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Metro News 03 May 2019 | 12:00 AM

Shop for Raya and help the needy

SHOP at Mydin this festive season while contributing to a good cause.

Nation 28 Mar 2019 | 12:00 AM

No mercy for syndicates that use kids to beg, warns Yeoh

NO mercy for syndicates that use children to beg, Deputy Women, Family and Community Develop­ment Minister Hannah Yeoh has warned.

Nation 27 Mar 2019 | 4:24 AM

No mercy for those who use children to beg, says Hannah

KUALA LUMPUR: No mercy will be shown to syndicates that use children to beg, warns Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh.

On The Political Ground 30 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

What you see is not what you get in Semporna

ON the surface, Parti Warisan Sabah has won 4-0 in Semporna in the wild, wild east coast of Sabah.

Nation 22 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

DPM: We aim to get into Tier 1

EXCLUSIVE: PUTRAJAYA: A special court to handle human trafficking cases has been set up as part of the measures to get Malaysia into the top-ranked Tier 1 list of countries in the US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TiP) annual report by 2020.

Nation 06 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Rescued child beggars can stay in Social Welfare homes

PETALING JAYA: Children rescued from begging activities can be temporarily placed in shelter homes or places of safety run by the Social Welfare Department.

Nation 05 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Begging for the human traffickers

EXCLUSIVE: Stroll through the busiest parts of Kuala Lumpur and you will run into a group of foreign child beggars forced to beg not out of poverty but to benefit syndicates linked to human traffickers. Rescue operations save the young victims and haul in the workers, but the masterminds remain anonymous and at large – free to continue the cycle.

Nation 05 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Ailing father, or the boss of child beggars?

KUALA LUMPUR: The unit on the seventh floor of an apartment complex in Seri Nilam, Bandar Baru Ampang, was bare but clean.

Nation 05 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cops: Buying books from child beggars only enriches rings

PETALING JAYA: Those who buy religious books from and give donations to child beggars are only feeding the syndicates that exploit the children.

Nation 05 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Cops go hunting but victims know nothing

KUALA LUMPUR: Their victims know them only as “boss” or by their initials and nicknames.