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Abducted marine policeman released

KOTA KINABALU: Marine police constable Zakiah Aleip, who was abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants in Pulau Mabul, Semporna in July last year, has been released.

Harsh conditions: A year ago, fire razed three blocks of SK Pekan Kiulu. Today, the students are still in makeshift classrooms.

Hot and cold by turns

At a school with no wall, teachers and students are drenched in sweat when the sun shines and splattered when it rains.

What’s brewing for bomoh?

A shaman and a Johor woman diverted some attention from the mystery in the sky. We revisit their stories a year after they shot to fame.

A missing plane, and missing money

KUALA LUMPUR: While much of the world agonised over a missing plane and the fate of the people on it, there were those who saw opportunity.

Francis Lau on chicken and eggs

For Leong Hup and Teo Seng, it doesn’t matter whether the chicken or egg came first

Good move: Chua (second from left) talking to participants after the launch of the convention in Kuala Lumpur.

Less speculation leads to drop in house prices

KUALA LUMPUR: House prices have dropped after measures were put in place to check rising property prices due to speculation, says Datuk Chua Tee Yong.

Slithery encounter: Villagers looking at the dead python in Sibu.

Villager kills huge python

SIBU: A villager stepped on “something slippery and hard” and discovered it was a 5.5m-long python.

Sustainable future: Dr Wee signing a plaque at the launch of the Solar FiT programme at SMJK Katholik in Petaling Jaya. Looking on are (from right) principal Ong Boon Puah, Teoh, Board of Governors chairman Datuk Seri Lim Hock San and wife Datin Seri Karen Wong and Parent–Teacher Association chairman Kenny Tan.

‘Join energy programme’

PETALING JAYA: Chinese primary and conforming schools are encouraged to participate in the Solar Photovoltaic (Solar PV) feed-in tariff (FiT) renewable energy programme to ensure steady income.

Camping involves living in a simple setting and nothing beats being one with nature than camping.

Top 10 camping tips

IF YOU are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, there’s no better way to feel free and at peace than by being surrounded by nature.

Extensive selection: The interior of Lau Char and some of the teas sold.

Chinese tea is a beverage, an art form and an investment

Beyond its popularity as a beverage, Chinese tea could be a valuable asset that rivals fine wine.

Expert at work: Lum Kee in Section 14, Petaling Jaya is among the people’s favourites.

Nominate your favourite curry laksa eatery by March 10

HAVE you nominated your favourite curry laksa eatery or stall for The Star People’s Food Awards yet?

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