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IPOH, May 23 — The Health Ministry said it encouraged insurance companies to provide coverage for mental illness, even as almost two out of 10 teenagers reported depression.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): The Wesak Day was celebrated by Buddhists across the country on Sunday (May 19) in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symb...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Wesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists across the country today in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symbolises the unity of the c...
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Buddhists celebrated Wesak Day today by visiting temples early in the morning to carry out religious rituals and pay tribute to Siddharta Gautama, the founder of the religion.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — The Wesak Day is celebrated by Buddhists across the country today in peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, in line with the practice of religious freedom that symbolises the uni...
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Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman said the responsibility of helping those with mental health issues must be shared by all ministries.
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PETALING JAYA: Four out of 10 teens in Malaysia have suicidal thoughts when they face problems. They tend to turn to social media to find solace, reveals a study on youths’ cyber wellness.
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GOMBAK: The responsibility of helping those with mental health issues must be shared by all ministries, says Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.
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GENEVA (May 15): Malaysia will continue to strive to strengthen the role of women in disaster risk management to ensure that 100 percent of the population are covered and benefit from risk reduction a...
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GENEVA, May 15 — Malaysia will continue to strive to strengthen the role of women in disaster risk management to ensure that 100 per cent of the population are covered and benefit from risk reductio...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 15): Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh has come up with a counter proposal to the "scaled down" plan for the controversial Taman Rimba Kiara condominium project proposed by Federal Territories...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) said as climate change is largely influenced by human activities, the family institution plays an important role in helpin...
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Patients can be a pain, and nurses often "rescue" doctors from tight situations, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.Dr Wan Azizah, who is also the Women, Family and Develop...
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KUALA LUMPUR: In conjunction with Mother’s Day celebration, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) expressed her gratitude to mothers throughout the country for the sacrific...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 12 — In conjunction with Mother's Day celebration, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail expressed her gratitude to mothers throughout the country for the sacri...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): In conjunction with Mother's Day celebration, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail expressed her gratitude to mothers throughout the country for the sacrifices they have made to ensure that their families are safe and complete.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 9 — Women, Family and Children Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh today thanked overseas Malaysians for going the distance to vote in Pakatan Harapan (PH) on May 9 last year.
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PETALING JAYA: A video showing a man molesting an unconscious woman in a car went viral on the social media yesterday.
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IPOH: Discussions on the legal marriage age for Muslim children will be brought to the state legislative assembly, says Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu.
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KUALA LUMPUR: One year after taking office as the country’s first female Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail feels that her journey to contribute for the betterment of the nation will never end.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Pakatan Harapan (PH) Government has laid strong foundations via a well-run administration to keep Malaysia on t...
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SANDAKAN (May 7): DAP candidate for the Sandakan by-election Vivian Wong Shir Yee is the better choice for Sandakan voters because she is young and qualified and well known among the local folk, said ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The role of Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail in politics will come “full circle” once her husband Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim takes over as the country’s number one.
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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail says her role in politics will come to a “full circle” once her husband, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, takes over as the country’s number one.Speaking at a media ...
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One year after taking office as the country’s first female Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail feels that her self-improvement journey to contribute for the betterment of the ...
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The i-Suri incentive scheme will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and indigenous people of Sabah and Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the target group eligible for i-Suri will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and indigenous people of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the target group eligible for i-Suri will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and the indigenous people of Saba...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the target group eligible for i-Suri will be expanded to include the Orang Asli community and indigenous people o...
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Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Malaysia (Bosch AA) introduced a car and road safety campaign called ‘Drive for Life’ to raise awareness among drivers on the importance of regular vehicle maintenance...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A preliminary examination conducted by the Social Welfare Department on the daughter of cosmetics entrepreneur Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri following allegations of child abuse did not show any implication.
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PUTRAJAYA, May 4 — There should be a database on women security in the country and the region to address this issue more effectively, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the role of the media remains important for check and balance in a healthy democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the role of the media remains important for check and balance in a healthy democracy.
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 3): In a rare move for Asia, Malaysia has appointed its first female top judge, leading to calls from human rights activists on Friday to reform the country's judiciary and improve t...
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PUTRAJAYA (May 3): There are several potential areas for cooperation which can be established between Malaysia and Argentina despite geographical distance between the two countries, says Deputy Prime ...
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SHAH ALAM, May 3 ― Surrounded by toy cars and action figures such as Star Wars hero Padme Amidala, DAP representatives Steven Sim and Shakir Ameer sought to connect with Selangorians in a hipster-ge...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): Talks between the Transport Ministry and the General Insurance Association of Malaysia (PIAM) on the proposal to reward prudent drivers are in the final stages.
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PETALING JAYA, May 1 — The surprise win by Pakatan Harapan last year has been a relative boon to local civil society, but perhaps even more so for the sometimes maligned Muslim women’s rights grou...
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PUTRAJAYA: Trustworthiness and loyalty to the nation are traits that should be inculcated among workers as they are pillars of a country’s progress, says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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PUTRAJAYA: Trustworthiness and loyalty to the nation are traits that should be inculcated among workers as they are pillars of a country’s progress, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wa...
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PUTRAJAYA: The National Social Council in its meeting today raised the need for all ministries to be involved in fulfilling government agreements at the international level.
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ALOR GAJAH: The Malacca government is committed to help encourage the communities, especially women and veterans to adopt a healthy lifestyle through sports.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Chairperson of Qatar Foundation For Education, Science and Community Development (QF) and Education Above All (EAA), Her Highness Sheikha Moza Nasser will make a special visit to Malaysi...
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Kobra Samim, who rides for Afghanistan’s national cycling team, wrote on Facebook that women’s participation in sport is her “red line” as the US tries to forge a peace deal with the Taliban.
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JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has unveiled his state executive council with three new faces joining the line-up, nine days after he was appointed as Johor's Menter...
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JOHOR BARU: Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal has unveiled his state executive council with three new faces joining the line-up, nine days after he was appointed as Mentri Besar.
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JOHOR BARU: Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has sent out a message to the 10 newly sworn-in state executive councillors.The Johor Ruler wants them to work closely with Mentri Besar Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government has allocated about RM17 million for the establishment of additional Pusat Aktiviti Warga Emas (PAWE) or senior citizens activity centres from 2018 to 2023, according to D...
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Six women, including Barra, and five men complete the slate of members up for shareholders’ approval at the annual meeting.
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PETALING JAYA: The government’s plan to “right size” the civil service will not affect the 1% employment quota set aside for persons with disabilities (OKU), says Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 20 — The government's plan to the reduce the size of the civil service will not affect the policy of having one per cent participation by OKU (people with different abilities), s...
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PETALING JAYA: The government's plan to rightsize the civil service will not affect the 1% employment quota set aside for persons with disabilities (PWDs), says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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MIRI: State minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah is among Sarawak politicians who have conveyed their well-wishes to Christians who are celebrating Holy Week, the most sacred week in the Christian calender.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 17): The Government is committed to spurring excellence in Islamic management system to achieve the objective of sustainable development, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr W...
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KUALA LUMPUR, April 17 — Women should be free to think for themselves and make their own choice whether to wear or discard the hijab, says lawyer Latheefa Koya.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Women living with HIV can start their own business through the Malaysia AIDS Foundation-Berjaya (MAF) MyLady Assistance scheme.
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WASHINGTON, April 17 — Abolishing the myriad of obstacles for African women to become entrepreneurs must be a priority on a continent where poverty continues to grow, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georg...
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PUTRAJAYA: As of Dec 31 last year, 3,856 handicapped persons (OKU) or 0.31% of handicapped persons are employed in the public sector out of the total 1,268,701 posts in the country, said the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry.
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With the launching of a naval vessel by the wife of Defence Minister Mohamad Sabu in China coming under fire, the navy has come out to defend the move, saying that it is part of tradition.
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PUTRAJAYA: Seventy-three percent of the 7,047 homeless people who stayed at Anjung Singgah as at January this year have been given help to land jobs, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan...
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PUTRAJAYA, April 15 — Thirteen strategic partners of Yayasan Kebajikan Negara (YKN) today presented their sponsorships to the foundation and signed fresh Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with it.
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WASHINGTON, April 14 — As a professional woman in her late 30s, Kate Packard was keen to start investing.
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KUANTAN: The government continues to show its concern for people with disabilities (OKU) through a slew of allocations and policies, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Britain's Daily Star newspaper has stopped showing topless women on page three, becoming the last daily national newspaper to drop the regular soft-core porn feature that for years had been a staple o...
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PETALING JAYA: More than 17% of child abuse cases reported since 2013 were due to family disputes, says the Women, Family and Com­munity Development Ministry.
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Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh has encouraged parents to check if a potential babysitter or teacher has a prior record of child sexual offences.She said child abus...
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PARLIAMENT | The government has opted to appoint a commissioner instead of establishing a commission to resolve issues relating to the protection of children, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Women In Maritime Association Malaysia (MyWIMA) is actively working towards reducing the huge disparity between the male and female workforce in the maritime industry.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has formed a special projects team to ensure laws relating to gender equality are formed with consideration given to all parties.
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KUALA LUMPUR: There are plans to review archaic laws against door-to-door begging, says Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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IPOH, April 7 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail wants overlaps in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) provided by various ministries to be streamlined for th...
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KUANTAN, April 6 — The government has urged the parents and those directly involved in childcare to fully utilise the Registry System for Sexual Offenders against Children (eDKK) database.
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KUCHING: The Sarawak government is working to reduce the number of senior citizens registered at Rumah Seri Kenangan (old folks homes) and Desa Bina Diri in the state.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The target to have 1% of the civil service made up of people with disabilities especially those with autism can only be achieved if all are accepting of this group.
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SEREMBAN: It was just another day for former lorry driver L. Manikum as he carried out his daily chores helping out his wheelchair-bound wife when he heard an unfamiliar voice saying “hello” at hi...
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SEREMBAN (March 2): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has given her commitment that complaints from some Welfare Department (JKM) aid recipients in Rantau will be probed.
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SEREMBAN: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has given her commitment that complaints from some Welfare Department (JKM) aid recipients in Rantau will be probed.
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SEREMBAN, April 2 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail has given her commitment that complaints from some Welfare Department (JKM) aid recipients in Rantau will be probed.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry will be looking to collaborate with other ministries on how to further support those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Its Deputy Minister Hannah...
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PETALING JAYA, April 2 — A homegrown lingerie business owner came under fire after saying women should not blame men for rape and watching pornography.
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SEREMBAN (April 1): The government understands and is sensitive to the plight of the people, says Deputy Prime Minister D Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pictured).
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THE Joint Action Group for Gender Equality (JAG) condemns the statements made against Sisters in Islam (SIS) by PAS MP Siti Zailah Mohd Yusoff in relation to SIS’s receipt of financial support from ...
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WE refer to the article “Yeoh defends decision to give RM20k from ministry funds to SIS” (The Star, March 21; online at bit.ly/star_funds) addressing the financial support pledged by the Women, Fa...
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SEREMBAN, March 31 — The government understands and is sensitive to the plight of the people, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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DALAT, March 30 — The state Ministry of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development will set up a board to regulate, enhance and strengthen the development of the sago industry in Sarawak.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Do not use the religious agenda when it comes to protecting women’s rights, said Petaling Jaya Member of Parliament (MP) Maria Chin (pix) in referring to the remarks of a parliament me...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Do not use the religious agenda when it comes to protecting women’s righta, said Petaling Jaya Member of Parliament (MP) Maria Chin in referring to the remarks of a parlia...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Government allocations of funds must not be predicated on religious or ideological lines, an MP said today.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has been taking steps to reduce the organising of events, while increasing the number of policies that will benefit the people, said its minister D...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have detained a local woman, believed to be the operator of a centre for wayward girls in Rawang, yesterday to help investigations on alleged involvement with a baby for sale ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 6,936 homeless people have voluntarily registered at the five Anjung Singgah facilities available nationwide since its establishment in 2011.
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Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh urged members of the public approached by child beggars to report the matter to the authorities.
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KUALA LUMPUR: No mercy will be shown to syndicates that use children to beg, warns Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the government and private sectors must continue to play their respective roles in ensuring that their workers could strike...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 26): Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Government and private sector must continue to play their respective roles in ensuring that workers can stri...
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PUTRAJAYA, March 26 — Parents, schools and daycare centres are strongly encouraged to use a new registry for perpetrators of child sexual crimes to screen people who could care for their children.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 25 — Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad’s claim that cancelling a property project at Taman Rimba Kiara would cost over RM150 million is a “mythical” allegatio...
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Malaysians Against Pornography (MAP) should clarify the methodology of its study which found that about 80 percent of children aged between 10 to 17 intentionally had watched pornography last year.
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SERDANG, March 24 — Malaysians Against Pornography (MAP) should clarify the methodology of its study which found about 80 per cent of children aged between 10 and 17 intentionally watched pornograph...