Sentosa rep helps blind woman reopen stall


A BLIND Indian stall operator in Klang has reopened her fruits stall with the help of the Sentosa constituency office, Malaysia Nanban reported.

The woman, identified as Shanti, apparently had trouble finding a place for her stall, previously located by the roadside.

Sentosa assemblyman Dr Gunarajah George’s team helped her get a proper stall at the shoplot near the Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple in Taman Sentosa.

The woman was also presented with a refrigerator to keep her fruits.

Shanti said she is grateful to the help from the Sentosa constituency office and hoped that people will support her business.

> The daily also reported that a woman in Tamil Nadu, India, killed herself after her brother refused to speak to her over 10 rupees (60sen).

Malarvizhi, 20, was a software engineer who lived in Chennai.

Her brother Vittal reportedly asked for 10 rupees and when she said she had no money, the siblings got into a heated argument.

Vittal then told his sister that he would never speak to her.

For those in need of mental health support, reach out to Talian Kasih (15999 or WhatsApp 019-2615 999) or Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or

The above articles are compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with a >, it denotes a separate news item.

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