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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.

Nation 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Limits on dietary supplements soon

Mandatory guidelines on the recommended dosage for vitamins and minerals will be ready next month to protect consumers from taking too much of these dietary supplements, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 20 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

943 types of illegal drugs seized

A total of 943 types of drugs worth RM774,564.85 which were unregistered or contained dangerous substances were seized in 43 operations carried out by the Perak state Pharmacy Enforcement Unit from January to October.

Nation 05 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

English compulsory for student nurses next year

English will be a compulsory subject for all nursing students next year in efforts to improve proficiency of the language among healthcare workers, Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng said.

Nation 27 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Group worried over sale of illegal drugs

The Malaysian Dietary Supplement Association has voiced its concern over the sale and use of illegal and adulterated drugs.