Hopefully, the Penang state government will put in place a large public park and other free recreational spaces, vegetable farms and fruit orchards for food security, and planned sustainable transport infrastructure, including bicycle lanes and top quality pedestrian networks...
A patient at the KL General Hospital (HKL) shares his experience: I am a patient of our Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) and visit two specialist clinics regularly. It used to be four. I was warded in two different wards for...
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...
While political groups play on ethnicity and religion to strengthen their grip on power and divert attention from critical social issues, price hikes and corruption; while some political leaders seek the best medical treatment for themselves; while five-star 'medical...
Durians to reduce fever? That's a claim made in a Dr Oz programme about the "five best cures from around the world". [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mB_JcnqLExQ?rel=0&w=475&h=271] Dr Oz featured Dan Buettner, author of "Blue Zone: Lessons for Living Longer From the...
The Penang state government may be interested in promoting the state as a centre for meetings and conventions - but the state already has a reputation for being a hub for civil society activities, not just nationally but globally...
Interesting developments at Pharmaniaga Bhd, which through a subsidiary was awarded a lucrative concession to manufacture, purchase, store and distribute pharmaceutical and medical products to government hospitals. The concession to privatise the Government Medical Store was originally...
The latest round of secret negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is underway in Utah, USA. The principal beneficiaries are expected to be large corporations. http://youtu.be/LF6XWaiRMcc
It's been a tough couple of months for Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj. First, he was arrested on 25 June 2011 and kept in solitary confinement. He was released a week later - only to be re-arrested under the Emergency Ordinance...
Penang recorded 3361 dengue cases until 15 August this year, that is about 2.8 times more than the 1183 cases for the same period in 2014. Eight deaths have been reported this year compared to five in the same...

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