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93-year-old grandmother’s dying wish of being arrested fulfilled

Two off-duty officers handcuff Josie Bird and drive her to the local police station, but instead of putting her in a cell, they gave her tea and cake.

Better to make the living happy, exco explains move to stop...

Siti Mariah Mahmud says funeral fund stopped because some families did not get the money on time while others fought over it.

National taekwondo athlete ordered to apologise to senior citizen over assault

Sessions judge also orders Nur Dhia Liyana Shaharuddin to pay RM1,088 in general and special damages and cost.

Singapore’s aged in line for pre-election budget bonus

Expectations are for a spending spree ahead of a reported early election later this year.

Chinese elderly jump on live streaming bandwagon

China's internet is heavily censored by the Communist Party authorities, but it nonetheless has an abundance of bloggers and vloggers.

Body of 63-year-old woman found in septic tank

She is believed to have been murdered before being dumped into the tank.

Cops puzzled over motive for kicking senior citizen off his bike

Police hope to trace the man soon using dashcam video evidence.

Disabled man sues SEA Games medallist over alleged assault

Placid P Rodriguez claims Taekwondo exponent screamed at him and kicked him four times at a train station.

RapidKL discounted cards being abused

A special operation finds these cards, meant for students, elderly and disabled, being misused by others.

Economist warns of healthcare crisis in Malaysia’s future

Muhammed Abdul Khalid says a policy is needed to make healthy food both available and affordable, and a higher tax imposed on cigarettes.

Senior citizen charged over child abuse, thanks to viral video

Video of 6-year-old being severely beaten going viral results in 62-year-old woman being charged under Section 31(1)(b) of the Child Act.

Union: No need for ailing senior citizens to travel to banks

NUBE secretary-general J Solomon says banks can direct their officers to attend to elderly and incapacitated customers at their homes.

RapidKL investigating removal of elderly passenger from bus

The bus company says the probe will take three to five days to complete.

Senior citizen says he stole phone because he forgot his medicine

The 61-year-old was identified after CCTV footage of the incident was uploaded on social media.

We must address ageing society with a plan

If our relevant ministry has yet to come up with any substantial plan, perhaps it can take a look at Singapore's Action Plan for Successful Ageing.

Faulty stretcher causes further trauma on accident victim

Senior citizen dies following 'double accident', when wheels on stretcher buckle causing victim to fall on road and suffer head, facial injuries.

Missing senior citizen found dead

The 62-year-old man, who has been missing since Monday, was found dead two kilometres from the place he was last seen.

Felda settler arrested for sodomising boys

The suspect, a senior citizen, allegedly paid RM6 to the victims to keep the matter hushed up.

Senior citizen jumps off fifth floor to escape pain of old...

The 80-year-old wrapped a cloth over her eyes before jumping off the fifth floor, after her husband and son had gone to sleep.