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KUALA LUMPUR: There were 3,293 new cases of HIV among Malaysians last year, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
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COMMENT | Suhakam repeats its call to the government to stop the detention of children, regardless of their status or documentation, as it contravenes the Convention on the Rights of the Child to whic...
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The views of the Sarawak State Assembly building taken from the air – Bernama file photo KUCHING: The financial management of a majority of Sarawak’s 32 ministries, departments and agencies last ...
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The views of the Sarawak State Assembly building taken from the air – Bernama file photo KUCHING: The financial management of a majority of Sarawak’s 32 ministries, departments and agencies last ...
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PETALING JAYA: Women’s groups and academicians want the government to seriously look into the rising number of child marriages among non-Muslims in the country, saying that the previous debate had focused too much on Muslims.
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PETALING JAYA: Although the debate on child marriages has often focused on Muslims, nuptials among non-Muslims below the age of 18 have gone up by about 20% annually in the past four years, with concerned groups blaming this on rising urban poverty and the lack of sex education.
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SERDANG: The Indonesian maid involved in the rape investigation on a Perak exco member is now under the care and responsibility of the Social Welfare Department, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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The maid who was allegedly raped by her employer who is a Perak state executive councillor has been placed under the appropriate care and protection, said Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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SERDANG: The maid who was allegedly raped by her employer, who is a Perak state executive councillor, has been placed under the care of the Welfare Department (JKM), according to Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azi...
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SERDANG: The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry has roped in the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) to expand its parenting skills course, according to Deputy Prime Minister Datuk S...
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SERDANG, July 13 — The government has added parenting skills to its Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) training list, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said today.
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SERDANG, July 13 — The Indonesian worker who accused Perak lawmaker Paul Yong of rape is currently in the care of the Welfare Department, the deputy prime minister said today.
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SIBU (July 13): All government agencies must set aside some funds from their operational budget to set up child daycare centres at their work place, said Women, Family and Community Development Deputy...
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(Standing, from left) Chang, Lau, and Yeoh stop by at a work station where adults with disability are undergoing work training programme run by the Agape Centre.
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SIBU: All government agencies must set aside some funds from their operational budget to set up child daycare centres at their work places, according to Women, Family and Community Development Deputy ...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The sessions court here today set Aug 5 for mention of a lawsuit filed by the Companies Commission of Malaysia (CCM) against two children of former Women, Family and Community Developmen...
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SIBU (July 12): All government agencies must set aside some funds from their operational budget to set up child daycare centres at their work place, said Women, Family and Community Development Deputy...
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IPOH, July 12 — Putrajaya should intervene and provide the necessary support to the alleged rape victim of Perak state executive councillor Paul Yong, MCA said today.
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BEIJING: Malaysia can use the expertise and technology of China to help children with special needs, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Star Foundation has received the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Leadership Award at the CSR Malaysia Awards 2019.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Companies should make the provision of childcare at the workplace as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, said Deputy Minister of Women, Family and Community ...
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Wan Azizah Wan shares a light moment with puplis during her visits to the Children Speech and Hearing Rehabilitation and Research Centre.
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 11): Companies should make the provision of childcare at the workplace as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives, said Deputy Minister of Women, Family and ...
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Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said that Malaysia should cooperate with China to use the latest technology to help these children so that they will not be left out in the de...
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BEIJING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail’s four-day official visit to China has met its objective to further enhance bilateral ties and understanding between Malaysia and C...
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BEIJING: Malaysia is planning to work with China in developing programmes for children with hearing and speech impairment.
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WE, the Reproductive Rights Advocacy Alliance Malaysia (RRAAM), refer to the letter “Sex ed empowers our young” (The Star, July 2, online at https://bit.ly/2xGqSfE). We applaud the Women, Family a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 — Rania Zara Medina is not the first transgender appointed to the Health Ministry’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) committee, Malaysia Public Health Experts Association...
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BEIJING (July 10): Malaysia will continue to welcome quality global investments including from China, especially in capital intensive, high-skilled and technologically advanced projects, said Deputy P...
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KUCHING: Abusing synthetic drugs which are produced by mixing chemical substances such as syabu and amphetamine is on the rise among Sarawakian youths.
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PETALING JAYA: A red flag has been raised on the number of child sex offenders who are children themselves.
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Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah KUCHING: Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women and Childhood Development Miister Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah said there is no guarantee of life-long marriage for couples who pas...
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Fatimah (standing front, centre) in a photo-call with her ministry staff, including the APC 2019 recipients, at the event.
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SONGKHLA: Thai police saved 49 victims of human trafficking, including a four-year-old, believed to be waiting to be smuggled into Malaysia.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — Putrajaya is proposing an online compatibility quiz made accessible to singles as well as young couples before they decide to get married.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Cheating on their spouses and in-laws getting involved in marriages are among the main reasons behind divorce cases involving young couples, the Dewan Rakyat was told.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is mulling introducing a compatibility test for dating couples intending to get married, says Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh
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BEIJING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is on a four-day official visit to China from Monday, made a courtesy call on Vice-President Wang Qishan in Zhongnanhai here tod...
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BEIJING (July 9): Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is on a four-day official visit to China from Monday, made a courtesy call on Vice-President Wang Qishan in Z...
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THIS is in response to the letter by Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar that was published yesterday in The Star, “Sex education must be guided by our values” (July 8; online at bit.ly/star_sexeducate).
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BEIJING, July 9 — Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is on a four-day official visit to China from Monday, made a courtesy call on Vice-President Wang Qishan in...
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JULY 8 — This is in response to Dr Rafidah Hanim Mokhtar’s letters published in Malaysiakini and The Star “Sex education should not disregard abstinence”.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Research is lacking on possible causality between parental neglect of children and the rising incidence of juvenile crimes, Women, Family and Community Development Deputy Mini...
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BEIJING: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail arrived here for her first official visit to China on Monday (July 8).
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PETALING JAYA: The yen for freedom is the main reason children run away from home, some never to be seen again.
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I REFER to the report “Enraged by rape of four-year-old girl “ (The Star, July 4; online at bit.ly/star_rage).
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Now more than ever it’s getting harder to keep up with tech news, what with companies releasing updates and new products at blazing speeds.
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BEIJING: Women development, children’s affairs and disaster management are on Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail’s agenda during her official visit to China.
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WHEN Oluwayimika Angel Adelaja-Kuye started Nigeria’s first vertical farming company, she already had years of experience advising governments under her belt. Yet as a woman, she still struggled to be taken seriously.
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SIBU: The present generation needs to know the history of Sarawak to understand the development of the state.
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BEIJING: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (pix) will be embarking on a four-day official visit to China from tomorrow to further bolster the bilateral relations between Malays...
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BEIJING, July 7 — Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail will be embarking on a four-day official visit to China from tomorrow to further bolster the bilateral relations between M...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — The government has confirmed it will execute a pilot project which could see hundreds of children moved out of immigration detention centres throughout the country.
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Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin told the Dewan Rakyat Thursday said the government is mulling doing away with the detention of undocumented children of illegal immigrants at immigration detenti...
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PETALING JAYA: Exposure to pornographic material has been singled out as the main cause of sexual abuse among children, and adults – including parents – are mostly to blame, said senior consultant...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department supports the plan to have an “alternative to detention” facilities for children of illegal immigrants, but says such premises must be able to accommodate parents or guardians of the children.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 4 — Putrajaya may introduce a pilot project that will provide better care for immigrant minors whose parents or guardians are locked up in detention centres, the home minister tol...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The government is mulling doing away with the detention of undocumented children of illegal immigrants at immigration detention centres, says Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.
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Jannie and Radoslaw showing the work of youths against child marriages.
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IPOH: The case of a 12-year-old boy being held for rape has floored Malaysians, especially since he was said to have been influenced by the videos that he watched.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 15,042 children and teenagers were reported missing from 2011 to May this year, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said.
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The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is in the process of shutting down the unregistered nursery where a four-year-old girl was raped by a 12-year-old boy.Its minister Datuk Seri Dr Wa...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today advised parents to monitor and control the use of smartphones by their children to ensure that they are not influenced by negative infl...
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today advised parents to monitor and control the use of smartphones by their children to ensure that they are not influenced by negative infl...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today advised parents to monitor and control the use of smartphones by their children to ensure that they are not influenced by negative influences su...
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Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail (photo, above) today advised parents to monitor and control the use of smartphones by their children to ensure they are not influenced by negative influences such as pornograp...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The nursery where a four-year-old girl was allegedly raped by the babysitter's 12-year-old son will be shut down, Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said on Wednesda...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Two undocumented Filipino children under two years old, who are currently being held at the Bukit Jalil Immigration detention centre, will be returned to their home country today.
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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail paid tribute yesterday to media practitioners, saying they play an important role in the unification of the peopl...
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The Immigration Department will deport two undocumented children to their home country of Philippines tomorrow, the department’s director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud reportedly said.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 2 — Women, Family and Community Development deputy minister Hannah Yeoh today expressed disappointment with the continued detention of two Filipino babies at the Bukit Jalil Immig...
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JOHOR BARU, July 2 — A new initiative to promote the usage of the Tebrau Shuttle Service among tourists from the Woodlands Train Checkpoint to JB Sentral station will hopefully ease the notorious co...
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BATU GAJAH, Perak: A 12-year-old boy allegedly raped a four-year-old girl three times after being influenced by porn videos he watched on a mobile phone, police said on Tuesday (Jul 2).
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail paid tribute today to media practitioners, saying they play an important role in the unification of the people to create a balance in social ...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, July 2 — The Johor government is planning compulsory pre-marriage courses for non-Muslim couples to try and reduce divorce rates in the state, said an official.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Suriani Ahmad wasted little time in getting down to work as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry, with one of her stated priorities being for the...
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PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Datuk Suriani Ahmad has been appointed as the new secretary-general of the Communications and Multimedia Ministry.
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BANGI: Parents and people directly involved with children should check the background of their poten­tial employees against the registry of sexual offenders against children (e-DKK), which has received 68 applications since April.
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BANGI: Employers should play their role by addressing issues on married couples having to stay apart due to work commitments, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Pui (third left) presents a contribution to Pibakis Miri president Chiam Yun Chaw, witnessed by (from left) Mastapa, Dennis, Fatimah, Lee, Rosey, Ting and Stanley.
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Dr Wan Azizah (right) visits the Malaysian Islamic Training Institute (ILIM) in-house pre-school yesterday.
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BANGI: Employers should play their role to address issues on married couples having to stay apart due to work commitments, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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BANGI: Parents and persons who are directly involved with children are advised to fully utilise the registry of sexual offenders against children (e-DKK). Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Aziz...
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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail – Bernama file photo BANGI: Employers should play their role to address issues on married couples having to stay apart due to work commitments, said Deputy Prime...
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BANGI, June 30 — Employers should play their role to address issues on married couples having to stay apart due to work commitments, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail – Bernama file photo BANGI: Parents and persons who are directly involved with children  are advised to fully utilise the registry of sexual offenders against c...
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BANGI, June 30 — Parents and persons who are directly involved with children are advised to fully utilise the registry of sexual offenders against children (e-DKK). Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri...
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Pui (third left) presenting charity contribution to Miri Single Mothers Association chairperson Horry Bujang, witnessed by (from left) Mastapa Julaihi, Dennis, Fatimah, Lee, Rosey, Ting and Stanley.
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(From left) Fatimah joins Dr Wan Azizah in launching the state-level ‘Santuni Rakyat’ programme in Kuching.
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KUCHING: A total 111,879 women nationwide have registered with i-suri, a full-time housewives’ programme, as of May 31, 2019, according to Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
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KUCHING: The government has allocated RM5 million for the setting up of 47 more activity centres for senior citizens in parliamentary constituencies, said Deputy Prime Minister Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismai...
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IPOH: Bosses of business firms have been urged to take up a proposal to grant three days’ paternity leave for husbands whose wives have given birth.
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Dr Wan Azizah (centre) arriving at Kuching International Airport, greeted by Fatimah (on her right).
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Voon Shiak Ni KUCHING: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) Women national vice-president Voon Shiak Ni slammed Sadong MP Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri today for reportedly telling a forum in Kuala Lumpur that Sara...
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SEPANG: Seven out of 10 newborn babies found abandoned in Malaysia end up dead, police statistics showed.
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Fatimah presents a memento to Siaw in appreciation SIBU: There is a need to set up ‘Anjung Singgah Sibu and Soup Kitchen’ to help homeless people here.
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LETTER | The Association of Women Lawyers (AWL) refers to the statement issued to the press on behalf of Criminal Lawyers Annual Party 2019 (Clap ’19) on June 27, 2019, and strongly agree with the o...
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Dr Wan Azizah launches the campaign to curb baby dumping.
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Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said baby dumping cases are on the rise and must be tackled with urgency.Dr Wan Azizah, who is also the Women, Family and Community Developmen...
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SEPANG: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail today launched a campaign to curb baby dumping which she said is a serious issue that must be addressed immediately.