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Don’t leave us behind, disabled groups tell government

Activists say the previous government did more for them than the Pakatan Harapan administration, which has not consulted with them since winning the general election.

Vincent Tan, Lim Wee Chai bring cheer to Syrian refugees

The two corporate leaders, together with 25 volunteers from Malaysia, are visiting Turkey to offer aid to Syrian refugees.

Malaysian reported injured in Sunda Strait tsunami

He manages to escape to safe house with injuries to leg.

Felda gets special RM77 mil allocation

Of the amount, RM33 million will be for living assistance and upfront payment for crop yield which will benefit 38,000 settlers.

UN seeks US$5 billion for Yemen

The Yemeni government has been battling the Iran-backed Huthi rebels for control of Yemen for nearly four years, spawning what the United Nations calls the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Yemen central bank expecting US$3 billion to prop up stricken economy

The deposits are expected to further prop up the battered Yemeni economy and its currency, the riyal.

Yemen on brink of ‘major catastrophe’

UN aid chief Mark Lowcock said conditions had deteriorated alarmingly since his last visit to Yemen.

US to keep aiding Saudis in Yemen despite furore

Pompeo acknowledged that the humanitarian crisis in Yemen is serious, but said Washington and Riyadh were offering aid.

US delays UN approval of aid for N. Korea

A planned meeting between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol to push for progress on denuclearisation was cancelled at Pyongyang's request.

China to give US$150 million in aid to El Salvador as...

China will also donate three thousand tons of rice to support Salvadorans who are reeling from a drought in July and floods in October

IMF team in Pakistan as China pledges economic aid

Since taking power in August, former cricketer Khan has been searching for ways to rally a struggling economy hit by inflation and shore up the country's dwindling foreign currency reserves.

First aid since January reaches displaced Syrians near Jordan border

The convoy included much-needed food, as well as health assistance.

With eye on aid, Pakistan PM meets Chinese counterpart

Before travelling to China, Khan said he was striving to obtain financial aid from two unnamed countries after Pakistan secured US$6 billion in funding from Saudi Arabia.

Saudi offers Yemen fuel aid as economy sags

The UN, which categorises Yemen as the world's worst humanitarian crisis, has warned that 14 million people now face a serious threat of famine.

Trump says US to start cutting aid as migrant caravan rolls...

The migrants are generally fleeing poverty and insecurity in Honduras, where powerful street gangs rule their turf with brutal violence.

Aid pours into Indonesian city stricken by quake-tsunami

Planeloads of food, clean water and other essentials were landing with increasing frequency at Palu on Sulawesi island.

UN seeks US$50.5 million for ‘immediate’ Indonesia disaster aid

The UN plan, developed in consultation with Indonesian government officials, outlines how the humanitarian community working in the country will provide targeted, technical assistance.

PTPTN announces aid for children of 6 firefighters who drowned

SSPN savings accounts opened for children's higher education needs.

Waytha: Sedic audit will clear misconceptions on disbursed funds

He says audit will take 6 to 8 months but Sedic is already being restructured.

Indonesia quake kids traumatised as rescuers race against clock

Authorities have set a tentative deadline of Friday to find anyone still trapped under rubble, at which point the chances of finding anyone alive will dwindle to almost zero.

Foreign aid gathers pace for Indonesia’s desperate quake survivors

Rescue workers have begun to reach more remote areas in a disaster zone that includes 1.4 million people, but hundreds of thousands have received no aid.

Indonesia’s Widodo says aid gearing up, death toll at 1,407

The government has said it would accept offers of international aid, after shunning outside help this year when two major earthquakes struck Lombok island, south of Sulawesi.

UN: Situation in Yemen’s Hodeida ‘alarming’, aid at risk

Nearly 10,000 people have been killed in Yemen's conflict since 2015, when the Saudi-led alliance intervened in support of the government.

Palestinian mission shuttered in Washington

Palestinian leaders say Trump's White House is blatantly biased in favour of Israel and is seeking to blackmail them into accepting its terms.

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