Thursday, 9 April 2020
Many marvelled when China was able to build 16 temporary hospitals in Wuhan in record time, but few are aware that all 16 were closed by 10 March after serving their purpose. The temporary hospitals, which received 13,000 patients,...
Many Malaysians have this perception that eating places staffed by foreign workers are less hygienic. But this operation in Penang, which saw 12 eating places shut down, showed that it was the majority of local workers who were...
A RM2bn private medical tourism project on a 6.4-acre site near Island Hospital in Penang has alarmed nearby residents who worry about congestion in their quiet neighbourhood. The land for the "Island Medical City" project once belonged to the Penang...
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...