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KUALA LUMPUR: For two centuries, all too many discussions about hunger and resource scarcity has been haunted by the ghost of Parson Thomas Malthus. Malthus warned that rising populations would exhaust resources, especially those needed for food production. Exponential population growth would outstrip food output.
GAN Leong Hin (pic) assumed the position of Prudential Assurance Malaysia Bhd (PAMB) chief executive officer (CEO) in November 2015. He joined PAMB in 2013 as chief financial officer and had led initiatives including the formulation and execution of PAMB’s strategic vision to drive growth and strengthen its capabilities as a leading life insurer.
GENEVA: Adults and children should consume a maximum of 10 percent of their daily calories in the form of saturated fat such as meat and butter and one percent from trans fats to reduce the risk of heart disease, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pharmaniaga Bhd reported significantly lower net profit of RM3.58mil in its third quarter compared to RM13.06mil posted in the year-ago quarter owing to the temporary closure of certain production lines in its manufacturing division.
FROM the year 2000 to 2010, healthcare expenditure in most developed and developing countries has more than doubled. However, there is more room for growth in developing countries as average spending per capita is only a fraction of that in developed nations.