A chat bot to promote kindness

KUALA LUMPUR: To drive a new kindness movement in Malaysia, the #StandTogether campaign has teamed up with U-Report to develop an interactive National Kindness Week chat bot targeted at schools.

Smells like team spirit: A group of students exploring the WhatsApp-based National Kindness Week chat bot.

‘Join us in creating a kinder M’sia’

KUALA LUMPUR: Students of the #StandTogether campaign have called on “the adults” to join them in creating a kinder Malaysia by observing National Kindness Week on the first week of April.

United force: Students, celebrities and VIPs from SP Setia, Star Media Group, Digi, Unicef Malaysia and International Medical University celebrating the launch of the 2019 StandTogether National Kindness Week. The campaign was officiated by VIPs including Tengku Zatashah (12th from right), Wan Mohd Zahid (13th from right), and Wong (fourth from right).

Movement set to grow even further next year

PETALING JAYA: The #StandTogether kindness movement by R.AGE and SP Setia is set to grow even further next year, as it continues to call for a National Kindness Week to be observed every first week of April.

The Star R.AGE's kindness campaign honoured at HK digital media summit

HONG KONG: The #StandTogether National Kindness Week campaign by SP Setia and R.AGE was honoured with a gold award at the Digital Media Asia summit.

Star Media Group managing director and chief executive officer Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai (second from left) celebrating the #StandTogether campaign’s award win at the Digital Media Summit in Hong Kong. With him are (from left) R.AGE journalist Shanjeev Reddy,  Yee and Star Media Group chief content officer Esther Ng.

Maszlee pledges to introduce more kindness into school system

IPOH: Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik has pledged to introduce more kindness into the school system, including through the successful #StandTogether National Kindness Week introduced earlier this year.

Quality education: Yee and Dr Maszlee discussing the importance of the StandTogether kindness campaign at the World Unesco Day event in Ipoh.

SMK Rantau Panjang’s a winner

KLANG: SMK Rantau Panjang’s efforts in spreading kindness through social media were rewarded when Selangor princess Tengku Zatashah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah dropped by the school for a special assembly on Monday.

Royal support: Tengku Zatashah taking a picture during the assembly with students of SMK Rantau Panjang Klang at the school hall.

Kindness goes a long way

PETALING JAYA: Kindness can be its own reward but a sponsored Teachers Day celebration didn’t hurt the students and staff of Sri KDU secondary school, who won Digi’s #5DaysBaikHatiChallenge.

Winning ways: Ling (left) and Jinnyboy after a talk on cyberbullying with students at Sri KDU in Petaling Jaya.

Addressing bullying in schools

STUDENTS of social science 101 will be familiar with the theory of unintended consequences of purposive action.

Dr Wan Mohd Zahid is welcomed by Old Edwardians Association Malaysia president Mohaideen Mohd Ishack at SMK King Edward XII in Taiping.

Unicef helps to make R.AGE’s kindness campaign a huge success

KOTA KINABALU: The #Stand­Together campaign received another boost when 10,000 people ran for kindness at the Unicef Borneo Marathon.

Stand together to stop bullies

WHILE it may be impossible to rid the world of bullying, understanding it may help us to counter this social issue and create a safer space for children.