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Nation 09 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Puspanita brings joy to disabled single mum

Single mother Rodzimah Mat Yassin, 53, has served the Government for 20 years but the Hari Raya celebrations in the past three years have been particularly special. For the third year running, the visually impaired telephone operator at the new Internal Security Ministry has been among 150 single mothers and Puspanita members who received RM100 I>duit raya/Ifor the Deepavali-Hari Raya festivities.

AseanPlus News 21 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Library for the blind opens in Changsha

A library specially designed for the blind opened in Hunan Province on Sunday.

Nation 15 Oct 2004 | 12:00 AM

Welfare staff must help the disabled

ACTION will be taken against welfare officers who do not conduct house visits to help register disabled people with the department or apply for a MyKad.

Education 26 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Misguided placement of blind teachers


Lifestyle 12 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Old and new, co-existing happily?

It used to be associated with the railways. Today, however, little old Brickfields is increasingly being associated with the huge development known as Kuala Lumpur Sentral. While the spill over effects from the development are already evident, folk familiar with Brickfikekls hope that iits charm and unique idenitty will not be lost.

Education 05 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Tough going for the blind at varsity

The paper chase is difficult enough for the sighted. For the visually impaired, the hardship is multiplied. In the concluding two-part series on their plight, KAREN CHAPMAN and HARIATI AZIZAN speak to blind students and workers on how they cope.

Education 05 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

In pursuit of a dream

Education 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

An equal chance for the blind

Is blindness a barrier to becoming a good teacher? KAREN CHAPMAN and HARIATI AZIZAN speak to a few visually impaired teachers to find out how they cope.

Nation 17 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Another blind woman faces shattered dreams

Visually impaired Pua Ming Hui, 23, battled the odds to obtain a first-class honours degree in Language and Linguistics from Universiti Malaya.