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Pasir Panjang assemblyman Datuk Rashidi Ibrahim said more schemes could be included into the Budget to help the people, especially those from the lower and middle income group.

Assemblymen want allocations in Budget 2015 to address rising cost of living

21 August 2014

BARISAN Nasional assemblymen want allocations to help the people in Budget 2015, especially the lower-income group who are struggling to make ends meet.

Central JB awaiting decision to get City Council status

21 August 2014

JOHOR BARU: The Central Johor Baru Municipal Council (MPJBT) is working towards attaining City Council status, making it the second such council in the state.

Time for giving: Wan Mohd Nor giving out duit raya during the state-level Hari Raya open house at the Temerloh fire station headquarters.

Drop in emergency cases recorded during festive season

21 August 2014

TEMERLOH: The festive operations by the Fire and Rescue Department this year succeeded in reducing the number of emergency and death cases nationwide.

Wrapping up: The staff volunteers packing meals for the underprivileged during the Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Programme held at Sunway College Johor Baru.

Group packs nutritious meal to needy community

21 August 2014

JOHOR BARU: In efforts to combat hunger, Sunway Group staff members packed and distributed over 20,000 meal packets to the underprivileged community here.

Some children in the proposed Tun Mustapha Park have to take the boat to school.

MWCF gives grant to help manage proposed Tun Mustapha Park

21 August 2014

KOTA KINABALU: Efforts for the establishment of a marine park in northern Sabah has been given a boost with RM138,000 grant to WWF Malaysia.

The players from Malaysia  posing with wax figures at Madame Tussauds.

Malaysian boys do country proud at football tourney in Amsterdam

21 August 2014

It was a wonderful experience for eight Malaysian youngsters when they took part in the Cruyff Court World Cup football tournament in Amsterdam in the Netherlands, recently.

Children involved in exciting games and enjoyed their time at the open house.

Loads of fun at IT mall’s first Raya open house

21 August 2014

PLAZA Low Yat hosted its inaugural Hari Raya open house at Shikiya Restaurant recently with 37 children from Rumah Amal Baitul Kasih.

For a healthy cause: The walkathon at the Perdana Botanical 
Garden providing 
a great 
opportunity for hotel associates to strengthen the bond among themselves 
and their family members.

Hotel group raises RM19,000 for Unicef during 5km walkathon

21 August 2014

The Unicef “Celebrate Children Around the World” walkathon took place at the Perdana Botanical Garden in Kuala Lumpur recently.

Launch of the event with South Indian stars

KL to host prestigious film awards

21 August 2014

MALAYSIA will host the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA), which will be held for the first time in South-East Asia, on Sept 12 and 13 in Kuala Lumpur.

A participant strikes a pose during the event

Dance competition gives participants a swinging time

21 August 2014

THE organisers of the annual Asia Pacific Dance X’plosion dance competition, which took place from Aug 8 to 10, went all out this year, amazing guests with nothing short of exhilarating music, enthralling costumes and captivating dance moves.

memorandum of understanding signing ceremony marks official partnership between MSCA & Cafe Malaysia 2015. 
(from left) Edward Liu, PBM, group managing director conference & exhibition management services, 
Victor Mah, president of ASEAN coffee federation & Singapore coffee association. Victor Leong, president of the MSCA,

Collaboration to cater to the needs of those in coffee and tea industry

21 August 2014

Café Malaysia 2015 will take place on May 7 next year at Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

(Right) Tesco Malaysia chief executive officer Georg Fischer handing out duit raya to one of the patients at the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) paediatric oncology ward in conjunction with Tesco's Hari Raya Open house at the centre on Aug 13.
Looking on are (right) UMMC senior consulting paediatric haematologist and oncologist Prof Dr Hany Ariffin and Tesco Malaysia government and corporate affairs director Azlam Shah Alias.

-Art Chen / The Star.13 August  2014

Hypermart pledges to raise RM1mil for children undergoing leukaemia treatment at UMMC

21 August 2014

IT was a joyous occasion for staff and patients of University Malaya Medical Centre’s (UMMC) Paediatric Oncology Ward when Tesco Stores (M) Sdn Bhd organised a Hari Raya open house at the centre recently.

(From left) Brooks sales and marketing executive Carmen Ho, Thong, Fiqrie, Ke Qing, Gintell (M) Sdn Bhd advertising and promotions manager Aly Wong and Tan at the announcement of the Roasters Health Watch 2014.

Ke Qing (left) and Fiqrie are all set for the challenge.

- Photos by P. NATHAN

Twenty-somethings targeted in restaurant’s fitness challenge

21 August 2014

The Roasters Health Watch (RHW) is back for its ninth year and this time, they are targeting young adults in their twenties with the theme “Healthy Twenties”.

Council says management consultant’s subsidiary bid for school building project

21 August 2014

THE Malaysian Tamil School Governors Board of Council (MAST) is calling for Syarikat ECL Management Sdn Bhd, which has been appointed as the project management consultant (PMC) overseeing the upgrading and rebuilding of Tamil schools under the RM100mil government allocation, to be disqualified from bidding for Tamil school contracts.

For a cleaner environment: Abdul Rahman (centre) showing PPSPPA's 2015-2020 action plan. Loooking on are the ministry's secretary-general Datuk Seri Arpah Abdul Razak (left) and Ab Rahim.

New plan to manage solid waste systematically

21 August 2014

THE Solid Waste Management and Public Cleansing Corporation (PPSPPA) has launched a 2015-2020 action plan to manage solid waste systematically for a cleaner environment.

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