‘Chup! Jom Sembang Seks’ campaign starts today

‘Chup! Jom Sembang Seks’ campaign starts today PUTRAJAYA: In conjunction with the “Chup! Jom Sembang Seks” campaign starting today, Federation of Reproductive Health Associations, Malaysia (FRHAM), R.AGE and Unicef launched ANA, a WhatsApp-based chatbot for young people to access accurate information on sexual reproductive health and rights. “The world children grow up in today is…

Steadfast in serving the underserved

Steadfast in serving the underserved Children from Rumah K.I.D.S watching a demonstration on fire safety during their visit to the Subang Jaya fire station in 2019. NON-GOVERNMENTAL organisations’ (NGOs) work in helping the vulnerable has continued unabated throughout this Covid-19 pandemic. The NGOs face a greater challenge now as fundraising events are hampered, leading to…

SOBA returns for 12th year

SOBA returns for 12th year All together now: A screenshot of the attendees of the virtual launch of SOBA 2021. PETALING JAYA: The Star Outstanding Business Awards (SOBA) 2021 is back for its 12th consecutive year to showcase the nation’s best up-and-coming local, non-listed companies and small and medium enterprises striving to carve a niche…

#Star50: A look at Star Media Group’s social initiatives as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year

#Star50: A look at Star Media Group’s social initiatives as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year Hospital Sungai Buloh director Dr Kuldip Kaur (second from left), with other hospital representatives, receiving patient transport trollies and ultrasound machines donated by Star Media Group's (SMG) Frontliners Initiative. From helping the underprivileged, to promoting unity and awarding…

#Star50: A look at Star Media Group’s social initiatives as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year (cont.)

#Star50: A look at Star Media Group’s social initiatives as it celebrates its 50th anniversary this year (cont.)Do Good. Volunteer (DGV) The award-winning Do Good. Volunteer initiative was a joint effort between SMG and its former subsidiary, Leaderonomics. Its objective was to promote volunteerism among Malaysians and cultivate a spirit of giving and sharing. Via…

Star Education Fair coming up next month

Star Education Fair coming up next month PETALING JAYA: The upcoming Star Education Fair 2021 will see many education institutions gathered under one roof to answer all your questions about studying locally and abroad. Some of the biggest names in education attended an online balloting session to vie for strategic booths yesterday. Widely dubbed as…

Help is a chatbot away

Help is a chatbot away Bridging the gap: Firzana (top right) sharing her inspiration for developing the Lapor Predator chatbot. PETALING JAYA: Victims of online child sexual exploitation and abuse can now seek help from Malaysia’s first chatbot Lapor Predator to lodge reports against sexual predators. Lapor Predator is designed by youth organisation Monsters Among…