Treatment of drug addicts may be outsourced, says home minister

The home minister says even 12-year-old children have been identified as drug addicts. (AFP pic) KUALA LUMPUR: Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says the National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada) is studying the possibility of outsourcing the treatment and rehabilitation of drug addicts. Muhyiddin said outsourcing would lower the burden on the government. Local communities would be able […]

Sarawak parties to stay out of BN, says PBB’s Karim

PBB vice-president Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah. KUCHING: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) is not considering a return to Barisan Nasional even though the federal opposition coalition scored a major victory in the Tanjong Piai parliamentary by-election yesterday. Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) vice-president Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said he sees wisdom in PBB and three Sarawak […]