GEORGE TOWN, Dec 9 -- Penang police successfully dismantled a drug processing laboratory, with the arrest of five people, including a married couple and seizing drugs worth RM355,710, in a raid on a house in Kepala Batas on Dec 4.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- HSS Integrated Sdn Bhd (HSSI), an associate company of HSS Engineers Bhd has been awarded a contract by Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) to provide detailed design and construction supervision services for Johor’s first Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
KUCHING, Dec 9 -- The liberalisation policy on sugar supply in Sarawak will not result in an immediate effect to the price of the commodity but will definitely benefit consumers in the long term, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Deputy Minister Chong Chieng Jen said today.
From R. Vikneswaran
MANILA, Dec 9 – Karate exponent, R. Sharmendran fought a long battle to retain his men’s uder-75kg kumite (sparring) SEA Games gold medal at the World Trade Center here, today.
KOTA KINABALU, Dec 9 -- The Sabah government views seriously the re-emergence of polio in the state, the first for the country after almost 30 years, and will do its level best to ensure that it will not spread, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said.
HEBRON, Dec 9 -- Palestinians staged a general strike in the West Bank city of Hebron (Al-Khalil) on Monday in protest of Israeli plans to build a new settlement in the flashpoint city, Anadolu Agency reported.
By Sakina Mohamed
KUALA LUMPUR -- The three-month-old infant from Tuaran, Sabah who contracted polio was under-immunised with polio vaccine and was thus not protected, said consultant paediatrician and clinical immunologist Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin.
According to the Malaysian National Immunisation Schedule, infants are to receive the inactivated polio vaccine (IPV) at ages two months, three months and five months. A booster shot also needs to be administered when the child is 18 months old in order to be fully protected.
However, the infected infant had only received the first dose of polio immunisation, making him under immunised, said Dr Musa.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- IHH Healthcare Bhd hopes to complete its proposed acquisition of the Prince Court Medical Centre in the first quarter of 2020, following the strong approval obtained from its shareholders at an extraordinary general meeting today.
By Shakir Husain
NEW DELHI, Dec 9 -- India's parliament on Monday witnessed an acrimonious exchange between the supporters and opponents of a proposed law that grants Indian citizenship on the basis of religion.
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- Hawk Security Limited has begun selling Hawk S-Drive, a hardware-protected external SSD drive with AES 256 XTS military grade encryption.