Loh Foon Fong

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20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Orang asli laud AG’s move

KUALA LUMPUR: Orang asli groups have expressed gratitude to Attorney General Tommy Thomas for taking legal action against the Kelantan state government to protect their land rights.

19 Jan 2019 | 6:22 PM

Orang asli groups hail AG move to sue Kelantan over land rights

KUALA LUMPUR: Orang asli groups are grateful that Attorney General Tommy Thomas has taken legal action against the Kelantan state government to protect their land rights.

19 Jan 2019 | 12:41 PM

Suhakam lauds federal govt's move to sue Kelantan over orang asli rights

KUALA LUMPUR: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) has welcomed the federal government's move to take legal action against the Kelantan state government to protect the rights of the orang asli.

19 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Minister: Let’s focus on social health

KUALA LUMPUR: A proposal to revamp the way the scourge of drug addiction and abuse is countered is being weighed, with the emphasis to move away from mere punitive action under the criminal justice system.

19 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Many in favour of replacing conviction with health referrals

PETALING JAYA: Using the medical approach to treating drug addiction will be good as this will encourage more users to seek rehabilitation and reduce relapses, experts said.

19 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Drug abusers are patients, not criminals, say medics

KUALA LUMPUR: Medical experts say it is time the country regarded drug abusers as patients rather than criminals, citing good progress for drug addiction treatment worldwide.

18 Jan 2019 | 10:59 AM

Liew: Focus on social health aspect of drug menace, not just punitive measures

KUALA LUMPUR: Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Law) Datuk Liew Vui Keong has proposed that the use of drugs should be examined more from the social health aspect, rather than the punitive aspect.

17 Jan 2019 | 11:47 AM

DAP: Malpractice suspected, don't let Medan Imbi building owner buy land

KUALA LUMPUR: DAP has urged Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad not to give the company involved in building a controversial six-storey building in Medan Imbi, Bukit Bintang, the option to buy over the land because of suspected malpractice.

17 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Experts: Your food portion matters

KUALA LUMPUR: With Chinese New Year approaching, Malaysians, especially those with diabetic concerns, should not just watch out for food that has low glycemic index (GI) but also the portions they take when feasting during the festive period.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Groups concerned over healthcare financing system

KUALA LUMPUR: The Finance Ministry is targeting to announce more details on the Health Protection Fund by this month but concerned parties have complained that they have not been consulted about the scheme and are concerned it will affect the country’s healthcare financing system.