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August 12, 2018 8:51 AM Sabahan doctors, specialists would be encouraged to serve locally

KUNAK: Prospective doctors and specialists from Sabah will be encouraged to serve locally due to the shortage of staff in the state. Sabah Health and People's Wellbeing Minister Stephen Wong Tien Fatt said this was among the efforts taken by the state government to reduce the high doctor-patient ratio. "Prospective Sabahan doctors and specialists can serve 6

August 9, 2018 12:22 PM Govt to upgrade 11 non-specialist hospitals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will upgrade 11 non-specialist hospitals nationwide to minor specialist hospitals to further extend medical specialist services to those living in rural areas, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye, said among the hospitals were Gerik Hospital, Kuala Kangsar Hospital and Taiping Hospital in Perak 5

August 3, 2018 12:19 PM Vidal set to quit Bayern for Barcelona: Reports

BERLIN: Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is reportedly on the verge of signing for Barcelona after leaving the Bayern Munich training camp on Friday. The 31-year-old midfield dynamo was whisked away from Bayern's pre-season training camp in Bavaria and several media outlets claim an announcement of his transfer to Barcelona is imminent. According to Spanish 8

August 2, 2018 1:18 PM 5,082 specialist doctors serving Health Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: There are a total of 5,082 specialist doctors in various fields currently serving the Health Ministry, as of May 31 this year, the Dewan Rakyat was told today. Its Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said of the total, surgeons made up the biggest number with 300. He said the ministry had always encouraged medical officers to undergo specialist 6

August 2, 2018 4:09 AM LKL's share price rise 11.11% after bagging RM6.2m Rawang hospital contract

PETALING JAYA: LKL International Bhd’s share price jumped 11.11% this morning after it clinched an RM6.2 million contract from Selgate Rawang Hospital Sdn Bhd. At 11.46am, its share price was 11.11% or 1.5 sen higher at 15 sen with 1.13 million shares traded. LKL’s wholly owned subsidiary LKL Advance Metaltech Sdn Bhd was awarded the contract for the supply 4

August 1, 2018 2:14 AM Malaysian released from Israeli prison arrives at KLIA

SEPANG: The sole Malaysian representative who was detained by the Israeli regime at the Givon Prison, Prof Madya Dr Mohd Afandi Salleh felt like being in a war zone when the flotilla ship Al-Awda which carried medicines to Gaza was captured by Israeli forces 49 nautical miles from the Gaza waters. Mohd Afandi, who was met by reporters shortly after arrival 4

July 31, 2018 3:15 AM LKL's shares rise 3.45% after securing RM11m Uganda contract

PETALING JAYA: LKL International Bhd’s share price rose 3.45% this morning after the group secured a US$2.8 million contract from Uganda’s Ministry of Health. At 10.59am, its share price was 3.45% or half sen higher at 15 sen with 300,800 shares traded. Yesterday, the group told Bursa Malaysia that its wholly owned subsidiary LKL Advance Metaltech Sdn Bhd was awarded 6

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 12

July 24, 2018 12:15 PM Malaysia has highest rate of diabetes in Asia

KUCHING: Malaysia has the highest rate of diabetes in Asia and one of the highest in the world, probably next to Saudi Arabia said the National Diabetes Institute (NADI) executive chairman, Datuk Dr Mustaffa Embong. He said there are about 2.5 million adults with diabetes in Malaysia, those aged 18 and above. "According to NADI records, statistic suggests 9

July 21, 2018 12:20 PM Aid arrives in Syria as Putin, Macron discuss relief mission to Ghouta

CHÂTEAUROUX, France: Humanitarian aid sent by France and Russia arrived in Syria on Saturday as the two countries' leaders discussed a joint mission to distribute much-needed relief supplies in a ravaged former rebel enclave. The joint humanitarian aid operation — the first between Russia and a western country — was agreed by Russian President Vladimir 8