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Company expects domestic and shipping industry to grow moderately

29 November 2014

KUCHING: Harbour-Link Group Bhd, which has shipped more cargo, expects the domestic and shipping industries to grow further at a moderate rate.

Investigations: Fire and Rescue Department forensic personnel working at the coal mine. - filepic

Many questions that need answers

29 November 2014

THE coal mine explosion at Selantik in Pantu, Sri Aman, has cast the spotlight on an industry that many of us know nothing much about.

SMC takes positive steps to enforce its policies

29 November 2014

SIBU: Bintulu MP threat to gather all BN political parties together to force a change in the leadership and management of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is tantamount to political intimidation.

Sibu property still bullish: Ting (seated third from left) with his committee.

Price of property in Sibu to have higher GST

29 November 2014

SIBU: The price of property here will have higher Goods and Service Tax (GST) than other places next year.

Site visit: The mayor visited the project site at India Street Pedestrian Mall in Kuching. After the laying of pipes for the centralised sewer, the roofing project over the popular pedestrian mall can begin by early next year.

Three stop-work orders issued

29 November 2014

KUCHING: Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) will clamp down on illegal extensions, said Datuk Bandar Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Julai.

ROAD CLOSUREThe previous 24-hour slip road closure at Exit 703 (the Telekom Interchange) of the Cheras-Kajang Grand Saga Highway will now be changed, from 11pm to 5am (Sunday to Thursday) and midnight to 6am (Friday and Saturday). This closure will last until Dec 11 to facilitate MRT works. For alternative routes, motorists bound for Pekan Batu 9 / Jalan Cheras / Hulu Langat will need to turn at Exit 702. Those heading towards Taman Kota Cheras from Kuala Lumpur will need to make a U-turn at the Bandar Tun Hussein Onn Interchange and use the slip road at Exit 703 (Taman Kota Cheras-bound).TALK ON HINDUISMThe head of Kauai’s Hindu Monastery and publisher of Hinduism Today Satguru Bodhinatha will give a talk titled “Be a Hindu Mystic” at 7pm today. The talk will be held at the Sri Kandaswamy Temple, No 3, Lorong Scott, off Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur. Satguru Bodhinatha will also launch his book at the event. Admission is free. For details, call 010-548 5952, 019-335 5392 or 016-344 5425.DISCUSSION ON STRAYSPetaling Jaya city councillor Sean Oon is organising a dialogue / brainstorming session with interested groups and individuals on matters pertaining to stray dogs and cats. The discussion will be held today at the MBPJ headquarters (Bilik Gerakan) in Jalan Yong Shook Lin, from 9am to 12.30pm. For details and registration, call 019-211 2125 (Sean Oon) or email to seanoon1964@gmail.com.CHARITY BAZAARThe Association of British Women in Malaysia’s (ABWM) Christmas Bazaar will take place tomorrow, from 10.30am to 2.30pm at the Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur. All money raised will go directly to local charities, including SPCA, National Cancer Society of Malaysia and Women’s Aid Organisation. For details, call 03-2284 4407. AWARENESS CAMPAIGNStudents from Kolej Dika in Puchong who are specialising in Special Needs Education will conduct an awareness campaign for individuals with special needs tomorrow, from 10am to 7pm at One Utama’s Central Park Avenue. Aside from an inclusive play area for special-needs children, professionals, societies and non-government organisations will hold talks on various aspects of people with special needs. For details, call 011-232 79941 / 012-317 2584 (Angel Bateman).ANTENATAL CLASSPantai Hospital Cheras (PHC) will organise an “Antenatal Class” on Dec 13, from 10am to 5pm at Vivatel Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s Ballroom 1. This programme aims to prepare parents-to-be to welcome their newborn. Talks and demonstrations will be given by PHC’s O&G specialist, on nutrition and post-natal exercises. Admission is free on a first-come first-served basis, and is limited to 60 couples only. For details, call 03-9145 2808.

29 November 2014

CHRISTMAS WITH PETS

teaching... One of the nine Australian trainee teacher from Perth teaching students in Miri during their two week training stint here which ended yesterday. Curtin Sarawak pic

Multi-cultural composition an advantage

29 November 2014

MIRI: Schools in Sarawak are excellent avenues to shape people who will have well-balanced views on race and culture - because these schools have immensely-diversed cultural composition of students who learn to live peacefully together since pre-teen years, said a group of Australian trainee teachers who had come to Miri for first-hand experience of the way of life here.

Manila resident says Malaysians blessed to live in a disaster-free country

29 November 2014

CHINESE expatriate Anabelle Co-Martinent feels that she has found a real gem in Malaysia.

Top 10 ways to recognise if your loved one is suffering from mental problems

29 November 2014

Here are 10 tips on how to spot if a loved one is suffering from mental health problems and how to convince them to seek help.

A dash of modernity: A view of the spacious living room in one of the semi-detached homes in Vila Seni.

Luxury development marks entry of HK developers into M'sia

29 November 2014

The developers behind the 92 semi-detached villas and four bungalows of the Vila Seni project in Johor Baru say the guarded and gated community covering 4.9ha provides the best in a residential enclave.

Working together: Turf wars can be avoided by having a goal, focusing on achievement, sharing experiences and engaging in effective communication.

Taming turf wars How to avoid the power struggles that hobble an organisation

29 November 2014

How much of your day is spent defending your turf? It’s easy for creative spirits, motivated enthusiasts and innovative people to become casualties in organisational turf wars.

Participants displaying exceptional skills and commitment during the tourney.

Youngsters gain valuable insight into basketball

29 November 2014

YOUTH basketball programme Kids Sports School (KIDSS) by WCT Holdings Berhad (WCT) drew to an end after 24 weeks with their second Basketball Challenge Cup 2014 tourney.

Grab it now: Get the December issue of ‘Flavours’ and stand a chance to win more than 100 fabulous prizes.

As Flavours turns 20, here are some treats to celebrate

29 November 2014

iN CONJUNCTION with the 20th anniversary of Flavours, the magazine has a special treat for all. Readers stand a chance to win fabulous goodies as more than 100 prizes have been lined up – ranging from dream vacations, lavish dining experiences to impressive kitchen equipment.

An exhibitor explaining about the functions of the air purifier to visitor at the exhibition.

More than 40,000 expected at three-day exhibition

29 November 2014

HOME and living exhibition Perfect Lifestyle 2014 is offering visitors a myriad home solutions with attractive offers this weekend.

Ng [second from left] with second-place winner, Natalia and third-place winner, May Salitah Naru Kiob (left) after being crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2013. Looking on is fourth-place winner, Symren Kaur (right). - filepic

Pageant national director explains criteria needed to win the crown

29 November 2014

For the 17 finalists of Miss Universe Malaysia 2015, the journey is every bit as important as the crown.

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