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Royce Tan

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Infectious diseases making comeback

19 July 2017

Infectious diseases that the country successfully curbed in the past are on the rise again. As authorities tackle the rabies menace in Sarawak and northern Perak, the latest statistics show an increase in tuberculosis and leptospirosis. More people die of TB every year than from dengue fever, with many cases diagnosed late and consequently, turning fatal.

Who will lead Pakatan Harapan?

15 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: Political analysts are asking if Pakatan Harapan – with its new leadership line-up – will be able to perform as well or better than Pakatan Rakyat in the last general election.

Stamping Yap Ah Loy’s legacy

10 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: For all that he had given to lay the foundation for the growth of Kuala Lumpur, the descendants of Yap Ah Loy, who are now into the sixth generation, will surely want his contributions as the third Kapitan Cina of Kuala Lumpur remembered as part of the nation’s history.

‘Summonses issued ridiculous’

8 July 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kota Baru Municipal Council (MPKB) has been lambasted for issuing summonses to the organiser of a private fund-raising event for not applying for a permit to hold performances during the function.

No ordinary apple for teachers

5 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: The Class of 1984 of the Chinese High School in Batu Pahat was very close to their teachers. So, for their first and only reunion, dressing up and meeting up at a fancy restaurant just won’t do.

Foreign workers go underground

3 July 2017

PETALING JAYA: It is only the third day of a nationwide operation against illegal foreign workers but employers are beginning to feel the heat.

DPM: No extension to E-Card registration period

1 July 2017

PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has given ample time for employers to register their foreign workers to obtain E-Cards (enforcement cards), said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

Lee: No compromise dealing with reckless motorists

28 June 2017

PETALING JAYA: It is time to restore discipline on the roads, and there should be no compromise in dealing with reckless road users and habitual offenders, stressed Malaysia Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

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