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S Indramalar

star2@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by S Indramalar

18 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

WOW! Fiesta 2019: Inspiring stories

PETALING JAYA: College student Amman Syafie Zulkeple came to the WOW! Fiesta 2019 for two days because he wanted “to understand women better”.





Got guts, got glory: Women entrepreneurs (from left) Matthews, Nurul, Lim and Tan shared how they turned their start-ups into profitable businesses. — SAM THAM/The Star
17 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

A fun-filled Fiesta for all

PETALING JAYA: SEVENTY-year-old Zaiton Omar took the MRT early from her home in Gombak, Kuala Lumpur to attend The WOW! Fiesta here because she wanted to grab a seat for the morning talks.

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16 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Fiesta starts today

PETALING JAYA: Today is the day! The WOW! Fiesta starts today at The Starling Mall in Damansara Uptown. Organised in celebration of International Women’s Day and The Star’s WOW-Women do Wonders campaign, the Fiesta has a varied line-up of activities to keep everyone happy.





Be money savvy: Don’t miss celebrity entrepreneur Chui Ling’s talk as she shares tips for women on managing and growing their money.
12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Sweet taste of success

PETALING JAYA: The best part about being an entrepreneur, says co-founder of The Accidental Bakers Ee-Lyn Tan, is being able to wake up everyday knowing that she gets to do exactly what she loves – serving “mouthfuls of happiness” to people in the form of cakes and brownies.

Self-taught baker Ee-Lyn Tan and partner Hazwan may not get much rest but they spend their days doing something they love. Photo: Lifestyle Asia
10 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Serving up hope for refugee families

PETALING JAYA: It has been hard, often back-breaking, work but the trio behind The Picha Project has successfully built their business around a social cause they believe in: helping refugee families earn a decent wage by catering and selling food from their kitchens.

Ling, Lee and Kim and their team at The Picha Project. Ong Soon Hin/The Star
8 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Better protection for women

PETALING JAYA: Although Malaysia has yet to achieve 30% women’s representation in politics, women activists say there is progress we can celebrate on International Women’s Day today.

Sense of security: The government must make good on their commitment to tabling laws that safeguard women’s rights.
24 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

NGOs against ‘judgmental’ online sex education posters

PETALING JAYA: The National Population and Family Development Board’s (LPPKN) “sayno2zina” (say no to illicit sex) posters, which are posted on their website, are not going down well with women’s groups due to their underlying “moralistic and judgmental tone”.

23 Jan 2019 | 7:07 PM

Women's groups speak out against LPPKN 'sayno2zina' posters

PETALING JAYA: The National Population and Family Development Board’s (LPPKN) “sayno2zina” (say no to illicit sex) posters are not going down well with women’s groups.

8 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Yeoh: New Act must be useful to victims, not just look good on paper

PETALING JAYA: The proposed Sexual Harassment Act will be the first Bill tabled by the Women, Family and Community Develop­ment Ministry next year.

Enough is enough: Yeoh speaking to newsmen after delivering her keynote address at the joint forum on sexual harassment and violence against women.
7 Dec 2018 | 2:47 PM

Women's ministry to table Bill on Sexual Harassment early next year, says Yeoh

PETALING JAYA: The Sexual Harassment Act will be the first Bill tabled by the Women, Family and Community Development Ministry next year, says its Deputy Minister Hannah Yeoh.