Jarod Lim

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5 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Different places, same festive spirit

THE BEAUTY of celebrating Chinese New Year in Malaysia for former national walker Yuan Yu Fang lies in the opportunity one gets to admire the different festive scenes.

4 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Family ties that bind when making lanterns

THE vibrant red colour of Chinese New Year lanterns is said to signify prosperity and good fortune.

Lanterns of 
various shapes and sizes as well as decorative items, all made from surplus ang pow packets. — Photos: CHAN TAK KONG/The Star
31 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Singing their wishes for new year

THE main atrium of Sunway Velocity Mall was abuzz with festive fanfare as deejays from local Chinese-language radio station 988 entertained the crowd with new Chinese New Year songs.

30 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Special menus to please the palate

KNOWING that a selection of special dishes await for the reunion get-together and Chinese New Year is comforting indeed especially when one has to make arrangements for the festive season.

28 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Creative touch for greater flavour

The clever combination of ingredients used in Chinese New Year dishes not only showcases the chef’s creativity in coming up with ideas but also offers diners a fresh festive experience.

25 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

School aid three weeks late

GETTING free school supplies is supposed to be a joyful occasion but poorly executed initiatives by a charitable foundation have left some parents and children disappointed.

SJK(C) Kepong 1 and 2 pupils, who were eligible for the Back to School programme 2019, finally received their school supplies three weeks after the start of the school term.
23 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Illegal rubbish dumping ruins soil on private land

ILLEGAL rubbish dumping on a vacant land in Taman Taynton View, Kuala Lumpur, has caused environmental damage at the site.

Soil erosion has taken place over the years on a private land in Taman Taynton View.
22 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Highlighting Chinese traditions, culture

PETALING Street, dubbed Kuala Lumpur’s Chinatown, used to be the main place to shop for Chinese New Year (CNY) goods before the 1990s.

16 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

No more low water pressure for Kepong cops

POLICEMEN living in the staff quarters next to Kepong police station can breathe easier as the faulty water pump system in one of the 12 blocks has been repaired.

The new water tank at the Kepong police staff quarters.
15 Jan 2019 | 2:39 PM

'Housing can be built on existing Bukit Kiara longhouse footprint if profit is not the agenda'

KUALA LUMPUR: Housing can be built on the existing Bukit Kiara longhouse footprint in Taman Tun Dr Ismail here if the agenda is not to make a profit, says Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh.