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M’sia to receive 78,000 H1N1 vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR, 26 Oct 2009: Malaysia will receive at the end of this month 78,000 of the 400,000 doses of anti-H1N1 vaccine ordered from Britain for healthcare front-liners and high-risk groups. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said today that the remaining doses would arrive by January next year. He said although the disease’s […]

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Jamaluddin Jarjis is ambassador to the US

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 Aug 2009: The Yang diPertuan Agong, Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin, presented credentials to ambassador-designate to the US, Datuk Seri Dr Jamaluddin Jarjis, at Istana Negara today. The former science, technology and innovation minister will fill the post left vacant by Datuk Rajmah Hussain who retired in June last year. He was accompanied […]

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Human trafficking: M’sia wants US Embassy to explain

PUTRAJAYA, 17 June 2009: Malaysia will seek an explanation from the United States Embassy after the country put Malaysia on its list of countries suspected of not doing enough to combat human trafficking. Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the move was to identify the causes leading to the allegations and claims. “In […]

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US decision blacklisting M’sia “unfair”

US decision blacklisting M’sia “unfair”

KUALA LUMPUR, 17 June 2009: The US’s decision to place Malaysia in the blacklist of countries trafficking in people is unfair, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Abu Seman Yusop said today. “I think it is not justifiable to put us on the blacklist,” he told the press in Parliament today. “This is as though we are involved […]

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Third influenza A(H1NI) case detected

Third influenza A(H1NI) case detected

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 June 2009: A Malaysian student who returned from the US after a holiday has become the third person to have contracted Influenza A(H1N1) in the country. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said the 23-year-old student arrived at the KL International Airport (KLIA) on Malaysia Airlines flight MH091 at 7.15am […]

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S’pore raises pig flu alert

SINGAPORE, 29 April 2009: Fifteen more people, mostly Singaporeans who have recently returned from the US, were referred to the Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) and a hospital here yesterday for further checks for swine flu. Singapore’s Health Ministry said three of the cases referred to the CDC, including the two referred on Monday, had all […]

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