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Archive for March 2nd, 2017

Interfaith group fears pastor’s abduction may impact inter-religious ties

KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — Malaysia’s non-Muslim interfaith group has raised concern for religious ties in the country following the public abduction of Pastor Raymond Koh. The Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism (MCCBCHST) said it is deeply concerned that Koh remains missing more than two weeks after a group of […]

Heads must roll over pensioners medicine decision, says MP

KUALA LUMPUR: The MP for Seputeh, Teresa Kok, today took the authorities to task for allegedly telling Oratis Services Sdn Bhd to stop all supplies of medicine and medical equipment to pensioners effective Feb 28. She said heads must roll for the “mess” that has resulted from this decision.

PSD’s intermediary halts medicine supplies for pensioners

KUALA LUMPUR, March 2 — Pensioners are unable to get free medicines from private hospitals for now after the Public Service Department (PSD) ordered its third-party intermediary to stop all supplies of medicines and medical equipment to pensioners. OratisRx Sdn Bhd, which the government had appointed in 2012 to act as an intermediary between PSD […]