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September 5, 2020

医疗旅游媒体奖 下月15日截止报名

(吉隆坡4日讯)马来西亚医疗旅游理事会(MHTC)总执行长佘琳阿里说,该组织将于今年12月10日举行2020年医疗旅游媒体奖(MTMA2020)颁奖仪式。 目前该理事会已把报名截止日期延长至今年10月15日,以让媒体拥充足的时间来报名,将近期更多有关马来西亚享誉国际的事迹记录下来。 2020年医疗旅游媒体奖由马来西亚医疗旅游理事会举办,并获Supernewsroom支持,共有10个奖项类别,每个类别都接受马来西亚及国际媒体的参与,当局也准备了总值高达8万令吉现金奖。 这场赛事将由国内外专家担任的评委队进行审查。其中评定参赛作品的标准之一,为其在社交媒体上的影响力。这标准已被证明为衡量内容素质及文章风格吸引力的一个关键指标。 医疗旅游媒体奖从2018年起开办,其宗旨在于肯定卓越且与医疗旅游相关的平面、电视、电台和网络的新闻报导。随着媒体的蓬勃发展,主办当局也新增了奖项,并预测2020年医疗旅游媒体奖将吸引更多的国际参赛作品。 参赛规格,(1)参赛作品必须于2019年7月16日至2020年10月15发布;(2)所有符合条件的作品必须在大马时间2020年10月15日下午5点前交至秘书处。 有意报名者,可浏览: ,或面簿:。 Source:
September 5, 2020

Learning to embrace new norms in all spheres of life

MALAYSIANS are learning to embrace the new norms necessary in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Everyone has now learnt to take responsibility in protecting themselves […]
September 4, 2020


(吉隆坡4日讯)随着国内冠病疫情好转,马来西亚医疗旅游理事会(MHTC)首席执行员雪琳阿兹里宣布,该会将“2020年医疗旅游媒体奖”报名截止日期延长至年10月15日,而颁奖仪式则订12月10日举行。 她在文告中说,该会做出这项决定,主要让媒体拥有更多时间报名,并把近期更多有关国内抗疫事迹记录下来。 她说,上述医疗旅游媒体奖获得Supernewsroom支持,比赛总备10个奖项,总值高达8万令吉现金奖,并由国内外专家担任评委。 文告指出,该奖自2018年起开办,其宗旨在于肯定卓越且与医疗旅游相关平面、电视、电台和网络新闻报道,随着媒体蓬勃发展,主办当局也新增奖项,并预测该奖将吸引更多国际参赛作品。 参赛作品必须于2019年7月16日至2020年10月15发表,作品必须在10月15日下午5点前交至该会秘书处。 该奖所设的10个奖项,皆分马来西亚及国际媒体组,包括:最佳平面媒体专题奖、最佳网络媒体专题、最佳广播媒体专题、年度最佳医疗旅游记者奖、年度最佳医疗旅游编辑部奖。 有意参加者可浏览:, Source:
September 3, 2020

Status of tourism reopening in Southeast Asian countries

Since the pandemic started in Asia, We expected that the restart of travel and reopening of tourism will also happen from the east. However, borders remain closed […]
September 2, 2020

Commentary: Malaysia goes slow on COVID-19 reopening for good reason

A look at economic headline figures suggest Malaysia’s management of the coronavirus has been impressive, says Stewart Nixon. KUALA LUMPUR: Four months have passed since I […]
September 2, 2020

COVID-19 Uptick Threatens Medical Travel To Malaysia

The gradual reopening of Malaysia for inbound medical travel from Indonesia is now under threat. The government has extended the country’s movement curbs, due to end […]
September 2, 2020

Stethoscope: What does Merdeka mean for Malaysia’s health?

We are celebrating Merdeka in 2020 in an epidemiologically fraught, politically fractious and socially fearful Malaysia. Fortunately, there is one shining example of Malaysia’s resilience. Our […]
September 1, 2020

Coronavirus: Malaysia bars entry to long-term pass holders from India, Indonesia and Philippines

PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Long-term pass holders from India, Indonesia and the Philippines will not be allowed to enter Malaysia from Sept 7, following […]
September 1, 2020

What is the Best Country for Medical Tourism?

Healthcare costs are on a steady rise for decades now, forcing many people to search for solutions in foreign countries. Some of these destinations probably never […]
September 1, 2020

IHH completes Prince Court buy, now has 16 hospitals in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 1): After nearly a year, IHH Healthcare Bhd has completed its acquisition of Prince Court Medical Centre for RM1.02 billion. Prince Court is […]
August 31, 2020

eRevMax reports strong recovery signals for Malaysian hotel sector

KUALA LUMPUR – Advance hotel bookings is on the rise for Malaysian hotels, even though international travel is off limits, as per latest report from travel […]
August 31, 2020

Health ministry prepares for possible Covid-19 surge

PUTRAJAYA: The health ministry is already looking four months ahead by preparing for a possible spike in Covid-19 infections due to the winter season in several […]


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