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Rehab centres urged to share tips on childcare for the disabled

MIRI: More parents of handicapped children are sending their children for education and physical therapy, which is a healthy sign these children are not being isolated said Assistant Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Rosey Yunus.

Rosey (standing, middle, in brown) with all participants of the PDK workshop held in Miri .
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Low-cost homes to be built on 42.5ha site

KUCHING: THE Sarawak government is planning to develop a new 42.5ha site in Kampung Sungai Bedaun, about 15km from here, for three villages along the banks of the Sarawak River.

Abang Johari pointing to a map where the low-cost homes will be built as Ismail (left) looks on after visiting the project site at Kampung Sungai Bedaun, Santubong. — Bernama
Metro News 20 Oct 2017

Taoist devotees in Penang all set to welcome Nine Emperor Gods

MAKESHIFT vegetarian food stalls adorned with fluttering yellow buntings have started mushrooming all over Penang as Taoist devotees observe the Nine Emperor Gods Festival.

Loh (in white) and a volunteer cleaning the float which will be used for the Oct 28 procession at the Tow Boe Keong Kew Ong Tai Tay Temple in Lintang Macallum 2, George Town.
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Jamming up a storm

On Tap by Jacobus Raj

Raggy is one of the musicians scheduled to appear in Heritage PJ next week for a special gig in aid of Jerry Felix.
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More protection needed for NCR land

Et cetera - By Sharon Ling
Judgment leaves native landowners with compensation and no land.

Metro News 20 Oct 2017

Locals not interested, so workers from India needed in some sectors

THE Associated Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MAICCI) wants the Federal Government to allow traditional Indian businesses to hire foreign workers from India because locals are not interested to do these jobs.

Eswaran (third from left) speaking to T. Khubheran, 33, and his fiancee S. Kavitha,27, who were shopping for Deepavali at a shop in Little India, Klang.
Metro News 20 Oct 2017

Businessman upset over wrongly issued warrant

BUSINESSMAN Yap Chee Kun wants Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) to take corrective measures for wrongly serving him a warrant notice for assessment arrears and sealing his premises.

Yap showing the warrant notices and red stickers wrongly issued by MBPJ which were removed by the council yesterday.
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Potential buyers look for guarded resort-style homes

CONDOMINIUM units with round-the-clock security and resort-style amenities seem to be on the checklist of house buyers nowadays.

The towering Iconic Skies project by Iconic Land Sdn Bhd getting enquiries from visitors
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Newly restored temple reopens

THE ancestral temple of the Khoo sub clan — Boon San Tong Khoo Kongsi — has finally been restored.

The purifying ceremony of the clan house at the Boon San Tong Khoo Kongsi in Victoria Street, George Town. — Photos: GARY CHEN/The Star