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Angler Syed Alwi caught a bulus, one of the many common fishes found in our waters, on a sandy patch off Penang shore.

Fishing for your dinner

30 July 2015

WITH the price of fish escalating over the past months, those living on both sides of the long peninsular coastline can take advantage of their surroundings to ease the strain on their pockets.

Good training: Form Six students from Tenby Schools Ipoh rehearsing for the Shakespearean play ‘A Winter’s Tale’.

An artistic rendition of Shakespeare

30 July 2015

A JEALOUS King Leontes of Sicilia wrongly accuses his queen of adultery and orders that the baby daughter born to them be cast away in the dangerous forests of neighbouring Bohemia.

1 Dr Mah (centre) holding up the ‘Hunger Movement’ T-shirt, which was given to him as a souvenir.2 The children of SJK Bukit Merah in Lahat cheering with joy as they hold up the food and packet drink they received.3 Volunteers from World Vision Malaysia performing an acoustic rendition of popular Cantonese song ‘Hei Foon Nei’ by Gem Tang.

Getting a taste of hunger

30 July 2015

AFTER fasting for eight hours, Standard Six student Lim Tzer Xing could not hold back his excitement when he could finally savour the taste of food again.

One for the album: The participants and speakers of the conference.

Chinese literature to the fore

30 July 2015

THE Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) hosted “The 2015 International Conference on the Study and Dissemination of Malaysian Chinese Literature: With Special Focus on the Sirius Poetical Society and Modernism” recently.

iplkaki270715 1...Amputee Woo Fong Yeng, 64, feeding three stray cats, who are his only companion, at his home at the Bukit Merah New Village in Lahat, Ipoh, on July 27.

64-year-old amputee is in desperate need of help

30 July 2015

UNTIL he was diagnosed with diabetes, Woo Fong Yeng earned a comfortable living as an operator at a printing company.

Ipoh City Council’s proposal meets with resistance from market traders

30 July 2015

THE traders are against the plan to redevelop the Pasir Pinji wet market.

1 The Pasir Pinji wet market has been there for about 40 years.2 Mohd Zakuan (second from left), Lee and other council members being briefed on the redevelopment plan. 3 The present Pasir Pinji wet market needs an upgrade.

Proposed structure to include an underground carpark

30 July 2015

THE Ipoh City Council plans to meet with all stakeholders to get their views on the plan to redevelop the Pasir Pinji wet market.

Call to rectify history book chapter

30 July 2015

SIBU: The youth wings of SUPP Pelawan and Pending want the Education Ministry to rectify a chapter on the “birth of a nation” in the Primary School Curriculum Stan-dard (KSSR) Primary 5 history book.

Varsity donates RM25,000 to Habitat Kuching

30 July 2015

KUCHING: Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus, has donated RM25,000 to Habitat of Humanity Kuching Affiliate’s (Habitat Kuching) homebuilding projects.

Imperial Hotel Kuching

Relief for mall occupants as rentals likely to fall

30 July 2015

KUCHING: Occupancy rates for shopping malls here are expected to drop further as more retail spaces from new projects are coming into the market.

Join us: Wong (seated second from left) with the committee of the association.

Exciting events at ICT Expo

30 July 2015

SIBU: Computer Sales & Services Association Sarawak, Sibu Branch, is hosting this year Sarawak ICT Expo 2015.

CM urged to fulfil promise on individual land titles

30 July 2015

KUCHING: The Bidayuh community wants the state government to fulfil its promise of issuing individual titles for their native customary rights (NCR) land documented under the Dayak Bidayuh National Association’s (DBNA) initiative, according to Sarawak PKR.

Happy retirement: Tiong (second from right) presenting a bank premium certificate to a retiring staff.

Foreign troupes to add colour to cultural festival

30 July 2015

SIBU: A total of seven foreign troupes will add merriment to this year’s Borneo Cultural Festival which kicks off today (Thursday) until next Saturday.

Another titanic crisis?

30 July 2015

ARE Malaysians going to witness another major political crisis following the sudden removal of Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as the deputy prime minister and from the Cabinet?

Datuk Gramong Anak Juna, the Assistant Minister of Tourism Sarawak and Assistant Minister of Land Development (second from left), Sajith Sivanandan, Managing Director of Google Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines & Emerging Markets (left) and Hasanal Adbul Wahid, Principal Assistant Secretary, Tourism Cooperation Section, Ministry of Tourism Sarawak been explanation from Nhazlisham Hamdan, Head of Street View Operations at Google Malaysia, Thailand & Indonesia about Google Trakker during Google launches East Malaysia Street View in Kuching yesterday. - Zulazhar Sheblee / The Star

Street View boost

30 July 2015

KUCHING: Google has launched Street View for Sarawak and Sabah with up to 80% of all public roads documented with panoramic images.

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