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Top 5 At 5: Avoiding Accidents During Aidilfitri

Professor Dr Kulanthayan KC Mani, Head of the Putra Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Group, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia and member of the Selangor State Road Safety Council (MKJRS)

08-Apr-24 17:00

Top 5 At 5: Avoiding Accidents During Aidilfitri

Today's top 5 stories are:

1. University Malaya recently released a dress code for students, which has been met with criticism from members of the Universiti Malaya Association of New Youth (UMANY).

2. As Malaysia is struck by extreme temperatures, cases of heatstroke rise, claiming the lives of two and incapacitating many others. We discuss how we can handle the heat.

3. Sabah's state government plans to relocate residents of Pulau Gaya to the mainland in an effort to further boost tourism to the island.

4. Dewan Rakyat Speaker Tan Sri Johari Abdul suggested tapioca as an alternative to rice as Malaysians' main diet, in light of Malaysia's rice shortage problems.

5. Our top story: We discuss driving safe during the festive season, and how best to plan for travels.

For these stories, we heard from Lai Yue Yi, Vice President of UMANY; Dr Teoh Aik Poey, Emergency Physician; Adi Putera Anwar, Research Associate at the Institute for Development Studies in Sabah; and Ramana K. Naidu, CEO of Famox Group of Companies.

Image credit: arfa adam, Shutterstock

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Hannah Kuah, Sudais Ferhard

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharaad Kuttan

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Categories:  health policyeconomygovernmentCars/Motoringtravel

Tags:  road accidentshari raya aidilfitrisabahheatwavedress codesuniversities

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