KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 14): The country’s Parliamentarians have agreed to have a medical cannabis caucus chaired by Muar Member of Parliament, Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman (pictured) to look into regulating the use of medical cannabis and ketum as a recognised form of treatment in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 8): The current status of the country's first Covid-19 vaccine development is at the laboratory or proof of concept (POC) stage, the Dewan Rakyat was told on Thursday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 7): Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pictured), who is facing 47 charges of money laundering, criminal breach of trust (CBT), and corruption, today applied for a temporary return of his impounded passport to seek medical treatment in Munich, Germany.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 30): Malaysia reported 208 Covid-19-linked fatalities on Wednesday (Sept 29), the sixth consecutive day the daily figure stayed above the 200 mark, but down from 240 on Tuesday.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 15): Malaysia today handed medical equipment and supplies to Indonesia to help the republic in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 10): More than 60% of new Airbnb hosts in Malaysia in the first half of 2021 (1H21) comprised millennials aged between 25 and 40.
SANTIAGO (Sept 9): Chile will resume its vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) next week by vaccinating adolescents aged 14 to 17, and children aged 6 to 11 with underlying medical conditions, reported Xinhua.
GEORGE TOWN (Sept 3): The Penang government is set to receive over one million vaccine doses from the Federal government this month, says Penang Health, Agriculture, Agro-based Industries and Rural Development Committee chairman Dr Norlela Ariffin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 21): The Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) should rope in the 8,000 private GPs nationwide for the final lap of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK), said the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA).
PENANG (Aug 20): Property developer Iconic Worldwide Bhd, a Bursa Malaysia listed company which is also involved in tourism and manufacturing of personal protective equipment (PPE) business, said it has expanded its PPE products to include in-vitro diagnostic medical devices (IVD) and copper oxide face masks.