Pilot project in George Town stops families being pushed out of the city by rising rentals.
Writer says Treasury sec-gen Irwan Serigar's understanding of the causes of poverty seem to be at a very elementary or even superficial level.
No amount of military training, exercises or drills will help resolve the underlying issues that cause some youths to stray off the right path, says James Nayagam.
The centre which was opened in July to provide lodging for those who are cash-strapped has given shelter to almost 100 people since then.
Mohd Asri Zainul Abidin laments that some people can be found still lounging at home during the day while others are busy at work.
Quality education key to helping those in the low-income group acquire skills and improving such skills as well as making other gains, says tax consultant Kang Beng Hoe.
Vincent Tan will carry out the project with the help of a foundation in the Philippines.
Penang Hindu Association deputy president P Murugiah says a free transportation will lessen the financial burden of poor families and help keep children in school.
How we got to such a state of irrational antagonism against anything the government is doing seems puzzling.
DBKL is to provide 165 buses to ferry primary pupils and secondary students living in the 74 People's Housing and public housing projects.
The Penang government hopes new affordable homes being built in the township will boost population, with more school-going children.
Children of fishermen, farmers and labourers have moved up and have become politicians, ministers and doctors due to the New Economic Policy, says Khazanah Research Institute.
Abandoned by his father and later his stepfather, Generasi Gemilang founder now strives to provide underprivileged children with love, hope and dignity.
Prime Minister Najib Razak says many countries, especially in Africa, had applied the Felda module, but failed.
Khazanah Research Institute Managing Director Charon Mokhzani admits its report was based on data collected in 2014.
Overcrowding, unattended rubbish, lack of parking and robbery among nightmarish conditions that PPR residents are forced to live with.
Consumer group calls on Putrajaya to change how cooking gas is subsidised, saying it is ridiculous that even billionaires enjoy the subsidy.
The Malaysian Association of Medical Social Officers Services operates 10 fully furnished transit homes in Kuala Lumpur and also provides transport services.
Perak DAP Economic Bureau Chief Chong Zhemin says the bottom 40% household income group find it difficult to survive on zero-GST products.
NGO seeks public help to sustain family through hard times.