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Nation 16 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Race to control cancer in 12 years

The Health Ministry aims to control or even eliminate certain types of cancers by 2015, as the major types of malignancies affecting Malaysians are preventable and curable.

Nation 16 Jan 2004 | 12:00 AM

Car sales stagnant due to price uncertainty

SALES of cars have been stagnant over the past two weeks because distributors have not announced the new prices after the recent adjustments in import tax and excise duties for new cars beginning this year, reported I>Utusan Malaysia/I>.

Nation 10 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Government happy to oblige if workers want fewer holidays

The MTUC has been told to ask its members whether they want fewer public holidays.

Nation 10 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Campaign off to ‘roaring’ start

With a roar of 'I>Tak nak!/I>' ('Don't want!') to smoking from some 3,000 schoolchildren, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi launched a five-year RM100mil anti-smoking campaign here yesterday.

Nation 12 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Ikim: Learn to raise children

MORE than 138,000 criminal cases in the past two years involved youths. Among others, this was due to lack of parenting skills and environmental influence, I>Berita Harian/Ireported.

Nation 15 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tougher penalties for Food Act violators likely

The Health Ministry is mulling tougher penalties, including jail sentences, for those found violating the Food Act to ensure all food is safe for consumption.

Nation 23 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mind your language, Rais tells politicians

MINISTER in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim has warned politicians to mind their language when campaigning in the general election.

Nation 20 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

VC: Ministers should set example by not smoking

All Cabinet ministers should be barred from smoking to show leadership by example, said Universiti Sains Malaysia Vice-Chancellor Professor Datuk Dzulkifli Abdul Razak.

Nation 12 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

USM to screen for smokers

About 5,000 freshies entering Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) next month will have to undergo compulsory medical screening to detect smokers.

Nation 20 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tobacco firms step up promotions to counter campaign

Tobacco companies have aggressively stepped up their promotions to counter the Government's RM100mil anti-smoking campaign that was launched early this year.