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14 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Home Ministry: Drug users seeking help getting younger

PUTRAJAYA: Drug users seeking rehabilitation are getting younger with some of them only aged 10 years old, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Wira Abu Seman Yusof.

13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Liow eggs on stamping idea

PUTRAJAYA: Farms producing chicken eggs must keep their consumers' safety and health in mind at all times, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Customs agree to let cops continue investigating

PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) and the Peninsula Malaysia Customs Officers Union have agreed to let police continue the investigation into the death of a senior Customs officer without hindrance.

13 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

D-G: No plans to close down 437 private haemodialysis centres

PUTRAJAYA: The Government has no intention of closing down the 437 non-government haemodialysis centres nationwide, said health director-general Datuk Dr Hasan Abdul Rahman.

12 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Fake egg myth cracked

PUTRAJAYA: The alleged fake eggs found in the Pulau Tikus wet market in Penang last week were merely deformed and 'out of shape' and were not meant for sale, according to the Veterinary Services Depart­ment.

11 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Seized 'fake' eggs were deformed or rejected ones

PUTRAJAYA: The allegedly 'fake' eggs seized from the Pulau Tikus wet market in Penang were merely deformed or rejected ones not cleared for sale to consumers, Veterinary Services Department director-general Datuk Dr Abd Aziz Jamaluddin said.

9 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ahmad Sarbani would never take a bribe, says family

PETALING JAYA: Family members of late Selangor Customs Department assistant director Ahmad Sarbani Mohamed do not believe that the deceased was corrupt.

9 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

Cop arrested for trying to cash in on Customs detainee

JOHOR BARU: A policeman was arrested for trying to cash in on a Customs officer detained during a recent sweep by asking for money and food from their relatives.

9 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

RM2mil in account of ex-director

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commis­sion (MACC) has traced millions of ringgit more in the accounts of Customs Department officers, including at least RM2mil in the account of a retired Customs director.

8 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

MACC: All questioning on ground floor only

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has ordered with immediate effect that all interviews and interrogations at offices owned by it be done at the ground floor only.