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Chung Xiang Nong

metro@thestar.com.my

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1 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bazaar-style action with 400 dishes

THIS Ramadan, enjoy a bustling food bazaar at The Resort Cafe in Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa, Petaling Jaya.

Sarawak Cake Lapis with its amazing layers and colours.
10 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

The draw of handmade ikan parang fish ball in Seri Kembangan

YOU cannot deny the fact that it is difficult to find fine handmade sai tou (wolf herring or ikan parang fish) fish ball noodles in the Klang Valley.

Each bowl of You Fishball Noodles is served with generous servings of handmade fish balls, fish cakes, yau mak choy (romaine lettuce), fried fu chuk, as well as fish dumplings topped with chopped spring onion, celery, preserved mustard and fried shallots. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star
4 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Chefs compile recipes and choose their traditional favourites for upcoming buffet

UNLIMITED servings of kampung-style dishes is the norm during the Ramadan season as diners look for comfort food reminiscent of home to break fast with.

Veggie lovers will take delight in stimulating their appetites with a myriad of salads at ‘Pembuka Selera Kampung Medan’ stall, including the ulam-ulaman kampung, kerabu taugeh kerang, jelatah timun, as well as local fried snacks like tempe goreng and begedil kentang.
25 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

MPSJ extends aid to in-community rehabilitation centres

SUBANG Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) shows its concern towards the less fortunate through its Home Help Services corporate social responsibility programme.

The children at Permata Hati warmly welcoming their visitors from MPSJ, JKM, and Zone 19 Residents Committee.
24 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Helping walkers to fight fatigue

IPOH Starwalk 2018 participants will be able to regain their strength after the event with Brand’s Ca’ya health drink.

Nur Emillia (right) presenting the sponsored items to Star Media Group account servicing (agency) senior executive Sheralyn Lisa at Menara Star, Petaling Jaya.
18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Legal action to be taken against builder for water theft worth RM257,000

A construction site in Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, has been found to have illegally tapped RM257,448.34 worth of treated water for almost two years.

(Front row, from right) Loh and Abdul Raof with Air Selangor’s officers at the construction site in Jinjang Utara, Kepong, where they found a pipe connection that was illegally siphoning treated water.
16 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Transport Ministry hands over reconstructed facility in PJ Old Town to city council

The four-year wait for the completion of the Petaling Jaya bus terminal in Jalan Othman is finally over as it is now open to commuters.

(From left) Veedran, Wan Arjuna Architect principal Wan Arjuna Wan Mustafa and Ismail taking a look at the building plans for the Petaling Jaya Old Town Bus Terminal.
14 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bad roads in Balakong despite available funds

THE Malaysian Road Records Information System (Marris) funds should be utilised to fix the pothole-ridden roads in Balakong, Serdang MCA Public Complaints Bureau chief Allan Liew said.

Jalan Indah 1/6 in Taman Indah, Cheras, has been poorly patched up and uneven.
14 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Free ride for people with disabilities during elections

FOR the upcoming general election, one of the main concerns for thousands of Malaysians with disabilities and the elderly with mobility problems is getting to their respective polling stations.

(Second row, from left) Ow, Beautiful Gate Foundation Kepong Centre executive chairman Kenneth Thien, Wong, Sia, (back row from second left) Beautiful Gate Foundation Kepong Centre chairman Chua Choong Yui and Klang Centre chairman Samuel Siah K. K. with disabled voters at the announcement of ‘Let’s Vote Campaign for the Elderly and Disabled’.
13 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

German-made haircare series formulated for older women

HAIR loss may affect many men, but it can happen to women too, especially those going through menopause.

(From left) Dr Wolff regional key account manager Audrey Chan, Cambert (M) Sdn Bhd pharmacist Ng Yinn Jye, Dr Klenk, Dr Wolff Marketing APAC head Linda Siekdrees and A Cut Above Academy head Peter Wong at the launch of Plantur 39 haircare series in Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya.