KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 (Bernama) -- Haze at an unhealthy level was recorded as at 11 am today in Seri Manjung, Perak, according to the portal of the Department of Environment.

The rate of poverty in Sarawak dropped to below one per cent (0.9%) last year, said Malaysia's chief statistician Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Hasan.

KOTA KINABALU, Aug 24 (Bernama) -- Four major towns in Sabah recorded a moderate air pollutant index (API) reading as of 9 am today.

The Sumatran rhinoceros is not plentiful on the planet: In fact, the Dicerorhinus sumatrensis is down to maybe 100 in the wild and nine in captivity, and most of them live in Indonesia.

In 1996, the global HIV community gathered in Vancouver, Canada, for the XI International AIDS Conference and shared the clear evidence that triplecombination antiretroviral treatment held the power to stem the tide of deaths from AIDS. The HIV treatment era had begun. As we gathered again in Vancouver in July, 2015, it was clear that a new transformative moment is upon us.

Tensions are rising over a large proposed dam that would flood six rural villages—and their microhydro systems—to provide power and water to cities.

Plantation-associated drainage of Southeast Asian peatlands has accelerated in recent years. Draining exposes the upper peat layer to oxygen, leading to elevated decomposition rates and net soil carbon losses. Empirical studies indicate positive relationships between long-term water table (WT) depth and soil carbon loss rate in peatlands. These correlations potentially enable using WT depth as a proxy for soil carbon losses from peatland plantations. Here, we compile data from published research assessing WT depth and carbon balance in tropical plantations on peat.

Drainage of peatlands to cultivate oil palm in Malaysia's Rajang Delta is causing land subsidence that will bring large-scale floods in coming decades, making the land unusable, a problem also expe

The process of managing the blood bag that is received from the blood donation events needs a proper and systematic management. The blood bag must be handled with care and treated thoroughly as it is related to someone's life. The development of Web-based Blood Bank Management System (BBMS) is proposed to provide a management functional to the blood bank in order to handle the blood bag. In Kuala Terengganu, East Peninsular Coast of Malaysia has only one government hospital that handles blood bank currently is using a standalone system.

Kundasang (Malaysia), June 6 : The strong earthquake that jolted Malaysia’s Mount Kinabalu left at least 11 persons dead and another eight missing on Southeast Asia’s highest peak, a government off