Sheila Sri Priya

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12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Instilling positive mindset in those living at flats

PAEDIATRIC care experts have opined that there must be a break in intergenerational parenting habits when raising children in places such as the People’s Housing Projects (PPR).

The volunteers and undergraduates also showed the children from PPR Lembah Subang the right way to wash their hands to ensure cleanliness.
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

73 and sewing strong

Jenny Chong has been a dressmaker ever since she was 17. 

Happiness for Chong is doing what she loves - pleasing her customers with her dressmaking skills. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON/The Star
12 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

TTDI residents gear up for zero waste

A GROUP of like-minded residents in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI) started a Zero Waste Initiative and, to their surprise, they managed to recycle about 50% of their waste.

10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Don’t fail our daughters and their dreams

I recently read one online comment by a woman stating: “Women just cannot have it all! It is the mother’s duty to provide full-time care if she cannot find someone to care for the child”.

10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Landslip outside showroom has employees worried

EMPLOYEES of a home appliances showroom in Section 16, Petaling Jaya, were shocked to find a big gaping hole in the ground outside the premises.

The landslip happened outside the showroom in Section 16, Petaling Jaya.
9 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Two shelter homes in PJ need public’s help

RUMAH Ozanam has two shelter homes for children in Petaling Jaya and they are in need of repairs as the buildings are over 40 years old and the structures are dilapidated.

8 Nov 2018 | 5:46 PM

Residents of Apartment Permai in PJU 3 feeling jittery over wall collapse

DEVELOPERS should not use the excuse that the warranty period has expired to evade responsibility when their development project is faced with a wall collapse or landslide, says Housing and Urban Living committee chairman Haniza Talha.

Haniza Talha (left), Bandar Utama assemblyman Jamaliah Jamaluddin (black baju kurung) visited a major wall collapse at Apartment Permai in PJU 3, Petaling Jaya. - SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star
5 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

To bilateral ties and Norway’s seafood

NORWEGIAN salmon is said to be among the best in the world and it is farmed in an ethical and sustainable manner.

5 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Looking cool in saree and kurti

MALAYSIANS are special as our society embraces diversity. Some of us wear traditional garments of other races because we are simply fond of it.

1 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

No exams for lower primary

PETALING JAYA: From next year, pupils in Years One, Two and Three will not have to sit for examinations.

Question time: Dr Maszlee surrounded by journalists in Parliament. — Bernama