Monday, April 19, 2021

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The struggles that continue after war

Retired soldier A Arullapan left war and conflict behind him years ago but today, he faces a struggle of another kind. Money is short and it is up to him to take care of his wife and son who are both debilitated.
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In Kedah interior, a cry for help over water

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.

Never too old to climb another tree

It doesn't pay as much as it used to, but Che At Bahadun, 74, does what he can to earn a living climbing coconut trees to pick the fruit.

The long trek for water in Kedah interior

In Baling, a rural district in Kedah bordering Perak and Thailand, pipe water is patchy at best, and many residents are forced to depend on rivers for their water supply.

Lost in translation no more

With fewer than 100 registered sign language interpretors in the country, communication can be a challenge for the deaf and the mute. But the Malaysian Federation of the Deaf is determined to do what it can to change this.
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In Sarawak, river taxis struggle to stay afloat

These traditional ferry operators have transported passengers for decades, but their business is now threatening to go under as the impact of Covid-19 continues.
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Talk, Now with Shahidan Kassim

Veteran Perlis Umno leader Shahidan Kassim does not mince with words even when it comes to criticising his own party leaders, as Dangsuria Zainurdin finds out in this second episode of Talk, Now.
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Meet the height specialists

These men have brought new meaning to reaching new heights in their careers.

Keeping the blood bank stocked

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.

Cheers, fears and some tears as kids head back to school

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.
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Talk, Now with Art Harun

Dewan Rakyat Speaker Azhar Harun talks to Dangsuria Zainurdin about his childhood and music, the joy of kampung life, the sorrows of high posts, and the personal toll that comes with it – in this pilot episode of Talk, Now.

Covid keeps lion dance backstage this year

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.

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