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July 12, 2018 2:37 AM 24-hour childcare centre in Pekan Hospital

PEKAN: Finding the right childcare centre has become a major concern for parents, especially those working on shift or having to be on standby. However employees of Pekan Hospital can consider themselves lucky because the best childcare centre for their children is in their workplace premises and operating round the clock. Pahang Health Director Dr Sha'ari 64

July 12, 2018 12:54 AM Do not send children with HFMD symptoms to school

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Parents are asked not to send their children to school if they have symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said schools were advised not to allow pupils with the symptoms to attend classes to prevent other pupils from getting infected 45

July 11, 2018 10:06 AM 'Clear evidence of need' in N. Korea: UN aid chief

SEOUL: The United Nations' humanitarian chief said Wednesday he had seen "clear evidence" of need in North Korea — where one fifth of children are malnourished — during a rare trip. Mark Lowcock's visit to the impoverished, isolated country this week is the first such trip by a UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator 105

July 11, 2018 4:02 AM Sunway Lagoon treats orphans to the best day ever

OVER 70 children from Rumah Anak-Anak Yatim Damai, Kuang and their caretakers gathered at the entrance of Sunway Lagoon last Sunday for a fun-filled day at the theme park. Sunway Lagoon organised the event. Although this was not the first time the theme park had played host to underprivileged kids, it was the largest the team has ever organised 41

July 11, 2018 12:28 AM Toys as agent spreading HFMD between children: Chong

KUALA LUMPUR: Children’s toys have been identified as one of the causes for the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in the country. Health Ministry Disease Control Division director Datuk Dr Chong Chee Keong said toys which children hold and play with can transmit the virus to others. “Mothers and kindergarten management must clean the toys, toilets 41

July 10, 2018 9:38 AM Lawyers call on govt to end practice of child marriages

PETALING JAYA: Lawyers have called on the government to put an end to the practice of child marriages. National Human Rights Society (Hakam) president Prof. Datuk Dr. Gurdial Singh Nijar (pix) said the move was imperative in the quest to push for new laws to ban and criminalise the act. "It is not sufficient that laws allowing child marriages to be repealed 25

July 9, 2018 2:51 AM Najib’s children post remainder of his bail

PETALING JAYA: Former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak's children have posted the remainder of his bail at the registrar of the Kuala Lumpur High Court today. Nooryana Najwa Najib (pix) and Datuk Noorashman were at the court about 10.04am to post the remaining RM500,000 of the RM1 million bail for their father. Najib faces three counts of criminal 34

July 7, 2018 9:34 AM Sabah to focus on downstream industries development

PAPAR: The Sabah government will focus on the development of downstream industries to create more jobs for the people. Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said towards that end, the government would strive to industrialise the state by capitalising on existing resources. "If we just export (for example) palm oil but there's no downstream industry 33

July 7, 2018 4:56 AM Remains of 13th RMN chief buried

KUALA LUMPUR: The remains of former Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Admiral (B) Tan Sri Ilyas Din were buried at the Raudhatul Sakinah Islamic Cemetery, Selayang here at 10am today. The late Ilyas, 67, died at his residence in Kampung Datuk Keramat here at 10.10pm last night due to a heart attack and kidney complications. His body received its final 43

July 7, 2018 1:34 AM Former RMN chief Ilyas Din dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) chief Tan Sri Ilyas Din died of a heart ailment tonight. Ilyas breathed his last at 10.10 pm at his residence in Kampung Datuk Keramat here after being warded for nine days at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital. According to his close friend, Nor Khairul Anuar Mohamad Nor, the 13th RMN chief had just been discharged 46