Malaysia will use Huawei's gear "as much as possible", as they offer "tremendous advance over American technology", Tun Dr Mahathir said at a forum in Tokyo on Thursday May The public comments by Dr Mahathir are a snub to the Trump administration's campaign against the telecommunications network-gear maker. They also signal US efforts to win allies against Huawei are flopping in some countries that are prioritising development of 5G wireless networks, one of the firm's specialities.
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See comments. The department said in a court filing Thursday that Harvard has failed to demonstrate that it does not discriminate on the basis of race. The Trump administration has been pushing for admissions policies that do not use race in the consideration process.
The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. The University of New Brunswick, citing academic freedom, is supporting a professor who claims that Asian immigration has damaged Vancouver. In a statement issued Wednesday on sociology professor Ricardo Duchesne, a university vice-president said the school's mission and values support freedom of thought and expression while maintaining the highest ethical standards and a respectful environment.
The hosts made a slow start to the tournament and needed an extra time penalty to get past Kyrgyzstan in last 16 before beating reigning champions Australia courtesy of a defensive error to reach the last four. Yes, we faced some difficulties in the group and the round of 16, especially against sides that got 10 men behind the ball. I'm very confident we will be able to win the game.
In a so-called statement of interest, the department supported the claims of the plaintiffs, a group of Asian-Americans rejected by Harvard. They contend that Harvard has systematically discriminated against them by artificially capping the number of qualified Asian-Americans from attending the school to advance less qualified students of other races. The Justice Department has increasingly used such statements of interest to intervene in civil rights cases.
Washington AFP - The US Justice Department accused Harvard University Thursday of discriminating against Asian applicants, ramping up the Trump administration's opposition to widespread policies seeking to manage racial balance among students. The department filed a statement with the Boston federal court endorsing a lawsuit by an Asian students group that charged the prestigious university with preferring whites, blacks and Hispanics at the expense of more academically deserving Asians. The move came two months after the Trump government announced it was cancelling the previous Obama administration's support for so-called "affirmative action" programs, by which universities seek to boost the numbers of under-represented minorities, particularly Hispanics and African-Americans.
CNN The Trump administration threw its weight Friday behind a student group that says Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process, urging a federal judge Friday not to keep years' worth of admissions records under wraps. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds.
They support Democrats in droves, and Democrats support race-based affirmative action. Now a lawsuit has revealed just how discriminatory that kind of decision-making can be. At Harvard, racial balancing — in the guise of a personality score for applicants — appears to be systematically reducing the admission of Asian-American students to the university.
In a major boost for a group of Asian Americans suing Harvard University over its affirmative action admissions policy, the Trump administration on Thursday signaled its support of a federal lawsuit against the university and contended that it illegally discriminates against Asian applicants in favor of whites. Students for Fair Admissions unsuccessfully fought the University of Texas in an affirmative action case two years ago that was ultimately decided in the Supreme Court. Though the filing does not mean the department is joining the lawsuit, it does give greater weight to the case.