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Higher education in Malaysia: Quantity over quality

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Four hundred and fourteen private colleges for a population of just 28 million people, of whom three million are migrant workers, must seem like an eye-popping number to most people. 

Students work in front of a giant red ribbon made of 10,000 balloons at a local university during an HIV/Aids awareness campaign in Kuala Lumpur.

What was the Malaysian government thinking when it allowed all these schools to mushroom?

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