Category Archives: Medical

Health ministry urged to investigate latest fatal case of rabies

KUCHING, Sarawak State Disaster Management Committee chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas wants the Health Ministry to investigate the latest fatal case of rabies in Sarawak and to ensure the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has not been breached....

New block of Papar Hospital’s phase 1 fully completed end of the month

PAPAR, The new block of Papar Hospital's phase 1 will be fully completed by the end of the month, said Health Ministry Secretary-General Datuk Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min.He said the construction of the phase 1 upgrading project of the

Move to extend festive price control scheme succeeds in preventing price hike

KUALA LUMPUR, The government's move to add six more items in the list and extend the implementation of the Festive Season Maximum Price Control Scheme to 30 days from 15 days previously have succeeded in preventing sudden and steep hike

Felda Aring 1 residents express concern over pneumonia outbreak

GUA MUSANG, Residents of Felda Aring 1 have expressed concern following the spread of pneumonia among the Orang Asli community in Kampung Kuala Koh, here.A Felda settler, Ruzelan Ramli, 55, said although he lived about 30 km from the affected,

Get vaccinated before entering Orang Asli settlement in Kuala Koh

KOTA BHARU, Activists and media practitioners should get vaccinated against pneumonia before entering the Batek Orang Asli settlement in Kuala Koh, Gua Musang.A medical officer at a private clinic here, Dr Hafidzah Mustakim said Influenza and Pneumococ...

Newborn baby girl found inside bag in Larkin

JOHOR BAHRU, A newborn baby girl with her umbilical cord still attached was found abandoned in a bag that was left by the roadside near the Sri Anugerah Flats in Larkin here today.Johor Bahru South police chief Assistant Commissioner Shahurinain

FAMA prepared to help farmers out of poverty

ALOR SETAR, The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (FAMA) is prepared to give guidance especially to padi farmers in an effort to lift them from poverty.Its director-general Datuk Ahmad Ishak said FAMA welcomed Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Moha...

Man under POCA detained for being mastermind of Y15 gang

KEPALA BATAS, A man who was still being monitored under the Prevention of Crime Act (POCA) was believed to be the mastermind in a motorcycle-stealing gang which was crippled by the Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) District Police yesterday.SPU District Polic...

Some Kuala Koh villagers ‘return’ to receive aid

GUA MUSANG, Some of the 100 villagers from the Batek tribe who moved to the forest areas have returned to their permanent settlement in Kuala Koh here since early this morning.However, the rest were said to have disappeared deep

IPCMC should go hand in hand with guarantees of police rights – IGP

KUALA LUMPUR, The law enforcement of a country will be crippled if police personnel and service can be bought with bribes, said Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador.If we want to achieve developed country status, we must have