Mike Than Tun Win saw an opportunity when he heard bike-sharing companies left thousands of cycles in 'graveyards'.
They say poor students think their involvement in gangs will lead them to a lavish lifestyle later on.
Homelessness is not just a lack-of-housing problem.
PSM submits request to Tommy Thomas to drop charges against two of its members who helped Rifle Range flat owners.
Researcher Syed Omar Syed Agil, who has profiled more than 100 individuals and families in the city, says Malaysia should provide them with shelter and teach them some skills to get them back on their feet again.
Good Samaritan’s Facebook post highlighted destitute family's plight and launched an outpouring of help
Car washer's family whose story was highlighted by FMT still wants to thank their Good Samaritan.
Three ways that Malaysia can end the paradox of having children who are stunted and adults who are overweight.
Half of all women and girls in poor countries are estimated to have to use rags, cloths, grass and paper during their periods since many cannot afford to buy sanitary products.
Cuba attempts to tap into the luxurious tourism market despite its slow economic growth.
The number of destitute in Nigeria is believed to be growing by 6 people every minute, according to a paper from The Brookings Institution.
Director of Oscar-nominated movie hopes to increase awareness and start discussions about the plight of the poor in Lebanon.
Two homes speak to FMT about the difficulties they face ensuring that the children they take in have enough and grow up to be good people.
Martin Ravallion says data transparency in Malaysia is 'well below' the standards expected of a developed country.
Proper implementation and monitoring, plus a sincere pursuit without politics in mind, will go a long way in ensuring more people are helped out of the cycle of poverty.
Children drop out of school, then boys turn to drugs and gangs while girls marry young and regret it later.
Villagers suffer illness and hardship with no electricity or clean water.
The community should be taught to be self-sufficient, and to understand the value of education.
The plight of S Sukumarah and wife caught the attention of the former prime minister.
Not everyone is convinced, and some sceptics warn the public to be careful with their charitable impulses.
Baru Bian says the Sarawak government has failed to keep its promise to end hardcore poverty in the state by 2018.
Its president adds that DAP leaders have no guts to tell Dr Mahathir Mohamad to keep the PH election promise of recognising the UEC.
An economist says poverty eradication programmes should not be 'one size fits all'.
It will take too long to remove unqualified recipients, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.