Malaysia to act against illegal immigration

Malaysian Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Thursday that a large-scale operation would be conducted against the country’s illegal immigrants from Jan 21. Ahmad Zahid said the operation will kick off a day after the special programme on the management of illegal immigrants ends Jan 20, Xinhua reported. He said the cost of sending back […]

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IRDA Malaysia created 584,000 jobs

Malaysia’s IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority) created a total of 584,000 work opportunities, since its inception in 2006 with 15% of them comprising professional and skilled manpower. Prof Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of IRDA said the percentage of skilled professionals and workers will increase with more investors from different sectors coming to the economic […]

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Malaysia’s Economy Still Expands Amid Uncertain Global Economy, Says Najib

Malaysia has still managed to achieve a gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 4.3 per cent despite an uncertain global economic environment, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak Thursday. He said various efforts would be continued to be boosted to ensure that the country’s economy is stable and balanced to become a high-income […]

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The sunny side of leading a Malaysian university

With UK universities facing financial uncertainty, many British academics face a tricky dilemma: should I move overseas to where opportunities can be rather more plentiful? Last year, Graeme Wilkinson, who had served for five years as pro vice-chancellor of Glyndwr University, was casting around for a new role in the UK when he came across an unexpected opportunity: […]

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