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Not a joke: Chieng's  
repertoire is 
hilarious because it is brutally honest, 
and something we will relate to.

Taking stand-up seriously

2 September 2014

SOME might assume that stand-up comedians are funny all the time.

Limited exits discourage motorists from using skyway

2 September 2014


Allow tour buses to drop off passengers at convenient spot

2 September 2014


Table toppers Tunku Anum stumble to 1-3 defeat

2 September 2014

HIGH-FLYING SMK Tunku Anum from Kedah were shot down 1-3 by Bukit Jalil Sports School in a Ministry of Education U-17 second-round soccer match.

The Thais ASA players showing off their trophy as they pose with the Chinese Swimming Club team which finished second place in the Men's challenge.

Thais making a big splash

2 September 2014

CHINESE Swimming Club had to surrender their Invita-tional Water Polo championship title for the Datuk Lye Siew Weng Cup when the challenge ended at the club’s pool.

Lions Club and hospital project out to help poor patients

2 September 2014

THE Lions Club of George Town Mutiara (Lions GTM) and Pantai Hospital Penang Medical Fund has disbursed more than RM114,000 to some 100 patients since it was established four years ago.

Brief Caption:Eden Handicap Service Centre for merdeka story. The Star/CHIN CHENG YEANG/11-0812014

Transforming the lives of the disabled

2 September 2014

EDEN Handicap Service Centre has been a boon for disabled persons since the non-profit organisation was set up in Penang in 1991.

New hope and a second chance

2 September 2014

PARTIALLY blind Rohani Abdul Wahab has found a new opportunity in foot reflexology.

Universiit Sains Malaysia (USM) deputy vice-chancellor (industry and community network)  Prof. Datuk Dr See Ching Mey (second from right) presenting the Jury Special Award for OKU to Mohd Nazmi Mohd Salleh (second from left) during theNovel Research and Innovation Competition 2014 prize-giving ceremony at Sunshinse Square, Bayan Baru on Friday (Aug 22).
Together with his teammates, Mohd Nazmi from Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) also won the silver medal for their project, the I-OK.

Top award for green effort

2 September 2014

THREE undergraduate research students at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) found out that the delicious dragon fruit is not only good for one’s health, but that its stem could be used to treat waste water.

The students of SRJK (T) Subramaniya Barathee standing in tandem with the number 57, depicting 57 years of independence inconjunction with the opening of its new school at Bukit Gambir, Penang  on 29/08/14.

Delight as new school opens

2 September 2014

The new four-storey SRJK (T) Subramaniya Barathee building in Bukit Gambir, Penang, stands as a monument to the patience and perseverance of the teachers.

Nur Jannaton Abdul Jalil, 19 (middle, in blue dress) and her family (from left) sister Nuratiqah Abdul Jalil, 20, mother Hafshah Kamis, 49, father Abdul Jalil Zainol Abidin, 50, and sister Nurashikin Abdul Jalil, 24, sharing a light moment during registration day for the 2014/2015 academic session at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang.

Big leap in confidence Shy girl overcomes the odds to enter varsity

2 September 2014

A GIRL who shied away from society for much of her adolescent life due to her disability has made her parents proud by being the first in her family to gain entry into university.

Dapsy: Reappoint political reps as EC assistant registrars

2 September 2014

THE Penang DAP Socialist Youth (Dapsy) has submitted a memorandum demanding for the representatives from political parties to be reappointed as election commission assistant registrars.

Police officers and policemen having a gotong-royong cleaning up the northeast district Phase Two police quarters in Bandar Baru Air Itam. //CHAN BOON KAI/THE STAR/(29th Aug 2014)

Stamping out the dengue menace

2 September 2014

SOME 200 police personnel did their part to combat the dengue menace by holding a gotong-royong at the northeast district Phase Two police quarters in Bandar Baru Air Itam in Penang.

Site visit: Abdul Rahman (right) being briefed by Kulim District Council engineering department director Ramli Md Noor regarding the repair work on the drain. With them is Badrol Hisham (in red).

Find land for low-cost homes, states urged

2 September 2014

State governments should help the Housing Ministry by identifying land which can be used for the Government’s low-cost housing projects.

Kapten Buehbossa performance during Georgetown Festival in Lebuh Archeh

Never a dull moment

2 September 2014

THE month-long George Town Festival came to a close with the Victoria & Armenian Street Project.

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