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Loh Foon Fong

foonfong@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Loh Foon Fong

18 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ministry: Public hospital charges are ‘all in’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Mi­­nis­try says charges imposed on patients in public hospitals were not just for drugs but for total treatment, including services.

17 Aug 2018 | 1:57 PM

Health Ministry denies cancer drugs cost more at public hospitals

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry has denied that certain cancer drugs cost more in public health facilities than in private hospitals.

17 Aug 2018 | 1:08 PM

PKR MP: I was confident Pakatan would win GE14

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR MP Dr Lee Boon Chye says he was confident that Pakatan Harapan would win in GE14, contrary to a recently reported statement by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

17 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M: CEP’s services still needed

KUALA LUMPUR: The Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) will not be dissolved as its services are still needed, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Heart of the matter: Dr Mahathir with Tun Dr siti Hasmah Mohd Ali being briefed on the facilities at Cardiac Vascular Sentral Kuala Lumpur. — Bernama
16 Aug 2018 | 2:36 PM

Dr M: Govt will work on unfulfilled 100-day promises

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will start working on some of the projects targeted for delivery within 100 days of coming to power which it could not achieve, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

16 Aug 2018 | 12:31 PM

CEP won't be dissolved anytime soon, says Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will still maintain the function of the Council of Eminent Persons (CEP), says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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15 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Tax-based healthcare system is best’

KUALA LUMPUR: The current healthcare services supported by general taxes should be maintained instead of introducing a whole new national health financing scheme, says a think-tank.

14 Aug 2018 | 2:38 PM

Think tank: Social Health Insurance scheme is regressive

KUALA LUMPUR: The Citizens’ Health Initiative (CHI) think-tank has proposed that the current tax-based financed system is maintained instead of introducing a whole new national health financing scheme.

14 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘LGBTQ community mustn’t be allowed to run nurseries’

SEREMBAN: A state Wanita Umno leader has called for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community to be disallowed from running nurseries or pre-schools to prevent them from corrupting the minds of the young.

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14 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Victims and witnesses called up for info on sexual harassment case

KUALA LUMPUR: Ten victims and seven witnesses have been called up by an independent investigation committee to provide information on the allegations of sexual harassment against an orthopaedic head of department, said Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

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