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So grateful: Nasir Khan (third left) receiving a memento from SK Sacred Heart headmaster John Sikos Runan in appreciation of Maybank's Global Corporate Responsibility Day initiative at the school.

Maybank staff refurbish SK Sacred Heart rooms

2 October 2014

KUCHING: The resource room and religious study room at SK Sacred Heart in Semaba here have been refurbished as part of Maybank’s Global Corporate Responsibility Day 2014.

Hii Puong Wei of SJK Chung Hua 4 1â "2 Mile en route to winning one of his eight gold medals.

60 new swim records set SMK Batu Lintang is tops in inter-school championships

2 October 2014

KUCHING: An unprecedented 60 new records were set in the pool at this year’s Samarahan-Kuching Divisions Inter-School Swimming Championships organised by the Kota Samarahan Amateur Swimming Association (Kotas).

A milestone: (From left) Anthony Layan, Wong, Chin, Toh and Mohammad Azrai unveiling a commemorative plaque for the re-roofing project.

New roof for SK St Teresa multi-purpose hall

2 October 2014

KUCHING: SK St Teresa’s pupils have a reason to cheer now that the school’s multi-purpose hall has been given a new roof.

Photo caption: (From left) Staff winners of Trienekens Sarawak's
â¿¿Outstanding Safe Long-Haul Driving Performance Awardâ¿  Danny Goan,
Mohd Ridzuan Abdullah and Jensonray Sepia from the Scheduled Waste
Operations department.

Staff get training to keep environment at work safe

2 October 2014

KUCHING: Waste management company Trienekens Sarawak has just completed a week long health, safety and environment (HSE) training for its staff and contractors.

Competition co-sponsor ARM's Worldwide University manager Dr Khaled Benkrid (left) presenting the third prize award to Swinburne Sarawak's team.

Near miss again for Swinburne

2 October 2014

KUCHING: Three-time national champions Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus once again came close to winning the Freescale Cup Worldwide Finals in South Korea.

Prime Minister Datuk seri najib tun razak at 51 malaysia Day in Miri. -ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

Calls to break up unwise

2 October 2014

THERE had been mounting calls from certain groups of people in Sabah and Sarawak, in particular Opposition politicians and social activists, for a review of the Malaysia Agreement; with some of them even calling for the two east Malaysian states to break away from the federation.

Villagers bringing Mustapa's body to the riverbank.

Villager believed killed by crocodile

2 October 2014

KUCHING: A 50-year-old villager was killed in a suspected crocodile attack while collecting sago palms at Sungai Rimbas in Betong division.

Five handicraft entries win WCC awards

2 October 2014

KUCHING: Sarawak’s crafts have received international recognition by winning five World Craft Council (WCC) Awards of Excellence for Handicrafts in the Asia-Pacific region.

Police personnel reciting the oath at the monthly parade at Sarawak police headquarters yesterday. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Crime cases drop

2 October 2014

KUCHING: The crime index in Sarawak has dropped by 6.84% with 468 fewer cases reported so far this year compared with last year.

Penang Sports Club to forgo Jakarta cricket tourney this year

2 October 2014

THE Penang Sports Club will be notable absentees when the 19th Apple Coal Jakarta International Cricket Sixes takes off at the Indonesian capital in November.

Novices lift lawn bowling title Untested pair defeat rivals 15-2 to be crowned mixed pair champions

2 October 2014

FATIN Nuorasiah Shahrudin, 14, and Nazrin Shuib, 18, from Tengku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI B) in Bandar Penawar, Johor, surprised a field of 50 pairs to emerge the 2014 Mahsuri Cup mixed pair Lawn Bowling champions at the Langkawi Development Authority green in Kuah, Langkawi.

Ranked first: The company also did well in the sales satisfaction of the survey, especially in the areas of sales initiation, dealer facilities, 
deals, sales personnel and delivery process.

Topping the charts in customer satisfaction

2 October 2014

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced that it was recently ranked number one in the Customer Service Index (CSI) and Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) categories of a survey conducted by global market research company J.D. Power.

Wong (left) and his wife have been operating their push cart business in Sunway Pyramid for two years.

Entry-level business ownership A push cart can be a good starting point for entrepreneurs

2 October 2014

Organisation to help centre buy vehicle

2 October 2014

THE Pertubuhan Wanita Mutiara (PWM) will raise funds to help Eden Handicap Service Centre acquire a van equipped with a ramp.

Honouring exemplary students College presents awards to fivemost outstanding alumni for 2014

2 October 2014

THE achievements of five former undergraduates who left a mark in their respective fields were recognised during Han Chiang College (HCC)’s Golden Achievement Awards 2014.

Penang and Thailand look atways to boost economic ties

2 October 2014

DELEGATES from Thailand and Penang had a chance to discuss ways and means to enhance economic and developmental cooperation in a ‘Business Seminar and Business Matching Session with Thailand Delegation’.

Being alert: Visitors having their blood pressure taken during Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital's open day event.

Fun way to stay healthy Visitors enjoy free checks and explore hospital’s services on open day

2 October 2014

FUN-filled activities delighted visitors during Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital’s open day in Jalan Bulan, Fettes Park, Penang.

Han Chiang College Foundation student  Lee Kar Yi, 18 (right) together with her other teammates in traditional Nonya costume during the mini exhibition at Summer Garden Food and Bistro at Tanjung Bungah here on Friday (Sept 26).

pix by EDMUND NGO// Sept 29. 2014.

Promoting the rich culture of the Babas and Nyonyas

2 October 2014

Wearing traditional Nyonya costumes, the group explained various customs practised by the Baba and Nyonya during the one-night exhibition held at Summer Garden Food and Bistro at Tanjung Bungah recently.

Tracing their roots: Tan stressing a point during the Talking Books session at the George Town World Heritage Incorporated premises in Lebuh Acheh. Seated second right in the front is Ooi.

‘Hokkiens are native of Penang’

2 October 2014

THE Hokkiens are the native sons of Penang, according to local historian Tan Kim Hong.

Flood misery for villagers

2 October 2014

HEAVY rain brought misery to about 100 people in Kampung Mutiara near Sungai Satu in Batu Ferringhi, Penang, when the river overflowed and flooded their homes.

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