Three funerals and a wedding
Over the last three weeks, my wife and I met relatives and old friends quite frequently. Due to a bizarre twist of fate and bad timing, we were involved with three funerals and a wedding.
Of morphine dreams and almost freezing to death
IT was only after my professor doctor brother, Dr Edmund Ong, had told me much later after the fact, that for three nights in a row in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) after my triple heart bypass CABG p...
Acid attack in Penang
GEORGE TOWN: A 48-year old legal adviser was seriously injured when two suspects on a motorcycle splashed acid at her.
Easy for Orang Asli to fall sick
KUALA LUMPUR: It’s easy for the Orang Asli in Kuala Koh to fall sick as they are malnourished and as such have weak immunity, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.
Hindraf 2.0 gives Harapan a passing grade, barely
The Hindu Rights Action Force (Hindraf 2.0) has given Pakatan Harapan a "50.1 percent" grade for its first year in power, in spite of a long list of complaints about unfulfilled promises for the India...
Uneasy over bodyguards
SINGER and actress Nora Danish (pic) admitted to feeling a little uneasy over the presence of two bodyguards hired by her husband to ensure her safety.
Nurse says ‘sorry’ for accusations
SHAH ALAM: A nurse from the National Heart Institute (IJN), Kuala Lumpur has apologised for accusing a forensics expert of giving false testimony.
ICU drawing up new Income Poverty Line
KUALA LUMPUR (March 21): The Implementation Co-ordinating Unit (ICU) is drawing up a new guideline to decide the Income Poverty Line (IPL) to take into account the current situation.
MySay: Biz-ruption of the automotive business
As Tesla and other Chinese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers (Byton, Nio, BYD) slowly but surely carve out more market share from internal combustion engine (ICE) original equipment manufacturers (O...
Johor shuts 111 schools over toxic chemical fumes
JOHOR BARU • The dumping of chemical waste into a river in southern Johor about a week ago has led to nearly 500 people, including dozens of students, being treated for breathing difficulties and re...
Adib was able to write on whiteboard — Doctor
SHAH ALAM (Feb 25): Head of National Heart Institute (IJN) intensive care unit (ICU) testified that firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim could communicate using sign language and write on a whiteboar...
Doctor: Adib was able to write on whiteboard
SHAH ALAM, Feb 25 — Head of National Heart Institute (IJN) intensive care unit (ICU) testified that firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim could communicate using sign language and write on a whiteb...
Applications for second, third phase of COLA open
PUTRAJAYA: Applicants who are eligible for the 2019 Cost of Living Assistance (COLA) are urged to register and update their household information for the second and third phase of payments scheduled i...
Student who fell from school building dies
ALOR STAR (Jan 10): A female Form Five student, who was severely injured after reportedly falling from the fourth floor of a school building in Alor Star on Monday, has died.