign for social media ethics

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits TimesJuly 9, 2020 JULY 1 marked another date for an unprecedented event of the Covid-19 making, following the demise of "I can't breathe" George Floyd. It exposes how pervasive the hatred is in the current socio-economic system that many...

10
Jul2020

Toxic side to university ranking

Toxic side to university ranking

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits TimesJune 29, 2020 THE DEBATES about ranking are alive again. This time it took an added dimension of the Covid-19 outbreak that forces everything to be inspected in a different light. If other forms of ranking worldwide are generally...

10
Jul2020

Emulate Institut Jantung Negara's 'physical distancing' approach

Emulate Institut Jantung Negara's 'physical distancing' approach

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits TimesJune 22, 2020 WE must have heard about Institut Jantung Negara (IJN) many times but few have the chance to visit it. It stands proudly in Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, as a dominant symbol of quality healthcare. Understandably,...

10
Jul2020

Time to come down hard on social-cum-political distancing

Time to come down hard on social-cum-political distancing

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits TimesJune 15, 2020 THIS is the raw lesson that comes from US President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" philosophy. It revolves around the avoidable tragic deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Aberry, which occurred barely a few months...

10
Jul2020

Let's break the ranking chain pandemic once and for all

Let's break the ranking chain pandemic once and for all

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul RazakOpinion - New Straits TimesJune 5, 2020 THE 'rankers' are back with their wares. Call it the ranking games. There is a marked difference this time around as it is the first in the post-pandemic environment. In pre-pandemic times the same exercise had...