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Phoebe Khor

metro@thestar.com.my

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20 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

As close as it gets to Penang curry mee

When you leave Penang, it's inevitable that you start missing food from your hometown after a while and start looking for something that approximate home flavours.

The curry mee costs RM6.80 (small) or RM7.80 (big).
10 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

No shame in pursuing the arts

FOR those who think the arts can never be a business, MyPerintis (Malaysia Trailblazers Association) says it is time to change the perception.

Wushu performance by Legend of Dong Wu at the event celebrating arts and its potential.
9 Apr 2017 | 12:27 PM

Traders struggling to pay their compounds

Cempaka assemblyman Datuk Iskandar Abdul Samad said many of them were forced to run such businesses to make ends meet as they are usually from low-income families.

4 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Growing sinkhole forces road closure in Bandar Utama

A metre-deep sinkhole has appeared in Persiaran Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama in Petaling Jaya, and residents are worried it will get bigger with the rainy season.

4 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘U-turn bad for business‘

Owners of shops along Lebuh Utama Tun Hussein Onn in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur fear that plans for a U-turn to accommodate MRT works will affect parking space and business.

The road opposite the shops on Lebuh Utama Tun Hussein Onn, where the U-turn is supposed to be created.
1 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Brainstorming to get rid of mosquitoes

WORLDWIDE, 2.5 billion people are at risk of contracting mosquito-borne diseases, while 400 million are infected annually.

Dr Abu Bakar reminded the audience at the Dengue 360 Conference of the importance of stakeholders being involved in combating dengue.
31 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Special treat for girl Fridays

COMPANIES who want to reward their secretaries, can treat them to Malaysia Tourism Centre’s (MaTiC) special Secretaries Week celebration featuring lunch and performances by celebrities such as rock queen Ella at the Saloma Bistro and Theatre.

(From left) Singer Sufian Suhaimi, Kamaruzaman, Zain, Ella and Aiman Tino at the Secretaries Week luncheon press conference by Malaysia Tourism Centre.
27 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Daring to make a stand

AS A young boy, Jerald Joseph did not have to do the dishes, as it was a task left to the women and girls.

The panellists at the Be Bold for Change forum (from left) Faridah, Joseph, Dr Teo and Aishah.
21 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Drumming its way into its 20th year

HANDS Percussion has seen the ups and downs of the Malaysian performing arts scene, but it’s still going strong and is entering its 20th year.

(Standing, from third left) National Department for Culture and Arts cultural arts development director Salehhuddin Md Salleh, Royal Selangor International director Datin Paduka Chen Mun Kuen, Kuala Lumpur International Arts Festival, DiverseCity festival director Datin Sunita Rajakumar, Damansara Performing Arts Centre chief executive officer Datin Jane Lew, HappyWater chairman Bernhard Schutte, Tunku Zain, Goh, Tarpaga and Khind Holdings Bhd group chief executive officer Cheng Ping Keat together with the members of HANDS at the press conference.
20 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Putting hunt into gear for RM500,000

DETERMINED to keep the Kiwanis Down Syndrome Foundation-National Centre (KDSF-NC) running, Kiwanis Club of Kuala Lumpur is bringing back the Kiwanis Motor Treasure Hunt for the 34th time this year.

Representatives of sponsors and media partners at the launch of the hunt.