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Obesity

Malaysia is Asia’s heavyweight champion

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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...
Thai protesters disregard poll, still want Yingluck out

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

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A new report once again put Malaysia at the top rank in Southeast Asia's obesity statistics. According to a report by UK-based poverty and...
Contributors

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Former Director-General of Health Malaysia, Tan Sri Ismail, gives advice
Thailand to battle obesity, starting with cops

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Thai health authorities have realised that there is a growing problem with obesity in the nation, with the number of overweight preschool children having...
Shape up: Malaysia should eye India’s obesity surgery trend

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Despite the fact that one in six Indians are classified as undernourished, bariatric surgery – also known as stomach shrinking – has begun to...
Nestlé expands Singapore R&D center

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Switzerland-based food giant Nestlé has committed $4.3 million to the expansion of its research and development activities in Singapore, where the company opened up...
Sarawak’s widening problem with obesity

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Sarawak, unfortunately, is part of the obesity rise in Malaysia, an epidemic that can have drastic economic implications on a country’s social sector, namely upped healthcare expenditures, as well as a drop in work productivity.
Sarawak ‘not an exception’ to obesity rise

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Malaysia is the most obese nation in ASEAN. Hajah Fatimah Abdullah, Sarawak's Minister of Welfare, Women and Family Development, shares her views.
Confirmed: Malaysia fattest ASEAN nation

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Malaysia is the fattest country in ASEAN with its obesity rate on the rise, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said recently. According to...
A center of medical excellence in Brunei

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Gleneagles JPMC is a private specialist hospital in Brunei, established in 2002 as a joint venture between Parkway Pantai and the government of Brunei. Inside investor asked CEO Dr. Peter Tay about the latest developments.
Malaysia: Better public education against obesity

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Malaysia is the most obese nation in ASEAN and is witnessing a dramatic rise in other non-communicable diseases. Inside Investor ask an expert why.
Fruits

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Abdul Tun Razak has recognised that food security and health nutrition have become increasingly critical issues in Malaysia and other...