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Student Loan Debt Statistics on Average

Student loan debt is a big problem. Find out which states are the best and the worst for student debt. Student Loan Debt Statistics College and university students all over the country have racked up an unprecedented amount of student debt in pursuit of their degrees. According to the Economist, current U.S. student loan debt exceeds $1.2 trillion, a staggering increase of over 300% for the past decade. The extreme level of student debt that's taken on in the wake of the 2008 economic crisis affects spending power and threatens to curb economic growth. "Seven out of 10 graduating seniors leave school with student debt." According to analysis by student debt expert Mark Kantrowitz, the class of 2016 bears the highest average debt to date - $37,172, compared to $28,950 in 2014. For the past ...

Arul Kanda says unable to debate Pua

PETALING JAYA: 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) president and group executive director Arul Kanda Kandasamy says he will not be able to participate in a debate with Tony Pua.Original Article

Conference to mobilise Malaysia-Indonesia alumni for mutual benefit

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia-Indonesia bilateral ties enter a new chapter Thursday when 1,500 Malaysian and Indonesian university alumni gather for a conference to discuss ways to mitigate the ills of globalisation.Original Article

Nazir Razak returns to role as CIMB Group chairman tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: The boards of CIMB Group Holdings Bhd and CIMB Bank Bhd today announced that Datuk Seri Nazir Razak will resume his role and position as CIMB Group chairman and CIMB Bank director, effective tomorrow. © New Straits Times Press (M) BhdOriginal Article

Kho Jabing’s lawyer challenges court judgement for ‘apparent bias’

PETALING JAYA: The lawyer of Kho Jabing has filed an application challenging a Singapore court judgement that sentenced the Malaysian to death, saying that the judge sat on two appeals involving the case.Original Article

Anwar letter a PKR internal matter, Azmin says

SUNGAI BESAR: PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s letter opposing the Citizens’ Declaration is a party internal matter, says Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.Original Article

Opposition shouldn’t work with Dr M, says Ramkarpal

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should be the last person for the opposition to work with says DAP's Ramkarpal Singh.Original Article

Freelance blogger claims trial over doctored photo of PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: A freelance blogger has claimed trial in Ampang Sessions Court here to uploading a doctored picture of the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak behind prison bars.Original Article

Tanjung Bungah rep claims DAP candidates agreed to three-term limit for CM in 2008

GEORGE TOWN: Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu claims that Penang DAP candidates had prior to the 2008 general election pledged to set the tenure of the Chief Minister to three terms.Original Article

A-G’s Report: RM10.3mil paid for unused systems in Immigration project

PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department settled a full payment of RM10.3mil for unused biometric systems and equipment in its implementation of the Malaysian Immigration System (myIMMs), the 2015 Auditor-General’s Report revealed.Original Article

A-G's Report: 'Less than satisfactory' issues concerning new Tampin Hospital

PETALING JAYA: The latest Auditor-General's report has revealed various concerns on the project implementation of Negri Sembilan's new Tampin Hospital.Original Article

Cops preparing investigation papers on gun found in Safee Sali’s car

JOHOR BARU: Police are preparing investigation papers to be handed over to the prosecution on the discovery of a pistol and live bullets in Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) striker Safee Sali’s four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle.Original Article