Night spot: One of the karaoke centres in Metro Square.
The Tricolore: The French flag flying at the Aconit’s helicopter landing deck.
Frustrated: Residents staging a peaceful protest in front of Pangsapuri Mahkota Residence at Bandar Mahkota Cheras against illegal quarry operations near their apartment.
Stylish and glamorous: Models in the limited-edition Magnum-inspired Farah Khan sweatshirts, each holding a Magnum Precious Model created by Farah Khan exclusively for Magnum KL.

Social ills worry residents

French warship Aconit makes week-long call at Pulau Indah

Illegal quarry operations continue, irking Bandar Mahkota folk

Ice-cream brand and fashion designer combine chocolate with art on runway


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).

Pooling their support for haemophiliacs

Good workout: An instructor showing a boy with haemophilia exercises beneficial for muscles and joints.

IN CONJUNCTION with World Haemophilia Day (WHD) 2015, the Haemophilia Society of Malaysia together with Novo Nordisk Pharma Malaysia organised a swimming event to celebrate WHD and help raise awareness of this condition.


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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