PM Mahathir: Malaysia Airlines to retain identity even if sold

KUALA LUMPUR: The government would like to sell Malaysia Airlines, but its identity as the national carrier is to be retained, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. He said the government had made a lot of changes to Malaysia

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Depression, Inflammation and Women’s Mental Health

The link between depression and the body’s inflammatory response continues getting stronger, with more research showing an ever-tighter correlation. Whether inflammation causes depression has been difficult to nail down, but findings from a new study suggest we could be getting closer to an answer. For women,

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Schoolgirl left with bruises after being caned by teacher

PUCHONG: A teacher in a secondary school has been accused of abusing one his female students, leaving heavy bruises on the girl’s legs and arms. In a 2.38 seconds video posted on social media, the student’s mother is seen berating

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Balan’s family: The quest for justice continues

*Monday, 24 June, Seremban High Court* This morning, Balan’s wheelchair was wheeled into the court, without him on it. His sisters and children came. One of his sisters was carrying his photo. When PSM members and I met them in

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Japan cancels 26 trains. Culprit behind the chaos?

A tiny slug has been held responsible for causing major chaos in Japan railways in May. The insect managed to crawl into an electrical power device near the rail tracks. In a completely bizarre incident, a slug has been found

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Chikungunya – Are we prepared?

Chikungunya is an emerging, mosquito-borne disease caused by an alphavirus, Chikungunya virus. The disease is transmitted predominantly by Aedes aegypti and Ae. Albopictus mosquitoes, the same species involved in the transmission of dengue. Over the years, we have learned that Chikungunya results in high fever

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Nabil Fiqri returns to national hockey squad

KUALA LUMPUR: Midfielder Nabil Fiqri Mohd Noor has been recalled to the national hockey squad preparing for the European Tour series. The 33-year-old, who last played in the 2018 World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India was called up by head coach

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Chikungunya cases on the rise in Alor Star

ALOR STAR: Nine more cases of chikungunya were recorded in Alor Star, bringing the total to 23 cases suspected to be infected with the disease after displaying symptoms such as fever, joint pain, and rashes. Kedah Health director Datuk Dr. Norhizan

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MMEA foils bid to smuggle 45,000 crawfish fry

BATU PAHAT, June 24 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) foiled an attempt to smuggle some 45,000 crawfish into the country. Batu Pahat MMEA maritime zone director Commander Mohamad Othman said the contraband, in 19 polystyrene boxes, were

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Penang water supply to be restored

GEORGE TOWN: Water supply to about 200,000 consumers in Seberang Prai Tengah, Seberang Prai Selatan and some parts of the Penang Island will be restored in stages from 3 pm today after repair works on a major pipe burst had

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