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China’s ‘most beautiful’ library ordered to shut over claims it provided pirated material and obscene content

Lakeside attraction ordered to close after on-the-spot inspection conducted following complaints from readers about content on offer

Bookworm Nur Azwan proves his quality as a shuttler

BOOKWORM Nur Azwan Noorlan is ready to start a new chapter in his para badminton career.

‘Lepak’ time: Nur Azwan Noorlan having some fun with teammate Chew Jit Thye during dinner time at the Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil yesterday.

‘Father’ of Toastmasters clubs in Malaysia dies

GEORGE TOWN: Gerald Green, Toastmasters International’s first and only accredited speaker outside the United States and Canada, has passed away at age 78.

Gift of the gab: Gerald Green’s eldest son Roger showing one of the three books written by his father whose life revolved around writing and public speaking.– WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN/The Star

Touching farewell for senior assistant

AFTER an illustrious career in education which spans 37 years, Ooi Gim Ewe finally retired as the senior assistant (student affairs) of Methodist Boys School (MBS) in Jalan Air Itam, Penang.

Students waving goodbye to Ooi as he leaves the school in a car decorated with purple and blue balloons.

Thousands give Budget 2018 ideas

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians gave 13,203 ideas on what they want to see in Budget 2018, with jobs, education and taxes being their top concerns.

Nintendo Switch consoles hiding secret retro game

A digital copy of 1984 game NES Golf has been tucked away inside the chips and circuit boards of each and every Nintendo Switch console, even adapted for use with the newer machine's detachable controllers.

NES game Golf for the Nintendo Switch, per — AFP Relaxnews

Retired teacher gets star treatment at reunion

A WELCOME befitting a VIP – that was how Freddy Eravelly, 81, who once taught at the Government English School (GES) in Port Dickson, was greeted by 20 of his former students at the Royal Selangor Club (RSC) in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur.

Eravelly, 81, (third from left) who taught secondary-level mathematics at the Government English School (GES) in Port Dickson, with 20 of his former students at the Royal Selangor Club in Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur. On the right is Philip Mathews.

An outstanding role model

A letter from RUEBEN DUDLEY of Petaling Jaya

Late summer rains, private food supplies limit impact of North Korea drought

SEOUL (Reuters) - Late summer rains and the growing importance of privately produced crops mean North Korea will likely avoid acute food shortages this year despite earlier fears of drought and mounting international sanctions, defectors and experts say.

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