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Nation 02 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Dr Ismail: Malaysians deserve pat on the back

Malaysians deserve a pat on the back for their co-operation in postponing trips or temporarily avoiding visits to SARS-affected countries in the battle against the deadly virus as the country enters its eighth SARS-free day.

Letters 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Educate food handlers on hygiene

BEE emails her opinion on the cleanliness of our food handlers.

Nation 29 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

10-day wait to declare country is SARS-free

Malaysia, which entered its fourth day Wednesday without any reported case of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), can safely claim the outbreak is under control if the trend continues for 10 straight days.

Nation 28 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tourism promotion efforts to allay SARS fears pay off

Flights are returning to the country as confidence is restored following the effects of the SARS outbreak in the region.

AseanPlus News 21 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO removes Philippines from SARS list

The World Health Organization on Wednesday removed the Philippines from a list of countries with recent local transmissions of SARS and lauded the government for preventing the spread of the disease.

AseanPlus News 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thailand to pay tourists infected and killed by SARS

B>BANGKOK: /B>Tourists arriving in Thailand are to be awarded US$100,000 (RM380,000) if they become infected by the SARS virus in the kingdom and die, tourism and sports minister Sonthaya Khumplem said yesterday.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Surveyor 'was fine when he visited Johor'

Singapore#8217;s latest probable SARS case is #8220;likely to have contracted the disease in the republic#8221; although he had visited Johor Baru days before he was warded, said the Health Ministry.

Nation 20 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Penang economy hurt by SARS and global turmoil

THE Penang economy has #8220;fallen victim#8221; to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak and other global turmoil, Yang di-Pertua Negri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas said yesterday.

Nation 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Three-nation package to boost tourism

Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia will jointly launch a new #8220;drive and fly#8221; caravan tour package to promote tourism and highlight that the three countries are free from SARS.

AseanPlus News 19 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

S'pore fails WHO's SARS test

B>HONG KONG: /B>The World Health Organisation (WHO) said yesterday it would not yet remove Singapore from its list of SARS-affected countries as the city-state had hoped, while Taiwan reported a record number of infections for the second straight day.