Big rally by Malaysia Muslims calls for upholding privileges

World 12/08/18, 19:31

Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's alliance won a historic vote in May.The rally, backed by the country's two largest opposition Malay ...

Harvard bias suit now in judge’s hands

U.S. 11/02/18, 15:14

It's now up to a federal judge to decide whether Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process.Lawyers for both sides clashed in closing arguments Friday in a case that has reignited a debate over affirmative action.The group Students for Fair Admissions says Harvard holds Asian-American applicants to a ...

Diversity among Asians divides them on affirmative action

World 11/02/18, 10:04

A federal judge in Boston is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans.Much of the spotlight has been on affluent Chinese-Americans with stellar academic scores who say the college rejects Asians in favor of lesser-qualified applicants. They say factoring ...

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