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Perkasa: No starvation, students just not used to hard times

Malay rights defender Perkasa today claimed that there is no such thing as students starving, just that some are unused to the hard life.

"I agree with (Youth and Sports Minister) Khairy Jamaluddin that there are no students starving," Perkasa president Ibrahim Ali said at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today.

"There is an abundance of food in Malaysia. What may have happened is there are students from poor families who have education loans which are not enough because of the rising cost of living, while some have only enough to pay for tuition fees, with no allowance for subsistence," reasoned Ibrahim.

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