By Kisho Kumari Sucedaram
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- While e-cigarette advocates tout vaping as a less hazardous alternative to conventional smoking, the local medical fraternity begs to differ.

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- The growing abuse of antibiotics among the public may cause bacteria to become increasingly resistant to the drugs and even create superbugs, said Malaysian Doctors Club President Dr Muhammad Hakim Nordin.

Beijing Diary by Samantha Tan Chiew Ting
BEIJING (Bernama) -- With her feeble fingers pressing softly on the touch screen, 80 year-old Li Huiying attempts to complete an online transaction.
Li of Beijing, China are among the millions Chinese, young and old, who stand testament to how cashless transactions are transforming people's lives.
Whether its shopping, banking or business, it can be conducted cashless with the touch of buttons on the screen.
This octogenerian caught my attention while I was doing some transaction at a bank here recently. She appeared friendly and in no time I struck a conversation with her.

By Jenny Imanina Lanong Abdullah
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- There has been a heightened awareness on the importance of protecting intellectual property (IP) in Malaysia. This is shown by the increasing number of applications to register IP in recent years.

By Ima Aimi Nadia Ibrahim
ALOR SETAR (Bernama) -- Contact lenses are all the rage among teenagers today, who use them not only for corrective but cosmetic purposes as well.

By Samantha Tan Chiew Ting
Samantha Tan Chiew Ting, Bernama's correspondent in Beijing shares her take on China's capital city.
BEIJING (Bernama) -- Besides transportation, many would worry when it comes to language and food while traveling in foreign lands.

By Nur Aimidiyana Zuher
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Consumer groups are concerned that the increase in toll rates will put more pressure on the cost of living, which has already been escalating in recent years.