Disaster response network to coordinate GLC and GLIC COVID-19 aid

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Government-Linked Companies (GLCs) and Government-Linked Investment Companies’ (GLICs) Disaster Response Network, together with various partners, is working and coordinating these companies’ support in assisting the Health Ministry to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. The Disaster Response Network (GDRN) is managed by a joint secretariat led by Yayasan Hasanah, a foundation under Khazanah […]

Grants for 50 projects in aid of needy

THE Hasanah Special Grant (HSG) from Hasanah Foundation will help 40,000 people with 50 projects approved nationwide that offer assistance to vulnerable communities struggling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. Foundation managing director Shahira Ahmed Bazari said the grant was unique from previous ones as it allowed for the private and public sectors to […]

Adapting, name of the business game

THE Covid-19 pandemic and movement control order (MCO) have taught Sujiyanti Narun the importance of adaptability to survive and to tap into her existing skills so she can feed her family. “I sold honey chicken wings to supplement my husband’s income as a lorry driver, ” said the 45-year-old mother of three. “The situation became […]