Penang families producing less babies

GEORGE TOWN, 29 July 2020: Penang recorded the lowest fertility rate with 1.3 babies per woman aged between 15 and 49 in 2018, said chief statistician Datuk Seri Dr Mohd …

Bomba wants to double female staff strength

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 July 2020: The Fire and Rescue Department (JPBM or Bomba) will relax the entry requirements and admission tests pertaining to the recruitment of female firefighters. Housing and …

Dataran Merdeka closed till year-end

KUALA LUMPUR, 28 July 2020: The field at Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square) will be closed from Aug 1 until Dec 31 for maintenance work. In its posting on its official …

Singapore develops faster Covid-19 blood test

SINGAPORE, 28 July 2020: Researchers at Nanyang Technological University Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine have demonstrated a speedier diagnostic test to detect Covid-19 infections. The test produces results …

RTD ready to enforce child car seat rule

PUTRAJAYA, 24 July 2020: The Road Transport Department (RTD) is just waiting for the ‘green light’ from the Transport Ministry to enforce the use of child car seats or child …