fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Annuar Musa Reveals Tablets That Govt Will Provide B40 Students, M’sians Question Its Quality

Published

Ft Tablet
Source: Sinar Harian & Twitter

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

In the Budget 2022 announcement by Finance Minister Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, he announced a few measures that will ensure that students will have some form of aid as they return to education.

One of these measures include providing tablets for B40 tertiary students under the PerantiSiswa Keluarga Malaysia programme to ensure that those who might not be able to afford smart devices, do not get left behind.

Recently, Communications and Multimedia Minister Tan Sri Annuar Musa revealed what the said tablets would look like.

In a tweet captioned, “The Ministry is working hard to make sure that the portal for online PerantiSiswa applications will be ready by the 15th of this month,” he also attached several pictures of what the tablet looked like.

 

Netizens say that it’s not good enough

Although, he didn’t reveal the specs of the device, his post was bombarded by comments by Malaysians who expressed their disappointment over the cheap looking tablets.

One netizen said, “Please don’t give an unbranded device again, make sure the contractor in charge of supplying it does it properly and not just to take a 500% margin.”

Screenshot 1211

 

Another urged him to learn from the mistakes of the 1Malaysia laptops which were given in the past. “They gave horrible laptops which aren’t of quality and didn’t have any spare parts in the market.”

“So if it becomes faulty, you’d have to scrap it. Can’t repair it. With a quality laptop, a student can also get pocket money by doing freelance work online,” they added.

Screenshot 1212

 

“I hope that the picture is for illustration purposes only. For specs that are relevant in today’s age, get a branded laptop. If the laptop were to have any issues, at least the student can fix it,” said another netizen.

Screenshot 1213

 

What do you think? Is it good enough or should the government improve on the quality of the tablets? Let us know in the comments.

 

Also read: “I call on our telcos to provide the best service for the people” – Annuar Musa Urges M’sian Telcos to Step Up

Ft Annuar

Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

2De38142 A33F 4A18 8C4B 917526027A12 2De38142 A33F 4A18 8C4B 917526027A12
News3 hours ago

JUST IN: Malaysian Man Tested Positive For Monkeypox In Singapore

According to Chanel News Asia, The Ministry of Health in Singapore (MOH) has confirmed that a 45-year-old Malaysian man residing...

Collage Baby Collage Baby
News18 hours ago

Baby Born To Brother & Sister Parents Dies Just Hours After Birth Due To Severe Genetic Defects

The birth of a baby is supposed to be a celebration, but sometimes, tragedy strikes, and the event becomes a...

My Post 2022 07 06T150310.133 My Post 2022 07 06T150310.133
News21 hours ago

M’sian Singer Escapes Death Penalty As Cannabis Distribution Charges Dropped

Nasyid singer and composer, Muhammad Yasin Sulaiman is feeling thankful after the Magistrate’s Court acquitted him of charges on distributing...

Ft Iv Ft Iv
News21 hours ago

Journalists Publicise UMNO Dept Chief Interview After He Denied Him Saying That Najib Should Go To Jail

Recently, in an interview with Asia Times, UMNO Deputy Chief Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan, more popularly known as ”Tok Mat” had...

0B27Ce14 Ff64 448B 873E 168787Fbd445 0B27Ce14 Ff64 448B 873E 168787Fbd445
News1 day ago

Excessive Pesticide Residue Found In Mie Sedaap Noodle Cups Shipment To Taiwan

On July 5, it was reported that customs intercepted shipments containing items from Indonesia and Malaysia in Taiwan. This is because the...

Aa033Cba 2B52 4101 83C3 632D7632E872 Aa033Cba 2B52 4101 83C3 632D7632E872
News2 days ago

Flash Flood in Kedah Sweeps 8 Villages, Family Of 3 Washed Away by Floodwaters

On Monday (4th July), a flash flood in Baling, Kedah has entirely wiped out 8 villages, including 3 family members....

My Post 2022 07 04T182304.718 My Post 2022 07 04T182304.718
News3 days ago

M’sian Arrested After Killing Wife & 3mo Son & Fleeing Naked On A Motorcycle

A father was stunned to see his daughter and grandson covered in blood and lifeless after being stabbed in the...

Collage 1 Collage 1
News3 days ago

M’sian Modifies His Nissan Skyline R32 Into A Police Car For Automotive Exhibition, PDRM Investigates

Creativity knows no bounds, but sometimes, we must have certain boundaries while being creative in order to avoid disappointing certain...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY