Cabinet Approves Bill to Ban Cigarette Sales to Those Born After 2005
The Cabinet has approved the Tobacco and Smoking Control Bill, which contains clauses that prohibit the sake of cigarettes, tobacco and vape products to anyone born after 2005, Health Ministry Khairy Jamaluddin has said.
Thu Jul 14 2022
Govt Plans to Ban Sale of Cigarettes to Those Born After 2005: KJ
The government is planning to ban the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products to people born after 2005, Health Ministry Khairy Jamaluddin has said.
Fri Jan 28 2022
Heavy Downpour 'One In 100-Year' Weather Event
The continuous downpour that lasted for over 24 hours over the weekend was equal to the average rainfall for a month, and was a one in 100-year weather event, Environment and Water Ministry (KASA) secretary-general Zaini Ujang has said.
Mon Dec 20 2021
COVID-19: Almost 20,000 Recovered Patients Suffer from Long COVID, Parliament Told
Almost 20,000 people in the country suffer from long COVID, which is a term to describe the effects of COVID-19 that continue for weeks or months beyond the initial illness.
Thu Dec 09 2021
Khairy: Govt May Consider Booster Shot Uptake As Condition of Being Fully Vaccinated
The Health Ministry may make taking the COVID-19 booster shot uptake as a condition for considering a person being fully vaccinated, its minister Khairy Jamaluddin has said.
Tue Nov 23 2021
Education Ministry Has Biggest Number of Unvaccinated Staff: Public Service Dept
The Education Ministry is believed to have the largest number of staff who are yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19, director-general of the Public Service Department, Mohd Khairul Adib Abd Rahman has said.
Tue Nov 09 2021
Deepavali 2021: These Are the SOPs Set by the National Unity Ministry
The National Unity Ministry has released the standard operating procedures (SOPs) to be observed during the upcoming Deepavali celebrations (Nov 4), to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Thu Oct 28 2021
Booster Dose Programme For Sinovac Recipients Begins Today: KJ
The government will expand the COVID-19 booster dose programme to those who have been inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine, Health Ministry Khairy Jamaluddin has said.
Fri Oct 22 2021
COVID-19: Health Ministry Gives Conditional Nod For Pfizer As Booster Shot
The Health Ministry has granted conditional approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech's Comirnaty vaccine to be used as a booster shot for COVID-19.
Fri Oct 08 2021
COVID-19: 149 Cases Detected in Langkawi, Hotel Closed After Outbreak
The Health Ministry has detected 149 COVID-19 cases in Langkawi, Kedah, since the domestic tourism bubble programme began on Sept 16, Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has said.
Tue Oct 05 2021