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Internal matter: Lai (seated, left) and the company's charity wing chairman Datuk John Lee Kim Tian (seated, right) having a discussion with workers prior to the press conference at their office in Kuala Lumpur.
Giving her views: Dr Wan Azizah talking to the media during a programme in Permatang Nibong in Butterworth, Penang.
Southern link: The EDL is an elevated highway that connects the North-South Expressway to the CIQ complex in Johor Baru.
Warm welcome: Pak Lah and Jeanne arriving for the prayers and open house event at the office of the Consulate-General of Malaysia in Melbourne.

'World's richest man' offers refunds to MLM investors

There is no break-up, stresses Anwar

Sources: EDL acquisition not viable

Pak Lah joins Malaysians in Australia to celebrate Raya


Family asked to move out after retaining wall collapses

Serious damage: Muslim and his wife Rosni Noordin, 46, showing the collapsed section of the retaining wall of their house in Bukit Katil.

MALACCA: A family here was shocked when their property’s retaining wall collapsed following a night of heavy rain.

Victims' families urged to check insurance policies

PETALING JAYA: Family members of MH17 victims are urged to contact their insurance companies on the travel insurance policy coverage.


Asia tourist boom fuels airport expansion

Increasing traffic: Although Beijing already has a hub servicing 80 million people, a second

SINGAPORE: Faced with snaking queues at immigration, overflowing baggage carousels and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports to cope with surging demand for air travel in the region.

Cambodia's Khmer Rouge leaders face host of charges

Staying informed: Buddhist monks reading court documents during a break at the hearing against Khieu Samphan (inset) in Phnom Penh. - AP

PHNOM PENH: Cambodia’s UN-backed Khmer Rouge court began a second trial of two former regime leaders on charges including genocide of Vietnamese people and ethnic Muslims, forced marriages and rape.


El Salvador detains Spanish priest for smuggling cell phones into jail

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvadoran police on Wednesday detained a Spanish priest known for supporting a fragile gang truce over allegations he smuggled cell phones into jail, police said.

'Complacent' NATO unprepared for Russian threat - British lawmakers

LONDON (Reuters) - NATO is not prepared for the threat of a Russian attack on one of its members, British lawmakers said on Thursday, calling for more equipment and troops to be positioned in the Baltic States, which, they said, were particularly vulnerable.



Adhering to the 3Rs for Raya

New again: Zawiya Mohd Thani and her sons Mohamad Shafri (left) and Mohamad Ishman filling old cookie jars which have been creatively embellished for the festivity. Reusing old jars is one of Zawiya's many efforts to celebrate Hari Raya in a green way. - NORAFFI EHSAN/The Star

Four families put in the effort to make the festivities as environmentally-friendly as possible, from wearing old clothes to reducing waste.