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South Korea 15 Oct 2016 | 3:40 AM

Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

Busan (South Korea) (AFP) - Chinese movies have taken the two main prizes at Asia's premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country.

Nation 04 Oct 2016 | 1:31 PM

Malaysia's organ donation rate among lowest in the world

JELEBU: The organ donation rate for organ and tissue transplants in Malaysia is among the lowest in the world, says Negri Sembilan Health director Dr Abdul Rahim Abdullah.

Nation 20 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Transplant claims debunked

Beijing: It cannot be true that between 60,000 and 100,000 organ transplants are performed on the Chinese main-land yearly using organs taken from executed prisoners, prominent transplantation experts said.

World 11 Aug 2016 | 12:27 PM

Doctors at top Indian hospital charged in kidney harvesting racket

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The chief executive, medical director and three other doctors at a prestigious Indian hospital have been charged with offences related to illegal organ transplants after a kidney trafficking racket was uncovered, a police spokesman said.

AseanPlus News 02 Jul 2016 | 5:36 AM

Singaporean toddler hoping for a transplant heart

SINGAPORE: The parents of two-year-old Wong Zi Qin have been waiting for her to come out of a medically induced coma that her doctors put her into last Saturday after her heart stopped and she had to be resuscitated.

Nation 21 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Doctors in private hospitals not consulted, says NKF

PETALING JAYA: Doctors in private hospitals who have experience in organ transplantation and who would like to do transplant work were not consulted prior to a Health Ministry ban, National Kidney Foundation chairman Datuk Dr Zaki Morad Mohd Zaher said.

Nation 18 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Subra to discuss organ transplant ruling with ministry D-G

KLANG: Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam will discuss with the ministry’s director-general about the ruling pertaining to private hospitals carrying out organ transplants.

Nation 17 Oct 2015 | 6:26 PM

Subra: Private hospitals can do transplants if criteria met

KLANG: Private hospitals will be allowed to carry out organ transplants if they meet the criteria set by the government, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

Nation 17 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Transplant units for govt hospitals

PETALING JAYA: Special transplant units will be set up in major government hospitals to cut the waiting time for organ transplants.

Nation 16 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Challenges go beyond lack of organs or surgeons

PETALING JAYA: Earlier this year, the parents of a 21-year-old accident victim agreed to donate their daughter’s heart, kidneys, liver and bones.