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Nation 05 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Minister: PAS man has no right to seize items

The PAS-led Terengganu government's Jawatankuasa Syura RakyatI/I>(JSR) member has no right to confiscate items donated to flood victims, said National Unity and Social Development Minister Datuk Seri Dr Siti Zaharah Sulaiman.

Nation 05 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

More cases of violence reported in Sarawak

A total of 177 cases of violence has been reported to One-Stop Crisis Centres (OSCC) at the four major hospitals in Sarawak in the first six months of this year, up from 149 in the corresponding period last year.

Letters 30 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Growing up in shadow of AIDS

Six years ago, Faridah's family opened their hearts and home to Adik, a HIV+ baby abandoned at the Penang General Hospital. Other HIV+ children are not so fortunate, reports IVY SOON, who highlights their plight as World AIDS Day is commemorated Monday.

Nation 24 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

No Raya joy for Zul’s family

Nushila Zulkifli, like all eight-year-olds, loves it when Hari Raya comes around because it will mean new clothes, toys and lots of food.

Nation 15 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Disabled neighbours rely on each other

Disabled neighbours Mohd Noor Likin and Abu Kassim Buyong depend on each other every evening when preparing their I>buka puasa/Imeals.

Nation 12 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Irrefutable right of rulers to confer awards, says MB

THE poser over the alleged excess of Datukships in the country has drawn mixed responses from two Mentris Besar, after I>Mingguan Malaysia/Icarried comments on the matter by columnist Awang Selamat.

Nation 08 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

RM300 aid going to all flood victims in Penang

The RM300 compensation for every family affected by the floods in Penang last month is for all - irrespective of race, religion and political background, Deputy Agriculture Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shariff Omar said.

Lifestyle 06 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

Calling for equal opportunities

The Education Act is in need of amendments to ensure that the disabled have equal rights. In a two-part series, HELEN CHIN, a lawyer and a mother of a special needs child, expounds on the Bar Council's memorandum to the Government on why changes are necessary.

Nation 29 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Federal aid sought to shift 600 families

The Penang state will appeal to the Federal Government to bear the cost of relocating more than 600 families in north Seberang Prai who will be displaced by the much-delayed Sungai Muda flood mitigation project.

Nation 26 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Teen son’s fate on widow’s mind now

Just when peace has settled on the family of a woman whose husband was allegedly killed by their 15-year-old son, now comes the worry about the boy's fate.