Healthcare

Healthcare

Malaysia has been rated as the highest among Asian countries for obesity, after it held the title to be ASEAN's fattest nation for a...

Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd, the world's second-largest hospital operator by market value, is looking to expand further in China and Vietnam as well as...

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC has partnered with Manila-based Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) to acquire a minority stake in MPIC's hospital business, according...

Dubai’s aspiring mum entrepreneurs on May 10 and 11 had the opportunity to showcase their products and services at Mom Souq’s first stand-alone Mompreneur...

Vietnamese people, number one beer drinkers in Southeast Asia, spend around $3 billion on beer and alcohol per year, according to the Ministry of...

Indonesia on May 2 eased its foreign investment regulations for several industries, including pharmaceuticals, power plants and advertising, amid signs of weakening investor appetite...

In the first move of its kind, a Thai biopharmaceutical company on April 29 signed a technology transfer pact with Cuba's Center of Molecular...

Google Glass that allows doctors to access medical records instantaneously, smart vending machines, and a system which helps locate a car in a carpark...

Mass faintings involving hundreds of people have occurred at least twice this week at factories in Cambodia, where workers who make popular sportswear fell...

At a recent visit of Vietnam's prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung to Cuba, the island nation has expressed interest in increasing economic bonds with...

Three Dubai hospitals were recently honoured by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for following best practices in electronic implementation of medical records. The hospitals...

Tasweek Real Estate Marketing and Development, a United Arab Emirates-based real estate and property firm, with Inside Investor will organise “Smart Living City” events...

A hospital in Kuala Lumpur has won a major international award for their medical tourism work, the operator announced on March 11. Prince Court...

Indonesia is planning to launch the world’s largest single-payer health care insurance programme between now and 2019. Under the new system, the government is...

Private medical fees are up in Malaysia, but there is confusion over the exact percentage of the rise. While the Health Minister said the...

With Singapore's new budget 2014/15, the so-called "sin" taxes on tobacco, alcohol and gambling are going up in the city state, with alcohol taking...

Malaysia, the ASEAN country with the highest percentage of overweight and obese people, could face some sort of diabetes epidemic if the problems are...

Indonesia’s fast-growing population could reach 500 million by 2060, according to the statistics bureau for East Java province, creating problems in education, employment and...