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Sharapova wins first title since drugs ban

The Russian former world number one, who returned to action in April, came from behind in both sets and needed four match points in the tie-breaker before beating the 19-year-old 7-5, 7-6 (10/8). TIANJIN: Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova was made to fight by 102nd-ranked teenager Aryna Sabalenka before winning her first title since […]

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More pharmacists needed for growing population

Dr Salmah Bahri says health ministry is targeting to have one pharmacist for every 1,000-1,200 people from the current 1:1,600. SHAH ALAM: Malaysia needs more pharmacists to cater to the growing needs of the people, says Health Ministry (Pharmaceutical Services Division) senior director, Dr Salmah Bahri. She said currently, the ratio was one pharmacist per […]

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Review health specialists’ salary scales, Zahid tells PSD

The deputy prime minister says the review is needed to prevent losing these specialists to other countries which offer them hefty salaries. BAGAN DATUK: The Public Service Department (PSD) should review the salary scales for medical specialists to prevent the exodus of these professionals to other countries, said Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He […]

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Rihanna headlines NY Fashion Week day four

In what was her fourth Fenty x Puma collection, the emphasis was on serious sportswear with striking technicality, different cuts, use of material and propensity for pockets. NEW YORK: Barbadian superstar Rihanna brought much needed oomph to New York Fashion Week Sunday, with motorcycle stunt riders soaring over giant pink sand dunes in her latest […]

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Santiago spells out flaws in Indian Blueprint

He says Pakatan will help the community by way of radical government intervention. PETALING JAYA: Klang MP Charles Santiago has criticised Barisan Nasional’s Malaysian Indian Blueprint (MIB) as a plan that will not guarantee results because it fails to address fundamental issues. Speaking to FMT, he said the most glaring omissions were specific strategies to […]

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‘Our women more successful in many fields than anywhere else’

PM says there are more women pursuing higher education and wonders what has happened to the men. KUALA LUMPUR: Women in this country are more successful in various fields than elsewhere in the world, said Prime Minister Najib Razak. He said the yardstick for successful women in the country could be seen through their involvement […]

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Unilateral conversion: Two-thirds majority needed, PM says

Najib Razak tells women participants of a TN50 dialogue, two-thirds majority needed to amend Federal Constitution and push through ban on unilateral conversions. KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Najib Razak today said a two-thirds majority was needed to amend the Federal Constitution in order to push through a ban on unilateral conversions. In addressing the controversial […]

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