Tho Xin Yi

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24 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

A guiding light for lepers

PETALING JAYA: Twelve years of mingling with residents of the Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement has left Tan Ean Nee with a treasure trove of heartwarming – and sometimes heart-wrenching – tales.

Home for healing: The Sungai Buloh Leprosy Settlement comprises weatherboard chalets and a lush green nursery enclave, a place that Tan (below) hopes to preserve as heritage.
17 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cafe empowers staff with disabilities

PUTRAJAYA: A cafe which employs staff with disabilities has been opened at the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry here.

Providing opportunities: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah launching the Daya Cafe after delivering her messages during the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry monthly gathering in Putrajaya. With her is her deputy Hannah Yeoh (third left).
16 Jul 2018 | 6:33 PM

Ministry explores cashless payments to speed up welfare aid and to save costs

PUTRAJAYA: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is exploring cashless payment for welfare aid, just like the system employed by non-governmental organisation MyKasih, its minister said.

14 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

WWF-M’sia chief steps down, makes way for ‘fresh vision’

PETALING JAYA: WWF-Malaysia will have a new chief executive officer soon after Datuk Dr Dionysius S.K. Sharma (pic) resigned on Monday.

5 Jul 2018 | 4:48 PM

Armed forces the most trusted Malaysian institution, politicians the least, Cenbet survey finds

PETALING JAYA: The armed forces ranked first as "most trustworthy" among eight key Malaysian institutions, while politicians were the least trusted, a nationwide survey found.

3 Jul 2018 | 12:10 PM

Loke: E-testing pilot project for learner drivers to be introduced in Johor

PETALING JAYA: An e-testing pilot project for learner drivers to obtain their driving licence will soon be introduced in Johor, said Anthony Loke.

13 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M names three key Cabinet members

PETALING JAYA: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has named three key members of his Cabinet alongside a council of eminent persons who will advise the Government on economic and financial matters for the first 100 days of his administration.

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12 May 2018 | 5:41 PM

Dr M: We had to act quickly to prevent Najib from leaving the country

PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad says his government had to "act quickly" to prevent former premier Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak from leaving the country.

12 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Members to decide on MCA’s future

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA will hold brainstorming and post-mortem sessions with the grassroots on the party’s future direction, including its position in Barisan Nasional, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said.

Dignity of the occasion: Lai Chui Fun, a former village chief from Bentong, crying when meeting Liow during a ceremony held by Bentong MCA members and supporters giving moral support to Liow at Wisma MCA.
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11 May 2018 | 3:32 PM

Liow will not seek re-election in MCA polls

MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai says he will not seek re-election in the coming party polls.