Dong Zong and Deputy Education Minister Lim Hui Ying are ticked off by Sarawak Dong Zong over the suspension of foreign student intake in Chinese independent schools.
Foreign students from more than ten countries are currently studying in Chinese independent schools across Malaysia.
It is our hope that the land dispute revolving around the proposed Chinese education complex can be settled peacefully through candid communication and coordination.
In the first phase, the Bank of China in Malaysia will release RM130,000 in financial aid for 260 independent Chinese high school students in the country.
For the past 19 years, the number of Chinese independent school students increased from 52,860 in 2003 to 80,397 last year.
The United Chinese School Committees’ Association of Malaysia (Dong Zong) signs a collaborative agreement with seven institutions of higher learning in Macau, in which the institutions will recognize and accept United Examination Certificate (UEC) as an entry requirement.
There are a total of 694 foreign students are currently studying at 63 independent Chinese secondary schools in the country.
Students at 63 independent Chinese secondary schools in the country will be able to get their RM150 government early schooling aid from March 20.