Small businesses in KL face unwelcome foreign competition

The proliferation of small businesses run by foreigners in Kuala Lumpur’s central business district (CBD) is not only creating social problems but also preventing Malaysians from earning a decent living.


Tourism causing spike in cost of durian, healthcare

The price of durian and private healthcare seem to be spiraling out of reach, and Penang exco members tell the house that the economic forces of supply and demand hold sway, with tourism driving up demand.

Rubbish collection still a big problem in Selayang

More than 1,000 complaints were filed on rubbish collection with the Selayang Municipal Council (MPS) in just the last one month.


Crime rate in Pahang drops but rape cases on the rise

The crime index has seen a 6.4% drop from January to April this year compared to the same period last year but rape cases rose from 45 to 56, mostly statutory.

Tea that is dubbed ‘the best of the best’

Thong Kee Cafe is a household name in Bentong.

HER dream was to come up with a cup of milk tea that is an all-time favourite among the young and old.

Eat & Drink

Malaysians’ all-time favourite dish

The Nasi Lemak Panas Suri stall at Medan Selera Jalan 223.

A FRIEND once asked if I was given a choice, what was the one dish I could eat every day for the rest of my life. Without much thought, I said nasi lemak.


High hopes in coach Vingada

Tunku Ismail is confident that Vingada will be able to improve the standard of the national team.
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FAM president Tunku Mahkota Johor Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim, after meeting and interviewing several candidates for the post of national team coach and after much deliberation, made the choice.


Condo project into its final lap

(From third right) Lim, Abdul Malek and Ho with other officials shoveling cement as a symbolic gesture to top up The Loft project that is nearing completion in Batu Maung, Penang.

ALREADY about 60% complete, Mah Sing Group Berhad’s The Loft@Southbay residential suites project in Batu Maung is set to be ready this December.


An acid test for Sarawak BN

MIRI: Sarawak BN has a tough battle to overcome in order to win the Pujut state constituency that is up for grabs in the upcoming by-election on July 4.


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