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Ebola outbreak: Death confirmed in eastern DR Congo

KINSHASA: A six-month-old baby in the eastern DR Congo city of Bunia has died of Ebola, becoming the first fatality of the disease in a provincial capital, the health ministry said Thursday. Bunia, which has a population of 300,000, is

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Heatwave: How to keep cool in hot weather and stay hydrated

KUALA LUMPUR: A Level 2 heatwave alert has been issued for parts of the Malaysian state of Kedah, as a heatwave grips the country. On Sunday (Mar 17), the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) said a Level 2 heatwave alert, for temperatures between 37

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Detailed monitoring to certify no discharge of chemical waste: Johor MB

JOHOR BARU: The state government will carry out detailed monitoring throughout Johor to ensure that the discharge of chemical waste by irresponsible parties does not recur. Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian, who gave the assurance, said so far several areas

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Taman Pasir Putih, Taman Mawar halls closed as venues in red zone area

JOHOR BARU: The Taman Pasir Putih and Taman Mawar Community Halls in Pasir Gudang were closed yesterday as both treatment centres are situated in the red zone and are within a 1-km radius of Sungai Kim Kim. Johor Health, Environment

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Married couple among 13 people detained for drug abuse in Miri

MIRI: A man and his wife were among 13 people detained for drug abuse in an operation by the National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) here and in Bekenu early today. Miri AADK chief Mazlan Jikran said the married couple, aged 37

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Dewan Rakyat declares state of emergency over Pasir Gudang chemical spill

KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has approved an emergency motion for the federal government to declare a state of emergency following the chemical dumping incident in Sungai Kim Kim in Pasir Gudang, Johor. Speaker Datuk Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof accepted

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Sultan Ibrahim pledges RM1m to address Pasir Gudang crisis

JOHOR BARU: The Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar pledges RM1 million to boost the authorities’ efforts to address the chemical pollution crisis in Pasir Gudang. Permaisuri of Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah said the

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Parents helpless at Pasir Gudang makeshift triage centre

JOHOR BARU: At least 20 more pupils who exhibit toxic fume inhalation symptoms like smarting eyes, breathing difficulty and nausea, were brought to Dewan Komuniti Taman Pasir Putih today, which turned into a makeshift triage centre since Sunday. Official information

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The Future of the Business of Wellness

By: Dr Nandita Shah The world is changing fast, and right now, while more and more people are getting sick, a few enlightened people are preventing and reversing diseases through whole plant-based lifestyles, and are showing the rest of the

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Second wave of chemical pollution pushes number of victims to 207

JOHOR BAHRU, March 11: The number of victims in the dumping of toxic waste into Sungai Kim Kim last Thursday has risen dramatically to 207 people as at 11 pm last night following the second wave of attack which took

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