Human rights

Disabled get mobility pledge

Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Dr Ng Yen Yen, who held an hour’s meeting with representatives from seven organisations of the disabled community, said she would speak to the Transport Ministry and the main public bus concessionaire Rapid KL.“I am not saying that there will be visible results next year, but we must have a plan,”… Continue reading Disabled get mobility pledge

Family · Human rights

Housewife for allegedly abused for 20 years

KOTA KINABALU: A housewife was brutally abused by her husband, including having her good teeth pulled out with house pliers and her head banged on concrete walls.For this, the husband was sent to jail – for six months. He is due to be released any time now, and the family of the abused wife and… Continue reading Housewife for allegedly abused for 20 years

Community · Positive

NSTP Flood Victims Assistance Fund: AmBank donates RM250,000

KUALA LUMPUR: The AmBank Group yesterday donated RM250,000 to the NSTP Flood Victims Assistance Fund.Together with another RM100,000 donation from the Penang Turf Club, the fund now stands at RM955,000. – NST 29 Dec 2006 – NSTP Flood Victims Assistance Fund: AmBank donates RM250,000

Health

Kids need donations for heart surgery

IPOH: Three girls born with heart defects need funds for operations soon.Each child needs RM25,000 for surgery. To donate, make cheques payable to The Malay Mail with the recipient child’s name written on the back. Send it to The Cashier, Finance Dept/Charity Unit, The New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd, Balai Berita, 31, Jalan Riong,… Continue reading Kids need donations for heart surgery