It was a college task to interview an officer from the Narcotics Department on issues related to drug abuse that sparked the interest in Kalki to become a trained volunteer who helps addicts recover and reconcile with family and society.
Not so far from the dazzling skyscrapers of the city lives a community of approximately 3,200 families, at the PPR flats in Lembah Subang, notorious not just for its run down, squalid appearance and feel but also for its gut-wrenching social ills. 80- 90 percent of its approximately 20,000 denizens fall under the hardcore poor category and the flats are now far from the safe havens they were intended to be for the city’s urban poor.
As of 2018, there are 7,000 types of rare diseases recognised in the world. In 1983 the Orphan Drug Act was passed in the United States to facilitate drugs for rare diseases that afflicted small number of individuals. To many who are unfamiliar, drugs are commonly catered to facilitate the majority. This is due to factors such as funding, relevance and demand. But all that is gradually changing as more unknown diseases or, to be politically correct ‘conditions’, are coming to the forefront calling for new attention.
People with scars have praised Princess Eugenie for wearing a scooped back dress with no veil on her wedding day to Jack Brooksbank, purposefully designed to show off her back scar, reports HuffPost UK.
There I was sprucing myself over protocols and hand-ironing my shirt fighting the mid-Sunday heat and YB Maria Chin Abdullah, clad in t-shirt, jeans and black sneakers, extends her hand to welcome me with informality. They say not all heroes wear capes, and I’m looking at one of them. Meet our member of parliament for Petaling Jaya constituency.
There is a new method of effective communication – blocking. And here is how it works. When you don’t like someone or you contend with someone’s point of view and they aggravate you, you block them. CLICK And it seems to be the popular mode of relationship exit for the millennials when words become too overwhelming and the idea of face-to-face conversation is, well according their lingo, impossible. But here are 4 reasons why blocking someone may not be good practice, or even emotionally healthy in the long run.
At the heart of the palliative arts concept is the belief that when we engage in purposeful activity, it can enrich and add meaning to life, even during treatment for a serious illness. We speak to Ria Thomas, chairperson of ANGSANACare – a fully registered not-for-profit society created as a support service to palliative care for underprivileged paediatric patients and their families.
Kimberly Tey Mei Zhern is one of 45 Chevening scholars chosen from Malaysia this year to pursue a one-year post-graduate programme under the prestigious Chevening scholarship programme.
Mahesan Paramanantham, better known as Mash, now belongs to that group of people who can say ‘I dreamed big, did not relent on my pursuit and look where it got me’. The 31-year-old young man may have come from a modest background but that never deterred him from spreading his wings far and wide to do things that his heart desires, things that have made him the successful, well-deserving Chevening scholar that he is today.
Imagine cycling for 72 hours, covering 1,000kms in all! After just ten kilometres, your muscles will be aching, palms will be numb and bursting with blisters, and your bum will feel like you are sitting on hot coal.