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7 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bite into Yuletide favourites

A MACARON tower is the highlight this Christmas at Le Meridien Putrajaya. And rightly so, because the meringue and almond cookies here are just wonderful.

13 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Inspiring young and old through art

MIRI: Mary Anne Vaz is an accomplished artist who loves to teach both young and old.

Vaz putting the finishing touches on a Sarawakian-themed artwork.
8 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ticketing system gets the thumbs up

JOHOR BARU: The majority of commuters are happy with the centralised ticketing system (CTS) at the Larkin Sentral bus terminal which was introduced in December last year.

22 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bank builds home for silk weavers in Laos

SOUNDS of suppressed laughter are audible in a small farm called Mulberries in Xiangkhoung, Laos, where a group of women huddle over a boiling cauldron of natural dye.

3 Oct 2018 | 7:28 PM

Long-time residents facing eviction call on landlord to stick to existing tenancy deal

KLANG: 34 residents who have lived in Kampung Padang Jawa, Klang, since the 1970s may have their houses demolished by today (Oct 3) and are asking the landowner to "be fair" and stick to the existing tenancy agreement rather than forcing them to sign a new one.

Some of the residents fighting eviction from Kampung Padang Jawa, Klang. - Photo: Azman Ghani / The Star
22 Sep 2018 | 5:37 PM

Litterbugs are not right In the head, says Setiawangsa MP

THERE is something wrong with people who litter, says Setiawangsa MP Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad.

Nik Nazmi (bespectacled) at the launch of Mega Gotong Royong 2018.
19 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Provider reassures Putrajaya motorists

HICCUPS experienced by users are only teething issues, says Digital Tempo (DT) with regards to complaints regarding payment for on-street parking in Putrajaya, which can only be made via the Parkbyphone mobile app.

Low shows a cashless parking pay and display system which is in use now in Kuala Langat. These machines are not available in Putrajaya as the city sees no need for them.
15 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Layers of fascinating colours

WHILE it is natural to view paintings straight on, further appreciation can be had from the side when it comes to Loo Hooi Nam’s works.

1 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Colourful and vibrant National Day event in Miri

MIRI: Wonderful dance performances, colourful costumes and patriotic songs were the order of the day in Miri city yesterday.

(right) Ethnic Sarawak dancers with state and national flags at the National Day event in Miri.
30 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Local chilli in demand despite costing more

JOHOR BARU: Fresh red chilli from China, Thailand and Vietnam are not hot enough for most Malaysians and many are willing to fork out extra money to buy local fresh red chilli although the imported ones are cheaper.

Customers choosing fresh red chilli at a vegetable stall in Perling wet market, Johor Baru.