NEWS LIST

Life Insurance Industry Registers Healthy Growth In 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, March 16 (Bernama) -- The Life Insurance Association of Malaysia (LIAM) continued to record an encouraging growth in 2019, registering New Business Total Premiums of RM11.8 billion, an increase of 14.19% compared to RM10.3 billion in 2018. Traditional business, Investment-linked and Group business recorded strong growth at 30.12%, 11.05% and 10.79% respectively.

The healthy performance of the life insurance industry reflects the increase in awareness among consumers on the importance of life insurance protection.

COVID-19: Nine new cases, six more patients discharged

PUTRAJAYA, March 12 -- Nine new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing the total in the country to 158, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.


University develops new treatment for Parkinson's disease

KUALA LUMPUR, March 12 -- Ultrasound is widely used for conducting physical examinations, and plans are underway to expand its application to treat Parkinson's disease, dementia and diabetes.


COVID-19: 20 new cases, one recovery today - Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11 -- The Health Ministry (MOH) today confirmed 20 new positive COVID-19 cases in the country today, bringing the total number of cases to 149. 


COVID-19 is our priority - Hishammuddin

PUTRAJAYA, March 11 -- The top priority of the Foreign Ministry now is on COVID-19 related issues as it has affected the economy and the well-being of Malaysians, particularly those remaining in countries seriously affected by the outbreak, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.


COVID-19: Twelve new cases recorded today

PUTRAJAYA, March 10 -- Twelve new cases of COVID-19 were reported today, bringing the total number of positive cases in Malaysia to 129.


Manjoi Health Clinic decontaminated over suspected COVID-19 patient

IPOH, March 10 -- The Perak Health Department carried out decontamination at Manjoi Health Clinic here after an individual alleging COVID-19 symptoms sought treatment at the clinic.


COVID-19: PM visits, chairs meeting at CPRC

PUTRAJAYA, March 10  -- Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today visited the National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) at the Ministry of Health (MOE) here, to learn about the latest development on COVID-19 situation in Malaysia.


Collection of samples from homes for COVID-19 testing, now available

PUTRAJAYA, March 9 -- The Ministry of Health (MoH), in collaboration with the private hospitals and healthcare providers, today launched the service for collection of samples for COVID-19 testing from the homes of individuals who wish to test for the disease but do not meet the patient under investigation (PUI) criteria.


Sungai Buloh to be developed into infectious disease hospital

PUTRAJAYA, March 9 -- In light of the current COVID-19 infections in the country, the Sungai Buloh Hospital will be developed into an infectious disease hospital dedicated to treating infected diseases patients.




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Pet Vaccination, Public Awareness And Surveillance Key Towards Rabies-free Southeast Asia - Experts

KUCHING, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The goal of making Southeast Asia free from human rabies can be achieved through a total understanding of the disease, how it can be prevented and responsible pet ownership among communities, say experts.

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