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PETALING JAYA: Children are learning to smoke at an early age, no thanks to a new candy that resembles cigarettes.
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SEREMBAN, July 21 — The Health Ministry (MOH) has called for a closer scrutiny and cooperation of enforcement agencies at the border to increase control at entry points to prevent the influx of elec...
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The Batek Orang Asli community in a village in Kelantan is still grappling with the multiple deaths and illnesses that it suffered.
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KUALA LUMPUR: CIMB Equities Research remains positive on YSP Southeast Asia Holdings Bhd as it expects the pharmaceutical and veterinary products manufacturer’s regional expansion plans to bear fruit over the next few years.
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SIBU: The Malaysian Dental Council’s (MDC) latest statement that the government has never recognised basic qualifications from Taiwanese dental schools is shocking, says SUPP’s Education Bureau.
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PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians who have not registered to vote should do so now, even though a Bill is being passed to allow for automatic voter registration, says the Election Commission (EC).
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GUA MUSANG: The Kampung Kuala Koh Orang Asli villagers here called for assurance from the Federal Government that they will not have to experience another spate of deaths in their community.
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PETALING JAYA: Pharmaceutical firm Pharmaniaga Bhd has appointed a new chairman and four new directors to its board effective July 17.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 17): Based on corporate announcements and news flow today, stocks in focus on Thursday (July 18) may include: Boustead Plantations Bhd, Freight Management Holdings Bhd, Pharmaniaga ...
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PETALING JAYA: There have been three reported deaths due to Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in the first seven months of this year.
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GUA MUSANG: MCA is thinking about setting up a committee to look into the welfare of the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh here.
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IPOH, July 17 — The Consumers' Association of Penang (CAP) today demanded the government and relevant authorities act against reports of school students using vapes which have been disguised as watc...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3,293 new HIV cases were recorded among Malaysians last year, Dr Lee Boon Chye told the Dewan Rakyat yesterday.
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PETALING JAYA: More funding needs to be injected into the public healthcare system as overcrowding at existing facilities has taken a toll on its resources, says Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
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SIBU: The unannounced removal of all Taiwanese dental schools by the Malaysian Dental Council (MDC) has left graduates and current students in the lurch, and the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) wants an explanation.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There were 3,293 new cases of HIV among Malaysians last year, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 17 — Medical experts specialising in reproductive health say it is common for doctors to prescribe birth control for women who may be at risk of complications during pregnancy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Benzene, which can cause cancer, is said to be among the pollutants identified in the toxic pollution crisis in Sungai Kim Kim in Johor that saw thousands of people falling ill recently, according to MCA deputy president Datuk Dr Mah Hang Soon.
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THE proposal to decriminalise drug addiction and possession for personal use is still under discussion, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman (pic).
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PETALING JAYA: Free Hepatitis C screenings will be offered in over 100 locations nationwide in the biggest national screening campaign ever.
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PUTRAJAYA: Fifteen cases of mala­ria, all involving Orang Asli children, have been reported in Kuala Lipis, Pahang, and the cause of the outbreak is being investigated, says the Health Ministry.
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ALOR STAR: The governance practices of Syarikat Air Darul Aman Sdn Bhd (Sada) were reported to be at a less satisfactory level, according to the Auditor-General’s Report 2018 Series 1.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will call up seven ministries to explain issues arising in the Auditor-General’s Report 2018 Series 1 that was released today, said PAC chairman Dat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Datuk Noraini Ahmad today said that several government agencies and ministries will be called in by the committee following the findi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to decriminalise drug addiction, and possession of drugs in small quantity for personal use, is still at the Home Ministry’s discussion level and will be decided soon.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to decriminalise drug addiction and possession for personal use is still at the ministry's discussion level and will be decided soon, says Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamman.
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PUTRAJAYA: There is no cause for concern on malaria outbreaks despite reports that several Orang Asli from Pos Lenjang in Kuala Lipis, Pahang had contracted the mosquito-borne disease, says the Health Minister.
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PUTRAJAYA : The committee carrying out the internal inquiry to investigate claims that Orang Asli women were given birth control treatment without consent will meet on Wednesday (July 17).
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YOURSAY | 'Stop sweeping things under the carpet; it's already bulging.' Veteran physician pans health minister's explanation as 'pathetic' Malaysia My Home: Well said, physician Dr Milton Lum.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 — A single prescription of a generic antiretroviral therapy (ART) drug for HIV treatment once cost nearly RM2,000 in federal subsidies.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 14— A DAP MP lodged a police report here today over the illegal sale of dangerous abortion pills, which she claimed is also being procured and sold by medical experts.
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PETALING JAYA: An internal inquiry to investigate allegations of Orang Asli women in Perak being forced to accept birth control treatment has been set up by the Health Ministry.
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An internal inquiry to investigate allegations of Orang Asli women in Perak being forced to accept birth control treatment has been set up by the Health Ministry.
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PETALING JAYA, July 13 — Aninternal inquiry to investigate allegations of Orang Asli women in Perak being forced to accept birth control treatment has been set up by the Health Ministry.
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COMMENT | Is forced contraception on Orang Asli true?
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 13 — Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad has defended the Health Ministry’s decision to prescribe contraceptives for pregnant Orang Asli women, saying the move is necessary to prevent th...
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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All women, including those from the Orang Asli community, are briefed beforehand before being administered medicine as part of the government family planning initiative, Health Minister Dzulkefly Ahma...
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THE government is planning to table amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 to address the issue of ketum (kratom) abuse in the country, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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SUNGKAI (Bernama): Contraceptive injections given to Orang Asli women were aimed at protecting them from pregnancies that were a risk to their health and life.
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Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad told the press on Thursday that he was skeptical about claims that the Orang Asli were subjected to birth control medication in the past.
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LETTER | News of Rania Zara Medina's appointment as a member of the Global Fund Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) has recently been received negatively.
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The Health Ministry does not see the need for a review of Rania Zara Medina’s (photo, above) appointment as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 term.
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KOTA BARU: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained information of possible corruption in Kampung Kuala Koh, the rural settlement in Gua Musang, Kelantan which came under the natio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Groups alleging that Health Ministry officials who visited Orang Asli villages and forced women to take birth control pills should provide evidence of this, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
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KOTA BARU, July 11 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained information of possible corruption in Kampung Kuala Koh, the rural settlement in Gua Musang, Kelantan which came und...
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The MACC has obtained information about possible corruption in Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, which recently came to national attention.
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KOTA BARU (Bernama): The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has obtained information of possible corruption in Kampung Kuala Koh, the rural settlement in Gua Musang, Kelantan which came under the spotlight recently.
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SUNGKAI, July 11 — The Health Ministry will not review the appointment of transwoman Rania Zara Medina as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 session desp...
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SUNGKAI, July 11 — The Health Ministry will not conduct any internal investigation on the leak of confidential information obtained by a man pretending to be a doctor to make lewd calls to women pat...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — The Health Ministry is planning to amend the Poison Act 1952 in the next parliamentary meeting to clamp down on the cultivation of kratom (ketum) leaves, Deputy Minister Dr L...
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PETALING JAYA: The government will investigate allegations that the Orang Asli were subjected to birth control medication in the past, says P. Waytha Moorthy.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is planning to table amendments to the Poisons Act 1952 to address the issue of ketum (kratom) abuse in the country, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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Putrajaya will be setting up a panel to investigate claims Orang Asli women were coerced into taking birth control medication by Health Ministry officials.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Rania Zara Medina is not the first transgender appointed to the Health Ministry’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) committee, Malaysia Public Health Experts Association...
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Dr Mahathir (centre) during the press media at the Parliament lobby.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The appointment of transwoman Rania Zara Medina onto a national committee under the Health Ministry is a symbol of recognition by the government of the community and must be ...
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GUA MUSANG: The Department of Orang Asli Development (Jakoa) is preparing for a massive gotong-royong cleanup next Thursday of Kampung Kuala Koh, the Orang Asli settlement of the Batek community where...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said today the government will study the impact of the Johor government’s decision to retain the youth age cap of 40 years when the Dewan Rakyat ...
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PETALING JAYA: The appointment of Rania Zara Medina to the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia challenges the moral values of the community, says Wanita Umno.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — The prime minister appeared stunned when told about the appointment of Raina Zara Medina as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says he doesn't know the gender of a person, said to be a transwoman, who was recently appointed into a committee under the Health Ministry.
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There may be only four letters distinguishing these two words, but there is a huge difference in how we design and implement our health systems and policies depending on which word we focus on.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Another death relating to the measles outbreak among the Orang Asli has been reported, making it the fourth death confirmed by the Health Ministry.
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Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye has defended the appointment of transperson Rania Zara Medina as a member of Malaysia’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS...
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IPOH, July 9 — Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said that the appointment of transwoman Raina Zara Medina as a member of Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 sessio...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Another death related to the measles outbreak among the Orang Asli has been reported, making it the fourth death confirmed by the Health Ministry.
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GUA MUSANG: Over 300 Orang Asli residents of the Batek tribe in Kampung Pasir Linggi, here, welcomed the lifting of the Red Zone prohibition order imposed on the neighbouring village of Kampung Kuala ...
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GUA MUSANG (July 9): Over 300 Orang Asli residents of the Batek tribe in Kampung Pasir Linggi, here, welcomed the lifting of the Red Zone prohibition order imposed on the neighbouring village of  Kam...
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IT was worrying to hear Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad warning Malaysians that non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are on the rise, based on the National Health Morbidity Survey conducted ...
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Immigration Department director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud has denied claims from Filipino detainees that they were held in horrific conditions at the Bukit Jalil Immigration Detention Centre.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four square meals a day, a nursery for children, beds for expectant mothers and water filters are among the facilities provided at the Bukit Jalil immigration depot for detainees.
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There is an air of quiet in Kampung Kuala Koh, the settlement of the Orang Asli of the Batek tribe, despite the lifting of the red zone prohibitory order at 8am this morning.
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GUA MUSANG: There is a subdued air in Kampung Kuala Koh, the settlement of the Orang Asli of the Batek tribe, despite the lifting of the red zone prohibitory order at 8am this morning.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department has refuted allegations that detainees were placed in inhumane conditions and fed with “stale and burnt food good for swines”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Authorities were unable to confirm the cause of 12 Orang Asli deaths at Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, Kelantan, as their remains have been reduced to bones, Deputy Health Minister ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — The Health Ministry is allocating RM2 million for phase one of its cervical cancer screening using HPV methods to be launched this month, Dr Lee Boon Chye told Parliament toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Dengue cases could see a downward trend after the Health Ministry kicked off its programme to release Aedes mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacteria in an effort to eliminate the disease.
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KINI ROUNDUP | Here are key headlines you may have missed yesterday, in brief. 1.
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GUA MUSANG (Bernama): The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8am Monday (July 8).
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JOHOR BARU: The husband of a woman whose death was linked to the Pasir Gudang pollution has pleaded the public, NGOs and political parties to stop circulating pictures of his late wife.
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JOHOR BAHRU: Eleven schoolchildren at four schools in Pasir Gudang were reported to have experienced headache, nausea and vomiting today.
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The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh in Gua Musang will be lifted from 8am tomorrow.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — A woman who was claimed to have recently died from the air pollution incident in Pasir Gudang actually passed away due to heart failure, the Health Ministry clarified today.
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GUA MUSANG: The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8 am tomorrow.
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GUA MUSANG: The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8 am tomorrow.
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The number of dengue cases could see a downward trend after the Health Ministry kicked off a programme to release Aedes mosquitoes injected with Wolbachia bacteria in an effort to stamp out the diseas...
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GUA MUSANG, July 7 — The red zone restriction imposed in the Orang Asli settlement of Kuala Koh here will be lifted from 8am tomorrow.
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The Health Ministry will be releasing Aedes mosquitoes that contain Wolbachia bacteria in stages across the country to control the spread of dengue, which is reported on the rise.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 — The Health Ministry is considering the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to help in efforts to combat cases of dengue haemorrhagic fever that almost doubled in the first hal...
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PUTRAJAYA: The main focus of the Pakatan Harapan government today is to address the health issues faced by the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The number of dengue cases could see a downward trend after the Health Ministry kicked off a programme to release Aedes mosquitoes injected with Wolbachia bacteria in an effort to stamp out the disease.
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MERS 999 is exploring new approaches to boost its service. But the emergency hotline still receives too many prank calls. Some 5.8% of calls are for non-emergency situations.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 6 — The main focus of the Pakatan Harapan government today is to address the health issues faced by the Batek tribe of the Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.
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The Health Ministry said that laboratory testing of the three of the deaths among the Orang Asli at Kuala Koh, Gua Musang, has confirmed that the cause of death was complications due to measles.
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JOHOR BAHRU (July 5): The State Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficultie...
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JOHOR BARU: The state Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficulties and vomi...
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The Johor Environment Department carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following a number of individuals suffering from breathing difficulties and vomiting in the area ...
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JOHOR BARU, July 5 — The state Department of Environment (DOE) carried out checks on 182 industrial premises in Pasir Gudang so far, following the number of cases suffering from breathing difficulti...
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PARLIAMENT | The Prime Minister's Department has painted a bleak picture of the state of the Bateq Orang Asli tribe.