Aida Ahmad

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20 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Protecting the self-employed

THE self-employed are now protected by the Social Security Organisation (Socso) and covered by the Self-Employment Social Security Act 2017 (Act 789), which came into effect on June 1, 2017.

Nurul Asyikin (third from left) providing details on the self-employed social security scheme to e-hailing drivers during the campaign in Sepang.
20 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

MB: Frequent water cuts due to repairs

THE frequent water supply disruptions in Selangor are due to the authority’s regular maintenance of the water sources, says Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari.

19 Jul 2019 | 12:36 PM

Let's move on, we have bigger problems to fix, says S'gor MB on sex video issue

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Mentri Besar Amirudin Shari says there is no need to harp on the ongoing sex video issue as there are bigger problems to be solved.

6 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Ready to cook up a storm

COOKING should not be a daunting task, what with numerous mobile apps in the market now that offer many new and interesting recipes for novice cooks.

6 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Digging into future of e-wallet

ONLY during a forum on e-wallets that you will get three major brands – GrabPay, Boost and Touch ‘n Go –with each claiming to be the “biggest e-payment platform” in the country.

5 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Theme park recognised for quality and service

I-CITY Leisure Park received the MyTQA certification from the Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry – an initiative to enhance service and quality of tourism products in Malaysia.

Yean (centre) presenting the MyTQA certification to Eu at Red Carpet 2, i-City in Shah Alam. On the left is a wax replica of the country’s first prime minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman, at the wax museum.
5 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

Abundance of dainty steamed delights

THE anticipation felt by everyone waiting for the unveiling of Tao Chinese Cuisine’s new dim sum menu offerings at Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur was noticeable.

The 43 dainty morsels presented in a large bamboo basket. (Below) Lo and his skilful team have come up with 11 new types of dim sum at Tao Chinese Cuisine. — Photos: AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star
4 Jul 2019 | 7:00 AM

A significant milestone for SMG

PETALING JAYA: To mark the unveiling of a refreshed, Star Media Group (SMG) has signed a Food Vertical memorandum of understanding (MoU) with two new partners.

Working together: (From left) Loo, Khaw, Saw, Fu and Tan at the MoU signing at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya.
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29 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Raising RM1mil to help poor get hydrogen therapy

Compassionate Care Foundation (CCF) has pledged to raise RM1mil to help 200 underprivileged suffering chronic pain and other health conditions through hydrogen therapy.

22 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Groovy camper makes sightseeing a rare experience

ENJOYING a picnic while watching the sunset on the roof of a restored 1973 VW Kombi camper van sounds like something on an exotic location from a movie scene.