Business excellence award to be launched at IPEC Global Legacy Recognition Gala

KUALA LUMPUR: The IPEC Global Legacy Recognition Gala Awards 2019 would see the launch of an accredited business award, called the IPEC Business Excellence Award. “It is a lean six sigma accredited award scheme which took us between three and

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Wilfred: Certifications are vital in commerce

KUALA LUMPUR: Sabah deputy chief minister Wilfred Madius Tangau said that standards and certifications were critical elements in commerce, especially in the global field. “Why is that so? Credibility and trustworthiness are built when you do business face to face. How do

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Rania stays as CCM member, Dzulkefly tells Umno-PAS

SUNGKAI: The Health Ministry will stick by its decision in appointing transgender Rania Zara Medina as a member of the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Malaysia for the 2019-2021 session despite criticism from Umno, PAS and zealots on the social media.

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Rania’s appointment is not unprecedented or endorsement of LBGT

KUALA LUMPUR: Rania Zara Medina is not the first transgender appointed to the Health Ministry’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) committee, said Malaysia Public Health Experts Association president Datuk Dr Zainal Ariffin Omar today. In a statement, Zainal said representatives from

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Rape charges on DAP leader: Lim waiting for police to finish probe

KUALA LUMPUR: The DAP would only decide its next course of action on Perak state executive councillor Paul Yong after the police wrap up their investigations over the rape charges. Speaking at the Parliament today, DAP secretary general Lim Guan

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Trump says ‘kidney has special place in heart’, gets trolled on social media

It is not surprising when US President Donald Trump makes a bizarre statement, but then again messing up the basic anatomy of a human body is something one would not expect from him. However, that is not the case with

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Iran denies trying to stop British tanker in Gulf, US and Brits say otherwise

GENEVA:  Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards rejected today a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. Five boats believed

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The forgotten art of squatting is a revelation for bodies ruined by sitting

Sentences that start with the phrase “A guru once told me…” are, more often than not, eye-roll-inducing. But recently, while resting in malasana, or a deep squat, in an East London yoga class, I was struck by the second half of

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Rwandan prescription for Depression: Sun, drum, dance, community.

As a consequence of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, prevalences of mental disorders are elevated in Rwanda. More knowledge about determinants of mental stress can help to improve mental health services and treatment in the east-central African country. The present study

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Dr M: Youths should have employability skills

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants local youths to improve their personal qualities and attitudes to help them meet the characteristics employers look for in employees, such as committed, diligent, resilient and capable of working as a team. According

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