Metro

Commuters queuing up at the Pasar Seni LRT Station to change their MyRapid concession cards to MyRapid Touch'n Go cards.

Commuters fuming over poor LRT service

COMMUTERS applying for MyRapid Touch ‘n Go concession cards that allow students, senior citizens and the disabled to travel at a discounted rate of 50% are unhappy at the way Prasarana is handling the process.

Community

No more lonely nights

Sherman Tan is back in Taps Changkat tonight as the Its Too Late tour continues

Recently refurbished, Afterwerk is back in the business of serving up some great music. Tonight, enjoy the sounds of the Network band as keyboardist extraordinaire Vishnu teams up with fellow veteran Vijay David and more for a blast after dark

Projects to protect Mother Earth

Ayub (right) officiating at the pre-launch of the report framework at Dapur Warisan in Johor Baru.

JOHOR BARU: Johor Biotechnology and Biodiversity Corporation (J-Biotech) has outlined three pilot projects under the Johor Blueprint and Roadmap of Biodegradation and Biocompost (BBJ) to ensure that economic development in the state does not ignore the preservation of nature.

Focus

When culture meets religion

Raya tradition: (From right) Syed Yusuff Idid Syed Asad, seven, and Sharifah Kaisya Cui Idid Syed Asad, nine, seeking blessings and forgiveness from their parents Sara Cui Abdullah (left) and Syed Asad Syed Abdul Wahab Idid. — IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star

StarMetro speaks to Chinese Muslims to find out how they celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri and their spiritual journeys in embracing Islam.

Family keeps the dough rolling

Fourth generation Melvin Chan (right) serving a customer at their shop at Jalan Hang Lekir.

AMIDST the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, a group of men sat laughing and talking while sipping their morning tea.

Eat & Drink

Port of choice for diners after sundown

IT appears inconspicuous by day, with its closed gates and dark facade. But by night, the brightly lit structure is more likely to draw curious stares from motorists.

Scoreboard

Experiencing the thrill of inline hockey

Turning and keeping balance with the stick is part of the learning curve

Anyone going to Arena Petaling Jaya on a Tuesday night is likely to see hockey being played. The only difference is that inline hockey is played within a rink using inline skates.

SMEBiz

Aiming for new heights in bioeconomy development

Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Wilfred Madius Tangau (seated, centre) flanked by Mosti officials (seated, left) and an Energy, Green Technology and Water Ministry official (seated, right). Standing are Bioeconomy Corporation Business Development and Investment – BioIndustrial senior vice-president Zainal Azman Abu Kassim (left) and representatives of companies involved in Expo Astana 2017

IN LINE with efforts to create greater international visibility for Malaysia’s bioeconomy, Science, Technology and Innovation Ministry (Mosti) is participating in this year Expo Astana 2017 in Kazakhstan.

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