Malaysian American

Penang shines as heart of E&E sector
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“Over the years, more and more responsibilities were transferred from the home bases of these companies to Penang,” recalled the Malaysian American Electronics Industries chairman Datuk Wong Siew Hai, whose career path in Malaysia's “Silicon Island” is … No tags for this post.

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The Empire writes back
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Thus, she became a hyphenated writer: a peranakan Chinese-Malaysian-American, feminist writer of postcolonial texts, growing up speaking in Chinese but later writing in English. She descends directly from the line started by Maxine Hong Kingston, whose … No tags for this post.

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A teaching placement to remember
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Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE) executive director Dr James Coffman said the ETAs had to go through a very competitive process before arriving in Malaysia. “We want students who can show they are good students who … No tags for this post.

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WARS AND RUMORS OF WARS
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They can just ignore the US and do what they want to do. In 30 years or so when our Malaysian-American president negotiates with China and Russia for the peaceful secession of Hawaii and Alaska, maybe some of you who are still alive will understand. No tags for this post.

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Enlightening exchange for local scholars
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The Fulbright grant programmes operate through the Malaysian-American Commission on Educational Exchange (MACEE). MACEE executive director Dr James Coffman said that the purpose of the Fulbright exchange programme is to encourage mutual … No tags for this post.

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Russian rebels have kidnapped Malaysia Airlines dead, stacking them in train …
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And if the Eruopean, Malaysian, American and global outrage over the event and the looting of the wreckage site doesn't get through to the rebels, there isn't much that can be done. I take them to be a cluster of louts, not unlike our own T-Party thugs … No tags for this post.

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Your place of learning isn't the source of elitism
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Thai, Mainland Chinese, Hawaiian, Malaysian, American, Burmese were some of the nationalities of friends that I was privileged to have known. All from varying levels of social status and wealth. We fought as a class, ate as a class and almost … No tags for this post.

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Ani Zonneveld's Visit to Morocco Creates Controversy over Woman Imam
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The Malaysian-American activist, who openly advocates for gender equality, women's reproductive rights, LGBTQI rights, and freedom of expression, has called for mixed-gender prayers and the right of Moroccan women to lead prayers in mosques and give … No tags for this post.

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Fulbright Features: Malaysia experience shapes career for Penn State alumna
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I have been blessed by the support of my Fulbright cohort as well as the Malaysian American Commission on Educational Exchange. Throughout the year, I have taught English to 13- to 17-year-old students in a rural, predominately Muslim community in … No tags for this post.

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Fulbright Features: Malaysian experience shapes career for Penn State alumna
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I have been blessed by the support of my Fulbright cohort as well as the Malaysian American Commission on Educational Exchange. Throughout the year, I have taught English to 13- to 17-year-old students in a rural, predominately Muslim community in … No tags for this post.

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Australia bolsters response to MH170:30
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Since Wednesday, a forensic team of Dutch, British, Malaysian, American, German, Swiss and seven Australian experts has been emptying each carriage and taking the remains to a factory in a deserted industrial complex on the outskirts of the city. Ms … No tags for this post.

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US Prepares for “Generational” War in the Middle East
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At a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey set the stage for a massive and protracted expansion of US military operations in Iraq and Syria. No tags for this post.

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Mosman Park parents make journey of love to heartbreaking Ukraine MH17 crash site
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Since Wednesday, a forensic team of Dutch, British, Malaysian, American, German, Swiss and seven Australians has been emptying each carriage and taking them to a factory in a deserted industrial complex on the city outskirts. Ms Naber said the … No tags for this post.

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What Anita Lo, Chef of Annisa in New York City, Served at China's State Dinner …
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Anita Lo, the Malaysian-American chef who studied French literature at Columbia and then went to culinary school in Paris, was chosen by a pretty major cooking gig on Friday evening, September 25 — an assignment of unparalleled importance. Slideshow: … No tags for this post.

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Boycott the Hajj
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With the death of Saudi leader Abdullah this past January, replaced by heir King Salman, Malaysian-American singer and songwriter Ani Zonneveld, executive director of Muslims for Progressive Values, published an “Open Letter to King Salman,” arguing … No tags for this post.

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