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Miss Malaysia World to grace Malaysia Day do

16 September 2014

KUCHING: Newly crowned Miss Malaysia World, Dewi Liana Seriestha, who is Sarawakian, will make a special appearance at today’s celebrations at Miri City Fan.

Thousands join Taib for his 78th celebration

16 September 2014

KUCHING: The Head of State Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud’s 78th birthday – his first since assuming the position after stepping down as Chief Minister – was celebrated with pomp and parade.

A cash cow to Zecon Bhd

Free toll charges to commemorate celebration

16 September 2014

KUCHING: The Tun Salahuddin Bridge, one of the two bridges that connect north and south banks of the state capital, will be free of toll charges today on Malaysia Day.

Miri City aims to increase state’s importance

16 September 2014

MIRI: Miri City, playing host to this year’s national level Malaysia Day celebrations, is set to gain increasing importance at state and national level in the social-economic arenas.

MyHarapan CEO Nurfarini Daing (right) welcoming delegates to the Global Social Business Summit 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, a successful effort by the organisation in bringing the global event to local shores.

Malaysian youths and their nation-building initiatives

16 September 2014

Check out these young Malaysians who have been running initiatives and movements that encourage nation-building, unity and political participation.

Political parties want same status as peninsular states

16 September 2014

KUCHING: Both Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Rakyat in Sarawak have called on the Federal Government to treat all equally in their Malaysia Day messages.

Mutiara Impian Muhammad Akif Iqraiz (blue) tries to get the better of SMK Seri Kota goalkeeper Muhammad Aiman Shah (extreme right) on Saturday. (13/09/14)

En route to becoming champs

16 September 2014

PENANG Sports School SMK Mutiara Impian have successfully placed themselves at the doorstep of retaining their Super League crown, carving out a deserving 3-2 win over SMK Seri Kota of Malacca when it mattered most.

The robots were controlled using smartphones or tablets.

Robotic Ronaldos on the ‘field’

16 September 2014

FANCY playing football using robots? Cyberview Sdn Bhd and Terato Tech Sdn Bhd have jointly organised the Cyberjaya Soccer Bot Challenge 2014 for fans of football and robotics.

The electronics manufacturing services company that Geoffrey's company works with uses machinery capable of mounting 10 components in one second on a printed circuit board).

Bold wager on wearables

16 September 2014

Everyone knows that necessity is the mother of invention, but in the case of Geoffrey Tan, founder and CEO of Geob International Sdn Bhd, the proverb was turned on its head as his mother was the driving force behind the device he created.

A file picture of children playing with Lego at an exhibition. While the bricks are undeniably fun, Bricks4Kidz also uses them as educational aids - EPA

Learning built on bricks

16 September 2014

IT’S not hard to imagine that children would find classes more entertaining if Lego bricks were used as teaching aids.

Seek knowledge when travelling, Muslims urged

16 September 2014

MUSLIMS have been urged to be mindful of Allah’s command to perform the haj in Mecca to gain knowledge and experience.

The USM journalism lecturer Dr Chai Ming Hock feels Malaysia Day is an important event to mark the unity of the nation.
STAR PIC BY : ZAINUDIN AHAD / 15 Sept 2014 / Reporter: Logeis

Speaking the language of unity

16 September 2014

ADAPTING to the lifestyle in Penang was not difficult for Dr Chai Ming Hock as he had studied in the state before.

The Star's circulation marketing representative Tan Guan Seng promoting the ePaper promotion and other products 
at The Star booth.

Treats aplenty at Star booth

16 September 2014

THE Star booth at Penang Times Square in George Town was bustling with activity as participants of Penang Starwalk 2014 flocked to check out the promotional items and giveaways.

Let’s do our own challenge

16 September 2014

THE ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the world by storm recently. From celebrities to the girl or boy next door, people took up the challenge and recorded their acts on social networking sites.

Breastfeeding drive bears fruit

16 September 2014

THE rate of exclusive breastfeeding among mothers in Penang has gone up last year compared with that of the previous year.

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