Period poverty continues despite naysayers
An advocacy group says the root issue is that people are still unable to afford even basic necessities such as pads.
Daily struggles in a Felda settlement
The villagers are not against the increase in FGV board allowances but say now is not the right time.
National Recovery Council calls for targeted subsidy system
This is to ensure that only those truly in need benefit from such initiatives, it says.
Cost of living, price of goods among issues to be raised in Dewan Rakyat
Questions will also be raised on hardcore poverty and plans to ensure that Kuala Lumpur is flood-free.
‘All they want is love’: The mother raising her disabled children alone
Two of K Goomathi's three children have special needs, but her devotion to them never flags.
Raising two disabled children on love and RM500 a month
K Goomathi, who has spent years raising her children on her own, is determined to do everything she can to give them a good life.
Single mum with disabled children worries about keeping a roof overhead
K Goomathi lives in constant fear that one day, her ex-husband will ask for the house back.
Travelling 12km for water every two days
Water poverty, a lack of access to clean and treated water, is a problem especially in rural areas and the interior.
What RM100 means to the hardcore poor
While RM100 may seem a pittance to some, it can feed a poor family for a week.
Govt announces extra RM100 cash aid for B40 households
The RM100 for households and RM50 for singles under the Bantuan Keluarga Malaysia initiative is meant to help them tackle the cost of living and increase in price of goods, says PM.
When the urban poor renovate their homes on the sly
The illegal renovations are part of a larger pattern of indifference, driven by what appears to be a lack of options for the hard-core poor.
PN to embark on nationwide farming in new project to help poor families
PN chairman Muhyiddin Yassin says the crops can be given to the poor or sold for cheap.