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September 3, 2018 3:16 PM Drug-resistant superbug spreading in hospitals: Study

PARIS: A superbug resistant to all known antibiotics that can cause "severe" infections or even death is spreading undetected through hospital wards across the world, scientists in Australia warned on Monday. Researchers at the University of Melbourne discovered three variants of the multidrug-resistant bug in samples from 10 countries, including strains 15

August 27, 2018 1:02 PM Drug syndicate busted, seven arrested, RM8.55m in pills seized

GEORGE TOWN: Penang police have busted a drugs syndicate with the arrest of seven suspects and seizure of RM8.55 million worth of WY amphetamine (pill kuda) pills. Penang police chief Comm Datuk Seri A. Thaiveegan lauded his officers over their success at a press conference today. The suspects, aged between 19 and 36, are being investigated under Section 8

August 27, 2018 11:16 AM Spanish police seize cocaine-stuffed pineapples

MADRID: Spanish police said Monday they have seized 67kg of cocaine found inside dozens of hollowed-out pineapples at Madrid's main wholesale fruit and vegetable market. The drug-stuffed fruits were found at the sprawling Mercamadrid market among a shipment of pineapples that arrived in the Portuguese port of Setubal by ship from Costa Rica and was then transported 6

August 25, 2018 1:47 AM MOH refutes allegation that cancer patients face higher charges at public hospitals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) today refuted the allegation that cancer patients had to pay RM400 for cancer drugs alone when seeking treatment at public hospitals. MOH secretary-general Datuk Seri Dr Chen Chaw Min (pix) said the charge was not just for a box of Tamoxifen atau Letrozole (breast cancer drugs) as claimed, but rather for the total 5

August 23, 2018 5:07 AM Cops score record haul of RM26m in Penang drug bust

GEORGE TOWN: Bukit Aman elite narcotics team (NCID) has scored a major success against the war on drugs with a record haul of RM26.1 million for one case here. In a major operation with help from the Thai narcotics divisions and the Penang police, the police crack unit raided four locations here and carted away over 500kg of syabu and ecstacy pills 17

August 21, 2018 7:52 AM Man jailed 12 years, 10 strokes of rotan for drug possession

KUALA TERENGGANU: A man was sentenced to 12 years' jail and 10 strokes of the cane by the High Court here today for possession of 96.88gm of Methamphetamine. Judge Datuk Zainal Azman Ab Aziz meted out the sentence on Mohd Hakimin Kamarudin, 25, after the man pleaded guilty to the amended charge. He was jointly charged with Wan Hasanah Wan Salleh, 32, of committing 14

August 21, 2018 6:18 AM RapidKL driver responsible for bus crash pleads guilty to drug use

KUALA LUMPUR: The RapidKL bus driver who crashed the bus he was driving into seven vehicles pleaded guilty to a drug offence at the magistrate's court today. Md Khairol Anuar Muhamad, 32, pleaded guilty after the charge against him was read out in front of magistrate Noorashikin Sahat. He was charged under Section 15 (1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 for self-administration 10

August 20, 2018 8:01 AM 6 college students nabbed for drug trafficking

SERDANG: Police have detained six students of a private college in Bandar Puchong Jaya and a former student of the same college for suspected involvement in drug trafficking. Serdang district police chief ACP Ismadi Borhan said the suspects, aged between 21 and 24, were picked up in two locations, including at an apartment, in Bandar Puchong Jaya last Thursday 10

August 19, 2018 5:15 AM Three friends face the death sentence for drug trafficking

GURUN: Three friends were charged in the magistrate's court here today with trafficking in 83.58gm of heroin. However, no plea was recorded from Yap Siang Tatt, 40, Zulhaidy Hashim, 38, and Mohamad Hasnizam Mustapa, 37, after the charge was read out to them before Magistrate Nurul Rasyidah Mohd Akit. The three men were jointly charged with trafficking 9

August 17, 2018 1:03 AM Integrity misconduct among prisons department staff low: Prison DG

KAJANG: The Malaysian Prisons Department staff's involvement in integrity misconduct is lower than one per cent, said its director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar (pix). He attributed this to the holistic and integrated internal department controls which had been initiated in addressing issues of integrity effectively. In revealing statistics on integrity 6