It wasn’t “third time lucky” for Malaysia when the nation hosted the Asean Para Games on Sept 17-23. Though having staged the Para Games twice previously, Malaysia failed to match its feat as overall champions in 2001. Nevertheless, finishing runners-up was commendable for Malaysia as several national para athletes made an impact on the 9th edition of the Games.
All a barber in town wants in return for a haircut is only a prayer. This goodwill service is currently being offered at The Jangot’s Barbershop. The shop in Kubang Kerian is owned by Mohd Rosli Wang Noh who said that a prayer is all he asks for from his disabled and elderly customers Mohd Rosli, who strongly believes in giving it back to society, especially the less fortunate, said it was duty that he has vowed to take as he wanted to help ease the burden the less fortunate ones.
“Mummy, my teacher told me to go to Tanjung Rambutan (the nation’s oldest mental institution and now known as Hospital Bahagia, located in Perak). But I’m not crazy, mummy.” The words uttered to her by her son, Dennis Liew, more than 20 years ago when he was still in primary school continue to haunt Patricia Lim.
Two matches for the ICRC T20 Cricket Tournament for People with Physical Disabilities were played at the venue on Tuesday.
The Gazipur Glorious Disable Cricket Club batted first, posting a score of 99-5 at the end of the 20 overs. But their opponents, Dhaka’s CRP Physically Challenged Cricket Team, took the win, reaching the target with seven wickets to spare.
Single mother Lee Ah Lan, 81, has been caring for her only surviving son Loh Suan Keng, 61, who is bedridden with stroke and other illnesses.
Her daily duties involve having to clean him, change his adult diapers, change the soiled bedding and feed him.
Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2017/12/19/bedridden-man-to-get-help-81yearold-mother-struggling-to-care-for-her-only-son-and-fears-for-his-fut/#Fo6StEbf3xJcz4hQ.99