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Restaurant owner lets customers pay what they can for meals

JOHOR BARU: A local restaurant owner believes that his action of letting customers pay what they can will help create a more caring society.

Zulrahim holding up the box his customers use to pay for their meals.

Tough times for Little India traders

TRADERS in Ipoh’s Little India area say they are suffering losses due to “outsiders” organising carnivals especially around Deepavali.

Rajoo (with garland) and Kala (front row, left) and Little India Traders Association members.

Community help for the poor

A letter from DATUK WEE BENG EE Tumpat of Kelantan

Temporary reprieve for food operators

ENFORCEMENT officers from the Shah Alam City Council was unable to tear down 50 illegal stalls in Subang Perdana, Section U3 Shah Alam, last week due to a glitch.

Subang Jaya residents learn how to sew and do handicraft

Learn how to sew and make handicraft every last Saturday of the month at Kompleks 3C, Bandar Sunway.

Some of those who attended the launch of the sewing class at Kompleks 3C.

‘We’re grateful for the grocery aid’

PETALING JAYA: With a monthly salary of less than RM2,000 and four children to feed, factory operator Mohd Rafi Majid struggled to stretch every ringgit up to the end of each month.

Thankful for help: Residents of Desa Mentari apartments buying the grocery items with their vouchers during the ShopSomethingNice programme sale.

Inspiring single mums to create trade opportunities

PETALING JAYA: Adrina Moha­med Ali is a single mother who does two jobs to provide for her two school-going children.

Baking news: Tuty (left) showing participants how to decorate a cake with cream topping.

Many unaware of government aid and subsidies

SUBSIDIES are a big part of Malaysian life – from healthcare to daily necessities like rice and cooking oil – but many are not aware of them, a Kajidata Research study found.

Morocco's 'mule' women scratch a living on Spanish enclave border

MELILLA, Spain (Reuters) - In a winding early-morning queue, Jemaa Laalaoua hunches over with 50 kg (110 lb) of kitchenware on her back, waiting to cross back into Morocco from the Spanish enclave of Melilla.

A soft spot for single mums and kids

HAVING been a single mother herself, Noelle Nah understands the hardships that single mothers go through.

Volunteers arranging clothes to be sold to single mothers at the Mermaid Market.