Tun Perak pocket park to be oasis for KL folk

The water cascades at the inrtersection of Jalan Raja Laut, Jalan Tun Perak and Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman will be developed into a mini-park at the cost of about RM500,000 ahead of the SEA Games in August.


Penang wants to discuss high loan rejection rate with Bank Negara

Penang's State Housing Committee chairman Jagdeep Singh Deo (pic) wants a discussion with Bank Negara following a joint motion by the state government and the state opposition to address the high loan rejection rate of first-time home buyers.

Storm in a teacup

(From right) Tang leading the group of state MCA members including its Tasek Gelugor division chairman Yeoh Chin Kah and PRC Affairs Committee secretary Datuk Tan Lee Huat to observe the day’s proceedings.With them is state Opposition Leader Datuk Jahara Hamid during lunch hour at the Penang State Assembly.

THE Federal Government’s Penang Regional Development Authority (Perda) and JKP housing development came under the spotlight at the state assembly.


Village in Kinta thrives on seafood

OBLIVIOUS to the scorching sun, 70-year-old Loh See Hoi was busy filling bottles with sauces at his roadside stall in Kampung Baru Tanjung Tualang in Kinta, Perak.

A place with over 500 years of history

When the first traffic lights were introduced in Melaka in the second half of last century, at the intersection of Bunga Raya and Newcome Roads, people from outlying areas would congregate there just to watch the lights change.

SQUALOR. Gambling. Opium. Prostitution. All these made up the vices along Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka, in its history until the 1970s.

Eat & Drink

Break fast in lively bazaar setting

THE Ramadan buffet at Big Apple Restaurant takes on a bazaar theme this year, featuring stalls selling signature dishes as well as specialities from selected Malaysian states.




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