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Flash floods hit Subang Jaya

31 March 2015

A three-hour downpour brought the township to a standstill, with floodwater reported up to knee level

Legal advice: Mohamed Hafiz (left) explaining the contents of the Sales and Purchase Agreement to his clients.

GST: No changes for legal fees

31 March 2015

MALAYSIANS seeking legal advice and services will be glad to note that the percentage of tax imposed on legal fees will not change with the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on April 1.

At the checkout: Shoppers queuing to pay for their purchases at the counters in Tesco Ipoh during the weekend.

Ipoh folk are buying as many items as possible before the rise in prices

31 March 2015

THE weekend before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) kicks in, hypermarkets and department stores were packed with Ipoh folk looking to stock up on groceries.

Starting them young: The Doodle Wall allows children to get creative by imagining how Kampung Bookaroo would look like to them.

Fun-filled day as children learn to be creative at Bookaroo Festival

31 March 2015

IT was a day filled with fun and excited children at the Sarawak State Library as they celebrated the Bookaroo Children’s Literature Festival 2015 during the weekend.

Workers setting up the exhibition area of the Pan Borneo Highway launching ceremony at Mile 32 Jalan Bintulu-Miri on Monday morning. The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem will launch the start on highway building on Tuesday. Presently, just 14 of the road is dual-carriageway, with the remains single lane country roads. Photo by ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE.

Much-awaited Pan Borneo project will induce a multiplier economic effect

31 March 2015

BINTULU: Today marks the official start of the Pan Borneo Highway construction, a project first talked about when Malaysia was formed in 1963.

Board apologises for 16-hour water interruption

31 March 2015

SIBU: The Sibu Water Board has apologised to consumers affected by a 16-hour water interruption caused by a leakage on one of its main pipes.

EC urged to withdraw notice of redelineation move

31 March 2015

KUCHING: The Election Commission (EC) has been urged to withdraw the second notice of its proposed redelineation recommendations for Sarawak and put the review process on hold pending the outcome of a judicial review filed by PKR.

Sigh of relief in Baram

31 March 2015

MIRI: Residents in Kuala Baram district have given fire-fighters due praises for having managed to douse the wildfires that had caused widespread air pollution in the past two weeks.

Multicoloured beauty: A woman trying in vain to shield her face from coloured powder.

Thousands take part in Holi celebration by temple

31 March 2015

CELEBRATION of the Holi festival in Malaysia was grander than ever with 4,500 people flooding the Shree Lakshmi Narayan temple in Jalan Kasipillay, Kuala Lumpur.

Getting into the groove: Employees were all dressed according to the theme ‘Colour of Life’ at the Bata Malaysia Long-Service Award Dinner.

Dedication every step of the way

31 March 2015

Bata Malaysia honoured some of its long-serving employees at the company’s Long-Service Award Dinner themed “Colours of Life” held at the Concorde Hotel in Kuala Lumpur.

Beauty queens: Carey Ng, Manisha Jagan Mohan, Kohinoor Kaur and Sugeetha Chandran smile for the camera at the HE opening party of the Starhill Gallery Spring Summer fashion showcase.

Exclusive designer labels featured at four-day spring and summer showcase

31 March 2015

THE opening party of the Starhill Gallery Spring Summer four-day fashion showcase would have been just another glitzy party in a long line of such events, except for one fateful moment on stage.

Sharing a love for history: (From left) Chong Kah Yee, 21, Lai Zhi Xian, 22 and Kevin Leong, 22 in discussion with Lee in front of the mural showing Kajang’s cultural map.

Digging up on a bygone era

31 March 2015

The fame of Kajang satay has overshadowed many other interesting facts about this old town.

Interview with full-time European runway model Rennee Chong for The Mod Life column. RAYMOND OOI/ The Star

Former IT sales coordinator goes to Europe to become a full-time model

31 March 2015

FULL-time model Rennee Chong is living every aspiring model’s dream by walking down runways in Europe — including one of the fashion capitals of the world, Milan.

Helpful: A taxi driver helping a passenger carry her luggage. — filepic

Taxi fare hike unfair

31 March 2015

I AM very sore about the recent taxi fare hike because I am deeply affected by it.

In preparation: Stores have started putting up post-GST prices.

Business owners brace themselves for implementation of GST

31 March 2015

MANY businesses, like Home Appliances in Petaling Jaya, are experiencing a surge in sales as people are rushing to buy before the GST kicks in.

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