Lydia Devadas

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24 Jan 2017 | 7:00 AM

Making it a halal affair to foster unity

POON CHOY is an ideal dish to be savoured during family reunions as it helps bring people together.

Fried rice with Yam and Chicken Meat for rice lovers.
5 Jan 2017 | 7:00 AM

Heritage on a plate

STREETFOOD cooked using a wok, or better known as dai chao, is a Malaysian cultural heritage that is slowly dying.

Diners enjoying the dishes cooked by Wong at the Wong Wok stall in Lot 10 Hutong, Kuala Lumpur. — Photos: ONG SOON HIN/The Star
31 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Top 10 notable events of 2016 in the Klang Valley

THE year has been an eventful one with many ups and down. As 2017 beckons, StarMetro looks back on the 10 notable headline makers that impacted us in 2016.

30 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Festive outing filled with warmth

“IT’S a time for sharing, it’s a time for giving. It’s a time when we feel like being together, and that’s why we are here today,” said GCH Retail Malaysia Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Pierre-Olivier Deplanck.

Ahmad Shuhaimi and Deplanck with the children of Rumah Juara and their caretakers at Cold Storage Sunway Putra Mall.
22 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Season of giving for their education

PARKSON Corporation Sdn Bhd has yet again brought joy to the needy this Christmas through its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative – Parkson Cares Educare.

Law handing over the donations to Thero, witnessed by (from third left) Dr Chua and Suzie.
22 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

An afternoon with a football legend

THIS Christmas season kicked off with a perfect goal for the children of Rumah Lagenda and Rumah Kasih Harmoni as they got to meet and greet football legend cum pundit, Steve McMahon, at Kolej Kediaman Tun Ahmad Zaidi, Universiti Malaya.

McMahon (third from left) during the mini football session with the boys from the two homes.
21 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

‘Water cut untimely, prior notice should have been given’

CONSUMERS are angry that no prior notice was given regarding the scheduled water disruption in the Klang Valley and, worse still, that this should have happened at time when many were preparing to celebrate Christmas.

17 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Damper to festive preparation, 700,000 households to face water disruption

IT IS going to be a dry Christmas in many parts of the Klang Valley as a massive water supply disruption has been planned next week.

16 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Food truck chef wins cooking competition

FOOD truck operator Budiman Bistari Mohamed, 41, burst into tears when he was announced the winner of the first Knorr Gravy King cooking competition.

Budiman (second from right) with the other three finalists (from left) Mohd Salezahrin, Raiei Mahidin and Mohd Hilmi. — Photos: IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star
16 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Showcase of all things Hungarian

YOU find lace on top of the television, on the back of an armchair, or even on the sofa.

Kali (right) speaking to fashion retailer Hajnalka Bessenya about Romani fashioned handbags. — Photos: RICKY LAI/The Star