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Kathleen Michael

kathleen@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Kathleen Michael

18 Jun 2018 | 3:48 PM

Stuck between a rock and a hard place

Online business owner who was left high and dry by a supplier draws the ire of 120 customers seeking to buy Hello Kitty merchandise.

Online business owner Chim Mi Kee (right), Seri Kembangan assemblyman Ean Yong Hian Wah (middle) and his assistant Wong Siew Ki (left) talking about the online scam in a press conference. — Sam Tham/The Star.
18 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making the best of long weekend

THE three-day Hari Raya weekend gave Malaysians a chance to spend quality time with friends and family.

Goh (standing, fifth from left) and his friends made it to the top of Mount Kinabalu on the first day of Hari Raya.
13 Jun 2018 | 9:25 PM

Some 15 restaurants shut down so far this year in Subang

PETALING JAYA: Some 15 restaurants have been given a minimum three days shut down notice by the Subang Jaya Municipal Council so far this year.

13 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Assemblyman to set up two service centres

SERI Serdang assemblyman Dr Siti Mariah Mahmud may be a new face in her state constituency that comes under Puchong, but meeting the people and getting to know their problems is not new to her.

Siti Mariah (right) during her walkabout at a pasar malam in Taman Seri Serdang. - Filepic.
12 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Auto group’s charity arm spreads joy

Yayasan Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, the corporate social responsibility arm of Naza Group, hosted a special dinner for over 130 orphans, single mothers and underprivileged children from several homes as part of their annual buka puasa and zakat contribution initiative.

SM Nasarudin (left) and wife, Marion Caunter (far right) handing out duit raya to their guests.
12 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Still handling food in the back lanes

DESPITE Petaling Jaya City Council’s (MBPJ) efforts to curb unhygienic food practices, several eateries in Petaling Jaya continue to flout council regulations, with workers ignoring basic hygiene practices.

Workers washing dishes on the floor and back lane of a coffeeshop in SS2.
8 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Awaiting instructions in black and white

LOCAL authorities in the Klang Valley are waiting for a directive in black-and-white from the Housing and Local Government Ministry to evict illegal tenants staying in People’s Housing Projects (PPR).

PPR unit owners have to get rid of illegal tenants or risk losing home ownership of their PPR units.
8 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Breaking fast with this must-try spicy offering and other delights

MORE than 200 dishes will rotate over six menus in this year’s Sinar Ramadan, Summit Hotel Subang USJ’s Ramadan buffet.

Mee Goreng Mamak is simple yet a hit with guests.
7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Putra Heights folk call for reconsideration of flyover project there

PUTRA Heights residents want Kota Alam Shah assemblyman V. Ganabatirau to look into the decision to build a flyover linking Kota Kemuning and Putra Heights.

7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Stop people from renting out PPR housing units, say residents

Residents of People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor are happy that the Government plans to upgrade their living standards but say the illegal practice of renting out units to make money must be checked.

Children at a playground at PPR Desa Rejang in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur. — filepic

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