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‘Water rates need to be hiked’

KUALA LUMPUR: Water tariffs may be increased, and soon. National Water Services Commission (SPAN) chief executive Mohd Ridhuan Ismail said water rates now were only enough to cover operators’ running costs.

Joyful occasion: Sukhveer and Daljit (second and third from right) cutting a cake during the birthday party on Penang Road.

Cancer survivor treats less fortunate to cakes

GEORGE TOWN: While many would indulge themselves on their birthdays, Sukhveer Kaur chose to celebrate her 50th birthday in the streets with the homeless, trishaw riders and passers-by.

Lending a hand: Fu (centre, back row) posing with the NGO recipients at the cheque presentation ceremony.

Retirees help dialysis patients

PETALING JAYA: Some nine years ago, the plight of financially challenged dialysis patients led two retirees to start their own dialysis centre in Kota Damansara.

A drive through Taman Megah

IF you didn’t follow the news over the last one week, you wouldn’t know that the first-floor shoplot in Taman Medan in Petaling Jaya was the centre of a controversy.At 4.38pm on Thursday, it was void of activity.

Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin, Chairman of Eco World Development Group Bhd and Mr Liew Tian Xiong, Executive Director of Eco World Development Group Bhd.

The debate on Liew

Entrepreneur who drives the smaller Eco World group is still a much talked-about figure in corporate world

Starry, starry night: Tan’s winning photograph ‘Back Alley’ won him the Youth Photographer of the Year title at the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards in London.

Youth shoots for the stars and wins

PETALING JAYA: With an international award under his belt, Tan Yong Lin’s place in the world of photography is cemented.

Display service charge notice or face RM100,000 fine

PUTRAJAYA: Hotels and restaurants that impose service charge must display notices informing customers of the fee from May 1 or risk a fine of up to RM100,000.

Woman ‘strips’ to avoid paying RM18 for chicken rice

KUALA LUMPUR: An unidentified woman stripped off her clothes to avoid paying for a meal worth around RM18 in Petaling Street here.

A combination photo shows ballot papers carrying soccer clubs names (L-R top to bottom) Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus and Real Madrid held by final ambassador Karl-Heinz Riedle during the draw for the Champions League semi-finals matches at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, April 24, 2015.  REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

Barcelona eye Bayern revenge, Real face Juve

LONDON (Reuters) - Barcelona will have the chance to avenge their 2013 humbling by Bayern Munich after being paired with the Germans again in the Champions League semi-final draw on Friday which also pitted holders Real Madrid against Juventus.

Apple unleashes ad trio for Watch debut

Tech giant Apple has released three fresh ads promoting the attributes of the Apple Watch in a series of everyday life scenarios.

Up close and personal with Miss Universe Malaysia 2015

Vanessa Kumares goes on the beauty trail for a different kind of adventure.

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Several U.S. probes likely of drone strikes that killed hostages

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency's Inspector General will conduct what could be the first of several investigations into the CIA drone strikes that killed American and Italian hostages and two U.S.-born al Qaeda militants, U.S. government sources said on Friday.

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Cause of floods: The embankment is badly damaged, but has yet to be fixed.

River in Kajang overflows again

THE Kajang Municipal Council (MPKj) had to deal with fallen trees and clear up various parts of Kajang yesterday after the town was flooded following a downpour on Wednesday evening.

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Sport

Southern Tigers tamed in Perak

PETALING JAYA: Super League champions Johor Darul Ta’zim’s (JDT) six-match unbeaten run came to an abrupt end at the Perak Stadium.

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Sweet treats for candy lovers

Sweet treats for candy lovers

A three-day chocolate and candy festival hopes to highlight Malaysian-made treats and satisfy all your sweet tooth needs




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