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A true entrepreneur: Song (seated right, in grey suit) left the security of investment banking to build his own businesses.

Blazing a trail for travellers

27 January 2015

Song Hoi See regularly refers to himself as a kampung boy. The 58-year-old, born and bred in Sungai Udang, Malacca, recalls clearly the ordinary life he lived in the backwoods of the southern state.

Review on Kidex made public online

27 January 2015

The report reveals new findings by an independent consultant commissioned by the Petaling Jaya City Council on the expressway

SIG cancels proposed deal to take over Piasau Gas

27 January 2015

KUCHING: SIG Gases Bhd has called off a proposed deal to acquire Piasau Gas Sdn Bhd in a move to expand its business network in Sarawak.

Sarawak Minister for Women, Welfare and Family Development Datuk Fatimah Abdullah (left) handing over a contribution to a senior citizen in Miri on Saturday night. stephen pic

Seniors have a life too

27 January 2015

MIRI: Issues of loneliness, depression and poor physical health among non-married or widowed senior citizens in Sarawak is becoming a matter of serious concern.

Well done: Chieng (fifth from left) presenting the prize andcertificate of the award to Lau while others lookon.

SMK St Elizabeth gets CM’s Special Award

27 January 2015

SIBU: SMK St Elizabeth was recently awarded the prestigious Chief Minister’s Special Award for Excellent School (Secondary School) category.

Sarawak Customs Department director Datin Dayang Fatimah Johari (left) presenting a certificate of thanks to Syarikat Peng Guan Pengarakan Sdn Bhd managing director Soon Choon Kui in Kuching yesterday, where the department was marking the 33rd annual World Customs Day. Photo by ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE

Customs revenue exceeds target

27 January 2015

KUCHING: The Sarawak Customs Department collected nearly RM1bil in tax last year, exceeding its own target by almost RM50mil.

Bumiputera land to be developed commercially

27 January 2015

KUCHING: Efforts are being made to develop land belonging to the Malay and other bumiputera communities in cities and major towns in Sarawak due to its commercial potentials and to preserve its bumiputera-ownership status.

Giving info: Tourism Malaysia Perak director Ibrahim Seddiqi Talin addressing industry players at the briefing session.

Perak hopes to draw more visitors from Medan and Japan this year

27 January 2015

THE state government is hoping to get more foreign tourists to visit Perak this year.

Waste-free Thaipusam

27 January 2015

Celebrate festival without causing any adverse effect on the environment

First stop: Tee (second from right) at the ferry terminal in Kukup. He was on a one-day visit to Pontian.

Johor to offer special tourism packages to bring in numbers

27 January 2015

PONTIAN: The state government hopes to achieve its target of attracting at least five million tourists this year through various tourism programmes, including some 60 festivals planned statewide.

Colourful: The original colour of pussy willow is cotton white. Some are dyed red and yellow for good tidings.

For good luck and prosperity

27 January 2015

A small pot of pretty bright red flowers is named “choy sun yeh” (God of Prosperity) in Cantonese.

Major effort: Mohd Zan (second from right) at the special operation by SWM Environment to clean the drainage near Jalan Jambu 1.

Council says no to heavy vehicles parking next to a drain

27 January 2015

Stern action will be taken against irresponsible individuals who do not adhere to the warning.

Going by touts’ rules

27 January 2015

EXCLUSIVE:Syndicates are taking advantage of the long queues snaking outside Immigration Departments for submission of foreign worker documents, to sell counter numbers.

Collector’s item: The Asean First Day Cover and stamps are available for purchase starting today.

Celebrating nation’s chairmanship

27 January 2015

Pos Malaysia Berhad is issuing special stamps and philatelic collections in honour of Malaysia’s chairmanship of Asean and its establishment.

One for all, all for one: (From left) Omar Abdul Manap, 82, (reserve player), Yew, Boon Bee, Teh, Yew Khan, Billy Ng, Aik Huang and Tengku Mahaleel posing for a group photo at the gathering in Penang Club in George Town, Penang.

Still the team captain at 80

27 January 2015

IT was indeed a special occasion for players of the victorious 1967 Thomas Cup when they gathered to celebrate the good old times.

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