6 December 2016
IT is close to 10 o’clock on a Friday night when Jerryson Abraham Doss, his wife Edna Sung Burongoh and a small group of Good Samaritans with them start setting up tables along the five-foot way on Jalan Hang Lekiu in Kuala Lumpur. The pavements are lined with street dwellers who gather there in anticipation of the many do-gooders who drop off food for the homeless.
5 December 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: You may have heard of Dr S. Madhusudhan from the Teddy Mobile Clinic and his work with the homeless community in Kuala Lumpur. Nicknamed the Teddy Bear doctor because of his tendency to give street children a soft toy after a visit, he was one of the 10 recipients of the Star Golden Hearts award last year.
4 December 2016
KOTA KINABALU: Marie Christine Robert has never been one to defy her family, especially her parents. But that was precisely what she did to save a life.
3 December 2016
KAJANG: When Kong Lan Lee decided to quit her job as an administrative manager to become director of the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation in Petaling Jaya, her mother, boss and colleagues asked her if she was sure.
2 December 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: Being separated from one’s spouse is heartbreaking but it led to Rishiwant Singh Randhawa walking for a good cause. And for his efforts and sacrifices, Rishiwant was picked as one of the 10 winners of the Star Golden Hearts Award 2016.
1 December 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: For anti-drug abuse activist Khai Aziz, music has always been his inspiration, passion and weapon.
30 November 2016
As strong believers in second chances, golden heart couple Jerryson Abraham Doss and wife, Edna Sung Burongoh took the role of becoming unofficial job recruiters for the homeless under their Viva Starfish Project.
30 November 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: When she was a child, Dr Rusaslina “Lin” Idrus remembers her father using the family typewriter to help a taxi driver type up a job application.
29 November 2016
KUALA LUMPUR: After returning to shore from their usual morning fishing run, fishermen Saari Mohd Nor and Low Kok Seong would have breakfast and read the newspapers in their quiet village in Bagan, Pasir Penambang.
28 November 2016
BUTTERWORTH: As tow truck service runner Tan Chin Leong rides his motorcycle back and forth across the Penang Bridge daily, he is not just looking out for vehicles that break down but also keeping an eye for people who look like they are about to jump off the bridge.