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Sort it out: Perak-ians who fail to sort out their garbage by September 1 next year will be fined under the Solid Waste Management and Public Cleanliness Act 2007. – filepic

Sort out your trash by next year

3 August 2015

HOUSEHOLDS in Perak are expected to separate rubbish beginning September next year.

1 Houses in Bukit Merah New Village, Ipoh, typically look like this. 2 Beh cutting out shoe soles as her husband, Chung, sits next to her at their rented home.3 Lau sorting out the junk he had collected for recycling at his home.4 Leong said those who remained in the village are mostly the elderly and the poor who cannot afford houses elsewehere.5 Lee (left) visiting Liew, who is blind, and his wife Chen, who is partially deaf, at the couple’s squatter home in Bukit Merah New Village. Looking on is Lee’s wife, Chin Yoke Choo (standing).Photos:RONNIE CHIN

Scraping through is an everyday struggle for many in Bukit Merah New Village in Ipoh

3 August 2015

ALL over Ipoh, new housing schemes and high-rise condominiums sprout just about everywhere.

Rich heritage: Tan Sri Adenan Satem (left) posing for a group photo with representatives from Formadat, Forest Department and WWF Malaysia after the book launch.

Book on Kelabit, Maligan communities launched

3 August 2015

KUCHING: A book documenting the rich cultural heritage and folklore of the communities living in the Kelabit and Maligan highlands of Sarawak and Sabah has been published.

Winners: The team from SMK Batu Lintang receiving the Law Olympiad challenge trophy.

SMK Batu Lintang wins Law Olympiad

3 August 2015

KUCHING: SMK Batu Lintang has emerged as winners of the Law Olympiad held at SM Lodge here recently.

Foundation vital: Fatimah officiating the Petronas project.

Penan children to get preschool education, thanks to Petronas scheme

3 August 2015

KUCHING: Penan children below seven years old from five villages along Petronas’ Sabah and Sarawak gas pipeline will be able to receive early childhood education at the new schools sponsored by Petronas.

Rainforest World Music Festival on Aug 7-9 will feature a myriad of performances by acts from all over the world.

Unique Rainforest Festival will feature renowned international and indigenous musicians

3 August 2015

KUCHING: The 18th edition of the Rainforest World Music Festival will be celebrated at the Sarawak Cultural Village in Damai near here this weekend.

Penampang student impresses judges to win Miss Global International crown

3 August 2015

MIRI: A 22-year-old beauty from Penampang, Sabah, has been crowned Miss Global International Malaysia 2015.

Woman: Boyfriend pushed me, baby off bike

3 August 2015

SIBU: A woman together with her one-month old baby escaped death when her boyfriend suddenly pushed them down from the motorcycle he was riding.

Heart warming: Thousands turned up to support Kuching Autistic Association’s fundraising food fair yesterday.

RM200,000 raised but autism body needs more

3 August 2015

KUCHING: Supported by thousands of people, the Kuching Autistic Association’s (KAA) charity food fair yesterday raised some RM200,000, meeting expectations but still falling short of the body’s annual operating needs.

Recollection: Adenan (right) looking at an album of photos on his numerous visits to the town with the help of Dr Annuar.

Adenan: Translate support into votes

3 August 2015

SIBU: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Adenan Satem says the state election is very close now, and wants the people to translate their support for him into votes.

13 nabbed in joint op

3 August 2015

BUKIT MERTAJAM: Police nabbed 13 people for various offences in the central Seberang Prai district in a joint operation with Rela.

How to manage your project cashflow

3 August 2015

WHEN you tender for a project, chances are that you are financially confident to fulfil your deliverables

Gold medalist Mohd Nazri Mustafa (centre) celebrates with teammates McClair Jenggut (right) and Mohd Amzar Syahmie Mohd Zaim who won the silver and bronze respectively in the boys Under-15 triple jump.

Golden outing for Malaysia’s junior athletes

3 August 2015

MALAYSIAN Schools Sports Council (MSSM) were deservedly the overall champions of the MSSM-WALA-SSSC-IPE athletics championships.

1 Fiddler flanked by Tunku Khadijah (left) and Tunku Mukminah.2 Ayam masak kicap.3 Spicy sambal petai.4 Lamb kurma.5 Rendang tok and calamari in a creamy turmeric sauce.

Hooked on Asia’s tantalising flavours

3 August 2015

WHEN Datuk Tunku Mukminah Jiwa started working at the Women’s Institute in 1958, one of the first things she did was to drive her Morris Minor to meet the women living in the rural areas and teach them how to cook.

Nik Mohd Shazmie

At home with his art

3 August 2015

NANDO’S creative space-cum-art gallery is now in full swing with Nando’s Art Initiative 2014 Fine Art grand prize winner, Nik Mohd Shazmie Nik Shairozi’s first solo art exhibition.

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