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PM Anwar visits Rafizi at hospital following heart attack

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim visited Economy Minister, Rafizi Ramli, who is being treated in hospital. In a post on his Facebook and X accounts today, Anwar prayed for a speedy recovery for the

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Data leaked in December didn’t match Astro, Maybank’s databanks

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 16 — The leaked data in December last year involving some 13 million account holders did not match data stored by Astro and Maybank, Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil said today. He said this matter was

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Bandar Tun Razak PKR lodges police report against social media users for allegedly defaming PM Anwar’s wife

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 23 — The Bandar Tun Razak Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) division today lodged a police report against three social media users for allegedly uploading postings defaming Bandar Tun Razak Member of Parliament Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah

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Covid: Rise in new infections, drop in death cases last week

KUALA LUMPUR: The number new Covid-19 infections in the country for the 25th Epidemiology Week (ME 25) which began from June 19 to 25 saw a 10.9 per cent increase to 15,739 cases compared to 14,195 cases the week before.

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WHO: Monkeypox is not yet a health emergency

LONDON: Monkeypox is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) ruled on Saturday, although WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said he was deeply concerned about the outbreak. “I am deeply concerned about the monkeypox outbreak, this

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Monkeypox cases rise to 6 in Netherlands, Morocco reports 3 suspected cases

THE HAGUE: The number of monkeypox cases in humans rose to six in the Netherlands, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) announced on Monday. The first human case of monkeypox in the Netherlands was confirmed last

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PM calls on the people to take care of their health, protect the planet

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob today called on the people to take care of their health and protect the planet for the well-being of the future generation. In conjunction with the 2022 World Health Day today,

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Rich countries’ access to foreign nurses during Omicron raises ethical concerns – Group

GENEVA: The Omicron-fuelled wave of COVID-19 infections has led wealthy countries to intensify their recruitment of nurses from poorer parts of the world, worsening dire staffing shortages in overstretched workforces there, the International Council of Nurses said. Sickness, burnout and

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22.7 mln adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,707,144 individuals or 97 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday. Based on the Health Ministry’s COVIDNOW portal, 98.4 per cent of the adult population,

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96.9 pct of adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,689,471 individuals or 96.9 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as of yesterday. Based on the Health Ministry’s CovidNow portal, 98.3 per cent or 23,028,508 individuals of the

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