Gabungan Bertindak Malaysia launches fundraising drive for flood relief


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Eric Kuek

Football club Johor Darul Ta’zim FC (JDT) has finally received its RM500,000 Malaysia Cup prize money.

The club president and Johor princess Tunku Tun Aminah Ibrahim took to its Facebook page today to announce it will pass the full amount to the Penang flood relief fund as pledged last week.

Eric Kuek

Program “Pulau Pinang Bangkit” adalah sebuah rancangan pasca-bencana Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang untuk membina, memulih, dan mengembalikan semula Pulau Pinang kesayangan kita kepada keadaan sedia kala sebelum bencana. Keutamaan Kerajaan Negeri adalah untuk membolehkan mangsa pulang ke rumah masing-masing dan memastikan mereka kembali menjalani kehidupan seperti biasa secepat mungkin.

Eric Kuek

Malaysia is popular among China’s house buyers who are looking for properties at an ideal price range of between RM1.2 million and RM3 million per unit, international property portal has said. Citing data in the first six months this year, chairman Georg Chmiel said China’s buyers primarily wanted Malaysian properties for investment (65.4 per cent), own use (58.5 per cent), education (9.9 per cent) and emigration (3.7 per cent) with some of these motivations overlapping. “Now what we have seen on our portal, marketplace in China, enquiries for Malaysia over the last year have more than doubled. So… Read more »


Is should go to China and wage a message. Don’t buy properties in pg hokkien. Pg is not tung suah. Houses cause landslide and flooding.


Cash donations pour in for Penang flood victims

Penang DAP has collected a whopping RM5,132,320.87 for the state’s flood victims since the party’s donation drive started at 10am on Nov 5.

DAP Bukit Bendera MP Zairil Khir Johari thanked the people who donated the amount in just 64 hours since the fund was set up by the party.

The fund was the party’s immediate response to the disaster that hit Penang on Nov 4 and 5, killing seven, displacing about 5,000 people and affecting 80 percent of the island and mainland…

Eric Kuek

Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has announced that a RM100 million disaster programme dubbed “Penang Bounce Back” will be launched to address the flood issues in the state.

“The fund will be used to assist flood victims to return to their normal lives, and to rebuild and restore Penang to its former glory,” Lim said while tabling a ministerial statement on the issue at the State Legislative Assembly today.

“An RM500 one-off grant will be provided for the victims of the flood. We will launch the Penang Bounce Back programme on Sunday, Nov 11 and 12,” he added.