Manjit Kaur

Recent and archived articles by Manjit Kaur

21 Jun 2018 | 1:10 PM

Bodies of three men found after reported missing at sea

IPOH: The remains of three men were found on Thursday (June 21), two days after they went out fishing at Kuala Sepetang near Taiping.

19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Indira sure of seeing her daughter soon

IPOH: After almost a decade of being separated from her daughter Prasana Diksa, kindergarten tea­cher M. Indira Gandhi is finally allowing herself to hope that a reunion is within reach.

Light at the end of the tunnel: Indira, seen here with Kulasegaran back in November 2016, wants to make up for the lost time with her daughter.
19 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Natural treasures take centre stage

IT takes avid bonsai collector Ng Chaw Weng some six hours a day to tend to his 200 miniature trees of various species at his home.

One of the more unusually shaped bonsai at the exhibition. Such trees can take decades to shape and some have been known to survive for hundreds of years.
18 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Buckle your kids up properly’

PARENTS on the road for the festive period are urged to ensure their babies and children are strapped in safely.

Ahmad Faizal (right) giving a Raya goodie bag to a motorist at the North south expressway Ipoh Selatan toll plaza. — RONNIE CHIN/ The Star
15 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Effort that’s worth every sen

A NEWLY launched hotel in Ipoh has earned a spot in the Malaysia Book of Records for using 53,592 1sen coins to create a permanent backdrop in its lobby.

Lee (right) presenting the certificate to Yang (centre) and Wong. — SAIFUL BAHRI/The Star
13 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Keep a keen eye on cleanliness where you eat’

WITH the recent furore over dirty eateries found in several locations in Petaling Jaya, people are becoming more conscious and alert in choosing which food outlets they patronise.

Food preparation areas are normally out of sight, leaving diners unaware that some areas can be unhygienic.
11 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Lucky trio win cars in supermarket contest

WHEN housewife Tha Hui Ling received a call telling her that she won a car in a contest, she immediately thought it was a prank call.

(From third from left) Rima Melati, Pek, Tha, Adibah and Mohan taking a photo with the cars given out as prizes at the Taiping Mall.
9 Jun 2018 | 2:54 PM

HR Ministry to engage school leavers to join training institutes

IPOH: The Human Resources Ministry will engage with the Education Ministry to get more school leavers to join the Government’s Industrial Training Institutes.

9 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Assemblymen lay out priorities for their constituencies

SEVERAL newly elected state representatives are all geared up to make improvements in their constituencies.

The leaks in the roof of Menglembu market will be repaired.
30 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ministry conducts checks ahead of reduction in GST

THE Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism Ministry is checking on prices and services at retail outlets statewide before the goods and services tax (GST) is zero-rated on June 1.

Shamsul Nizam (right) checking the prices of eggs at a stall at the Ipoh Central Market yesterday.