170 Orang Asli still at measles evacuation centre

GUA MUSANG: A total of 170 measles-infected Orang Asli people from the Batek tribe are still housed at the temporary evacuation centre in Taman Etnobotani. Gua Musang social welfare department officer Hizani Ibrahim said the evacuees, who had been sent

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Is forced contraception on Orang Asli’s true?

The above subject has raised serious concerns amongst Malaysians. The explanation by the Health Ministry did not allay the anxiety amongst Malaysians. Severe anaemia in pregnancy is a serious problem. Medical schools devote an entire chapter on “Anaemia in Pregnancy

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DAP MP: Suhakam must probe Ewansiha’s death

PUCHONG: DAP MP Charles Santiago urged Suhakam to hold a public inquiry to investigate the death of Nigerian doctorate student, Orhions Ewansiha Thomas at the hands of the Malaysian Immigration Department. Speaking to The Leaders Online, the Klang backbencher also

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Three reasons why Rahim Uda should quit for task force’s credibility

The Home Minister appointed Datuk Rahim Uda, an ex-judge of the High Court of Malaysia, as chair of the task force to probe Suhakam’s conclusion that social activist Amri Che Mat and Pastor Raymond Koh were victims of the Malaysian

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Nigerian diaspora calls for their gov’t to intervene in Ewansiha’s death

PUCHONG: The Nigerian Diaspora Commission (NDC) urged the Nigerian government to investigate the death of doctorate student Orhions Ewansiha Thomas at the hands of the Malaysian Immigration Department. In a statement, NDC director general Abike Dabiri Erwa urged the Nigerian

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Santiago to Immigration Dept: Own up to your mistakes

PUCHONG: Incensed by the string of reported wrong-doings by the Immigration Department, DAP MP Charles Santiago urged the Home Ministry to expand its reforms on detention process from Prisons Department to Immigration Department. “Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said

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German tourist found dead in Mulu National Park

MIRI: A German tourist who was reported missing during a flash flood in Deer Cave (Gua Rusa) in the Mulu National Park was found dead at 7am today. Miri Fire and Rescue Station chief Law Poh Kiong said Peter Hoverkamp,

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Disaster Operation Control Centre in Pasir Gudang closed

JOHOR BAHRU:  The Disaster Operation Control Centre (PKTK) which was opened in Pasir Gudang, following breathing difficulties and vomiting experienced by students here due to suspected air pollution since June 20, has closed at 12 noon yesterday. State Health, Culture

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Johnson admits being part of the reason of envoy’s departure

LONDON: Boris Johnson, frontrunner to be Britain’s next prime minister, denied he was responsible for the resignation of the ambassador to Washington but admitted his comments had been a factor in the shock departure of one of the country’s most

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Cargill’s animal-feed mills in China closes due to swine fever

CHICAGO: Cargill Inc shuttered animal-feed mills in China in recent months partly because the rapid spread of a fatal hog disease has reduced demand, a company executive said yesterday. The closures highlight the pain for global agriculture companies from the

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