DPM: Need to identify suicide tendency of students

KUALA LUMPUR, 15/02/2019. Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, giving her speech during the Chinese New Year Celebration at Taman Muda Ampang. Pix by Malay Mail / Hari Anggara.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 — Pressure from piling school homework, influence of video games or depression are among the factors being studied by the government to identify the cause of students who committed suicide.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said it is important to identify the issue to ensure students with problems or facing pressure get early assistance to prevent students taking their own lives. 

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