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Gadget-addicted children could contract Pseudo-Autism - childhood specialist

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- Giving children aged between one and six to play with gadgets such as smartphones without exercising any control can make them vulnerable to mental disorders and 'Pseudo-Autism'.


Synthetic drugs have adverse, permanent side effects - Nur Jazlan

PUTRAJAYA, March 23 (Bernama) -- The assumption that synthetic drugs used as 'party drugs' have no long-term serious impact, has only made the fight against drugs more difficult than ever, says Home Deputy Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed.


Driver log book helps monitor operations of express buses

KUCHING, March 23 (Bernama) -- The Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines-East Asean Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) bus driver log book would help monitor safety of passengers of cross-border bus service.


Man jailed, fined RM20,000 for hitting daughter with iron rod

PETALING JAYA, March 23 (Bernama) -- A man was sentenced to a month's jail and fined RM20,000, in default a year's jail, by the Sessions Court here today for hitting his 11-year-old daughter with a piece of iron rod from a cabinet.


Perak DAP chief Nga to contest GE14 in Perak

IPOH, March 23 (Bernama) -- Perak DAP chairman Nga Kor Ming said today he would contest in the state and not elsewhere in the next general election.


APM to build control towers, provide 'Baywatch' like lifeguard services

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- The Civil Defence Force (APM) will build control towers in coastal resorts and camping sites nationwide to provide 'Baywatch'-like lifeguard services.


Young singers should not act like 'diva' to stay relevant - Nora

KUALA LUMPUR, March 23 (Bernama) -- Singer Nora Ariffin, whose popularity soared through the song, 'Di Persimpangan Dilema', has advised budding singers not to behave like 'diva' or act arrogantly in order to stay relevant in the music industry.