Built in 1915: The 100 Quarters in Brickfields consists of three rows of houses along Jalan Chan Ah Tong, Lorong Chan Ah Tong and Jalan Rozario and is located in a prime area.
A nominee: Kumaresan (left) in a scene from the movie ‘Maindhan’. He is one of the six local artistes who have been shortlisted for the Most Popular Artiste award by Malaysia Kalai Ulagam.
Cute envoys: Pos Malaysia’s special stamps (above) and First Day Cover (below) featuring Xing Xing and Liang Liang, the two pandas loaned from China.

Offer to watch over 100 Quarters in Brickfields

Lorong Utara Kecil now a two-way street

Honouring local Indian artistes

Pandas stamp their mark


Penang police ready for duty in coming Permatang Pauh by-election

Diligence rewarded: The newly promoted policemen congratulating each other after the ceremony at the state police headquarters.

PENANG police are ready to serve once the nomina-tion and polling dates are fixed for the Permatang Pauh by-election.

Old Xaverians return to their alma mater for a joyful gathering

Giving back: Rev Bro Anthony (front, second right), Nor Mohamed (centre, in coat) and alumni members posing with the RM60,000 mock cheque during the event.

LOOKING dapper in white shirts complete with school ties just like how it was during their school days 50 years back, old boys from St Xavier’s Institution’s (SXI) Class of 1965/66/67 had a ball during their homecoming and reunion event.


Lake fishing offers plenty of excitement for newbies

Up for a challenge: Subang Jaya lake used to be infested with peacock bass, a species sought after by anglers as it gives a powerful sprint and a tug-of-war. when takes the bait.

LAKE fishing can be fun and enjoyable if you know where and what to fish.

Preparing a temple for the Hokkien New Year is a labour of love and devotion

Offerings: Wan inspecting the newly arrived paper offerings he will burn at the temple for the Jade Emperor this Hokkien New Year.

WITH the Jade Emperor’s birthday approaching, preparations for the Hokkien New Year, which falls on the ninth day of the Chinese New Year, are in full swing at the temples.

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Discipline lacking in M’sian sports

THE recent appointment of Morten Frost as Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) technical director from March, and the subsequent comments from BAM singles coach Rashid Sidek and president Tengku Mahleel Tengku Ariff make me wonder why our athletes expect so much from the government.

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