For decades, villagers in Baling, Kedah, have struggled to deal with the lack of consistent water supply as daily disruptions force them to turn to alternative means of ensuring enough water for themselves and their families.
Institutions around the country have been floundering in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the National Blood Centre in Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur, is no exception. On several occasions, it has had enough supply to last only a few days as the virus and health measures put in place to control the spread of infection keep would-be donors at home.
A wide range of emotions is on display as students head back to school this week after a long enforced break from the physical classroom due to Covid-19. Mindful of public health concerns, authorities have put in place strict SOPs to circumvent further spread of infection but while some children can't wait to rejoin their friends in school, others may take a while more to adjust.
With much of the country still subject to restrictions on movements, the traditional lion dance has been far from the spotlight, forcing performers who normally rake in high profits this season to find other means of earning a living.