KKM prepared to scrutinise fixed medicine prices, pharmaceutical supplies

KUALA SELANGOR: The Ministry of Health (KKM) is prepared to scrutinise the proposal to fix a benchmark for the prices of medicine and pharmaceutical supplies in the future. Its minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, who described the proposal well,

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US sanctions on Iran violate international law: Mahathir

The American sanctions imposed on Iran violate the United Nations Charter and international law, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told a conference in Qatar today. ‘’Malaysia does not support the reimposition of the unilateral sanctions by the US against Iran,’’

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What’s in the US-China ‘phase one’ trade deal

The United States and China have agreed on the terms of a “phase one” trade deal that reduces some US tariffs on Chinese goods while boosting Chinese purchases of American farm, energy and manufactured goods and addressing some US complaints

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What actions were taken against the policemen who caused Syed Azlan’s death?

Syed Mohd Azlan Syed Mohamed Nur, aged 25, died in police custody. The pathologist counted 61 injuries on his body. Syed Azlan was small. Waist 26 inches, height 5 feet 3 inches. Syed Azlan worked two jobs. A mechanic by

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UMT vice chancellor to go on leave, known for objecting merger

PUCHONG: The Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) vice chancellor Prof Datuk Dr Nor Aieni Mokhtar has been instructed to take garden leave pending the expiration date of her contract on April 2020. The move was speculated to be related to her

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Coming to ‘Star Wars’: Emotional end for Skywalkers, and then what?

LOS ANGELES: The next “Star Wars” movie arrives in theatres on Thursday promising an epic conclusion to three trilogies over four decades and answers to at least some of the biggest questions that have puzzled fans of the galaxy far,

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I need a break, says globetrotting Thunberg

RIN, Italy: Tireless teenage activist Greta Thunberg has been crisscrossing the globe by car, train and boat – but not plane – to demand action on climate change. But now even she needs a rest. Fresh from being named Time

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Carrie Lam heads for Beijing as pressure mounts at home

HONG KONG: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam left for Beijing today for her first visit to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in local elections last month, prompting speculation about changes to her leadership team.

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US Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to shield financial records

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court yesterday agreed to hear President Donald Trump’s appeals in three separate cases to prevent his financial records, including tax returns, being handed over to Democratic-led House of Representatives committees and a New York prosecutor. The

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Trump impeachment looms as US House committee approves charges

WASHINGTON: Democrats in the US House of Representatives yesterday took Republican President Donald Trump to the brink of impeachment by approving two charges against him over his efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden. A divided

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