Government must face international evaluations professionally, says Sin Chew Daily

China Press reported that Perfect (China) Co. Ltd planned to make a generous donation to several educational institutions.

New Era University College will receive a donation worth RM50 million. 

Other educational institutions including the University of Malaya, Tunku Abdul Rahman University, Tsun Jin Independent High School, Kuen Cheng High School, and Confucian Private Secondary School, will each receive RM1 million.

Nanyang Daily front paged that the Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry facilitated the exchange of 11 memorandum of understanding (MoUs) between Malaysia and Chinese entities yesterday, with a potential total investment amounting to RM13.2 billion.

Sin Chew Daily and Guang Ming Daily headlined that yesterday Malaysia and China announced mutual extension of visa-free policies, with China agreeing to extend visa-free access for Malaysian citizens until the end of 2025, while Malaysia will extend visa-free access for Chinese citizens until the end of 2026.

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Sin Chew Daily highlighted that the government’s response to international indexes and rankings is an important indicator of a country’s mentality and image. The government can have different opinions on the relevant scoring criteria, but it must face international evaluations with a more professional attitude and an open mind, the daily added.

Nanyang Daily said that Malaysia and China have faced many challenges but they have managed to maintain their friendship, which is truly commendable.

Moreover, under Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s diligent efforts in recent times, bilateral relations have made rapid progress and are gradually reaching a new level of excellence, the daily added. 

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