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Malaysia’s ongoing commitment to education is evident in the amount it invests in the sector each year, usually at least 20% of the annual budget for all levels of learning, according to the World Bank. The result of this has been a sustained improvement in access to education, with close to universal enrolment at the primary and secondary...

 

The release of the National Education Blueprint for Higher Education 2015-25 in April 2015 was a clear indication of the Ministry of Education’s (MoE)’s plans for the future of higher education in Malaysia. It was also an acknowledgment of the shortcomings that have made such a policy review necessary.

 

The past two years have been somewhat trying times for the country’s telecoms companies, which have had to be adaptable enough to adjust to changing economic, market and regulatory conditions. A handful of knotty issues have converged to make market conditions and competition intense. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel as the...

 

Many of Malaysia’s Vision 2020 goals to develop into a high-income knowledge economy hinge on its ability to leverage its IT sector strategically and effectively. As is true in all developed countries, the country’s IT backbone undergirds and acts as the foundation for the potential of a wide swathe of other sectors, from services and industry...

 

How will the measures outlined in the 11th Malaysia Plan (11MP) address the country’s shortfall in communications infrastructure?