KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's largest children's carnival ‘Karnival Upin & Ipin’ will be held from Dec 20 to 23, 2018 at MAEPS, Serdang.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 13 (Bernama) -- Takaful Ikhlas Family Bhd is participating in the Race for Cover Towards Takaful 2020 (RFCTT 2020) organised by the Malaysian Takaful Association (MTA) to promote IKHLASlink Secure Takaful.

By Kurniawati Kamarudin

The methadone drug replacement therapy, known as MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment), has been used in this country since 13 years ago to help opioid addicts start a new life, free from drugs. These series of articles will delve into the efficacy of the treatment and its effects on addicts. This is the first of a three-part series.

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- There was some debate when the drug replacement treatment methadone was introduced in 2005.

The confusion was over whether the drug, delivered in the form of a syrup to recovering addicts, was merely replacing one addiction with another. This was because patients would need to take their methadone prescription on a daily basis.

It has been 13 years since the Health Ministry (MoH) implemented the treatment in public and private clinics as well as several other government facilities. What is now evident is that the methadone has helped cure addicts of their addiction to illegal opioids.

By Fatin Nabihah Marzuki

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- Growing up in his family ‘pau’ (type of filled bun) business, Muhammad Afiq Roslan has decided to bring something new to the much loved bread-like dumpling by introducing new fillings – cheesy beef bolognese and mushroom chicken carbonara.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 7 (Bernama) -- Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik today announced the new repayment scheme for National Higher Education Fund Corporation (PTPTN) borrowers has been postponed.

By Sakini Mohd Said

MANILA (Bernama) -- The government’s stricter anti-smoking policies that will be enforced next year may have brought a collective sigh of relief from the victims of second hand smoke.

Smokers, however, have cried foul and called the move “unfair”.

It has been proven through countless scientific research, government data and irrefutable evidence from health organisations and agencies worldwide that smoking has far-reaching consequences. Despite that, there are still those who adamantly fight for the “rights of the smokers”.

By Syaza Syafiqah Sapudin

JOHOR BAHRU (Bernama) -- Mohd Saifulizam Mohd Salleh has been a firefighter for 23 years. However, putting out fires and rescuing victims are not the only things he do for a living.

The 45-year-old is also a skilled barber. In fact, he even has his very own shop. “The Fire Barbershop” was opened in Bandar Baru Uda in May 2017.

He first learned barbering in 1996. It became a passion and skill that he decided to hone to supplement his income as a firefighter.