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The Debating News Has Moved!

June 23, 2011

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Hello Loyal Readers, In the attempt of improving our outlook, we have designed a brand new site which the new url address is http://thedebatingnews.com. Below are some features about the new site: Subscription Our subscription engine is still being developed. Once it’s up and running we’ll automatically register our existing subscribers. In the future, subscribers […]

Report: UTMARA Wins The Great Serdang Debate 2011

June 2, 2011

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              . Monday, May 30, 2011: UTMARA won against NUS at the grand finals of the Great Serdang Debate Championship 2011. The motion debated was that postcolonial states should not be members of organisations based on a common colonial heritage founded by their former colonial masters. From the FB note […]

Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This: It’s Time For Malaysia To Introduce Minimum Wage

May 9, 2011

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Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This is a new feature of The Debating News that selects debate-worthy articles or news everyday for their readers. A motion would also be worded at the end of the article or news and included in the motion bank. ————————————————————————- by: Muhammad Yunus Zakariah and Tariq Azfar Maketab Published by: […]

Look, It’s Sam And The DLSU Adjudication Core Webinars – I’ve Found The Holy Grail

April 29, 2011

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So how do you cope when you’re asked to adjudicate a debate and has never done it ever before? Deciding who wins and coming up with the most effective oral feedback is nerve wrecking enough. How does anyone decide the rank of four teams and come around with the intellect to cook up with a […]

WUPID 2011 DCA: Ivan Evetovics – The Hungarian Barbarian

April 22, 2011

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This year, apart from the Chief Adjudicator (CA), we will be naming 3 local (Malaysian) Deputy Chief Adjudicators (DCA) and 4 non-Malaysian DCAs. And here’s the first of the three DCA from Malaysia … Ivan Evetovics: Ivan Evetovics The Hungarian Barbarian By Aizuddin Danian Ivan’s story as a debater is a truly inspiring one. After […]

WUPID Names The Chief Adjudicator For 2011

April 22, 2011

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Dr. Kamalan Jeevaratnam Debate broker and source of hope By Muhammad Yunus Zakariah I first met Kamalan when we were both debating for our university. He was doing veterinary science and I was doing mechanical engineering. For a while, we were a rat pack, hanging out, debating in a team together, going places. I remember […]

Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This: UN Rights Expert Voices Concern Over Use Of Unmanned Drones By United States

April 20, 2011

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Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This is a new feature of The Debating News that selects debate-worthy articles or news everyday for their readers. A motion would also be worded at the end of the article or news and included in the motion bank. ————————————————————————- by – Published by: UN News Centre Date: October 28, […]