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Show dog breeders are worlds apart from puppy mills who  eschew quality and animal welfare for profit, says Heng.

It’s a doggy business

1 November 2014

The FIRST thing to know about champion pedigree show dogs is they don’t answer to everyday names like Brownie or Blackie.

The right way:                      Dr Luah (right)  demonstrating the techniques of CPR during the World Anaesthesia Day at Penang Hospital.

Hospital celebrates the vital work of an anaesthetist

1 November 2014

PENANG Hospital was abuzz with activities organised by the hospital’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care in conjunction with World Anaesthesia Day.

From Left: Penang duo Anis Shazlin and Nur Amirah Auni Azman (Pen) handing Penang a one-two finish in the Girls Open after they shrugged off the stiff challenge posted by Negri Sembilans Nurain Mustaffa, Puteri Arfah Attilia (Ked) and Suraya Shahidon (Perlis). (24/10/14)

Penang bowlers blaze lanes

1 November 2014

PENANG keglers shone at the preliminary round fifth leg challenge of this year’s Milo Youth Cup Ranking Masters bowling circuit.

Students playing violins at the launching of the ‘Fiesta Sister Columba’ at SK Convent Green Lane on Saturday.The Star/Lim Beng Tatt/ 11 Oct 2014.

Be creative to makelessons fun

1 November 2014

TEACHERS must move away from mundane classroom routines and add fun and variety to their teaching methods.

Once upon a time: Ramkarpal volunteers to read to preschool children at the Learning Garden in Halaman York, George Town.

Bookworms in the making

1 November 2014

TWO hundred preschoolers showed their love for reading by participating in the annual Read for the Record global literacy campaign.

Culinaryconvention: World Curry Festival delivery team member Saira Ali showing a sample T-shirt on the festival during the press conference at E&O Hotel in George Town.

Curry Festival to spice up expo in Penang

1 November 2014

THE World Curry Festival, currently held only in the United Kingdom (UK), will make its first international appearance in Penang next year.

Feeling the love: Students giving a tight hug to Yeo after the retirement ceremony at the school in Jalan Gottlieb, Penang.

Farewell to true-blue teacher

1 November 2014

IT was a bittersweet affair for Penang Chinese Girls High School principal Yeo Eng Sim’s retirement do.

Addressing challenges

1 November 2014

KEY industry players and major government agencies in the creative content sector came together to discuss issues and challenges in a forum organised earlier this week by the National Film Development Corp Malaysia (Finas) and the Communication and Multimedia Ministry.

Weird at work: Ng (standing right) and staff of Sun Protection going about their routine in Halloween costumes at the factory in Prai.

Terror-fic fun

1 November 2014

FOURTEEN employees of a private company in the Prai Industrial Area in Penang had a fun working day, turning up in costumes for work in conjunction with Halloween Day.

Well-wishers come to the aid of ailing and jobless father of three

1 November 2014

AID in the form of cash and foodstuff started pouring in for a former car mechanic after the news that he is semi-paralysed was highlighted by several vernacular press.

School to start daycare service

1 November 2014

MCA vice-president Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun has made it her mission to design a relief programme via free daycare centres for poor single parents.

The mini hydroelectric dam being built at Pelepok.

Pelepok longhouse to get power supply by year-end

1 November 2014

KUCHING: Residents of Pelepok longhouse in Ulu Padeh, Betong, will no longer have to rely on generators for electricity when an ongoing mini-hydroelectricity project is completed in December.

Pupils and staff of SK Nanga Bena, Kapit, taking a photograph with guests at the launch of the 1Malaysia school adoption programme.

Government pledges more aid to rural schools

1 November 2014

KAPIT: The education system must be supported by sufficient infrastructure such as schools, hostels and teaching materials so that Sarawak can be a developed state by 2030.

SIG to utilise bulk of rights proceeds to repay debts

1 November 2014

KUCHING: SIG Gases Bhd will utilise RM6.5mil or 48.2% of the gross proceeds of RM13.5mil expected to be raised from a rights issue to repay bank borrowings.

SK Ulu Lubai in Limbang, the first rural school to be given High-Performance School status.

Need to uplift English command

1 November 2014

IT came as no great surprise to hear that many Malaysian public university graduates cannot speak English properly despite having good grades on paper.

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