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Cyclists were prominent among the people who turned up to enjoy the second running of Ipoh’s Car-Free Day.

Car-free day attracts hundreds

26 November 2015

HUNDREDS turned up for the second Car-Free Day event to enjoy a traffic-free Jalan Raja Dihilir in Ipoh.

ipaliew191115 7... Residents of Anning Old Folks Home & Orphanage and guests were treated to a delicious lunch by Weil Hotels Chinese restaurant Yuk Sou Hin during the opening ceremony of a new libary at the home in Ampang New Village, Ipoh.

New library opens at old folk’s home

26 November 2015

WEIL Hotel celebrated the opening of a new library at Anning Old Folk’s Home and Orphanage by also providing a vegetarian meal earlier this month.

The Bercham market is housed in a two-storey building. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/ The Star

Bercham - former tin mining centre turned booming township

26 November 2015

KNOWN as Wo Tau Kok in Cantonese in the 1950s, Bercham is now a far cry from the simple, fenced-up new village that it used to be.

(From left) Maybank Sarawak regional director Nasir Khan Istiar Hussain Khan, PWC Crown Towers Private Wealth Sarawak Region & Senior Centre head manager Sim Min Nah, Community Distribution head Datuk Mohd Hanif Suadi, Megat Zaharuddin, Lee, High Networth & Affluent Banking head Eunice Chan and Private Wealth Malaysia head Anna Koh at the launch of the Kuching Private Wealth Centre.

Group opens fifth private wealth centre in Kuching

26 November 2015

KUCHING: Maybank has expanded its wealth management business with the opening of a Private Wealth Centre in Kuching, Sarawak.

Man held for using forged document

26 November 2015

SIBU: A staff of Inland Revenue Board here has been arrested for using forged document and someone else’s identity card to borrow money from a licensed money lender.

Run, walk for a good cause

26 November 2015

KUCHING: Members of the public will have a chance to help raise funds and awareness for orang utan conservation by taking part in a run or walk on Dec 12.

50% discount at restaurant if you get the spellings right

26 November 2015

KUCHING: One of Kuching’s best established restaurant, Magenta at the Square Tower, is offering 50% discount on Caesar Salads and Creme Brulees – but only if you can spell correctly.

Motorists using seasonal parking at the central market will have to pay more.

Seasonal parking rates up at central market

26 November 2015

SIBU: Effective next year, motorists will have to pay more for seasonal parking at the parking complex of the central market.

Miri no longer a safe city

26 November 2015

IT is sad to see the very poor, physically handicapped and even the blind get victimised by criminals and nothing is done by those in authority to stop it.

Fatimah (second from right) speaking to Sarawak Society For The Deaf president Albert Wong and other members on the planning for the Malaysia Deaf Games, which will be held in Sarawak next year.

Fatimah: English just as important

26 November 2015

KUCHING: Sarawak’s Welfare, Women and Family Development Minister indicates the state will not back down from its English as the second official language policy.

Swarna has experience modelling for the runway as well as in photo shoots.
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Youngest finalist walks tall

26 November 2015

As the youngest competitor in The Next Miss Universe Malaysia 2016, Swarna Naidu identifies herself as a free-spirited person who is always up for spontaneous adventure.

Penangites generally view that it is crucial to have an alternative public transport system for better convenience and savings.

Strong support for LRT

26 November 2015

A RECENT survey shows Penangites are calling for the government to implement the Bayan Lepas to George Town LRT in the soonest possible time frame to provide respite from the worsening traffic condition on the island.

Employees in traditional outfits admiring the beautiful kolam at the Deepavali gathering organised by PDC.

PDC employees full of Deepavali cheer

26 November 2015

MORE than 100 people turned up at a Deepavali gathering organised by Penang Develop-ment Corporation (PDC) at its premises in Persiaran Mahsuri, Bayan Lepas.

Seva (in red and orange saree) preparing the ‘vellai paniyaram’ with Visalakshi.

Savouring rich heritage

26 November 2015

A FESTIVE mood reigned as the Nattukottai Nagarathar community came together to celebrate their food and culture at the Penang Spastic Centre.

Khaw tending to a less fortunateat a makeshift work area set up opposite the Goddess of Mercy Temple in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling.

Hairstylist paid in smiles

26 November 2015

A TRAINEE hairstylist has been giving free haircuts to the underprivileged opposite the Goddess of Mercy Temple in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling in Penang — all in the name of charity.

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