Shalini Ravindran

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9 Feb 2018 | 5:58 PM

Dutch minister: Good infrastructure, mindset needed to make cycling viable

Holland's Foreign Trade Minister says safe roads and traffic awareness among all road users are important if cycling in the city is to become viable.

6 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

First time at the polls

New voters are anxious to exercise their rights in the upcoming elections and hope to make the right choice.

Voters queueing up to check on their voting details as early as 8am at a polling station during GE13. — Filepic
30 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Taking a comfy stroll for charity

IT MAY not have been the most relaxing activity, but it certainly was one of the most comfortable as participants of the inaugural Charity Pyjamas Walk came dressed in their cosiest sleepwear.

Siew (left, in blue) flagging off the inaugural Charity Pyjamas Walk at Perdana Botanical Gardens.
22 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Stronger after landslide

RESIDENTS of Puncak Setiawangsa in Kuala Lumpur are a resilient lot and more united than ever following a harrowing landslide more than five years ago.

Security at Puncak Setiawangsa was tightened with the installation of automatic boom gates and hiring of guards.
19 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Delightful fine dining options at sky deck

THERE is a new fine dining spot in town that emphasises on creativity and exciting flavours in its set meals.

Inspired by Heston Blumenthal’s ‘Meat Fruit’, the Foie Gras Cherry features a berry jelly that is made to look like cherries.  —Photos: DARRAN TAN/The Star
19 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

'Don’t block roads to polling stations’

Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will inform residents associations (RA), Kawasan Rukun Tetangga (KRT) and joint management bodies (JMB) of high-rises to remove blockades put up for security purposes on polling day.

SMK Bukit Bandaraya, which is often used as a polling station, is located within a gated scheme.
16 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

No more night spots in residential areas like Taman Tun, Bangsar?

THE familiarity and comfort that comes from visiting one’s local watering hole may soon be a thing of the past for those in Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Bangsar. That is, if Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) implements plans to relocate entertainment outlets from these areas to designated zones.

While Changkat Bukit Bintang is not a Designated Entertainment Zone, it is still a hub of the Kuala Lumpur nightlife scene. —filepic
15 Jan 2018 | 3:03 PM

KL Mayor: US Embassy should have spoken to us first

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will be meeting with foreign ambassadors here over the US Embassy's travel circular prohibiting its staff from patronising an entertainment outlet in Jalan P. Ramlee here, says Tan Sri Mohd Amin Nordin.

13 Jan 2018 | 2:31 PM

Things have changed since Dr M was PM, says Ku Nan

KUALA LUMPUR: Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad should realise that things have changed since he was prime minister, said Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor.

12 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Global art project lands in Malaysia

THE famed Imago Mundi exhibition has made its way to Malaysian shores, showcasing a unique collaboration between three nations.

The lobby of Hulo Hotel Gallery is transformed into a riot of colours with some 400 artworks on display under the Imago Mundi (Images of the World): Three Nations Art Show. — Photos: LOW BOON TAT/The Star