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Community 20 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Training volunteers for rescue missions

KUCHING: The state government’s State Security Unit will collaborate with Petroliam Nasional Bhd (Petronas) to set up a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in Batu Kawah to help flood victims.

World 12 Oct 2016 | 11:50 AM

Haiti funding hurricane relief, aid must prioritise growth - president

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian interim President Jocelerme Privert on Tuesday played down the international aid response to Hurricane Matthew, saying some promised foreign aid had yet to materialise and that the devastated country was mostly funding its own recovery.

World 11 Apr 2016 | 4:29 PM

Clashes erupt in Yemen hours before planned truce

ADEN (Reuters) - A shaky truce took hold in Yemen on Monday under a U.N.-backed effort to end a war that has made the country a front in Saudi Arabia's region wide rivalry with Iran and caused one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

World 11 Apr 2016 | 12:41 PM

U.N. envoy welcomes Yemen truce, says difficult compromises needed

UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Yemen welcomed the start of a tentative truce in the country's year-old conflict on Monday and said peace talks due to start later this month would require difficult compromises for all sides.

People 04 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM

Malaysians share stories on reaching out to the needy

These Malaysians do their part in helping to ease the burdens of the underprivileged and the needy. Here are some stories on why they do what they do.

AseanPlus News 07 Dec 2015 | 8:29 AM

Floods brings Chennai to its knees

NEW DELHI: It is the end of the year and many from the Tamil diaspora including from Malaysia often make it a point to visit the state of Tamil Nadu in India.

Nation 03 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Preparing for more rapid deployment of aid

PETALING JAYA: A more co-ordinated and efficient response to emergency situations is being prepared with placement of essential relief items at the United Nations Response Depot for natural disaster victims locally and across the region.

Nation 03 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Obama to discuss TPPA and South China Sea in KL

PETALING JAYA: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) and the South China Sea maritime and territorial disputes will be among key issues on the table during US President Barack Obama’s visit to Malaysia.

Focus 26 Oct 2015 | 12:00 AM

Medical student wants to help underprivileged and hopes to run her own hospital someday

For medical student Dhivya Dhyana, her most interesting life experience was helping to provide emergency medical relief aid to a remote village in the aftermath of the devastating Nepal earthquake.

Community 03 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

All for the sake of quake victims

DREAM Zephyr Foundation (Dreamz) will use the funds raised during its charity run in Penang on Aug 16 to help Nepal earthquake survivors.