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Metro News 17h ago

‘Review management of river and watershed’

KUCHING: It is high time that Sarawak reviews and invests in the management of its rivers and watershed through an integrated approach.

Rivers support Sarawak’s socio-economy in many ways and must be properly managed.
Metro News 17h ago

Travel company honours partners

IT was a night of glitz and glamour at Ice Holidays Sdn Bhd’s Golden Destinations (GD) Nite 2017.

Lim (left) presenting  a mock cheque for RM50,000 to Tung Shin Hospital second treasurer Sandra Lee Siak Choo.
Eat & Drink 23 Sep 2017

Burgers galore at this Subang Jaya food truck

The business centre in SS15, Subang Jaya is home to a thriving but competitive food enclave, with eateries appearing and disappearing every so often.

At The Burger Shop, large burger patties are grilled over hot charcoal flame. — GLENN GUAN/The Star
Metro News 17h ago

Prayers to greet the new year

RELIGIOUS organisation founder Mohd Hussain Abdullah was conferred the Tokoh Maal Hijrah at Penang’s Awal Muharram celebration.

Mohd Hussain showing the Penang Tokoh Maal Hijrah 2017 award he received.
Focus 23 Sep 2017

Lion troupe dances on despite hefty price

Couple toils to find a place to store lion dance props and train while bearing high costs for the art.

Costly essentials: Hong Wei Lion and Dragon Dance Troupe principal Fun Yoke Keong showing the troupe's first lion head, bought for the troupe by a benefactor. — Sam Tham/The Star
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Metro News 21 Sep 2017

Restaurant owner lets customers pay what they can for meals

JOHOR BARU: A local restaurant owner believes that his action of letting customers pay what they can will help create a more caring society.

Zulrahim holding up the box his customers use to pay for their meals.
Metro News 17h ago

New lease of life for homeless

AN EXUBERANT rendition of Negaraku filled the air in the main hall of Geo Kosmo National Service Training Camp in Kuala Kubu Baru, Selangor.

Participants lining up for food at lunchtime. — Photos YAP CHEE HONG/The Star
Metro News 17h ago

FT Ministry to continue helping them leave the streets

THE Homeless Empowerment Programme by the Federal Territories Ministry will continue after the first batch completes its stint on Sept 30.

Metro News 17h ago

CM: Bold initiatives vital to develop Sarawak

MIRI: Sarawak must take bold steps if the state wants to fast-track its development agenda, even if these bold moves are radical, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.

Participants of the Maal Hijrah celebrations in Miri. — STEPHEN THEN/The Star