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Senior citizens, poor and disabled receive food aid

BINTANGOR: A group of 50 senior citizens, poor and persons with disabilities (OKU) received contributions in the form of food essentials under the Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) ziarah programme, which is currently touring Meradong constituency to help the...

Fingerless S. Korean becomes world’s 1st disabled person to climb all 14 Himalayan peaks

SEOUL: A fingerless South Korean mountaineer has climbed all of the world's 14 highest mountains in the Himalayas, a local alpine club said Monday, becoming the world's first person with a disability to accomplish such a feat, Yonhap news...

Call us ‘people with disabilities

PwDs want term ‘cacat’ replaced ‘OKU’ KUALA LUMPUR: The community of people with disabilities (PwDs) is seeking the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry to replace the work “cacat” (disabled) in its term “Elaun Pekerja Cacat or EPC” (Allowance for...

Ministry to review courses for disabled

KUCHING: The Ministry of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development will review the vocational skills courses offered to people with disabilities in the state. Its minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said the Samarahan Rehabilitation Centre in Kota Samarahan...

Provide job opportunities for disabled, help them out of poverty

KUALA LUMPUR: As the country is battling the Covid-19 pandemic, the government and corporate sector have been urged to provide employment opportunities for persons with disabilities (PwDs), especially those from the B40. Senator Datuk Ras Adiba Radzi said if all...

Thumbs-up to training centre for disabled

KUCHING: The establishment of a training centre in the state for the disabled to further their education after completing the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) received positive feedback from members of the public. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development...

Six nabbed over death of disabled girl

KUALA LUMPUR: The father and grandaunt of a disabled five-year-old girl were among six individuals arrested to facilitate investigation into the girl’s tragic death at a house in Kampung Sungai Cincin, Gombak, here recently. The brutal act against the girl...

Disabled delivery rider on ‘frontline’ of virus war

GOMBAK: Diminutive Malaysian delivery rider Muhammad Sidek Osman cuts a striking figure weaving through traffic on a modified four-wheeled motorbike on his way to drop off food. Birth complications left him stooped and shorter than average at just 108 centimetres,...

Diapers, special milk for disabled woman

KUCHING: A disabled woman recently received aid in the form of diapers and a special milk powder from Hope Place, a local non-governmental organisation. Bong Kian Loah, 24, lives with her parents who are farmers in Siburan and has a...

Budget should also focus on disabled

KUCHING: Budget 2021 should be exclusive and comprehensive for all walks of life in Malaysia without the need to make Employees Provident Fund (EPF) withdrawals. “This is because not everyone is an EPF contributor such as masseurs, street musicians (buskers),...
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10k in Tanjong Manis to receive food aid

KUCHING: Another 10,000 households in the Tanjong Manis parliamentary constituency will be receiving food aid soon. Urban Development and Natural...
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