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  1. Malaysia: Government measures help boost sector

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... recuperation holiday itineraries in Malaysia based on the type of medical treatment patients have had. Singapore's ParkwayHealth, which owns and manages 10 hospitals in Malaysia, said its ... butlers also heighten the country's appeal for general surgery. Though Malaysia offers similar health care services to Singapore, its reputation for medical breakthroughs still lags its ...

  2. Malaysia's Mahathir worship nears climax

    Posted Oct 01st 2003, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... A crescendo of praise and acclaim, some of it decidedly manufactured, is being heaped on Mahathir Mohamad as his 22-year tenure as prime minister of Malaysia enters its final month today. ... One book, Mahathir Uplifts Malaysia's Integrity, launched on Sunday by Dr Mahathir's longtime friend, Parliamentary Speaker Mohamed Zahir Ismail, is typical of the genre. Deputy ...

  3. Coconut bounty

    Posted Aug 09th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Coconuts, once ignored in favour of more lucrative produce in Malaysia, are being promoted with greater zeal by the agriculture ministry. By cloning the Malaysian and Philippine varieties, ... the harvesting. Coconuts are much sought after in Malaysia, both for their milk and for an extract used in curries and desserts. And coconut oil, once scorned by nutritionists, is making a comeback. ...

  4. The war of words

    Posted Aug 10th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy Dr Mahathir's accusation: Mr Abdullah is a weak leader, having surrendered sovereignty by failing to unilaterally press ahead with a bridge on the Malaysian side of the causeway that connects Malaysia with Singapore. Mr Abdullah's response: The Attorney-General has advised that building a bridge from only the Malaysian side of the causeway is legally ...

  5. Doctor defends claims for insurance

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A doctor has rejected accusations that he made claims to an insurance company for non-existent consultations, saying he had made the diagnoses by telephone. Timothy Teoh Sim-chuan denied a charge of professional misconduct at a Medical Council h ...

  6. Doctor accused of falsely claiming fees to have case reheard

    Posted Feb 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle The Medical Council has been ordered to rehear a complaint against a surgeon accused of claiming fees for services he did not provide. Timothy Teoh Sim Chuan had been charged and found guilty of disciplinary offences for presenting to a health ...

  7. Abdullah to hit back at Mahathir

    Posted Jul 20th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi, who is under attack from his predecessor Mahathir Mohamad for alleged incompetence and betrayal, will make his case on a nationwide tour. Mr Abdullah plans to refute Dr Mahathir's allegations in a move political analysts say will strengthen his hand in Malaysia. Dr Mahathir will hit the road to explain why he ...

  8. Floodgates opened for Mahathir critics

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Abdullah Badawi. The scrapping of a 'scenic' bridge to replace Malaysia's half of a 1km-long causeway linking the southern state of Johor and Singapore has become a touchstone ... to others,' he said on Monday. 'Singapore will surely think... Malaysia lost.' The response was immediate. The Sun newspaper, which is partly owned by a business tycoon close to Dr Mahathir, ...

  9. Budding author needs your help

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei The children's charity Smile Foundation has helped a teenage novelist from Malaysia to set up the Alicia Medical Fund to raise money urgently needed for surgery to treat ... published by the British Council in Malaysia, in Malaysian newspapers, China Press and the Kosmo Dailies. At the age of three, Alicia was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, making it impossible ...

  10. Male prostitutes spur regional HIV worries

    Posted Dec 02nd 2007, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Mainland male prostitutes who travel to Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia have caused alarm amid increasing HIV infection transmitted between men. 'We think this is not only a cross-border issue but a regional one as HIV infections are also increasing in Singapore and Malaysia,' said Leo, a founder of the Midnight Blue concern group for male prostitutes. ...




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