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Mr Fix-it: Y.C. Yeow buys antique sewing machines from second-hand shops and flea markets and restores them as a hobby.

Sowing and reaping: Septuagenarian reveals his love for fixing machines

29 August 2014

A retired engineer takes pride in restoring old sewing machines to their former glory.

Joanne Lim collects antique sewing machines.

Homemaker has impressive collection of vintage sewing machines

29 August 2014

The priceless collection of sewing machines are mostly vintage editions.

Parents advised to send children to Royal Military College

29 August 2014

SIBU: Students in the state are encouraged to apply to study their Form 4 and 5 at the Royal Military College (RMC) in Kuala Lumpur as the yearly intake from Sarawak is still very low.

DEADLY IMPACT.....Kota Setar District Police Traffic Investigation Officer (I>O>) Inspector S. Tivagaran (centre) carried out investigation at the accident scene where a Proton Saga belonged to the deceased Peh Lean Hock,30, of No.2, Simpang Empat Kuar, Mukim Padang Lalang, Alor Setar involved in a headon collision with a Proton Kembara car from different direction at Km 8.3 of Alor Setar-Kangar Road at about 1.30pm yesterday.

(Captioned by photographer G.C.TAN / THE STAR- 5th May 2014)

Need for holistic approach

29 August 2014

MALAYSIA has the second highest number of road fatalities in South-East Asia, according to figures from the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Jaya Tiasa upbeat on better weather and stable India logs demand

29 August 2014

KUCHING: Jaya Tiasa Holdings Bhd is upbeat on the prospects of its logging business going forward in view of several positive factors.

Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem (centre) handing over a contribution to an orphan during the Hari Raya gathering in Lawas.

Adenan: More jobs assured in oil and gas industry

29 August 2014

LAWAS: Sarawakians should be more actively involved in the state’s oil and gas industry following talks between the government and Petronas.

Pilot project to assess safety of 100km of Kuching-Serian roads

29 August 2014

KUCHING: The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (Miros) is surveying 100km of roads between Kuching and Serian to assess their safety in a pilot project.

-rural roads such as this in ulu baram in northern Sarawak are in need of urgent repair and upgrading as they are in perennial bad condition. Stephen pic

Baram in for a smoother drive

29 August 2014

MIRI: The rural people of ulu Baram in northern Sarawak can look forward to better roads soon with the expected dispensing of RM240mil from the Federal Government for the upgrading of rural roads in the region.

Redknapp on thin ice at QPR

29 August 2014

The end of the road – the Loftus Road – must surely be coming soon for Harry Redknapp.

The Discovery Cafe is a famous landmark on Jalan Bunga Raya

Once a gangster’s paradise

29 August 2014

ONE of the busiest streets in Malacca, Jalan Bunga Raya, is a far cry from its old image of being a perilous place in town.

The Jalur Gemilang Ice Kacang is the signature dish of the â¿¿Shiokâ¿  Hi-Tea spread,

Makan Kitchen celebrates Merdeka with sweet offerings

29 August 2014

Ais kacang bearing colours of national flag is highlight of high-tea promotion.

Courageous effort: Amphenol TCS's Nigerian defender Frank Emeka Myoneke (on the ground) sliding in to check the progress of Hong Kong Rangers FC's James Ha.

Hong Kong team steamroll combined outfit in friendly

29 August 2014

THE score does not matter for Hong Kong Rangers FC in their Malaysian tour to prepare for the Hong Kong FA’s inaugural Super League challenge.

Simply wonderful: Ow (right) and Yee showing their trophy and mock cheques after winning the MPSP Tower Run 2014 in Bandar Perda, Bukit Mertajam.

Courting couple show the way

29 August 2014

IT was a romantic victory for Ow Yong Jin Kuang, 27, and his girlfriend Yee Pei Ni, 24, when they won in their respective categories of the MPSP Tower Run 2014 in Bukit Mertajam.

Chairmen to focus on welfare of urban folk

29 August 2014

THE Implementation and Coordination Unit (ICU) under the Prime Minister’s Department has appointed 48 chairmen of the Residents’ Representative Committee to look into the welfare of those living in the urban areas in Penang.

Impressive range: Ong with Panasonic's new product, the Life+ Screen television series, at a dealer's outlet in D'Piazza Mall, Bayan Baru.

Making home a better place

29 August 2014

MAKING their presence felt in the country for more than 30 years, Panasonic provides one of the widest range of consumer electrical and electronic products in the market.

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