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February 11, 2018 11:14 PM Man sets record donating blood 108 times in 32 years

File picture of a man donating blood during a blood donation drive. ― AFP picKUALA TERENGGANU, Feb 12 ― A man who says life seems incomplete without donating blood has set his own record donating blood 108 times in 32 years. Ibrahim Abd Ghani, 56, who is currently a member of the People's Volunteer Corps (RELA) said he started donating blood while still 4

February 4, 2018 5:49 AM Paul Ryan slammed over tweet praising tax cut for US$1.50 pay rise

WASHINGTON: US House Speaker Paul Ryan came under fire Saturday over a tweet that framed a worker's US$1.50, (RM5) per week pay increase as an impressive result of his party's massive tax cut plan, US media reported. Ryan's tweet, now deleted, told of a secretary featured in an Associated Press report who was "pleasantly surprised" by the marginal pay rise, drawing 7

January 19, 2018 12:49 AM No cash? Paris church basket now taking bank cards

This file photo taken on March 18, 2005 shows an outside view of Saint Francois de Molitor Church in the 16th arrondissement in Paris. — AFP picPARIS, Jan 19 — The passing around of collection baskets at Catholic mass usually leads to a collective digging through pockets and purses for loose change or small bills — but a Paris church is testing a high-tech 5

January 17, 2018 6:05 AM Sibu Hospital low in blood supply

SIBU: The Sibu Hospital blood bank is critically low in blood supply, especially of the O positive and B positive types. The shortage is due to high demand, said the blood bank assistant information officer, Lily Sinta, in a statement today. She appealed to members of the public to participate in the blood donation drive that will be held in the Orange 10

January 14, 2018 3:18 AM Mark Wahlberg donates US$1.5m ‘All the Money’ reshoot fees to Time’s Up fund

Cast member Mark Wahlberg poses at the premiere for ‘All the Money in the World’ in Beverly Hills December 18, 2017. — Reuters picLOS ANGELES, Jan 14 — After last week’s outcry about pay discrepancy, Mark Wahlberg has announced that he will donate his US$1.5 million (RM6 million) fee to reshoot scenes for the film All the Money in the World to sexual 14

January 12, 2018 9:39 AM Prince Court to organise blood donation drive

A BLOOD donation initiative will be organised by Prince Court Medical Centre in collaboration with the National Blood Centre. 'Blood Donation Drive 2018' will be held at Prince Court Medical Centre's HR Training Room from 9am to 3pm on Tuesday (16th Jan). People from all walks of life are encouraged to donate blood and make a difference. According to the Health 19

December 30, 2017 8:00 AM NS MCA distributes 2,900 pairs of school shoes

SEREMBAN: A total 2,900 pair of school shoes, bought from donations raised by Negeri Sembilan MCA through its Shoe Donation Campaign, were distributed to students from the less affordable families in the Seremban district today. MCA Youth chief Datuk Chong Sin Woon said the shoe donation campaign held from Dec 22 to 28 managed to meet its target of collecting 17

December 25, 2017 5:13 AM Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail Mosque donates RM30,400 to orphans, asnaf children

KANGAR: The Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail Mosque, here, today donated RM30,400 to 84 orphans and 'asnaf' (eligible for aid) children in conjunction with the 2018 new school session which will begin next week. Secretary of the mosque committee, Zamri Ali said of that number, 26 orphans each received RM500, while the 58 asnaf children received RM300 each. The donation 7

December 9, 2017 6:07 AM Negri Sembilan Umno Youth launches fund for Muhammad Amsyar

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 — Negri Sembilan Umno Youth today launched a donation drive to raise fund for 13-month-old Muhammad Amsyar Muhammad Illyas, who is suffering from biliary atresia (bile duct blockage) and liver failure and needs treatment abroad. Umno Youth chief Khairy Jamaluddin said the boy required RM350,000 for a liver transplant, which had to be done soon, in Shanghai 10

December 1, 2017 6:30 PM FDA panel recommends Zika testing of donated blood be relaxed

REUTERS: Advisers to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday recommended that the requirements for screening blood donations for the Zika virus be relaxed due to diminished risk of transfusion-transmitted infection. The advisory panel voted that instead of requiring Zika virus testing on each individual blood donation, tests could be conducted 13