Awareness slowly rising about period poverty
The Selayang Municipal Council has been distributing sanitary kits to those who cannot afford the items needed for basic personal hygiene.
Villagers in rural Kedah fear fallout if quarry project continues
They are concerned about the damage to the environment as well as the dangers to their own health and safety.
In rural Kedah, clean water supply still a pipe dream for villagers
They have had to resort to creating their own pipeline in addition to depending on the river for the water they need each day.
Umno dominates in PN govt, Shahidan tells Tok Mat
The Perlis Umno strongman also questions the need to decide on the party's ties with Bersatu this weekend.
When care, not neglect, lands the elderly in old folks’ homes
A good number are there because their families realise their need for professional care.
The struggles of the sightless in a society blind to their woes
Everyday tasks like withdrawing money are a huge challenge while amenities meant specifically for them are often hijacked by others.
Signing the deaf and mute away from the margins
A lack of people who understand sign language has left many who have hearing and speaking impediments adrift with no way of communicating with the rest of society.
Tourism sector inches back to life with relaxed travel restrictions for some states
Industry players hail the green light for tourism travel between RMCO states as a good sign.
Banking on new blood to keep going
The National Blood Centre has seen a 14% drop in blood donations since the Covid-19 pandemic hit last year.
When school SOPs are breached – but not just by students
Some students are finding it difficult to comply with health SOPs, but they are far from being the only ones.
No pain, no gain? The dangers behind picture-perfect posts
Experts warn against going to extremes to look good on social media, to the point of endangering mental and physical health.
Orang Asli still doubtful about Covid-19 jabs
The Department of Orang Asli Development says it is joining forces with the health ministry to ensure that no one from the community is left behind in the national vaccination programme.
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