Prethiba Esvary

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21 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Lucky student wins a Lotus

BRICKFIELDS Asia College (BAC) student Shirley Vun Siew Fui, 19, won a Lotus Elise in the college’s Lotus Draw recently.

Unconventional giveaway: Aria (left) with Vun during the presentation of the key at the BAC PJ Campus.
20 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Musicians band together to drum up aid

DAMANSARA-based pub Tom, Dick and Harry’s will be conducting a second wave of relief effort in response to the urgent situation affecting flood victims.

Revving up support: Owners of Tom, Dick and Harry’s Pub and Grub posing with artists and performers for the second wave of flood relief efforts at Oasis Damansara, PJ.
20 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Reality TV series to show journey of Miss Universe Malaysia finalists

MISS Universe Malaysia Organisation (Mumo) launched a series of reality TV episodes that will be broadcast on YouTube and a free TV network, thereby acquainting viewers with the 17 Miss Universe Malaysia 2015 finalists.

Bevy of beauties: Ng (seated) with the 17 Miss Universe Malaysia 2015 finalists.
19 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

School’s old boys celebrate educator’s 62 years as an educator

MOST of the 80-year-olds that we know are retirees who have left their jobs 20 or so years ago.

Major influence in sports: Santa Maria (seated, third from right) posing with the La Salle Sentul Under-15 hockey team alongside the trophy which they bagged at the 1984 State Championship.
15 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian family celebrates harvest festival despite limitations

FOR the busy urbanite in Malaysia, celebrating an important event like the Ponggal harvest festival tends to be a low-key affair amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Praying together: (From left) Umesh, Manish, Kunasekaran and Geetha praying for an auspicious year.
14 Jan 2015 | 5:25 PM

Keeping Ponggal festival alive in the city

Kuala Lumpur Indian family celebrates harvest festival despite limitations

Among the items that families have to buy in preparation for Ponggal are earthern pots
14 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Worthy reward for 120 loyal property buyers

AS PART of its ninth Loyal Buyers Reward Programme, Andaman Group gave away 120 entry tickets to selected customers to attend the Property Outlook Conference 2015, which took place recently.

In appreciation of their support: Tiew (centre) with Andaman’s loyal buyers after the ticket presentation ceremony of the Annual Loyal Buyers Reward Programme at the Andaman Property Sales Gallery in USJ.
13 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Local company aims to start early robotic education for Malaysians

Robots — whether we like them or not — are here to stay and it is only a matter of time before we see something resembling sci-fi characters like R2D2 and C3PO in real life.

The company’s Rero kit encourages children to experiment with the basics of robotics.