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Community 09 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

SPDP chief: Urgent need to stop rural addiction

MIRI: The drug menace is threatening native communities in longhouse settlements in rural and semi-rural locations in northern Sarawak.

Community 27 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Women’s group sets up hotline for abuse victims

KUCHING: Women and children involved in violence need not suffer in silence as they can call the women crisis phoneline by Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS).

Community 17 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Penang tops list of drug haunts

GEORGE TOWN: Penang recorded the highest number of drug addicts in the country in the past four years.

Community 09 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Alcohol a gateway to major issues for children

CHILDREN who have access to cheap alcohol can develop addiction or even worse Alcohol Dependance Syndrome (ADS), said consultant psychiatrist Datuk Dr Andrew Mohanraj.

Community 26 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Five decades of nurturing children

WITH his lanky build, bright blue eyes and thick moustache, deacon Jerker Sandegard is a familiar face to many in Brickfields for the past 50 years.

Community 19 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Drug addicts on the rise

KUCHING: Drug addict cases in the state have increased over time according to Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) statistics.

Community 27 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Teen puffers on the rise

AN average of 50 to 60 teenagers are picking up the smoking habit daily nationwide and this is worrying, said the Health Ministry.

Community 13 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Illegal gambling operators’ modus operandi exposed

MIRI: At a glance, their premises looks like a coffee or a mobilephone shop. But it is just a set up to cover up their illegal digital online gambling operation from the public and the authorities.

Metro News 25 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

A place for troubled youths to seek help

MIRI: The Sarawak government will study the feasibility of setting up a One Stop Counselling Centre to address social problems in the state.

Metro News 12 Dec 2017 | 12:00 AM

Drug threats in the highlands

MIRI: Peaceful settlements in the Ba’kelalan highlands in northernmost Sarawak are seeing a surge in juvenile delinquency.