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Malaysians raise the bar on creativity

PETALING JAYA: A heart-shaped Malaysian-flag revealed by an un­­buttoned blouse, Superman-style, and a reenactment of the Tugu Negara; these were some of the entries that won the main prizes in Star Media Group’s Raise the Flag contest.

Proud smiles: Goh (in deep blue), Yoong (on Goh’s left, in black spectacles) and Marriott International marketing communications manager Edeline Berg (back row, in white) posing with winners of the Raise the Flag contest at Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.

All for unity and patriotism

“I WISH to see a developed Malaysia.”

SMK Alam Megah, Shah Alam Form One students wave the Jalur Gemilang made from cutout templates printed in The Star during the Raise The Flag event at the school. -- Picture courtesy of Proton

Showing patriotism the creative way

HEAVY rain did not dampen the spirits of the pupils in SJK (C) Kwang Hwa in Sungai Nibong, Penang, as they waved the Jalur Gemilang proudly.

Hon (in light blue shirt, Leong (in red) and Oun (on her right) joining the pupils in waving the flags at SJK (C) Kwang Hwa in Sungai Nibong, Penang. — Photo: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

Thousands join festivities in KK to mark Malaysia Day

KOTA KINABALU: A sea of Jalur Gemilang filled the Likas Sports Complex as thousands waved the national flag to the beat of patriotic songs that included Sehati Sejiwa and Aku Negaraku to celebrate Malaysia Day.

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‘Teach children about moderation from young’

MIRI: Children must be taught the values of moderation and multiracial harmony so that they will grow up with these lifelong virtues, said a state assistant minister.

Kalabakan tragedy tested our unity, say Malaysians

TAWAU: The tragedy in Kalabakan on Dec 29, 1963, is still fresh in the minds of Sabahans, especially former security members involved in the fight to defend the state from invasion by the Indonesian National Armed Forces.

Don’t let red tape hinder economic growth, says Liow

KUALA LUMPUR: The Chinese community wants the Government to help all needy Malaysians, said MCA president Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

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Chinese gather to show patriotism

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Day was celebrated in a special and significant way by the Chinese community who came together to show their patriotism and love for the country.

Show of strength: Najib joining Liow and others at the Chinese Community Patriotic Assembly at PWTC, Kuala Lumpur, in celebration of Malaysia Day. — Bernama
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M’sian scientist who discovered superbug solution honoured

KUALA LUMPUR: Dr Lam Shu Jie – the scientist who discovered a solution to antibiotic-resistant bacteria – has been bestowed the Outstanding Malaysian Chinese Award.

Stellar achievements: Dr Lam (left) with diver Cheong Jun Hoong and shuttler Datuk Lee Chong Wei, who were also award recipients.
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A wedding gift that keeps on giving

KUALA LUMPUR: In true-blue Malaysian spirit, an Indian family from Tanjung Malim is showing the way to a more united Malaysia, where people of various races embrace each other’s culture.

Merge of cultures: Vadivelu and his wife Maliga with a picture of themselves in traditional Malay costume during their wedding.
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