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Cahya Mata second-quarter earnings surge on higher cement prices

1 September 2014

The recent upward revision of cement prices has sharply driven up the profits of Cahya Mata Sarawak Bhd (CMS).

State PKR chairman Baru Bian (left) speaking to members of media in a press conference at the party's Mukah service centre while Pakatan Rakyat Balingian by election candidate Abdul Jalil Bujang looks on yesterday. IZZRAFIQ ALIAS / The Star. March 18, 2014.

Baru: Don’t remain silent

1 September 2014

KUCHING: Malaysia’s silent majority must not remain quiet against extremism and racial polarisation so that peace and harmony can be restored in the country.

Cut off: Sesco personnel disconnecting the electricity supply at one of the online gambling centres.

Electric disruption ends gambling sessions

1 September 2014

MIRI: Four online gambling dens here have been left “powerless” after their electricity was cut by Syarikat Sesco Bhd in a joint operation with the police.

Abiding by it: Students reciting the Rukunegara. -filepic

Back to Rukunegara

1 September 2014

NO PRIZES for guessing what this piece will be about but the message will be a little different.

Large gathering: More than 700 natives from across the country attended important dialogues on native rights and human rights issue in Tenom, Sabah, recently to discuss latest issues affecting their community. - Photo courtesy of Jaringan Asal

Major worry on political interference

1 September 2014

MIRI: Political intervention in the appointment of native chiefs has become a major worry in Sarawak, and also in other states, because these politically-appointed figureheads may not fully serve the interest and welfare of the natives since they are beholden to politicians.

pix 3:  Culturalistic: Taib (left) and his wife being warmly received
on his arrival with a Ngajat dance performance.

Results of right decision

1 September 2014

KAPIT: The State has made the right decision in seeking for independence from Colonial rule 50 years ago and later helped to form Malaysia.

Adibah Noor will be joined by a mysterious male announcer beginning today. Find out who it is by tuning in to Suria FM.

Money in the air

1 September 2014

Listen to the The Star's radio stations and win cash and services!

Loyal flag bearers: The Chia sisters (from left) Annie, Christine and Ching Yan are the second generation in Starlight Flag Trading.

Keeping the flag flying

1 September 2014

As THE second generation to take over the reins of the family business, one vivid recollection Christine and Annie Chia of Starlight Flag Trading in Johor has was when their giant flag was featured in the 2004 Dataran Merdeka national parade march past.

(left) The Imperial Musang King Royale mooncakes and the Snow skin Durian Coulis

There is also the dragon fruit and coconut single yolk, another flavour that caught guests by surprise. Hugely popular in Malaysia, the dragon fruit paired really well with the pandan coconut flavour and the yolk.

One of the flavours is the Honey Grapefruit with a layer of mixed nuts. The usually bitter grapefruit toned down the sweetness of the mooncake creating a mildly sweet version with a crunchy bite.

Snow skin Lotus

In Tai Thong, their unique Poon Choy has Tian Jian cabbage, lotus root, beancurd stick, wheat gluten, white radish, celery, poached chicken, roast duck, broccoli, pig trotters, mushroom, fish maw, dried oysters, prawns and golden fish balls.

There is also the snow skin honey lemon grapefruit, a zesty flavoured mooncake that was uniquely set off by the osmanthus based snow skin.

Tai Thong's mooncakes for Malaysians

1 September 2014

New range of mooncakes offers traditional fillings paired with local flavours.

Chuah Tiong Kowi, 47, showing off a baby shark in front of his shop Chin Seng Heng in Kuala Sepetang on Tuesday. Photo by Foong Pek Yee.

Once vibrant Kuala Sepetang village gets a new lease with tourism

1 September 2014

IT was a very hot afternoon in Kuala Sepetang New Village on a Tuesday recently and hardly any tourists were around.

A worker sorting out the paddy on the "pre-cleaner" machine before polishing the grains.

Company uses modern milling technology to ensure freshness in padi processing

1 September 2014

Malaysians and rice are inseparable. We are able to enjoy rice any given time — nasi lemak for breakfast, banana leaf meal for lunch and maybe a nasi goreng mamak for dinner.

Ng Chow Seng (right) with the Jalur Gemilang after receiving from Ministry of Youth and Sports director Salleh Ramli,

Age no barrier for septuagenarian participating in his 13th weightlifting championship

1 September 2014

MANY his age would be just relaxing and spending time with their grandchildren but 79-year-old Ng Chow Seng has opted to take part in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)’s World Master Weightlifting championships in Copenhagen, Denmark on Monday.

Menang Sambil Beramal Bersama Nestle contest finalist Ten Seong Yu is the first and only participant to successfully complete the cup stacking challenge. Ten went on to win the first place prize of RM30,000 and his selected charitable home, Shelter Home for Children, received RM10,000.

Menang Sambil Beramal Bersama Nestle contest grand finale and open house event at Saloma Theatre Restaurant, Malaysia Tourist Centre (MaTiC) on Aug 23.

In the spirit of sharing

1 September 2014

IN THE spirit of Hari Raya, Nestle Liquid Drinks gave its customers a chance to give back to society while winning attractive cash prizes through the “Menang Sambil Beramal Bersama Nestle” contest.

The Mid-Autumn FestoRama @ the Pearl of the Orient (MAF) in Penang, organised by CreatiVision D.C. Sdn Bhd, themed to the '70's Disco Era'. Creativision managing director Adelyn Lim (middle) believes the festival can be an outlet to encourage people to take a break and visit their families and parents.

Get your groove on

1 September 2014

THE significance of family reunions is something the Mid-Autumn FestoRama @ the Pearl of the Orient (MAF) intends to capture on Sept 7.

Big-city village life

1 September 2014

SURPRISINGLY in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, the small town or even village mentality is still prevalent. For this we need to be thankful.

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