Contract doctors not keen on latest strike call

CONTRACT doctors are distancing themselves from a nationwide strike called by a small group of their fraternity, Mogok Doktor Malaysia (Malaysian Doctors on Strike), due to take place on April 3-5 over grievances about the system and low wages. Mogok Doktor Malaysia is calling on contract doctors to show solidarity by either taking emergency or […]

What lies ahead for purged Umno politicians?

Commentary by Mustafa K. Anuar IN the wake of the sacking and suspension of Umno leaders recently, PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has called on them “to stand up and fight for the good of the country instead of playing it safe by keeping a low profile”.

Trump indicted, first US president to face criminal charges

A NEW York grand jury yesterday indicted Donald Trump over hush money payments made to a porn star, making him the first ever serving or former US president to face criminal charges. The historic indictment of the 76-year-old Republican – who denies all wrongdoing in connection with the payments made ahead of the 2016 election […]

Doctors’ strike will lead to long waits, group warns

PETALING JAYA: After the threat of a nationwide strike, the Mogok Doktor Malaysia (Malaysian Doctors on Strike) group has now cautioned people not to go to health clinics and public hospitals on April 3-5, as the waiting times are expected to be longer while the strike is underway. Read full story

UTAR Hospital set to fully open in June

KAJANG: The Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) Hospital is expected to be fully operational in June with the completion of its conventional medical services facility. Read full story

Questions raised in inquest into naval cadet’s death

IPOH: The post-mortem on the late navy cadet officer J. Soosaima­nicckam (pic) should have been conducted by a trained forensic pathologist instead of a medical officer, the Coroner’s Court here has heard. Read full story

Woman claims harassment over unilateral conversion suit

PETALING JAYA: A woman who is one of the plaintiffs and witnesses of a lawsuit related to unilateral conversion has lodged a police report for alleged harassment by officers of the Kota Tinggi Islamic religious authorities. Read full story

‘A unified Asia is a stronger Asia’

HAINAN: Asia will emerge stronger and more resilient if it continues to cooperate, speak in a unified voice, and exchange ideas on strategy and best policy practices, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. Read full story

MCA to foster M’sia-China ties

BEIJING: It has always been MCA’s aspiration to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relationship between Malaysia and China, as well as their respective political components, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. Read full story