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Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Japan’s uphill struggle to curb high suicide rates

KUALA LUMPUR: In a culture where suicide is considered honourable, it is no surprise that Japan has faced an uphill battle to reduce its high suicide rates.

Health 13 Oct 2014 | 12:00 AM

Suicide kills a person every 40 seconds: WHO

Some of worst-affected countries have suicide rates 40 times higher than those where fewest people kill themselves.

Nation 23 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Suicide more common among men, Dewan told

KUALA LUMPUR: About 65% of the total suicide and suicide attempt cases among locals and foreigners in the country involved men.

Lifestyle 11 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

A suicide survivor learns to cope with the burden of guilt and grief

Beyond Barriers: A reader shares the nightmare she went through when her kid brother committed suicide.

Nation 05 Jan 2019 | 4:03 AM

Lam Thye: Review laws that criminalise attempted suicide cases

PETALING JAYA: The government should review laws that criminalise those who attempt suicide as those affected could be suffering from mental illnesses, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.

Nation 19 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Police arrest parents after five-year-old daughter dies in suicide attempt

PETALING JAYA: A family suicide attempt turned into a homicide case against a couple here when only one of their two children died.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

24 hours to help those attempting suicide from repeating the act

PETALING JAYA: For those who have just survived a suicide attempt, the next 24 hours are crucial.

World 16 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM

Five people found dead in Japan family suicide

TOKYO: A family of five - including three young children - found dead in a van in central Japan are believed to have been a suicide, a police official said Friday.

World 19 Nov 2006 | 12:00 AM

Iraqi suicide car bomber kills 22 labourers

On a day when Syria's foreign minister was due on a rare visit to hear Iraqi and U.S. concern about Sunni suicide bombers coming in through Syria, a Sunni Islamist group claimed the attack in Hilla, calling it revenge for a mass kidnap from a Sunni-run Baghdad ministry building last week.

Nation 26 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Decriminalise suicide, MCPF urges govt

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Crime Prevention Foundation (MCPF) has urged the government to decriminalise suicide.