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Nation 30 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tighter control on medicines

Anyone caught with unregistered medicines and health supplement products in future may face tougher penalties under amendments to a key legislation.

Nation 29 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Tougher penalties on errant clinics

Tougher penalties are in store for clinics that illegally sell certain types of psychotropic drugs.

Nation 29 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Traditional medicine draft Bill ready by year’s end

The Traditional and Complementary Medicine Bill 2006 draft will be ready by the end of the year, Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said.

Nation 11 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Impotency drug banned

The Health Ministry has banned local traditional medicine Orgacare Unik Plus-1 as it contains restricted chemical substances to treat impotency that can be harmful.

Nation 07 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM

Holograms prove effective

The hologram label on health and medicinal products has significantly reduced the volume of unregistered drugs available to consumers.

Nation 11 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Sale of illegal drugs on the rise

PHARMACY Services Department director Datuk Che Mohd Zin Che Awang was reported in I>Kosmo!/Ias saying that the sale of unregistered drugs and medication was on the rise, raising fears that the wrong use of such drugs could cause severe side effects or even death.

Nation 11 May 2005 | 12:00 AM

Beware of bogus recruiters for Idol

THE festive mood of the I>Malaysian Idol/Iroad show, to audition talents for its second season, was marred by certain parties taking advantage of the event to sign up temporary workers from among those who came for the tryouts, I>Berita Harian/Ireported.

Nation 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Agents lodge report over bonuses

Agents for a bee-pollen-based health food have lodged a police report against the direct sales company distributing the product, alleging that they were not paid bonuses due to them.

Nation 11 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

More men turning to illegal sex stimulants

The black market for medical products in the country is growing because more Malaysian men are turning to illegal sex stimulants, said a Health Ministry official.

Nation 19 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Brunei’s Sufri Bolkiah divorces former singer Mazuin Hamzah

After 17 years of marriage, the Sultan of Brunei's brother Pengiran Muda Sufri Bolkiah has divorced his Malaysian wife Pengiran Bini Mazuin Hamzah, a former popular singer and drummer of local group Quinnary M, I>Utusan Malaysia /I>reported.