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Khairy nominated as vice president for upcoming 75th World Health Assembly

KUALA LUMPUR: Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin was today nominated as the vice president of the upcoming 75th World Health Assembly (WHA) which will take place from May 22 to 28, 2022 in Geneva. Khairy in a statement posted on Twitter

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Malaysia stroke council launches save precious time campaign

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Stroke Council has launched a campaign, aimed at raising awareness of stroke warning signs, in conjunction with World Stroke Day 2021, which is observed on Oct 29 every year. Dubbed, “Save Precious Time”, the campaign is held

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Covid-19: 94.8 pct of adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 27): A total of 22,191,734 individuals or 94.8 per cent of the country’s adult population have been fully vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine as of yesterday (Oct 26), according to the Health Ministry (MOH) data on the

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Daken 2021 drawn up with strategies and action plans – Nancy

KUALA LUMPUR : The National Cultural Policy 2021 (Daken 2021) launched yesterday has outlined 39 strategies and 95 action plans over a five-year period, said  Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri. She said monitoring would

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Guan Dee to be cremated this Saturday

KUALA LUMPUR: The remains of Senator Datuk Guan Dee Koh Hoi who passed away this afternoon will be cremated at the Cheras Crematorium near here, this Saturday. This was confirmed by his daughter, Melissa Emelda, 38, when contacted by last

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Kindergarten teacher loses RM69,030 in online purchase for RM900 cat in Seremban

SEREMBAN (Oct 27): A kindergarten teacher has lodged a police report claiming she lost RM69,030 in an online purchase of a Scottish fold cat which cost only RM900. Negeri Sembilan Commercial Criminal Investigation Department head Supt Aibee Abd Ghani said

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Five-year strategic plan to strengthen public service launched

PUTRAJAYA : The Public Service Department (PSD) today launched Human Resource Psychology Service Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that outlines the strategic direction for five years to improve the wellbeing of the public service. PSD director-general Tan Sri Mohd Khairul Adib Abd

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Khairy: Malaysia to place more resources for students who need mental health assistance

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): Malaysia will place more resources and efforts in providing the necessary interventions for students who need mental health assistance, especially through using technology tools that may be more familiar for a digitally-native generation, said Khairy Jamaluddin.

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Emergency ordinances fully annulled only after approval by both Dewan Rakyat, Senate – Expert

KUALA LUMPUR: The emergency ordinances under the Emergency Proclamation will be fully annulled only after being approved by both the Dewan Rakyat and Dewan Negara, constitutional expert Prof Datuk Dr Shamrahayu Ab Aziz said. The motion to annul the ordinances was

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COVID: 94.7 pct of Malaysia’s adult population fully vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 22,166,633 individuals or 94.7 per cent of the adult population in the country have completed their COVID-19 vaccination as of yesterday. Based on the Health Ministry’s data on the COVIDNOW portal, 97.5 per cent of the

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