Pakatan Harapan has unveiled its manifesto. Much of it is positive, such as higher government spending on public healthcare from 2% of GDP to 4%, institutional reforms, inquiries into all the massive corruption scandals and abolition of GST. We...
This was the scene at the Bukit Mertajam General Hospital over the lunch break today (1.45pm) at the ophthalmology department. Some senior citizen patients who arrived for their appointments earlier this morning had not yet seen the doctors. Some...
The other day I accompanied a friend of mine to an eye clinic at a general hospital in the north of the peninsula. What greeted us was a smallish room in which dozens of people accompanied by family members...
Over a thousand people gathered at USM last night for the launch of the Relay for Life in Penang to support raising awareness of the fight against cancer. Special luminaria bags lit up the darkness in remembrance of loved...
I spoke to a former senior officer of the Penang Veterinary Department about the rabies cases in Penang and these are the notes from my conversation with him: Rabies is a serious issue. The last major incident on the mainland...