GEORGE TOWN: The Tobacco Quitline, a telephone facility offering comprehensive smoking cessation service, was launched today.
GEORGE TOWN: A sombre air enveloped the funeral of Chin Khoon Sing today, who was tragically killed when her car was crushed by a fallen crane hook in Kuala Lumpur last Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malay Mail editor Maurice Khoo Teng Cheng has passed away at 83.
MALACCA: Nestled between the sprawling Dataran Pahlawan Malacca Megamall and a stone’s throw away from several iconic historical landmarks at the foot of St Paul’s Hill is the pyramid-shaped Independence Obelisk on Padang Pahlawan that thousands pass by without giving a second thought.
IPOH: Despite various measures taken by the authorities, food poisoning cases in Perak have reached an alarming level this year, with 45 cases reported to date.
KUALA LUMPUR: Childhood obesity is a long and winding issue, which has yet to be resolved.
MECCA: When you are here, do take the time to visit the famous Al Haramain museum.
KUALA LUMPUR: Physical trainers are recommending that children and teenagers exercise regularly to overcome weight and obesity issues.
JOHOR BAHARU: The Immigration Department has chosen four states and two Urban Transformation Centres (UTC) as part of a pilot programme to issue passports renewed via the ‘MyOnline Passport’ system, beginning Sept 1.
KUALA LUMPUR: Police on Saturday arrested a suspected underwear thief in Bangsar, here, and seized 29 undergarments from his house.
MECCA: A downpour here caused excitement among locals and haj pilgrims.
ALOR STAR: The Alor Star City Council has cordoned off a section of the Gunung Keriang Recreational Area following a landslide early this morning.
KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur has found its secondary school champion for the state-level RHB-New Straits Times Spell-It-Right Challenge.
LAHAD DATU: Five people were killed while another was seriously injured when a car they were in crashed into a four-wheel-drive vehicle here.
KUALA LUMPUR: Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has remained mum on the information allegedly contained in a pendrive handed to him by Tunku Mahkota of Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim.
PENGKALAN HULU: A Thai couple and their relative were arrested when the Malaysian Border Protection Agency (Aksem) found 55 kilogrammes of ketum leaves in their four-wheel-drive vehicle today.
IPOH: Perak is among the four states in the country which have the highest number of babies without vaccination.
BEAUFORT: Loyalty and consistency is the key to having staying power in the political world.
MERSING: The Congok Dam, the main water reservoir for the Mersing district, has completely dried up.
BEAUFORT: It is important to not only support but defend the leadership of Datuk Seri Najib Razak so as to give him space and opportunity to fight for the interests of the people.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Selangor menteri besar Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo today married a civil servant Christine Zanitrah Abdullah as his second wife.
KEMAMAN: A pair of identical male twins, who disguised themselves as an elderly Muslim couple, were nabbed by police as they were planning to rob a series of goldsmith shops in Terengganu.
KUALA LUMPUR: Umno vice-president Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein has questioned former premier Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s true intentions of pushing through a plan in 1994 to remove certain powers from the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
MEMBAKUT: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak took time out from his busy schedule to visit the Madrasah Tahfiz Darul Yatama Yacob Khan here, today.
IPOH: Gerakan president Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong said he would hold a closed-door meeting with the party ledership in Penang next month, to help resolve an internal crisis brewing in the state.
PUTRAJAYA: Health Ministry is in constant contact with its counterparts in Singapore to further understand the Zika situation, following the first case of a Malaysian woman who was infected by locally-transmitted Zika virus.
GEORGE TOWN: Natives of Penang have been advised to continue to reside in the state despite being pressured by the DAP-led state government.
A nationwide survey on Malaysian Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) reveals that a shocking 34 per cent of respondents seem to think that sexual consent is not important. Only 60 per cent are aware of the fact that consent is required.
WHAT do Malaysian youths know about sex? Not a whole lot, according to the findings of a survey on Malaysian Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH).
THE general business climate in Malaysia has grown tougher over the past two years. The drop in oil prices has hurt us all because Malaysia, with its large natural gas exports, is a net seller of fossil fuels even though we are a net importer of petroleum.
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