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Top 5 At 5: Music, Myanmar and Academic Mischief

Azmyl Yunor, Singer-Songwriter & Senior Lecturer at the School of Arts, Sunway University

09-Apr-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Music, Myanmar and Academic Mischief

Today's top 5 stories are:

1. How some people will be celebrating Raya away from home. This is coming from TikTok user @cikguding who asked people to share their reasons for not returning home.

2. A recently released annual survey by ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute has found that elites in Southeast Asia have a relatively low level of concern for the political crisis in Myanmar.

3. The issue of academic fraud, after Malaysian Academic Movement, or Gerak called for a a collective effort involving educators, university leaders, and the government to uphold academic excellence and denounce fraudulent practices.

4. Asean+3 Macroeconomic Research Office has announced that Malaysia might be on its way to becoming a high-income nation.

5. Our top story: The Ministry of Communications is looking into enacting a Music Act to ensure that the arts will have their own legislation to protect the welfare of musicians.

For these stories, we heard from Debbie Stothard, founder of Altsean-Burma; Professor Zaharom Nain, exco member of Gerak and Lee Heng Guie, Executive Director of the Socio-Economic Research Centre.

Image credit: Salivanchuk Semen, Shutterstock

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Sudais Ferhard, Hannah Kuah

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan


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