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The company says some 50,000 diabetic patients have benefited from its shoes.

Company's work with shoes for diabetics leads to expansion

26 July 2014

AFTER successfully making a name for himself as the first Malaysian to manufacture shoes for diabetics, K. Loganathan, 62, is preparing to go big with other types of therapeutic footwear.

The interior of the house is typical of the style that most younger Malaysians are no longer familiar with.

Inn operator marches to a different tune in business

26 July 2014

One can often tell the concept of an inn through its architecture, interior design and the environment in which it is built.

Growing in popularity: Selayang MP William Leong (standing third from left) presenting the prizes to Mohd Nuraidil Adha (fourth from left) and his partner, Boon Xin Yuan (fifth from left) while Jeyaseelan (right) looks on during the prize presentation of the 5th Rawang Open Badminton tournament.

Badminton championship back for the sixth time

26 July 2014

THE Rawang Open Badminton tournament is back following five years of roaring success.

All decked up: The Malaysian Sevens rugby squad for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will be donning Canterbury gear.

Rugby clothing brand in tie-up with aL-ikhsaN for Malaysia Sevens team's gear

26 July 2014

Canterbury recently announced two major partnerships in Malaysia that will see the leading rugby clothing brand join forces with aL-ikhsaN, Malaysia’s biggest chain of sports retail stores.

The vampire: Saiful Merican, organiser of the Merican Fight Night on Sept 27, started fighting at the age of 12. .

Inaugural muay thai tourney eyes amateur fighters

26 July 2014

Merican Muay Thai Gym will hold its first-ever amateur muay thai tournament, Merican Fight Night, at its recently opened second branch in Section 17, Petaling Jaya on Sept 27.

On the strings: Guitarist Sherman Tan takes the stage solo at Runway 33 on Monday nights.

Plenty of musical action on stage as the bands turn it up a notch

26 July 2014

Mark Renesh croons for the crowd on Mondays.

Each banana leaf rice serving at Sri Paandi comes with pappadam, cucumber, brinjal and other vegetables.

Sri Paandi is accustomed to dishing out good food to Petaling Jaya folk over the years.

A banana leaf rice meal with mutton costs RM11, while a rice set with fish or chicken is priced at RM10 at Archana Curry House. 

Subramaniam said the must-try dishes at Archana Curry House are the mutton curry, mutton varuval and fried cauliflower.

- Photos by BRIAN MOH and

Nominate your favourite eatery and share it with The Star People's Food Awards

26 July 2014

DO YOU know where to get good banana leaf meal in the Klang Valley?

A group photo of the children with Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak (centre, in pink baju Melayu) and Saiful Nang (second from left) during the buka puasa event.

Home strengthens children’s faith

26 July 2014

THE Rumah Pengasih Warga Prihatin (RPWP) in Kajang is an orphanage that treats its children like family and during Ramadan, this Islamic-based orphanage places emphasis on religious activities.

Collaborative effort: Etiqa volunteers giving away sponsored meals to all surau and mosque goers at Surau Nur Ikhwan and Masjid Nurul Iman in Rawang, in conjunction with the campaign.

Saying a prayer for a safe journey home

26 July 2014

THE annual exodus out of the cities, popularly referred to as balik kampung, begins in earnest this weekend.

Showing they care: Shahrizat (front row, fourth from right) handing over the Raya packages to Khalid (front row, fifth from right) and Zulkifeli (front row, second from right) 
at the event.  - Photo by 

Wanita Umno presents Raya packages to uniformed personnel

26 July 2014

IN CONJUNCTION with Hari Raya Aidilfitri, Wanita Umno showed its appreciation for uniformed personnel, who will be on duty during the festive season, by contributing 4,000 Raya packages.

Easy saucy chicken dish

26 July 2014

THOSE who are not too familiar with cooking complicated dishes can try Hilton Petaling Jaya executive chef Ridzuan Malek’s easy to prepare 15-minute dish.

The Ketupat Palas is another specialty during Raya.

One chef shares the many variations of rendang

26 July 2014

EVERYONE loves the taste of rendang and this delectable dish is considered a must-have during Hari Raya.

Grilled goodies a firm favourite

26 July 2014

WITHIN the Ampang municipality, there are some 30 Ramadan bazaar spots, with the one located in Taman Melawati being one of the more popular choices for residents in and out of the area.

Contributed by developers: The community police station in Bandar Country Homes is located at a shoplot in Jalan Desa 9/1, Rawang.

Rawang township has permanent community police station

26 July 2014

AFTER a wait of more than two decades, Bandar Country Homes in Rawang finally has a community police station.

Victim Jenny Wong's bag was slit open with a concealed knife in the Sungai Long morning market while she was distracted picking vegetables.

Pickpockets targeting shoppers at markets

26 July 2014

PICKPOCKETS are targeting shoppers at markets, said Seri Kembangan assemblyman Ean Yong Hian Wah during a visit to the Kampung Baru Seri Kembangan market recently.

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