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Latest rabies death could have been due to doc’s negligence

Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah Embas says doctor may have failed to refer dog bite victim to rabies clinic.

Rabies toll rises to 19 after another death in Sarawak

Woman failed to go for follow-up treatment, says health director-general.

We’ll continue fighting for justice for her, says Ivana’s uncle

The uncle says there are many holes in the story narrated by Alex Johnson and Luna Almaz on what led to Ivana Smit's death at KL condo unit.

Top 10 tips for ageing better and living longer

From watching what you eat and drink to learning to laugh more, there are simple and fun ways to grow old gracefully and healthily.

Singapore Court of Appeal to hear Pannir’s stay application tomorrow

Pannir had also submitted a final appeal for clemency to Singapore President Halimah Yacob.

Indonesian court sentences French drug smuggler to death

An Indonesian court has sentenced Felix Dorfin to death for drug smuggling, in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term.

Tributes pour in for consumerist extraordinaire

Those close and far share tributes for services by well-known consumerist.

Potholes kill, NGO takes Petaling Jaya City Council to task for...

Azlan Sani Zawawi, who heads Ikatan Silaturahim Brotherhood, says local authorities have duty to ensure the roads under their jurisdiction are safe for all road users.

At least 10 dead, thousands displaced after severe Indonesia floods

Some 12,000 people have been evacuated while hundreds of buildings, bridges and roads have been damaged.

Over 270 died from overwork-related illnesses in Indonesia elections

Conducting the eight-hour vote in the republic has proven to be both a Herculean logistical feat and deadly for officials who had to count ballot papers by hand.

Brazilian male model dies while strutting on catwalk

Tales Soares fell while turning to leave the runway resulting in his death on the last day of Sao Paulo Fashion Week.

No more death benefit payments for Selangor citizens, says MB

Amirudin Shari says they will replace the initiative with another scheme to benefit senior citizens.

Former Scotland cricket captain De Lange dies aged 38

Con De Lange was diagnosed with a brain tumour after falling ill while away on international duty in late 2017.

Pet deer kills owner, injures wife

The deer had nowhere to run so it attacked its owners instead.

Study says prostate cancer death rates stabilising globally

Good news for men, prostrate cancer death rates are stabilising especially in the recent five years.

How to go about appointing nominees and trustees

Here is a detailed guide on how to make good decisions in regard to your life insurance policies and EPF in the event you pass away.

A low intake of red and processed meats still increased risk...

A US research says the effect of a low meat level intake compared to no-meat eating remain unanswered.

Lessons from my brush with death

Especially in the context of the New Malaysia, all of us, Muslims and non-Muslims alike, should seize every chance to do good to those around us for we never know if we will have another opportunity to do so.

Probe into airport accident to be completed within a month

Police are investigating the incident for negligence and will be interviewing the pilot of the private aircraft involved.

Former Raja Permaisuri dies

Tengku Puan Zanariah, the second wife of the former Johor sultan, was Raja Permaisuri from 1984 to 1989.

List of NZ mosque victims shows dead range from age 3-77

Full details of who died in the attack have yet to be confirmed publicly by authorities and the list is not complete.

Papua floods kill 42

The floods in Sentani, near the provincial capital of Jayapura, were triggered by torrential rain.

‘Airwolf’ star Jan-Michael Vincent dies at 73

Jan-Michael Vincent succumbed to cardiac arrest in Asheville, North Carolina, of natural causes, according to his death certificate.

50% of transport pollution deaths linked to diesel, says study

The authors say their estimates are conservative as their study does not take into account all types of harmful emissions or pollution-linked diseases.