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Amanda Lessler

amandalessler@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Amanda Lessler

16 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Reflection of modern femininity

DISCOVER new ways to express yourself with Pandora’s latest addition to their bracelet offerings – Pandora Reflexions.

17 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cruises now a popular vacation option for Malaysians

KUALA LUMPUR: For the fourth time in two years, Royal Caribbean International will be the official cruise partner for the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair 2018 next month.

Sea, sun and sail: (From left) Cheong, Stephen and Phua at the announcement of Royal Caribbean International as the official cruise for MATTA Fair 2018.
15 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

MAS the official airline for MATTA 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: For the second time this year, Malaysia Airlines is the official airline for the Malay­sian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) Fair.

Options aplenty: (From left) Matta Vice-President Air Transportation Shazli Affuat, Roslan and Phua holding up MATTA Fair 2018 flyers during the announcement of MAS as the official airline for the event.
16 Apr 2018 | 12:27 PM

Three upcoming dates you shouldn't forget

TERIMA kasih, thank you, xie xie, nandri. Saying thank you is one of the simplest ways to show your appreciation.

4 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

New curriculum structure

STARTING March 2018, incoming students at Taylor’s University will be able to benefit from the new curriculum framework.

With the Taylor’s Curriculum Framework, students will be able to develop soft skills such as teamwork and communication, among others.
1 Feb 2018 | 10:48 AM

Beating the odds as a Paralympic athlete

Tears of joy. A cheering crowd. An overwhelming feeling of euphoria. In 2016, Malaysian Paralympians won the first golds for our country at the 2016 Summer Paralympics held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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29 Jan 2018 | 9:35 AM

Five hotel buffets you can enjoy at 50% discount

Are you one to have dessert before dinner or after? Well when you’re at a buffet, anything goes.

2 Jan 2018 | 8:40 AM

5 ways an MBA can boost your career forward

One of the more popular ways of career progression is getting a Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

Shelen Ho speaks to a cohort of MBA students at the Henley Business School in the University of Reading, Malaysia.
17 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Passing on the torch

MANY years ago, David Chew was a fresh-faced youth looking to study abroad in Australia. His options were limited at the time, but with some research, he managed to find a programme that suited his needs.

David (left) and his son Calvin both graduated from the South Australian Matriculation programme at Taylor’s College.
3 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Helping students with their dreams

PURSUING further education abroad is one of the options open to students after completing their pre-university programmes. Studying overseas opens up a sea of new possibilities as students have the opportunity to expand their horizons.

Michelle Lim Lee Munn is the assistant manager at Taylor’s College’s University Placement Services.