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Malaysian multi racial of all background in mood of Malaysia Day celebration in Miri, Sarawak. Today Malaysia celebrate 51 year of formation of Malaysia. ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

Still clueless on nation’s history

18 September 2014

MIRI: Numerous programmes were aired by the national television channels and Astro over the past two weeks to highlight the historical events behind the formation of Malaysia.

Into a project: Secondary school students taking part in fun activities in Curtin's campus, Miri.

All lined up for a day of educational fun

18 September 2014

MIRI: Hundreds of secondary school students will be going to Curtin University of Technology Sarawak campus here this Saturday for a day of educational fun during the university’s Open Day.

All in order: Lt Kol Rusman inspecting the parade.

510 Regiment Territorial Army is looking for new recruits

18 September 2014

SIBU: Those interested to join 510 Regiment Territorial Army can now do so as the force needs to increase its manpower.

Jalur gemilang

Prime Minister Datuk seri najib tun razak with Sarawak Gebernor Tun Pehin Seri Abdul Taib Mahmud at 51 malaysia Day in Miri. -ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

Grand 51st birthday bash The Malaysia Day celebration has a record crowd of 40,000 people

18 September 2014

MIRI: It was a resounding reflection of the true Malaysian spirit, with a record crowd of about 40,000 people from all walks of life, age, race, and religion coming out to participate in the grand ceremony to mark the 51st anniversary of the birth of Malaysia in Miri City.

Looking good: Entries from last year's Eco-Fashion Competition.

Students urged to use recyclables for eco-fashion

18 September 2014

KUCHING: Secondary, college and university students are invited to use their creativity and green ideas to turn every day waste into sustainable and trendy fashion in an eco-fashion competition.

Power talk: Torstein giving his acceptance speech after being named CEO of the Year at the Asian Power Award 2014 as Asian Power Magazine Editor-in-Chief Tim Charlton looks on in Kuala Lumpur recently.

SEB targets to be main energy provider

18 September 2014

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) aims to be the key energy provider in the much-anticipated ASEAN Power Grid, says chief executive Datuk Torstein Dale Sjotveit.

Promoting local food: Hu (third from left) and his association members sampling dried prawns.

Traditional local cuisines will be main attraction at 1Malaysia Food Fair 2014

18 September 2014

SIBU: The month of November is a good time for outsiders to visit this town especially to sample the varieties of food at the 1Malaysia Food Fair 2014.

Soaring ambitions: Aerotree Group of Companies executive chairman Datuk Norida Hamzah (left) with group managing director Major (R) Datuk Halim Othman with the Krisakti aerobatic aircraft at the company’s hangar in Subang.

Company’s work helps hone skills of RMAF pilots

18 September 2014

What began as a boyhood dream of flying among the best of the best in the skies for Major (R) Datuk Halim Othman led him to found the Aerotree Group of Companies to provide training, maintenance and charter services to Malaysia’s air force, navy and army.

Good response: Swee Bok (left) and fellow organising committee 
members with the top three finishers in the individual challenge (from fourth left) Siew, Thor and Khoo

Tourney to be made an annual affair

18 September 2014

THE overwhelming response to the Tanjong MCA division’s inaugural Invitation Bowling tournament is reason enough for the division to make it an annual affair.

An overjoyed Selangor team celebrating their success in recapturing the Men's title in the national championship after more than a decade. (15/09/14)

Sweet success for Penang girls

18 September 2014

THEY may be just budding stars, yet when they were sent in to do the job against a side powered by senior national players, the young Penang players were still unfazed.

Chee Hong setting the machine to carve out precise patterns and designs.

Modernising a traditional craft

18 September 2014

Wood carvings have traditionally been the expertise of artisanal wood carvers who skillfully etch lines into blocks of wood to make beautiful objects.

Several tables featured comission artists who, for a fee, could do up artwork in various formats and media, during AniManGaki 2014.

Celebrating studio’s last hurrah

18 September 2014

AS FAMED anime production house Studio Ghibli goes on its hiatus, fans of Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki turned up at Nozomi Animation’s booth, the Malaysian distributor for his work, at AniManGaki 2014 for a last hurrah.

The team from Penang - (from right) Syahidatul Munirah Badrul Munir, Ahmad Shazli Hasim and Mohd Nawi Mohd Ismail with their trophies after the prize giving ceremony at TH Hotel in Bayan Lepas..

Retelling tales of nationalism

18 September 2014

FIVE teams battled it out in the Pengisahan Kenegaraan 1Malaysia competition finals at TH Hotel in the Tabung Haji Complex in Bayan Lepas, Penang.

Nice to meet you: Prof Omar (right) greeting Abdul Wahab after the oath-taking ceremony for postgraduate students at Universiti Sains Malaysia in Penang.

No ‘retiring’ for 60-year-old educator

18 September 2014

AGE is not a barrier for Abdul Wahab Yusuf Al-Jawder to pursue his PhD in political science at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Penang.

Single mother, Fazillah Hamzah, who attended the baking class organised by the House of Hope and JCI Pearl at PG Cake Craft, Jalan Dato Koyah on 06/09/14.

Single mothers learn art of baking

18 September 2014

FAZILLAH Hamzah, 47, sells kuih by the roadside near the Lone Pine Apartments in Paya Terubong, Penang, every day and earns about RM50 to RM60 a day, barely enough to provide for her two schoolgoing children aged 13 and nine.

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