Tun M is Our New HM - Ready to Whip the Nation's Classroom Into Shape
A radical revamp is on the way as Tun Dr Mahathir names himself as the nation’s new education minister. Educators hope a return to mastery of the basic `3Rs’ should be top of the agenda.
The Pakatan Harapan cabinet got two more cabinet members on Thursday with the posts of Education and Women’s Affairs Minister named. Educators must be licking their lips in anticipation of a radical revamp in the education system when Prime Minster Tun Dr Mahathir exercised prime ministerial prerogative and named himself Education Minister. At the same news conference on Thursday afternoon, the PM also announced the appointment of Datuk Seri Wan Azizah as Women’s Affairs Minister. At last perhaps, we will...
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Razak Chik is a journalist of long standing beginning with editorial stints in New Straits Times, business reporting with Malaysian Business as well as capital markets coverage with Investors Digest. He seeks to inculcate the practice of ethics, pursuit of truth and fairness in journalism that will form the platform for universal prosperity.