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July 26, 2018 11:47 AM Spike in HFMD cases in Johor this year

JOHOR BARU: A total of 2,215 hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases were reported in Johor from January to July 21, up 37% compared to the corresponding period last year. Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said in a statement today that no casualty was reported to date. He said 320 cases were reported at nurseries 36

July 26, 2018 11:14 AM Japan, home of the high-tech loo, hopes basic toilet can save lives

TOKYO: Japan may be famous for high-tech toilets, but one local firm is hoping a much more basic model can help solve deadly sanitation problems in developing countries. More than two billion people around the world do not have access to basic sanitation facilities, and children are especially susceptible to diseases that can spread without hygienic 101

July 25, 2018 9:49 AM Robbery at Isa Samad's residence

NILAI: A robbery took place early today at the residence of former Felda chairman Tan Sri Mohd Isa Abdul Samad, near here. Three men, believed to be foreigners, wearing masks and armed with machetes and knives broke into the double-storey house in Nilai Springs Heights at 4.55am and robbed the occupants of RM14,900 in cash and valuables, said Ngeri Sembilan 30

July 25, 2018 7:26 AM Cuepacs to propose new remuneration system

LABUAN: Cuepacs is drawing up a proposal paper on a new remuneration system for civil servants for submission to the government, according to its president, Datuk Azih Muda. He said Cuepacs wanted the government to implement the five-year review of the civil servants' salaries because it had not been done since 2002. He said the salary revision was necessary 48

July 25, 2018 6:28 AM Landslides kill five near Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Landslides triggered by monsoon rains killed at least five children Wednesday near camps on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border housing one million Rohingya refugees, police said. Aid agencies have been warning of the potential for catastrophe as heavy rains lash Cox's Bazar district, where many of the huge concentration of refugees live on exposed 49

July 25, 2018 5:57 AM MAH raises RM126,880 through its charity jam

SUBANG JAYA: The Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) has raised a total RM126,887.58 for its 19th MAH Charity Jam at the Holiday Villa Hotel. Event organising chairman S. S. Rajaa said the annual event was a testimony to the hospitality industry's commitment to University Malaya Medical Centre's Pediatric Care Unit (Picu) for the past 17 years 52

July 24, 2018 9:16 AM Late Eddie Ng cremated

KUALA LUMPUR: The late Balakong assemblyman Eddie Ng Tien Chee was cremated today at the Xiao En crematorium in Cheras. Earlier, Ng's family members and friends performed the religious rites at the Xiao En Memorial Park here. Among those who paid their last respects were Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng, Transport Minister Anthony Loke, Deputy Education 39

July 24, 2018 3:08 AM Tasty treats and experiences

It was utter chaos on a field located on the outskirts of Taman Tun Dr Ismail on July 11, as close to 40 children were engaged in friendly rounds of not just dodgeball, but with the national team from the Malaysia Dodgeball Federation (MDF) calling the play. Organised by Kenny Rogers ROASTERS (KRR) as part of a Jamuan Raya for children from Rumah Ilham 35

July 23, 2018 2:26 PM Record heat broils Japan, prompting warnings

TOKYO: Japanese officials issued new warnings Monday as a deadly heatwave blankets the country, producing record high temperatures in Tokyo just two years before the city hosts the 2020 Summer Olympics. Officials said last week that the heatwave had killed at least 15 people and forced the hospitalisation of over 12,000 others in the first two weeks 79

July 22, 2018 11:45 AM Thai boys rescued from cave to be ordained in Buddhist ceremony

MAE SAI, Thailand: Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved, don robes and be ordained in a Buddhist ceremony this week, officials said Sunday. The "Wild Boars" are enjoying their first few days home after being discharged from hospital and speaking to the media about their harrowing ordeal 102