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Zika In Singapore: Monitoring To Be Intensified At Johor Entry Points

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PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry will intensify monitoring at the two main entry points into Johor Bahru following the case of a Malaysian woman being infected by the Zika virus in Singapore, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

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National Parks Will Be Gazetted As Non-Smoking Zones

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BALIK PULAU: The Health Ministry will gazette all national parks nationwide to be smoke-free zones by year-end.

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Two National Parks Proposed

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BINTULU: GP Pusaka Sdn Bhd’s recommendation to the state government to gazette Bukit Sarang and Binyo Penyilam in the hinterland of Bintulu as National Parks is most opportune and laudable as it represents the cumulative efforts and resources the conservation-conscious organisation has put into preserving the two areas and more importantly, a geniune endeavour at environmental protection on their part.

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Malaysia Beefs Up Border Checks With Singapore Following Zika Scare

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PENDANG: The Health Ministry is beefing up health screening at the border entrance in Johor following reports of a Malaysian infected by the Zika virus in Singapore.

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Umno Must Be Inclusive To Achieve Its Agenda: Najib

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KUDAT: Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak said Umno must continue to adopt the inclusive policy whether among its political partners in Barisan Nasional (BN) or the Malaysian public in general, to ensure that the agenda to struggle for the people and national development is achieved.

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PM Says Will Spare No Effort To Ensure Sabah's Progress

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BEAUFORT, Aug 28 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak said today that he would spare no effort to ensure Sabah achieves greater progress.

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Perak Among Top Four States Which Have Babies Without Immunisation

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IPOH: Perak is among the four states in the country which have the highest number of babies without vaccination.

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Khir Toyo Takes Second Wife

KUALA LUMPUR: Former Selangor mentri besar Dr Mohamad Khir Toyo (pic) has married Christine Zanitrah Abdullah as his second wife.

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Raising Public Awareness On Child Sex Abuse Is Key To Prevention - NGO

The NGO said the public must be educated on the types of child sexual abuse as the knowledge would enable them to detect any signs of a child being abused and report it to the relevant authority.KUALA LUMPUR: Raising public awareness on child abuse is important to address the problem, said the secretary on a non-government organisation, known as Project Layang-Layang, Petra Gimbad.

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Explain How A Civilian Can Own Seven Registered Firearms, Authorities Told

Explain How A Civilian Can Own Seven Registered Firearms Authorities Told

KUCHING: The state police commissioner and Miri District Office have been asked to explain how a civilian could legally own seven registered firearms together with 623 bullets.

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