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Heart disease is one of Malaysia’s main causes of death
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Heart disease is one of Malaysia’s main causes of death

Heart disorders are among the major causes of mortality in Malaysia, accounting for 17 percent of the 18,515 documented fatalities in 2020, according to Health Director-General Datuk Dr Muhammad Radzi Abu Hassan. According to the report titled 'The Direct Healthcare Cost of Noncommunicable Diseases in Malaysia,' published in 2022, in 2017, it was estimated that RM3.93 billion out of a total of RM9.65 billion in healthcare was used to treat heart patients. “The cost is expected to continue to increase if appropriate measures are not taken to control and prevent the disease,” he said in a statement today in conjunction with the World Heart Day Friday. This year's World Heart Day, he said, is centered on raising awareness of the value of maintaining a heart that is free from com...
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Strong interest in real estate in Malaysia but insufficient demand
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Strong interest in real estate in Malaysia but insufficient demand

According to PropertyGuru Malaysia, interest in buying real estate is still high in Malaysia despite the country's higher cost of living, financial limitations, and affordability. According to country manager Sheldon Fernandez in its Consumer Sentiment Study (CSS) Second Half 2023 (2H2023), approximately 50 percent of those surveyed, particularly the younger and lower-income populations, rely on government assistance to purchase a property. Furthermore, 46 percent of the respondents reported persistent difficulties obtaining financing for affordable housing initiatives, Fernandez added. According to Fernandez, it is crucial to strategically plan and carry out cheap housing programs to accommodate today's lifestyle, particularly in metropolitan regions where there are also ris...
Malaysian needs to spend 13.33% of their yearly salary to purchase the iPhone 15
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Malaysian needs to spend 13.33% of their yearly salary to purchase the iPhone 15

Malaysia has been ranked as the 33rd least affordable country in the world to purchase an iPhone 15. According to comparedial.com, a Malaysian citizen needs to spend 13.33 percent of their yearly salary to purchase the base model iPhone 15 128GB. This translate to an estimated 277.16 hours of work, or an equavalent of 34.65 days of work. When it comes to pricing, Malaysia stands at the 9th least expensive country in the world for an iPhone 15, with the base model totalling to $939.96 USD after taxes, or approximately RM4412.64. The most expensive model, however, the iPhone 15 Pro Max 1TB, cost $1,881.10 (RM8830.82) - 26.67 percent of a yearly salary.