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Nation 09 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cops do not rule out arson in foreshore fire probe

Police have not ruled out arson as the cause of the pre-dawn fire which killed two sisters and injured another family of four at the Noordin Street Ghaut foreshore area on Tuesday.

Nation 10 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tough laws for incest

Incestuous rape will carry a prison term of between 15 and 30 years and a minimum 10 strokes of the rotan, the Cabinet has decided.

Nation 05 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Please place me in any home, pleads abused teen

A 17-year-old girl, who claims that she is frequently abused by her father and cursed by her mother, has asked to be placed under the care of the Welfare Department.

Nation 07 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Parents, pregnant woman airlifted from floods

An unidentified businessman chartered a helicopter to airlift his elderly parents, who were among some 3,000 villagers stranded in the floods in Bau on Wednesday.

Nation 16 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Mum hopes trio will walk again

Housewife P. Mageswary shuttles often between her squatter shack in Kampung Sri Puchong and Universiti Hospital in Kuala Lumpur.

Nation 19 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Safe haven under a bridge Marooned gypsies to be given assistance

For several months, two ethnic Filipino sea gypsy families have found shelter under a bridge in the heart of Kota Kinabalu city.

Nation 07 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Provide financial aid to families of ISA detainees'

The Home Ministry should provide families of Internal Security Act (ISA) detainees with financial support in lieu of the loss of income caused by the detention, the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia said.

Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah to help fire victims

The state government will assist some 3,000 people, who were made homeless in Tuesday's fire that destroyed 500 houses, to rebuild their houses, Chief Minister designate Datuk Musa Aman said yesterday.

Nation 08 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Problems of single mums revealed

A study has shown that many single mothers from broken marriages in Sarawak face a host of problems and regret getting married when they were too young.

Nation 09 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Channels to help needy

The Welfare Department wants the public to stop giving donations directly to beggars. It plans to establish a new 'mechanism' which will see public donations being disbursed to those in need through 'proper channels'.