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All smiles: Some of the students with their examiners after the exam.

Trinity young performer certificates

20 August 2014

SIBU: Trinity College London has recently conducted a Young Performers Certificate assessment and communication skills examination at Mrs Dong Kindergarten and A+ Tuition Centre.

Business must go on: Lau at his shoe shop which he inherits from his father.

Shopping complexes luring the crowd

20 August 2014

SIBU: Doing business in the town centre is not the same now as in the yesteryears.

Sarawak Barisan Nasional Backbenchers Club members arriving at a meeting Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (right) in Kuching Monday. Also seen here is club president Abdullah Saidol (second right) - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

All promises made to the people must be delivered, reps told

20 August 2014

KUCHING: Some Barisan Nasional elected representatives apparently received an earful during a meeting with Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem recently.

Female Bornean orang utan (Pongo pygmeus wurnbii) and her son Lamandu Nature Reserve in Central Kalimantan

Timber firms told to adopt orang utan conservation plan

20 August 2014

KUCHING: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) calls on timber companies to strengthen their commitment and effort on orang utan conservation in Borneo.

Toastmasters Clubs told to be multi-lingual

20 August 2014

SIBU: Toastmasters Clubs should be multi-lingual instead of using only one language to reflect the country’s multi-racial society.

Top 10 for meals on banana leaf

20 August 2014

Time to vote for your favourites in this category of The Star People’s Food Awards.

Fun Fire Engine kiddy set with mouth-watering chicken teriyaki, mini prawn tempura, smiley potato fries, assorted vegetables and steamed rice.

Sakae Sushi has new dishes on the menu

20 August 2014

Sashimi features Atlantic salmon.

Ex-national player Tan Kee Hian coaching the students on the techniques to shoot a ball during a basketball training session sponsored by Asia Green Group at SMK Permatang Tok Labu.

Star pic by Asri Abdul Ghani/August 13, 2014

Hoop tips from the pros

20 August 2014

SEVENTEEN members of the newly formed basketball club in SMK Permatang Tok Labu were whipped into shape during a two-hour training session held at the school in Penaga, Penang.

New silverware named after Penang’s football great

20 August 2014

A SEVEN-A-SIDE Under-12 football tournament will be held in Penang on Sept 20 to unearth young talents.

Firdauz believes that building a community of skaters will help him grow his business.

Lovely Thai beach getaway

20 August 2014

This September, travellers from Penang can expect great deals to Krabi as community airline Firefly launches its new route from its hub in Penang direct to Krabi.

While it can be a good form of exercise and recreation, more advanced skaters like to perform stunts involving man-made obstacles such as the one pictured in this file photo.

Picking up speed

20 August 2014

The 1990s were famous for many things. From the song Macarena by Los del Río to the Y2K scare, the decade shaped many younger Malaysians.

Improved technique: Dr Chang explaining the procedure to insert a stent during the media briefing.

Doc: Latest technology available but still no cure for coronary heart disease

20 August 2014

NOT many people realise that there is no cure for coronary heart disease (CHD).

Samuel Water,46, (third left) showing Penang Deputy Chief Minister II Dr P. Ramasamy (left) the map of Kampung Nyior during a press conference on the demolition of Sungai Nyior houses at his service centre.

/Pix by LO TERN CHERN / STAR / 16 Aug 2014.

Crying foul over eviction

20 August 2014

FOURTEEN families in Kampung Sungai Nyior, Butterworth, have been given until Aug 28 to move out from their houses to make way for a new development project.

Goodies for you: (From left) Nordin and organising committee member Andrew Oon 
presenting a Hari Raya gift to Abu Hassan, 35, during the Raya celebration organised by the Society for the 
Advancement of Blind Malaysia.

Visually impaired gather for Hari Raya do

20 August 2014

SOME 100 people from the blind community in Penang attended a Hari Raya celebration organised by the Society for the Advancement of Blind Malaysia at the Kedah Road Complex.

SME told not to miss chance to win awards for excellence

20 August 2014

THE SME Recognition Award 2014 is now open for nomination.

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