More than two decades have passed and the National Health Financing Scheme still seems up in the air in terms of concept and implementation. Will it be a flat-rate or not? Will it take a year or ten? Despite continuous studies on the proposed scheme, is Malaysia anywhere closer to a health financing scheme which is affordable, fair and accessible to all levels of society?
Penan children (all pics courtesy of Sofiyah Israa) The Penan Support Group (PSG) would like to acknowledge the important role played by the Jawatankuasa Bertindak Peringkat Kebangsaan bagi Menyiasat Dakwaan Penderaan Seksual terhadap Wanita Kaum Penan di Sarawak (the task force) in the mission to ascertain and establish that the reported rapes of Penan women […]
LANGKAWI, 18 March 2009: Chief Justice Tan Sri Zaki Azmi has called on the public to stop blaming the courts for delays in hearing of their cases. “Stop blaming the courts all the time. The courts are always ready for the hearing….any case involves so many parties and most of the delays are due to […]
(© Marja Flick-Buijs / sxc.hu) I AM unabashedly a fan of AirAsia, and what it has done not only for travel in Malaysia, but the entire region. A colleague of mine said if there’s anyone who deserves his datukship, it’s Datuk Tony Fernandes. AirAsia’s mantra, Now Everyone Can Fly, has really taken millions places, many […]
SEPANG, 9 Jan 2009: A small fire at a storeroom of a shop at the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCCT) here affected terminal operations and caused several flight delays. Malaysia Airport Bhd (MAB) general manager Datuk Azmi Murad said the fire broke out at about 11am due to a minor accident in the storeroom, which […]