Slimming products may cost you your life

Slimming products may cost you your life

I refer to the letter 

Ban major surgeries at beauty salons.

I have come across articles etc stating how Malaysians forget easily. Another death due to cosmetic surgery (ie, liposuction) will be the talk of the town for some time.

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House officers at mercy of ‘big Napoleons’

House officers at mercy of ‘big Napoleons’

I hope your readers and the Malaysian public have not forgotten the plight of house officers (HOs) or young trainee doctors who are:

1. Forced to work non-stop for 36 hours, be on-call duty for 24 hours and need to continue with another 12-hour shift of regular, routine duties.

2. The extension of the period of their houseman-ship from the previous one year to two years now.

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IT NEWS

IT NEWS

Computer experts brace for ‘Conficker’ worm

BOSTON, April 1 – A malicious software programme that has infected millions of computers could enter a more menacing phase today, from an outright attack to a quiet mutation that…

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LONDON, April 1 — Students are campaigning against the use of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook on university computers because they cannot get their work done.

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E-books open new chapter for LCD makers

   E-books open new chapter for LCD makers 

 

 

 

Author Stephen King holds up a pink Amazon Kindle 2 electronic reader at a news conference in New York in this Feb 9 file photo. — Reuters pics

TAIPEI, April 1 — Ask C.T. Liu about future growth engines for his company, LCD maker AU Optronics, and he whips out his Kindle e-book in lieu of an answer.

 

Strong reception for the Kindle, the brainchild of web retailer Amazon, is attracting a growing number of developers looking to tap interest in devices that let consumers read newspapers, magazines and books in a digital form that updates wirelessly and saves paper. Continue reading

Goodbye, Encarta and Welcome Wikipedia

   Goodbye, Encarta and Welcome Wikipedia

 

MARCH 31 – Microsoft Corp is to exit its Encarta encyclopedia business later this year after losing ground over the years to freely available reference material on the Internet on web sites like Wikipedia.

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