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Raising hope for schizophrenics

By ZAHRATULHAYAT MAT ARIF - Monday, 24 November 2014.

ALOR STAR: SOME 400 people took part in the Big Walk event organised by the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital’s Psychiatry Department recently, held in conjunction with the World Mental Health Day themed “Living with Schizophrenia”.

Asyura porridge for Naka folk

Monday, 24 November 2014.

PADANG TERAP: More than 500 employees of government agencies and non-governmental organisations joined hands to cook “bubur asyura” for the people of Naka here recently.

3-month grace period for factories

By Sylvia Looi - Monday, 24 November 2014.

IPOH: PERAK has given 27 factories, which extract industrial oil and steel by burning old tyres, three months to clean up their act.

Traders complain of thefts, drugs

Monday, 24 November 2014.

IPOH: The Menglembu wholesale market traders said that they were often being harassed by criminals.

Stray dogs, cats found poisoned

Monday, 24 November 2014.

SEVERAL people have been feeding food laced with poison to stray animals in the city.

Anil the rising star

Saturday, 22 November 2014.

ANIL Prakash has been watching squash since he was three years old. His father Prakash Mathavan used to take him to tournaments in Kota Kinabalu in 2009 and the boy was inspired to play the sport.

His diving days are over

By S. SOLOMON SAMUEL - Saturday, 22 November 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: WHEN he was a boy 62 years ago, Singodayan Sillappan was full of energy, jumping around and diving – the good traits of a football goalkeeper.

In awe of the unity of the koi

By Paul Toh - Saturday, 22 November 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: WHERE artist Tommy Chen is concerned, the koi fish is the epitome of gentleness, obedience, peace, joy and beauty.

Market loo is cleanest in Penang

By MUHAMAD SYAKIR ABDUL WAHAB - Saturday, 22 November 2014.

GEORGE TOWNTHE public toilet at the Air Itam wet market is no ordinary public amenity. Despite being part of a popular wet market which serves more than 100,000 residents in one of the most densely populated constituencies here, the public toilet and its facilities have remained clean.

Officers put their jobs on the line

Saturday, 22 November 2014.

IPOH: Officers-in-charge (OCs) of stations in the Ipoh police district will be given their marching orders if illegal gambling joints are found in areas under their jurisdiction.