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Water for peat swamp: The Forestry Department intends to tap water from this pond nearest to the Raja Muda Forest Reserve to prevent the peat land from getting too dry to reduce the risk of fires during the hot season. A pump will be fitted to the pipe to draw water for peatland irrigation.
Spacious: Seow in his superior double bedroom at Container Gardenstay located in Taman Desa Tebrau.
Tweaks: Tan with a bow press which he uses to hold a bow when doing adjustments for individual users.

Snuffing out peat fires

Containing travellers

Saving Langkawi’s mangroves

Veteran archer takes aim with a business selling archery equipment

Community

Visually impaired girl aspires to teach blind kids

‘A’ possible dream: Sui Teng (left) and Xin Er proudly showing off their result slips at St George’s Girls’ School in Macalister Road, Penang.

BEING blind in the right eye and able to see only shadows in the left has not stopped Chew Sui Teng from pursuing her ambition to be a teacher.

Johor MB launches app for Taman Molek residents to share information

Foster closer ties: Mohamed Khaled (middle) and Johor Jaya assemblyman Tan Cher Puk (right) at the launching of the new mobile app for Taman Molek residents.

JOHOR BARU: Taman Molek has become what is believed to be the first resident community to introduce its very own app in Malaysia to strengthen their relationship with the local council.

Focus

Art gallery with unique exhibits offers visitors interactive fun

Great poses: The gallery is also a good place for fun and family bonding.

JOHOR BARU: While most art galleries allow little interaction among its patrons, one gallery owner decided to make his gallery interactive and fun.

Saving Langkawi’s mangroves

HAVING lost 50% of its original rainforest to coastal development in recent years, Langkawi may find its Unesco Geopark status changing following the United Nations’ scheduled review this year.

Eat & Drink

Customise your set meals

Seafood galore: Steamed ocean garoupa fish with king prawns, stuffed clams, squid balls and seng kwa.

MIX and match your Chinese New Year feast at the Noble Mansion Restaurant instead of getting tied down to a fixed set menu.

Scoreboard

Welcome bowling treat

One for the album: A group shot of participants in Perbadanan Nasional Berhad media bowling event.

FOUR employees of The Star along with members of various media organisations were treated to a day of bowling at the Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PNS) media bowling tournament.

Metro Biz

Carnival-like bash south of the city

For good luck: Mah Sing staff and the public tossing yee sang at the developer’s sales gallery in Bangi.

MAH Sing Group Berhad ushered in the Year of the Goat with a flurry of fun-filled activities for the public at its sales gallery at Southville City@KL South in Bangi, Selangor.

Views

A revelation indeed

good support. Three thousand people turned up to greet Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem during the Miri SUPP Chinese New Year gathering at a resort here in Miri on Sunday. Stephen pic

Midin Salad - By Yu Ji
Aggressive and confident Adenan has surprised many by doing the unexpected.

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