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After roadblock, students turn to opposition for scholarship help

Annabelle Lee  |  Published:  |  Modified:

After hitting a wall with the government, a group of students have turned to the opposition for help with scholarships to further their studies abroad.

Back in May, 18-year-old Edmund Kong led a group of students to seek assistance from Saifuddin Abdullah, now the foreign minister, to lobby the government for financial aid.

Saifuddin, in turn, had held a press conference to announce that the Public Service Department (JPA) had agreed to review the students’ applications for scholarships on a “case by case basis...

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