Shipping containers to combat homelessness

A chance encounter in January awoke something of a mission in Jasper Thompson. “I was out shopping when I spotted a young lad shivering in a doorway,” says the 58-year-old restaurant owner and ex-Army major. “I went and bought him some tea and something to eat, as it was so cold.

“After that, I started noticing just how many homeless people I saw everywhere. It’s funny, you don’t quite notice until you’re looking. I had a bit of spare time on my hands and I just thought to myself, ‘I’m going to do something to help.’”

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How a 3-star general overcame self-doubt

Army Surgeon General Nadja West is a model of confidence with her combat boots, impeccable military posture and three stars adorning her uniform.Yet walking through the Pentagon courtyard, I had to pick my jaw up from the ground when she revealed that confidence was one of the main issues she struggled with as she rose through the Army ranks. 阅读更多 »

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骑摩哆2小时到校执教 老师为教育来回130公里

前方泥泞路无阻阿末赛丁前进到学校的决心。(图:星洲日报)

基于对学校和家庭的责任,身为教育工作者的阿末赛丁坚持骑摩哆车到距离住家65公里外的学校教课,4年来,只要是上课天,他都会风雨不改地到校执教。

这65公里的道路,不是全程普通的柏油路,有一段路程是颠簸崎岖的泥路,换着是普通人,早已经要求转校,或是干脆住进学校宿舍,但是阿末赛丁说,暂时不需要。

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Rescue dog’s journey from stray to save

Katie the stray has found her vocation as a therapy dog.

Katie’s start was as rough as they get. She spent a year as a stray in the Irish countryside and was seriously emaciated by the time she was rescued.

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兑换商摆乌龙 诚实夫妇全归还1万多元

好心夫妇的善举令人赞许。

钱币兑换商女职员误将“207300”植入为“273000”,一个零字摆错位置,结果多兑换了6万5700人民币、相等于1万3000新元给一对年轻夫妇,好心夫妇毫无贪念,全数诚实归还,引起公众热烈赞扬。

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支援好老师献身教育 众筹平台圆学子梦

纳威老师每天翻山越岭去原住民小学教书,他想筹募一架投影机及配备,给这些与山为伍的孩子二十一世纪的学习体验。(图:星洲日报)

只是700令吉而已,却影响学生一辈子的机会教育。

其实,这只是作短期逗留的“大马教育行动”的男教师提出的一个要求,他想筹的只是区区700令吉,以便他能付钱租一辆巴士,带约14名来自乡镇的孩子到吉隆坡参加机械人大赛。

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The man who has saved 92 crash victims

Most doctors in the emergency care units of the Indian capital Delhi’s state-run hospitals know Suraj Prakash Vaid. The 66-year-old former taxi driver is called “the man of the Golden Hour”.

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