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DPM: Three years too long a wait for Indonesia to solve haze problem

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — Indonesia’s plan to resolve the annual haze crisis in three years’ time through measures such as cracking down on open fires in its forests may prove to be too slow, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today. 191 more words


No one will weep if Saifuddin Abdullah sacked from Umno, Utusan says

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — Umno should just sack Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah for his decision to attend opposition events as the former supreme council member does not seem to be interested in the party anymore, … 296 more words


The Quest for the Perfect Steamed Bun

The steamed bun. A cloud like steamed bun/bread popular in Asia. Doesn’t sound like a great deal. But they are real tasty and cheap and one fateful night in Chiang Mai, these cloud like buns turned into somewhat of an obsession for me for the coming months. 1,261 more words


Will Deloitte be replaced as 1MDB’s auditor? Pua asks after delay in closing books

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — DAP lawmaker Tony Pua today asked whether global auditing firm Deloitte will be replaced as 1Malaysia Development Berhad’s (1MDB) auditor following the latter missing out yet another deadline to file its accounts. 412 more words


10 things about: Dr Yunus Yasin and how he’s helping Tamil school kids be winners

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — As an environmental consultant, Dr Mohamed Yunus Yasin could have stayed back in the UK where opportunities were aplenty. However, the words of his father and his passion to make a change led to his organising science fairs for Tamil schools instead. 906 more words


Health ministry to review doctors’ code of conduct after social media faux pas

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — The Health Ministry is looking at amending regulations governing doctor-patient confidentiality over social media postings by medical practitioners.

Director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the Medical Act 1971, which regulates medical practice including patient confidentiality, was outdated and had to be fined-tuned. 212 more words


Despite choking haze, Impian Kelantan’s nets RM1.5m in fundraiser concert

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 — With the annual monsoon season just around the corner, the DAP-backed Gabungan Impian Kelantan (GIK) sought to raise RM3.2 million to aid the hundreds of displaced residents whose homes were wrecked by massive flooding in the northeastern state last year. 350 more words