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Shalini Ravindran

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24 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Biodegradable plastics uptake still discouraging

MANUFACTURING biodegradable plastics will get cheaper as demand increases, say government and industry players.

20 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Idle land a bane to residents

RESIDENTS in Taman Ampang Utama, Ampang, are upset with owners of 15 plots of land who have left their properties idle and neglected there.

The unkempt vacant lots in Taman Ampang Utama have attracted snakes and other wildlife.
19 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Four Malaysians leave their unconventional mark at new bar

FOUR unique Malaysian talents headline this year’s Tiger Roar Project – a platform celebrating those who challenge conventions.




(From left) Lee, Dato’ Maw, Yong and Sonia headline this year’s Tiger Roar Project. 
— Photos: AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star
18 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Prawns get top billing in Cheras

A SEAFOOD dinner is usually reserved for special occasions as more often than not, it puts a dent in your wallet.




Some of the must-try dishes at Prawn Dynasty in Taman Shamelin Perkasa, including the Braised Claypot Prawn with Special Fish Soup (foreground).
13 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hot, humid and in need of a facelift

A STONE’S throw from the majestic pink mosque, the Selera Putra food court in Putrajaya sees a steady stream of tourists seeking respite from the blazing sun and to grab a bite to eat.




A PPj spokesperson says the air-conditioning at the food court requires major overhaul estimated to cost RM1.4mil. — Photos: YAP CHEE HONG
11 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Flood mitigation ineffective

FLOODING is a recurring problem that residents of Taman Nirwana and Taman Putra Sulaiman in Ampang Jaya have had to live with for over a decade.




Taman Putra Sulaiman 
residents are always worried that water from the monsoon drain will overflow into their houses during a 
downpour.
9 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Makeover for Si Pintar and Si Comel

KUALA LUMPUR: After almost 40 years, Kuntum, a premiere children’s publication, gave its two mascots – Si Pintar and Si Comel – a makeover to make the two cuties breezier and more relatable to children.

Fun and colourful event: The people behind the children magazine’s continuous success at the official launch of the new and improved Kuntum in Kuala Lumpur.
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7 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Delay in demolition plan

THE planned demolition this month of two remaining blocks of Highland Towers is delayed due to compensation issues.

3 Jun 2019 | 7:00 AM

Regional delights in the spotlight

WHILE most hotels and restaurants opt to highlight kampung-style food or cuisine from the different states of Malaysia during Ramadan, one restaurant is bringing South-East Asian dishes to customers.

Curry Galore is a platter dish featuring Thai red and green curry, Indonesian squid curry and Malaysian prawn curry. — Photos: ONG SOON HIN/The Star
30 May 2019 | 7:00 AM

Inspired by new moon

AN ART exhibition celebrating the holy month of Ramadan is ongoing at the KL Lifestyle Art Space (KLAS) featuring works by two prominent Malaysian artists.

A New Moon at the KL Lifestyle Art Space is featuring some 20 artworks by Nizar and Syed Thajudeen.