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Senior citizen grateful to have received vaccine

BY MUHAMMAD AMMAR SHAFIQ HAMZAH KUCHING: Seventy-four-year-old Endot Airuddin is grateful that she was fully vaccinated against Covid-19 when she was found positive with the virus. “I was down only with mild symptoms,” she said, and after going through the experience, she...

Ministry never issued directive for senior citizens to return driving licence

KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry (MOT) has never issued any directive for senior citizens aged 70 and above to return their driving licence, said its Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. He said driving competency should not be measured...

Rep presents wheelchair to needy elderly

KUCHING: Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi recently visited a needy senior citizen at Bintawa Hilir here on Monday (Sept 20). The Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) said the Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) contributed...

Senior citizen loses RM400,000 in parcel scam

SEREMBAN: A senior citizen in Port Dickson lost RM400,000 in a parcel scam after befriending a woman on social media since June last year. Negeri Sembilan Commercial CID chief Supt Aibee Ab Ghani said the 78-year-old retiree claimed that he...

Out-of-quarantine elderly man killed in ambulance accident

KUANTAN: A senior citizen who had just been discharged from hospital quarantine for Covid-19 was killed when the ambulance he was in lost control and skidded into a drain at KM 21 Jalan Pekan-Batu Balik in Pekan on Monday...

Illicit fags seized, senior citizen held

MUKAH: Police seized contraband cigarettes worth RM17,800 in a store at Selangau town during a raid last Sunday (July 25). Mukah district police chief DSP Muhamad Rizal Alias said the police carried out an integrated crime prevention operations at 11.30am...

Fear of not able to kiss grandkids prompts centenarian to get vaccinated

KANGAR: A centenarian here, decided to get her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine today (July 7) for fear that she would not be able to hug and kiss her grandchildren anymore. Som Raman, 103, who is affectionately known as Nek Som from Kampung Balik Guar is...

92-year-old agrees to get vaccinated after persuasion

ALOR GAJAH: It took almost a week for family members to persuade 92-year-old Puchat Lubak, believed to be the oldest resident in the Bukit Payung Orang Asli Village, to finally agree to be given the Covid-19 vaccine. She received the vaccine...

Senior citizen gets a new wheelchair

KUCHING: A senior citizen from Kampung Jaya Bakti here received a new wheelchair – to replace his old unusable one – from Pantai Damai assemblyman Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi today. Borhan Jol, 70, said his health deteriorated after suffering...

Body of senior citizen feared drown found

JULAU: The body of a senior citizen, who was reported to have fallen into Sungai Mujok, Julau, was found today (June 30). The victim, identified as Nyawai Guntor, 75, was found by members of the public at Nanga Serau, Ulu...
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Bank Negara urged to review policies

KUCHING: The Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers Association (Sheda) has requested Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) to review various...
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