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Still rocking at the box office

Do you hear the box office jingle?

One of the pioneers of Malaysian film was P. Ramlee, arguably the most influential local filmmaker of all time who churned out many hits in the late 50s and 60s.

Let’s celebrate nation’s birthday together

Why not do something different this National Day?

SJK(T) Bukit Darah in Kuala Selangor during the Raise the Flag photoshoot.

What unity means – the Yasmin way

JULY 23, 2009 was a Thursday. I was hardly three months into my job as chairman of a media company when she visited me at my office.

Sports and film stars come to town

DO not be surprised if you bump into actress Maya Karin or local badminton greats including Rashid Sidek, Cheah Soon Kit or Ong Ewe Hock in Penang this month.

Hoe (in black T-shirt) with some of the movie cast members (from left) Ong, Maya, Annabelle and Voon in a group photo after the press conference.

Doodle 4 Google art competition returns

PETALING JAYA: The Doodle 4 Google Malaysia art competition is back after three years.

Best of the best: (From left) Head of Marketing at Google Malaysia Jon Day, Head of Google For Education Malaysia Rahayu Ramli and Sajith showing their favourite local doodles.

Fostering unity through creative arts

From DR CHANDRA MUZAFFAR Chairman, Board of Trustees, Yayasan 1Malaysia

Calling aspiring filmmakers

This year, the competition is also accepting entries from countries in South-East Asia.

(From third left) Lim, Penang Youth Development Corporation chief executive officer Teng Kok Liang, Dr Tan and KDU Penang deputy vice-chancellor (Academic and Research) Associate Prof Dr Brian Imrie introducing the Flicks Fiesta SEA 2017 short film competition.

MAS brings unity to new heights

THE phrase “we did not put talents on the camera but rather Malaysians on camera” by the late Yasmin Ahmad does hold water, This can be seen in the recent online Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Chinese New Year (CNY) video campaign which shows how ordinary non-Chinese Malaysian people conveying greetings in different Chinese dialects have garnered praises and captured the hearts of millions.

Making Ipoh an arts city

The Perak Government hopes to transPORT visitors with the state’s rich artistic talent by providing not only a platform for its youth to showcase their works but also support to hone their craft.

Artistic family: Mother and daughter team, Anita and 14-year-old Hawa (left) discussing their art which they sell during the weekends at the riverfront in Ipoh.

Citizens call for clean-up of amateur graffiti in the city

While artists say graffiti found in various public places in the city are different forms of self-expression, many deem the amateur scribbles an eyesore.

Good and bad: While there are aesthetically pleasing graffiti found on walls and abandoned buildings, there are also some that are merely scribbles by amateurs.