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Sheila Sri Priya

sheilasripriya@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Sheila Sri Priya

7 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Masters of local crafts under one roof

A CRAFT exhibition showcasing the works of 101 craftsmen is now taking place at the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex in Jalan Conlay.

(From fourth left) Rashidi, Kraftangan Malaysia chairman Datuk Ab. Ghaffar A. Tambi and Kraftangan Malaysia chief director Ibrahim Ismail stirring a pot of ‘rendang Tok’ at Gaya Kraf Aidilfitri at the Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex.
26 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Election stories past and present

From politicians to individuals living abroad, the Malaysia Boleh spirit shone bright during GE14 and makes one wonder about the journey the country has been through.

22 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Down with flag war in polls campaign

IT WAS clear even to a layman that the 14th general election battles were largely fought in the digital world. Messages – good and bad, including political smear campaigns – were flying at the speed of light through cyberspace, spreading like gossip along the digital grapevine known as chat platforms.

Party flags and banners were everywhere during GE14.
21 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Down with flag war for polls campaign

IT WAS clear even to the political layman that the 14th general election battles were largely fought in the digital world. Messages -- good and bad, including political smear campaigns – were flying at speed of light through cyberspace, spreading like good gossip along the digital grapevine known as chat platforms.

Party flags and banners were abundant everywhere for GE14.
19 May 2018 | 11:42 PM

Maria Chin: New govt must review laws that discriminate against women

PETALING JAYA: A national committee should be formed to review all laws that discriminate against women, said Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah.

19 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Recycling GE14 campaign materials into bags and stuff

It was an election to remember, and now you can have souvenirs in the form of bags, gift wrappers and other stuff made from banners and posters used during the campaigning period.

One of Biji-biji’s co-founders Norashahera Mertens (right) looks on as a banner is being converted into a useful item.
14 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Maria wants elected mayors

FIRST-TIME MP Maria Chin Abdullah, 62, said when mayors are elected, they will be people of merit.

Rajiv (right) and Maria (in PKR vest) visiting PJ Old Town to thank voters and present tokens for Mothers Day.
10 May 2018 | 5:01 PM

Victory margin bigger than expected, says Maria Chin

Former Bersih chair and new MP for Petaling Jaya expresses surprise at having obtained a much bigger majority in the constituency than her predecessor did in 2013.

9 May 2018 | 6:32 PM

Mother in London manages to vote thanks to crowd-funding

PETALING JAYA: A 39-year-old mother of two managed to cast her vote even though she received her ballot papers in London on May 8 at 10.40am London time.

9 May 2018 | 12:35 PM

Maria Chin consoles voters who mistakenly dropped ballots in wrong boxes

PETALING JAYA: Several early voters dropped their ballots into the wrong boxes and this caused a bit of commotion in SK Tropicana, in Jalan Tropicana Selatan here.

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