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Coconut falls on pillion rider's head
Jun 27, 2022
Authorities have cut down 11 coconut trees in Penang after a coconut fell on a pillion rider’s head causing her to fall off the motorcycle she was riding.
The Bayan Lepas assemblyman says it’s a safety precaution to ensure such an incident will not happen again.
Meanwhile, the woman is said to be receiving treatment at hospital for several broken bones and ribs.
This, after a video of the incident went viral on social media.
16-year-old dies allegedly after smothered with pillow
Police have nabbed a 24-year-old man after his 16-year-old girlfriend was found dead at his home in Klang.
Based on initial investigations, there was a misunderstanding between the couple at the premises.
It’s believed the victim was smothered to death with a pillow.
Investigations also found scratches and bruises on the victim’s body.
Govt aims to lower stunted growth rate
The government has targeted to lower the abnormal or stunted growth rate among Malaysians to 8% by 2030.
This, from the 21.3% rate in 2019.
The Health Ministry says Malaysia is currently facing issues of malnutrition, especially among children younger than 5-years-old, as well as a rise in obesity among adults.
It adds that the states that recorded the highest percentage of stunted growth are Kelantan, Pahang, Terengganu, and Putrajaya.
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