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Five roads to close for KL City Grand Prix

1 August 2015

FIVE major roads in the city will be closed next weekend to make way for the KL City Grand Prix.

1 One of the venues for a nationwide road show to assist businesses dealing with the reporting needed for GST, conducted by Sage Software.2 File image of a notice for GST on consumer goods at a mall in Kuala Lumpur. Many businesses are still getting used to the reporting requirements for the tax regime. – AFPpic

Getting to grips with GST

1 August 2015

WITH many businesses still getting used to the procedural and accounting requirements of the goods and services tax (GST), accounting software provider Sage Software Sdn Bhd conducted a nationwide road show to assist businesses dealing with the reporting needed by the new tax regime.

Sixth Former shows her dominance at tennis meet

1 August 2015

PROMISING young talent Michelle Khoo Li Sha made it a memorable event as the curtains came down on the Penang Closed Tennis annual challenge.

Sweet sound of music: Local band the Messenger entertaining the crowd during the event.

Hitting the right notes

1 August 2015

THE diverse sounds of local musicians were a treat for the audience at the Fete de la Musique 2015 at Gurney Plaza in Penang.

Fans showing their support inconjuction of friendly match between Malaysia Selection with Liverpool FC in National Stadium Bukit Jalil at Kuala Lumpur. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.

Liverpool fans in Malaysia savour moments with their football idols

1 August 2015

Liverpool FC’s tour in Malaysia last week was something to savour for Malaysian fans of the English Premier League club. The encounter against a Malaysia Selection was the final stop in Asia after successful outings in Bangkok, Brisbane and Adelaide.

Huge support for walk: SMJK Jit Sin teachers and students showing their Penang Starwalk 2015 registration forms at the school in Bukit Mertajam, Penang.

Still the biggest Starwalk fans

1 August 2015

SMJK Jit Sin is expected to top its own turnout record by sending at least 2,000 participants for this year's Penang Starwalk.

1 The players showing their prowess during a coaching clinic at SJK (C) Yang Cheng in Teluk Kumbar. 2 Coaching clinic participants honing their shooting skills under the watchful eye of Tan (right). Photos: George Cheah

Streetball competition drawing a lot of interest from northern states

1 August 2015

THE 10th edition of the upcoming AND1 3x3 Streetball Challenge 2015 at Penang Times Square is attracting not only Penangites but also enthusiasts from other states.

1 Newly crowned Miss Earth Malaysia Penang selection Amreet Kaur,19,(2nd from right) and Malaysian representative for The Face of Beauty of International 2015 Vienna Goh, 24,(2nd from left) are all smiles with the 2nd and 3rd runner ups after the pageant held at Queensbay Mall, Penang. George Cheah / The Star / 26 July 2015

Two-in-one pageant discovers Penang’s Miss Earth and Face of Beauty

1 August 2015

THEIR youthful glow and slim figures had the audience in awe as 16 young women tried to outdo each another for the honour to be awarded beauty queen status.

(left) Komtar assemblyman Teh Lai Heng and Penang Island City Council (MBPP) engineering deputy department director A.Rajendran looking at the plans of the upgrading work for the spider bridge during a press conference conducted at Komtar Walk, Komtar,Jalan Penang yesterday. strapic by GOH GAIK LEE/The Star/ 31 July 2015

Council installs facilities for easy access to pedestrian bridge

1 August 2015

THE Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has installed two traffic lights on Penang Road for the safety of roadusers as a RM6mil project to upgrade the four-legged Komtar overhead pedestrian bridge begins Wednesday.

Invitation to innovate: File image of ATMs in Menara Citibank, Kuala Lumpur. The bank is calling for developers to create real-world innovations that could function with existing Citi technology.

A challenge for software developers

1 August 2015

FINANCIAL services company Citigroup Inc recently announced the launch of Citi Mobile Challenge in Asia Pacific, part of Citi’s drive to foster digital and mobile innovation in banking.

Getting it right on the music

1 August 2015

Everybody’s favourite rock band Hydra is in the WAIKIKI BAR, 1 Lorong Sultan, PJ Palms Sports Centre, PJ, tonight.

Status of telco tower causes confusion among residents

1 August 2015

THE Penang Island City Council has hit out at a former councillor for spreading false news that a telecommunication tower near a mosque in Batu Uban would be demolished.

Temporary site: The petty traders selling their wares in Lorong Lumut in George Town.

Traders allowed to operate near station

1 August 2015

TRADERS at the Lebuh Armenian flea market in George Town who have been asked to move due to the upgrading of the Armenian Park will be allowed to continue operating at a lane near the Central police station.

Jumping together: Some of the 1,921 youngsters taking part at the Raub skipping event.

Hopping into the book of records

1 August 2015

THE Rotary Club of George Town etched its name in the Malaysia Book of Records after attracting 1,921 youngsters for a mass skipping event in Raub, Pahang.

Blissful: Some of the children in their new clothes they received through the campaign.

Orphans go shopping for Raya

1 August 2015

MALACCA: Orphans from Kompleks Anak Yatim Fatimah Al-Zaharah got a new set of clothes for Hari Raya.

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