Mass immunization campaign for polio
Dr Christina Rundi
KOTA KINABALU: The state Health Department will be conducting a mass immunization campaign for polio and is seeking public cooperation for its efforts to ensure that people are vac...
Brought in from abroad
Health minister says possibility polio virus which infected Sabah infant came from the Philippines
Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad
PUTRAJAYA: The polio virus which infected a three-month-old Malay...
MACC needs to explain officer’s placement: Perlis MB
KANGAR: The Perlis government has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to come up with a detailed explanation if it wants to place a senior MACC officer in the state, according to Men...
TAR UC facing political castration by MOF
COMMENT | The Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) issue has now become the interest of national debate with many versions and much spin surrounding the funding - or rather the renouncement ...
Health experts warn of emerging threat of Nipah virus
LONDON (Reuters): A deadly virus called Nipah carried by bats has already caused human outbreaks across South and South-East Asia and has "serious epidemic potential", global health and infectious disease specialists said on Monday (Dec 9).
80 get free houses in Taman Ladang Kalidonia
Eighty residents of the estate in Taman Ladang Kalidonia, South Seberang Perai, will receive free housing after a settlement was reached during negotiations initiated by the Penang government which be...
Heart patient needs RM15,000 for immediate surgery
BACHOK: A chronic heart disease patient who also suffers from leaking heart valve, Afrizam Drawi @ Md Arif, 40, needs about RM15,000 to cover the cost of treatment including immediate surgery which ha...
Five nabbed in Penang drug lab bust
GEORGE TOWN: Penang police busted a drug processing lab, arresting five people and seizing various drugs worth RM355,710 in a raid in a Kepala Batas house last Wednesday (Dec 4).
Lokman Adam issued show cause letter
Umno supreme council member Lokman Noor Adam was served a show-cause letter over his statements on social media that could purportedly disrupt ethnic peace and harmony in the country.
40% of millennials spend beyond means: World Bank
A World Bank report released today showed that 40 percent of millennials in Malaysia spend beyond their means due to impulsive buying behaviour, easy access to personal loans and credit card financing...
Heavy rains cause flooding, evacuations in Johor
JOHOR BARU: People have been evacuated to temporary flood relief centres due to continuous heavy rainfall in some parts of the state, which has also resulted in some major roads in cities being flooded.
What the National Worry Index is all about
COMMENT | When Emir Research unveiled its first-ever National Worry Index (NWI) last month, wherein Malaysia scored a co-efficient of 0.77 which denotes a marginally maximum-worried rakyat, reactions ...
Najib: Insane for me to willingly take SRC funds
SRC TRIAL | Former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak said he did not know funds originating from state-owned SRC International Sdn Bhd had entered his bank accounts and would be insane (tidak waras) to...