Deadly manganese poisoning among Batek in Kg Kuala Koh

PETALING JAYA: Dr Steven KW Chow revealed that the manganese poisoning level of the water that they collected from Kampung Kuala Koh was deadly. “The manganese poisoning level is 2,500% more than the threshold. It is toxic water. Drink it

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MACC nabs Riza Aziz, to be charged tomorrow

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak’s stepson, Riza Aziz this afternoon. He will be charged in court tomorrow under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act.

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Expert: Adib’s injuries should have been probed from day one

SHAH ALAM: A clinical forensic pathologist should have been called in to determine what caused the injuries on the late firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim before he died. Senior forensic and pathology expert Dr Shahrom Abd Wahid said this at

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Gov’t seeks RM1.69 bln in taxes from Najib

KUALA LUMPUR: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) is seeking RM1.69 billion in additional tax assessments from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in 2011-2017, court documents sighted by theedgemarkets.com showed. This was after Najib failed to respond to

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Malaysia’s trade in May grew to RM159.21 bln

KUALA LUMPUR:  Malaysia’s trade in May grew by 2% from the same month a year ago to a record RM159.21 billion. In a statement today, International Trade and Industries Ministry (Miti) said exports rose by 2.5% to RM84.15 billion, the

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Najib: Media Prima out of Umno’s control

KUALA LUMPUR: Media Prima Bhd wasn’t controlled effectively by Umno and that led the party to sell off its shares to Malay tycoon Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary, said Pekan MP Datuk Seri Najib Razak. Singling out Media Prima’s English

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Sabah police: Kidnapping incident an isolated case

LABUAN: The kidnapping incident in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZone) waters is still considered as isolated as it does not happen frequently, said Sabah police commissioner Datuk Omar Mammah. He said the government’s security and enforcement agencies had taken

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Jalan Semangat to be renamed as Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim

KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor state government will rename a major road in Petaling Jaya to honour the late historian, Emeritus Prof Tan Sri Khoo Kay Kim. In a statement, state menteri besar Amirudin Shari said that Jalan Semangat in Petaling

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Fast-food shrinks your brain

STORY AT-A-GLANCE People today are consuming about 650 kilocalories more daily than they were in the 1970s, an amount equivalent to a fast-food meal consisting of a burger, fries and soft drink Poor diet and lack of activity may lead

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Suicide rates reaching new highs: GABA could be to blame

Suicide rates are at an all-time high since World War II, and there are several different reasons for this. One of the factors that are often ignored is the influence many medications have on your mental stability.  Antidepressants are perhaps the

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