Malaysian opposition leader: Health Minister ‘fiddles while Rome burns’

As the influenza A(H1N1) death toll continues to rise in the country, almost on a daily basis, an opposition leader takes Health Minister Liow Tiong Lai to task.

Seven people have since perished, the latest being a 24-year-old mother in Sarawak who delivered her first child two weeks ago.

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Malaysian Insider today’s slide view pictures

Malaysian Insider today’s slide view pictures


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak (right) with his wife Datin Sri Rosmah Mansor – who has just been awarded an honorary doctorate by Universiti Teknologi Mara today. – Picture by Jack Ooi

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Mapping brain waves boosts scores in school

Joe Fernandez
Aug 2, 09

There are many students who fail all subjects in school despite remedial classes and tuition. Then, there’s the other category which wants to improve but nothing even remotely good happens.
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