M Mageswari

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23 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Radiation therapy in one dose

PRIME Minister’s wife Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali reminded women about the importance of screening tests to detect breast cancer.

22 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Enjoying food in a festive mood

A NONAGENARIAN was among 100 senior citizens, special people and underprivileged children to receive a warm welcome by the Federal Hotels International (FHI) Group at its Gong Xi Fa Cai Festive Charity Treat.

Ooi (centre, in red dress) giving out ang pow to the children while Leong looks on. 
— Photos: SHAARI CHE MAT/The Star
21 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Spreading love every festive season

THE Malaysian Aeon Foundation (MAF) hosted a Chinese New Year celebration for 150 underprivileged children and 80 poor single parents and old folk at Kompleks Sukan Bandar Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur.

Children receiving angpow and gifts from Fujita (second from left) and Dr Vincent Ng Wei Chyun, assistant secretary of Msian Aeon Foundation & GM of Aeon during the celebration.
7 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Matrade offers development programme for women exporters

KUALA LUMPUR: Women exporters get special attention from the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade), which has a Women Exporters Development Programme that helps them increase their export capacity.

Matrade chief executive officer Datuk Wan Latiff Wan Musa(filepic) said the trade promotion organisation was out to help the 2,911 women exporters on its registry achieve higher success this year.
2 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Giving back to the community

THERE were plenty of smiles and laughter at Giant’s Chinese New Year celebration with the residents of Kampung Baru Air Panas People’s Housing Project (PPR) in Setapak.

31 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Winning with a wave

IT’S not every day that you get a phone call from a celebrity informing you that you have won a car.

(From left) The Store’s Group assistant general manager (central region) Ho Eng Wah, Pek, Adibah, Payment Network Malaysia (PayNet) MyDebit Card Services Division head Azrul Fakhzan Mainor and The Store Group’s softline and brand development general manager Lim Kok Soon at the Winners Selection ceremony.
31 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hop on for a new MATTA experience

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) is back with its MATTA Fair in March and along for an exciting ride is its latest partner KL Hop-On Hop-Off city tour bus service.

A fair to remember: (From left) Wong, Syed Azhar and Phua promoting the upcoming MATTA Fair next to the Hop-On Hop-Off double-decker bus at Wisma Matta in Kuala Lumpur.
28 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia aims to be world halal hub

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia with its comprehensive halal ecosystem wants to position itself as the halal hub in the Asian region, if not the world.

Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) deputy chief executive officer Datuk Wan Latiff Wan Musa said that the export promotions would be conducted through trade fairs, Export Acceleration Missions (EAM) and International Sourcing Programmes. - SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star (filepic)
25 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Tokyo 2020’s halal goldmine

KUALA LUMPUR: All 272 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) participating in the Malaysia Halal Expo 2019 (MHE2019) must get ready for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, says Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Redzuan Yusof.

In business: Mohd Redzuan (third from left) launching the Malaysia Halal Expo with Miyagawa (right).
24 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sweet celebration of harvest festival

A HOMEMAKER and her team members were the grand prize winners of the Mydin Raaga Ponggal Celebration 2019 held at Mydin USJ, Subang Jaya.

Hawa (left, in brown) with 
guests and participants at the Mydin Raaga Ponggal Celebration 2019.