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September 5, 2018 8:28 AM Musa Aman in Kota Kinabalu to take oath as assemblyman

KOTA KINABALU: Former Sabah Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Aman today safely arrived in Sabah from Kuala Lumpur after undergoing medical treatment at a private hospital in Subang Jaya. He arrived on a special aircraft at about 12.28 pm at Terminal 2 of the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) and was met by thousands of his supporters amid shouts 70

September 3, 2018 5:44 AM Malaysia needs to double healthcare traveller numbers

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia needs to double its healthcare travellers to 2 million by 2020 to achieve the RM2.8 billion target in medical travel earnings, said Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah. He said SST will not be imposed on medical bills and this will help Malaysia to be competitive in offering medical travel. Amiruddin was speaking to reporters 7

September 3, 2018 5:19 AM Lotte Chemical's PP3 project commences operations

PETALING JAYA: Lotte Chemical Titan Holding Bhd's new polypropylene production plant (PP3 project) successfully commenced commercial operations on September 1. "The PP3 project began construction in March 2017 and its mechanical completion was achieved in June 2018," the petrochemical firm said in a filing with the stock exchange. The PP3 plant will produce 6

August 30, 2018 4:41 AM Old foe, cholera, returns to haunt Algeria

BOUFARIK, Algeria: Outside a hospital in Algeria, worried relatives arrive daily in a desperate bid to talk to those quarantined inside — the victims of the country's first cholera outbreak in more than 20 years. Cases began appearing in early Aug and two people have so far died, with scores hospitalised in Boufarik, about 20km south of Algiers 10

August 29, 2018 5:23 AM Cancer-stricken former journalist appeals for donations

KUANTAN: A freelance journalist is surviving on milk formula as his body is no longer able to take in food due to the stomach cancer he has been suffering from since 2009. V. P. Tawasegaran, 66, who was formerly with the Tamil Nesan newspaper, said a special apparatus is helping him channel the milk formula into his stomach. "I was detected as having 8

August 28, 2018 12:29 PM Govt proposed to extend operations of field hospital in Bangladesh: Mohamad

KUALA LUMPUR: The Defence Ministry is proposing that the government extend the operations of the Malaysian Field Hospital in Cox Bazaar, Bangladesh for another year. Its minister, Mohamad Sabu said the hospital, which began operations at the end of last year to help Rohingya refugees, is scheduled to terminate its services on Dec 31 of this year. "During 9

August 27, 2018 9:48 AM Malaysians a model of cleanliness in Mecca

MECCA: After seeing how Malaysian pilgrims kept their surroundings neat and tidy in the Masyair Prime Cleanliness Campaign by Tabung Haji (TH), Saudi Arabia is now proposing the same programme be implemented for all pilgrims in the future. Saudi Arabia Haj and Umrah vice minister, Dr Abdulfattah Suliman Mashat, considers Malaysia a model of cleanliness 7

August 27, 2018 1:31 AM One killed, 20 injured in trailer-bus crash in Alor Gajah

ALOR GAJAH: An accident between an express bus and a trailer, with one fatality and 20 others injured, was reported at Km214.4 of the North-South Expressway (southbound) early today. Alor Gajah Fire and Rescue Station operations commander PBK II Selomon Ismail said the station received a distress call at 1.53am and nine firemen were sent to the scene 20

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 24, 2018 6:22 AM Canada concerned over reported Saudi death sentences for activists

MONTREAL: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed concern Thursday over reports that human rights activists in Saudi Arabia face the death penalty. The two countries are locked in a diplomatic dispute triggered by Canadian criticism of the kingdom's human rights record, but Trudeau said Canada continues to "engage diplomatically" with Saudi Arabia 10