Paul Gabriel

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4 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Indian merchants and manufacturers host festive events

DEEPAVALI may be long over, but the celebrations have continued with several groups hosting festive events.

1 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dr M graces Japanese Emperor’s birthday do

KUALA LUMPUR: The Japanese Emperor’s 85th birthday reception here turned “high profile” with Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad making a personal appearance.

Happy occasion: Japanese Ambassador Dr Miyagawa (left) greeting   Dr Mahathir at his residence in Kuala Lumpur.
13 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Philippine envoy to lead Malaysians in April tour

KUALA LUMPUR: The popular “Ambassador’s Tour” to the Philip­pines is to be revived, with its envoy here set to play tour guide again to Malaysians.

Let’s go: Jose (in suit) and Ong (on his right) with officials at the Philippine Tourism Fair held at Sunway Pyramid mall.
1 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Understanding the needs of air travellers

KUALA LUMPUR: There are six types of air travellers, but which one are you?

16 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

No marathon too far for developer

KUALA LUMPUR: When it comes to patriotism, there is “no marathon too far” for developer Jason Yam (pic).

3 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Envoy: Let’s take Cuba-M’sia ties back to where it was

KUALA LUMPUR: Ibete Fernandez Hernandez (pic) is working hard to take Cuba’s relations with Malaysia “back to the past”.

18 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘100 days of new Govt a roller coaster ride’

KUALA LUMPUR: As Pakatan Hara­pan marked its first 100 days in office, the Singapore High Commis­­sioner likened it to a “roller coaster ride” for him and members of his mission.

A warm hand: Menon applauding Mohamad during the Singapore 53rd NationalDay reception in Kuala Lumpur.
15 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pacman a big draw among Filipinos here

KUALA LUMPUR: Politician and pugilist Manny Pacquiao’s slugfest is the big draw – but there is a more diplomatic meeting planned for Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad to greet tough-talking Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte here.

Ringside tickets for the Manny Pacquiao vs Lucas Matthysse fight at the Axiata Arena in Bukit Jalil today are priced at a whopping RM20,000, but some lucky Filipinos in Malaysia will get to watch the action for as low as RM250 – thanks to their philanthropic boxerpolitician. Filipino Business Council in Malaysia committee member Gina Frias (left) and assistant Wilma Lopez say 35 Filipino organisations in Malaysia got together to push ticket sales for the much-anticipated bout. —ART CHEN/ The Star
13 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

USJ20 RA festive do doubles as AGM

SECURITY, safety and good neighbourliness were the main themes at the recent USJ20/1-USJ20/3 Residents Association’s ninth annual general meeting (AGM)-cum-Hari Raya gathering.

Ng (third from left) jointly cutting a cake to commemorate the USJ20/1-20/3 RAs ninth AGM. Flanking her are (from left) Paul Gabriel, ASP Jasni, Hoh and Fathul Muin.
9 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

It’s no longer a dull affair

KUALA LUMPUR: Receptions hosted by foreign missions here are no longer a mundane affair with many among the new Cabinet ministers livening things up.

Breath of fresh air: Azmin with Kamala at the Independence Day reception in Kuala Lumpur.