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August 14, 2018 6:40 AM Mercy to focus on Mon State where 10,166 people in 10 villages are hit

KUALA LUMPUR: Mercy Malaysia will focus its Myanmar humanitarian effort on the Mon State which had been hit by the most severe floods in 40 years. Mercy Malaysia Myanmar country manager Shah Fiesal Hussain said the first phase of its relief efforts started in late May when a team of four assessed the situations in Mon, Kayin and Bago states. He said 10 villages 4

August 10, 2018 12:25 PM Downward trend in HFMD cases: Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA: The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases nationwide showed a downward trend over the last two days, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said 710 HFMD cases were reported nationwide yesterday, involving the closure of three nurseries, 10 kindergartens/pre-schools and several classes in five schools. "It is hoped that the HFMD cases 6

August 7, 2018 1:44 PM Russia holds funerals for journalists shot in C. Africa

MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday held funerals for three journalists killed in the Central African Republic who were investigating a shadowy Russian mercenary group for a media project founded by Kremlin foe Mikhail Khodorkovsky. The three men, reporter Orkhan Dzhemal, director Alexander Rastorguyev and cameraman Kirill Radchenko, were killed on July 30 shortly 7

August 7, 2018 12:29 PM Four more dead from Ebola in DR Congo

BENI, DR Congo: Four more people have died from Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, two weeks after another outbreak that killed 33 people in the northwest was declared over, the Congolese health ministry has said. Four new deaths from people who tested positive for the disease were recorded in the Beni region in North Kivu province, a region 6

July 31, 2018 3:33 AM Action to be taken against child care centres, premises with high HFMD cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Action will be taken against premises that record a high number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said today. He said no actions have been taken so far, but the ministry would act against these premises, especially child care centres. "On the aspect of taking down statistics and numbers, we have to record 6

July 28, 2018 10:11 AM Call for joint effort to reduce accidents at workplace

IPOH: The Human Resources Ministry has called for a concerted effort by all stakeholders including employers, employees and non-governmental organisations to reduce workplace-related accidents in the country. Its Minister M.Kulasegaran in making the call said according to statistics, a total of 42,513 accident cases were recorded at the workplace throughout 4

July 24, 2018 4:01 AM 1,791 cases of dengue recorded in Sabah up to July 21

KOTA KINABALU: A total of 1,791 dengue cases were recorded in Sabah up to July 21 this year, an increase of 666 cases compared to the 1,125 cases reported in the corresponding period of last year. Sabah Health Director, Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said that out of the 26 districts in the state, 12 showed an increase in dengue cases compared to last year. "Four 8

July 12, 2018 4:24 AM Woman charged with causing four deaths while drink driving

TAWAU: A woman was charged today in the magistrate's court for causing the deaths of a teenager and three men and badly injuring a man in a road accident here last Sunday. Olivia Chong Oi Yun, 34, was accused of causing the deaths of Dicson Lim Kien Shing, 16, Hiew Nyuk Wei, 30, Clawence Wong Vui Kit, 21, and Chung Vui Chan, 21, and badly injuring Ching 9

July 9, 2018 11:10 AM 711 workers killed at workplace last year: DOSH

SEREMBAN: The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) has recorded 711 deaths at the workplace last year, said its director-general Omar Mat Piah. He said of the total, 187 people were reported killed at construction sites. "The fatality rate at the construction site is alarming compared to other workplaces. A total of 6,125 accidents have been recorded 7

June 28, 2018 7:20 AM Ops Selamat 13: Careless, reckless driving main cause of fatal accidents

KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicles going out of control due to careless or reckless driving was the main factor for fatal accidents with 142 of the 235 recorded fatalities during Ops Selamat 13 which was carried out over the Hari Raya festive period. However, the death toll this time showed a decrease of four cases or 1.7% compared to Ops Selamat 11/2017 during 3