Manjit Kaur

Recent and archived articles by Manjit Kaur

19 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Providing access to early education

FOR the past six years, Wah Dinah Bah Haron has not only been teaching preschoolers in her village, but the orang asli also provides hands-on training for new teachers.

Wah Dinah watching the children at the preschool as they colour their pictures. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/The Star
18 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Protecting buffer zones to make the cut

THE buffer zones of Royal Belum State Park must be protected to prevent logging and ensure the forest reserve makes it into the heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

A boat heading into the Royal Belum rainforest.
17 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Marching together in unity

HUNDREDS of schoolchildren proudly marched about 1km in Buntong in conjunction with National Day and Malaysia Day.

School children from 11 schools took part in a parade held in-conjunction with National and Malaysia Day.
15 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Potential to enter Unesco heritage list

ROYAL Belum in Gerik, Perak, is one of four sites in the tentative heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco).

The Royal Belum rainforest is one of four sites in the tentative Unesco list. — filepic
14 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Going down memory lane with familiar dishes

IF you are looking for classic cuisines just like in the good old days, look no further as The Deck Gastrobar at Weil Hotel in Ipoh, has come up with a delectable selection of fusion food.

Juicy Chateaubriand, which is fine-cut beef tenderloin with béarnaise sauce.
14 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

All for no-smoking ruling

MANY restaurant owners are giving the thumbs up to the Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air eateries as no-smoking areas from December.

A customer smoking at a mamak shop while waiting for his meal.
14 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Association key driving force in contributing to state revenue

AS THE country’s leading travel association, Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) will continue with its efforts to develop the tourism industry to spur growth.

State Tourism Committee chairman Tan Kar Hing visiting some of the travel booths during the lauch of Perak Chapters Matta Fair at Aeon Big. With him is Perak Chapters Matta Chairman Chong Yu Ken. (right)
13 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang student bags top prize for video about girlfriend’s hometown, Ipoh, and Perak

PERAK feels like home, despite it not being Cheah Seang Hong’s home state.

Winners of the insta-video category at the Youth Short Film Fest 2018 with their certificates and prizes.
11 Sep 2018 | 4:48 PM

Sabah futsal squad withdraws from Sukma after athlete infected with mumps

IPOH: The Sabah men’s and women’s futsal contingent has decided to withdraw from the Malaysia Games (Sukma) 2018 after one of its athletes was confirmed infected with the mumps virus.

The MMR vaccine provides protection against measles, mumps and rubella infections.
10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Curbing out-of-control spending

HAVING self-control and ability to keep one’s lifestyle in check helps when it comes to credit card usage and dealing with the issue of overspending, especially among the youths.

Youths have to exercise self-control when it comes to credit card usage to avoid overspending. — AP Photo