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Loan shark, vape and suicide focus of Dewan Rakyat today

KUALA LUMPUR: Measures taken by the government to address the rampant activities of illegal money lenders or ah long syndicates is expected to be among the focus of today’s assembly. According to the Dewan Rakyat order papers posted on the

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DPM: Govt working on decriminalising suicide attempts

SERENDAH: The government is evaluating and discussing with relevant quarters to review the need for decriminalising suicide, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today. Wan Azizah, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister,

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Dewan Rakyat: Suicide and catering industry to be discussed today

KUALA LUMPUR: Measures taken by the government to manage the increase in suicide attempts and contribution of the catering industry to the country are expected to be the focus at the Dewan Rakyat sitting today. According to the Dewan Rakyat

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Boy commits suicide due to homework pressure

GEORGE TOWN: A 13-year-old boy, who was said to be unable to cope with school work, was found hanged in the bathroom of a flat. The father sensed something was amiss when the boy did not come out of the

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Befrienders: Nearly 35% of 30,075 callers show suicidal tendencies

KUALA LUMPUR: Nearly 35% of the total 30,075 calls received by the Befrienders Kuala Lumpur in 2018 were from those who have suicidal tendencies, said its executive director Kenny Lim. He said almost half of those who contacted the centre

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Teenager hangs himself after scolding from sister

BEAUFORT: A teenage boy hanged himself to death after being scolded by his elder sister for skipping school. District police chief Deputy Supt Azmir Abdul Razak said the teenager’s body was discovered at the third floor of a shoplot in

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Gov’t to decriminalise attempted suicide, says DPM

PUTRAJAYA: The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) will be directed to review Section 309 of the Penal Code towards decriminalisation of attempted suicide, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail. She said the issue was among the decisions

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Payal Tadvi suicide: Accused plead against imprisonment

MUMBAI: The three accused in Dr Payal Tadvi suicide case broke down in Mumbai court yesterday when the court adjourned their bail applications for hearing to June 17. The three accused Dr Hema Ahuja, Dr Bhakti Meher and Dr Ankita

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Post-mortem report points to Payal Tadvi’s murder?

MUMBAI: The post-mortem report of Payal Tadvi, who allegedly ended her life after facing “extreme harassment” and casteist remarks, has revealed evidence of a ligature mark on her neck. Under ‘provisional cause of death’, the autopsy report stated ‘evidence of

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Suicide: University addressing mental health issues among students

PUCHONG: Shocked by two suicide cases in the span of one week, Taylor’s University said that it is aggressively finding ways to address mental health issues faced by its students. One of the Facebook user, presumably a student from Taylor’s

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