Night spot: One of the karaoke centres in Metro Square.
Stealth frigate: The Aconit will be docked at the Pork Klang Cruise Center till the morning of April 29.
Frustrated: Residents staging a peaceful protest in front of Pangsapuri Mahkota Residence at Bandar Mahkota Cheras against illegal quarry operations near their apartment.
Grand do: Sangiri (middle), Santhene, (left) and Gevalchumi, (right) posing for photos after the results were announced.

Social ills worry residents

French warship Aconit makes week-long call at Pulau Indah

Illegal quarry operations continue, irking Bandar Mahkota folk

A crown for all the effort


Recycling competition to encourage 3R habit among students

Excited: Students from SMK Bukit Jelutong (from left) Nur Alia Bayrisyia Nazrul, 14; Chong Hong Xuan, 13 and Durrah Iman Razfan, 14 poring over the Recycling Club Module at the event.

GO GREEN and be awarded for it by participating in the recycling competition (PerKISS 2015) by the Solid Waste and Public Cleanliness Management Board (SWCorp).

Relocating elephants not answer to conflict with humans, says expert

Gentle pachyderm: Less then 1,500 Bornean pygmy elephants remain in Sabah forests and environmentalist are working frantically to put a human-elephant management plan in place.

KOTA KINABALU: Translocation of Bornean pygmy elephants is not the solution to minimise the human-elephant conflict in Sabah.


Post-graduate student and actress plans to make waves in modelling and acting

Interview with part-time actress and model Hazelynn Hassan for The Mod Life column. RAYMOND OOI/ The Star

ACTRESS Hazelynn Hassan continues to pursue her passion in acting despite having to juggle a full-time job, a family as well as studying for her Master’s degree.

Tenaga brings cheer to needy family

Happy occasion: Toleisiama (centre) receiving daily necessities and electrical items from Shah Headan during the ceremony. With them are (from left) Mohamed Ghous, Linggeswaran and Teluk Bahang Village Development and Security Committee chairman Mohd Radzi Embi.

FOR the last 24 years, Toleisiama Sivakomandram and her two teenage sons have been living in a house, off Jalan Hassan Abbas in Teluk Bahang, Penang, which leaks everytime there is a downpour.

Eat & Drink

Go crazy over pasta

Favourite: Spaghetti Aglio Olio prepared with white wine, garlic, chilli, clams and extra virgin olive oil.

The Italians invented the pasta and they certainly know how it should be best cooked and enjoyed. And there’s a great variety of pasta dishes at Petaling Jaya Hilton’s Uncle Chilli’s restaurant prepared by guest Italian chef Massimo Zampar for their Pastamania promotion.



RM300mil for SMEs

A done deal: (From left) Mohd Zamree and CGC chairman Datuk Agil Natt with AmBank chairman Tan Sri Azman Hashim and Pushpa at the signing of the Portfolio Guarantee (PG) agreement.

AMBANK (M) Bhd and Credit Guarantee Corporation Malaysia Bhd (CGC) have signed a Portfolio Guarantee (PG) agreement to further enhance small and medium enterprise (SME) financing in the country with RM300mil made available for five high-growth sectors.

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