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Negri Ruler calls for unity and peace

Yang di-Pertuan Besar Tuanku Ja'afar Tuanku Abdul Rahman has called on Malaysians to remain united and maintain a high level of tolerance.


Ex-addict gives back to society

Waiting constantly for free handouts of food and personal items was what eventually turned Ma Kong Loi away from a life of drugs and wrongdoing.


Firms slammed for not caring

Corporations and financial institutions that fail to fulfil their social obligations came under fire from several backbenchers during the tabling of an amendment to the Housing Loans Fund Act.


PM: A standard school timetable for all

The Government has proposed that a standard school timetable be used nationwide to allow children to simultaneously receive educational radio and television programmes and take part in teleconferencing.


Report on ‘build and sell’ being prepared

A report containing details on the 'build and sell' concept is being prepared by the Housing and Local Government Ministry for consideration by the Cabinet.


Tee gets special service award

Although she took a bullet in her chest when a Thai man ran amok and fired four shots at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital last December, it did not deter her from continuing to serve as a Malaysian Red Crescent Society volunteer.


Boy donates proceeds from sale of book to Unicef

It is indeed rare to hear of a five-year-old boy writing a children's book. But it is more extraordinary when that same boy decides to donate all the proceeds from the sale of his book to help the cause of underprivileged children.


Event raises RM500,000 for charity

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and his deputy Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak were among 60 dignitaries and corporate figures who helped to 'put a smile on a child's face' when they took part in a TV3 charity golf event on Saturday.


We are fortunate to live in Malaysia, says aid worker

Malaysians are fortunate to live in the land of plenty and do not know that they have a lot until they travel, said head teacher Fauziah Tahar who returned from Sri Lanka recently.


Doing no evil

In my many years of observing our society, I have come to the conclusion that we are a really contradictory people. We espouse our supposed beliefs and values and then do exactly the opposite. We pride ourselves on being polite, gentle people and then get very bloodthirsty every time something nasty happens. Our environment has changed so much yet we remain afraid of that change and seek to impose more and more controls so that things will stay the same. It#8217;s quite weird and fascinating at the same time.