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Needy students can't wait for Putrajaya's free laptops, turn to MPs

26 Jan 2021, 3:14 am

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As elected representatives deal with increasing requests for laptops from needy students for online learning, questions are being asked over the government's promise to deliver 150,000 free laptops under Budget 2021.

Yayasan Hasanah, the foundation under state-owned Khazanah Nasional Bhd which is in charge of the free laptops programme, had said the first batch of devices will only be distributed next month.

Umno information chief Shahril Hamdan said details about the laptop should have been decided last year to expedite the process.

"By right, this should have been decided last year. The laptop specifications...

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