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Change your perspective

24 November 2014

AFTER 25 years of working in the textile industry, 14 of those in Malaysia, ROBERT PLACHCIAK will now be switching to a completely different sphere of management — artiste management. More specifically, his wife’s music career.

A model showing off south sea pearl set by Tomei Gold and Jewellery at Tomei Christmas Ball 2014 at Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Nov 20, 2014.

Jeweller hosts guests at Christmas ball and shows its new designs

24 November 2014

CHRISTMAS season has arrived and the festive cheer is palpable. It was especially so for the guests at Tomei’s Christmas ball, organised to show appreciation to those responsible for the jeweller’s success — customers, business partners and staff.

Tiew (fourth from right) posing with some of the participating supercar owners during the Andaman Supercars Charity Drive 2014 gala.

Fourteen underprileged kids given the opportunity to whizz around in supercars

24 November 2014

IT was a dream come true for 14 underprivileged children when they were given the chance to ride their chosen supercar around the city.

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Passion for rattan

24 November 2014

SITTING in the dim interior of his workshop behind a plethora of rattan furniture, craftsman Ken Chee quietly and effortlessly uses rattan splints to weave a chair.

Mobile toilets made available for the convenience of the public as upgrading work is carried out.

City Council to spend RM2.3mil on upgrading lavatories at Polo Ground and hawker centre

24 November 2014

THE mere mention of public toilets is sure to make one cringe with all the horror stories that have been heard.

State tourism gets boost from programmes in Europe

24 November 2014

NUSAJAYA: Johor’s tourism is getting a boost with free publicity and promotion in European countries - thanks to the filming by television stations from there.

Competition offers a lift for low-cost flat with prompt maintenance payments

24 November 2014

JOHOR BARU: A RM200,000 lift is waiting for residents of the low-cost walk-up flats in the Johor Baru constituency who have settled their building maintenance fee promptly.

State to give a helping hand to Johor-based co-ops

24 November 2014

JOHOR BARU: The Cooperatives Commission of Malaysia (SKM) is willing to assist the Johor-based cooperatives to further expand their business portfolios.

No intention to develop wetlands to build F1 circuit or casino

24 November 2014

JOHOR BARU: The state Government does not have any plans to remove the Ramsar wetlands to make way for the construction of an F1 circuit or even a casino in the state.

States collaborate to draw more local and foreign tourists

24 November 2014

JOHOR BARU: Both Johor and Perak governments would be working closely with one another in drawing more local and foreign tourists in visiting the states during the coming years.

New showroom: The ground breaking ceremony by Choy (second from left), Ratnaike (third from left), Folger (third from right) and Brengartner (second from right).

RM17mil showroom to be ready next year

24 November 2014

KUANTAN: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, together with one of its primary dealers, NZ Wheels Sdn Bhd, will be setting up a RM17mil Autohaus in Jalan Teluk Sisek here.

Destroyed: Abdul Aziz holding the drugs seized from the suspects during a press conference.

Police arrest gang members specialising in stealing wires and electrical goods

24 November 2014

KUANTAN: Police here have crippled three gangs specialising in the theft of cables and electrical goods.

Event to educate professionals about shared services

24 November 2014

The shared services and outsourcing (SSO) industry is based on the consolidation of business operations that are used by multiple parts of the same organisation, into a central unit whose services are either shared within the organisation, or outsourced to third party companies.

Manjula (left) and Thum are optimistic the effort will bring about positive results.

More SMEs going green

24 November 2014

The drink packs recycling effort kicked off by food packaging company Tetra Pak Malaysia some nine years ago is gaining traction as more small businesses are participating in efforts to give back to society through recycling.

All eager: Liaw (seated third from left) together with council members, media partners and sponsors of the MRCA Charity Run 2014.

More than 3,600 runners to participate in this Sunday’s charity run

24 November 2014

WITH less than seven days to go, organisers of the Malaysian Retail Chain Association (MRCA) Charity Run are in their final lap of preparations to ensure all goes well on the event day.

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