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PRESIDENT YAMEEN DECLARES 19TH AUGUST AS A PUBLIC HOLIDAY

President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared Sunday19th August as a public holiday, in the event that the 1st of Zul-Hijja falls on 12th August 2018.The President’s decision was made in order to give maximum days for the public to enjoy Eid-al-Adha.Follo…

US SECRETARY OF STATE POMPEO TO VISIT MALAYSIA

United States Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo is to hold talks with senior Malaysian officials when he is in Kuala Lumpur on Aug 2 and 3. US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said they would discuss strengthening the Comprehensive Partn…

232 AFGHAN CIVILIANS KILLED IN CONFLICT IN JULY: REPORT

Up to 232 Afghan civilians were killed and 313 injured in July, with most of them being victimized by suicide attacks and pro-government-led airstrikes, a monitor group reported Wednesday. “Some 232 civilians were killed and 313 others injured in 22 o…

NEURALSTEM SPENDS US$3 MLN ON ISCHEMIC STROKE TREATMENT STUDY

Neuralstem Inc will allocate US$3 million (RM12.15 million) toward Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating neural stem cell candidate, NSI-566 as a potential treatment for ischemic stroke. (1US$ = RM4.05) Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke, oc…