Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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Thursday, 02 Dec 2021 08:02 PM

Langkawi bars tourists from 20 countries and territories

Mandatory 14-day quarantine for residents with recent travel history to high-risk nations.

Langkawi bars tourists from 20 countries and territories

Thursday, 02 Dec 2021 02:30 PM

Malaysia logs 5,806 new Covid-19 cases

Overall hospital bed utilisation rate stands at 69.2%, of which 36.8% are coronavirus patients.

Malaysia logs 5,806 new Covid-19 cases

Thursday, 02 Dec 2021 08:57 AM

Almost no change in daily Covid-19 hospital admissions, MOH says

1,118 people seeking treatment, down by just four from Tuesday.

Almost no change in daily Covid-19 hospital admissions, MOH says

Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021 07:10 PM

Malaysia logs 5,439 new Covid-19 cases

Total number of reported infections now stands at 2.63 million.

Malaysia logs 5,439 new Covid-19 cases

Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021 09:26 AM

MOH reports 1,122 Covid hospital admissions

86.5% of hospital beds occupied in Malacca, compared to 68.7% national average.

MOH reports 1,122 Covid hospital admissions


Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021 08:42 AM

55 new Covid deaths reported in Malaysia

8 pronounced dead on arrival, data show.

55 new Covid deaths reported in Malaysia

Wednesday, 01 Dec 2021 07:00 AM

What we know about Omicron

Covid-19 variant is said to have up to 50 mutations and be more infectious than Delta.

What we know about Omicron

Tuesday, 30 Nov 2021 04:05 PM

Bersatu’s propaganda machinery attacking Ismail Sabri, says Najib

Pekan MP says they are using rising prices and inflation as reasons, but costs had spiralled during Muhyiddin’s tenure as PM.

Bersatu’s propaganda machinery attacking Ismail Sabri, says Najib

Monday, 29 Nov 2021 06:20 PM

No price cap plans for Covid self-test kits

Deputy domestic trade minister says govt still has 17 million in stock.

No price cap plans for Covid self-test kits

Monday, 29 Nov 2021 12:55 PM

People must vote or have privileges withdrawn, PAS lawmaker says

Ahmad Fadhli Shaari also urges Youth and Sports Ministry to include awareness on exercising right in Kem Wawasan Negara syllabus.

People must vote or have privileges withdrawn, PAS lawmaker says

Monday, 29 Nov 2021 12:21 PM

More than 1,700 contract medical officers resigned since 2017

Slew of reasons given including moving to private practice and health problems, says deputy minister.

More than 1,700 contract medical officers resigned since 2017

Saturday, 27 Nov 2021 07:00 AM

Long Covid can be fatal, says doctor

Elderly and those with poor immunity or existing health conditions most at risk.

Long Covid can be fatal, says doctor

Friday, 26 Nov 2021 07:00 AM

Doctors insist mix-and-match vaccine, booster shots are safe, effective

Medical experts say government needs to be more transparent with data, encourage people to take third jab.

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Doctors insist mix-and-match vaccine, booster shots are safe, effective

Thursday, 25 Nov 2021 06:58 AM

Dim career prospects force doctors overseas

They say they are not appreciated at home.

Dim career prospects force doctors overseas

Wednesday, 24 Nov 2021 03:18 PM

Academics say NEP likely to stay, call for change, balance

Economist says policy preventing range of problems from being addressed.

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Academics say NEP likely to stay, call for change, balance