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Nation 18 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Don't go overboard, Ismail tells hospitals

Hospitals should not go overboard in taking precautionary measures against SARS by placing healthcare staff under quarantine without pay, Health Deputy Director-General Datuk Dr Ismail Merican said.

AseanPlus News 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

China will not change criteria for diagnosing SARS virus

B>BEIJING/B>B>: /B>China would not change criteria for diagnosing SARS, a health official said yesterday, despite the WHO saying confused Chinese doctors were under-reporting cases of the deadly flu-like virus by excluding some mild ones.

Business 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

CPO may adjust downwards

Forecasting Price Trends: A weekly column by G.M. Teoh on Crude Palm Oil, Soyoil, Cocoa and Cash-Tin.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Muhyiddin: Develop domestic trade policy

The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry wants local entrepreneurs to work towards a domestic trade policy to stimulate the country's economic growth.

Nation 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hot and dry weather likely to last until August, says DOE

With the authorities already recording a drop in air quality this week, Malaysians will have to remain on the alert as the current hot and dry weather is expected to continue right through August.

AseanPlus News 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Travel warning to all of Taiwan

B>TAIPEI:/BThe World Health Organisation extended its SARS travel warning to all of Taiwan yesterday, and even as the disease retreated in many other places US experts said new outbreaks could erupt in the months ahead.

Nation 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

New WHO head to work on outbreak responses

Dr Lee Jong-wook of South Korea, who was elected the next Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday, announced that he would immediately expand and strengthen the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network to identify and respond to disease outbreaks around the world.

AseanPlus News 23 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Taiwan sees record SARS jump

B>TAIPEI:/BTaiwan reported a record daily rise in SARS cases yesterday and an American working for the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC) here went down with symptoms, forcing the closure of a downtown hotel for disinfection.

Nation 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Panel gets poor response from docs

Doctors need to report cases of adverse reactions to traditional medicines for the Health Ministry to establish the safety levels of the products, said Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

AseanPlus News 25 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

SIA and SilkAir to deploy air marshals soon

ARMED marshals will be deployed on Singapore Airlines and Silkair flights in the next few months.