In the San Peng flats
The flats, built in 1972, are patrolled each night by members of the residents' association who do their best to keep it safe.
Most hardcore poor from Bumiputera community, says Rafizi
The poverty rate for Bumiputeras is 7.2%, followed by the Indians (4.8%) and the Chinese (1.4%).
The trouble with targeted subsidies in tackling cost of living
The Federation of Malaysian Consumers Associations says determining who should receive assistance would require a detailed study.
For the urban poor, even RM5 is too much for a meal
The government's affordable food programme is still out of reach for many, especially those with large families.
Cash aid no fix for poverty, says economist
Government handouts have been a norm ever since the administration of Najib Razak, who first introduced the cash aid programme known as BR1M.
A CNY of counting blessings for Suki and her dad
Their celebration will be small but full of gratitude for the help they have received.
Floods, rising sea levels threaten wave of poverty for homeowners
Housing areas in certain locations might no longer be safe, but residents would still have to pay their mortgages.
Blinded by diabetes, ex-security guard lives on hope and determination
All Lim Bun Lai wants is to one day see the faces of his wife and son again.
A busy mother's love for her daughter
With her daughter in a wheelchair and a thousand and one things to do, Deepavali will be quiet for M Kalaichelvi but she doesn't mind.
No Deepavali cheer for family at low-cost flat
With one daughter confined to a wheelchair, M Kalaichelvi has her hands full just supporting her family.
'Just let her walk again': A mother's hope this Deepavali
M Kanchana was only nine years old when her health began to fail, and at 13, she is wheelchair-bound.
The young man living at an old folks' home
Ahmad Zahrin Anas is happy at his unconventional home but wishes he could do more for himself and the people around him.