Yvonne T Nathan


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27 Sep 2017 | 4:09 PM

Steps to smoothen process of helping

StarMetro is collecting the donations of items and delivering them to the welfare homes

The boys and girls at Ray of Hope Children's Home have come to find a family of their own despite backgrounds of being abandoned and neglected.
9 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Remembering Merdeka on wedding anniversary

As the nation prepared to celebrate independence from colonial rule 60 years ago, Soosay Arokianathan and Joanita Leela Nathaniel also embarked on a new chapter in their lives together.

Nathan feeding Leela a piece of cake at their anniversary celebration. The cake topper seen here is the one used at their wedding 60 years ago.— Photos: S.S.KANESAN/The Star
8 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Showcase of dishes from five states

A COMBINATION of local decorative items, of various cultures, not only add a touch of elegance but give diners an idea of what to expect when dining at Makan Kitchen.

Fish Head Curry Kandar Style from Penang is a flavourful curry and one of the many dishes at Makan Kitchen.
6 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

One step closer to scoring As in PT3

“I WANT to be a police officer,” 15-year-old Siti Fairuz confidently said when asked about her future.

The students from all over Malaysia posing for a photo after the workshop.
5 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

1,000 show solidarity by taking part in Merdeka walkathon

CLOSE to 1,000 people of a multitude of races and religions celebrated National Day by walking side by side around the scenic lakeside at Kepong Metropolitan Park.

Almost 1,000 people of all races and regions showing solidarity by turning up for the Merdeka Walkathon in Kepong.
5 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Bridging generational gap in Taman Bukit Maluri

A RHYMING ditty sung while hands are swayed from side to side signals the start of a childhood game, one of many that are slowly fading with time in the rise of technology and digital games.

Skipping, ‘fishing bottle‘ (pic) and ‘old bicycle rim‘ were a few in the long line of fun old-fashioned games played during Taman Bukit Maluri Residents Association‘s Lala Lila Tampung event.
30 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

More than just feeding the homeless

A DECADE ago, Justin Cheah was living a contented life with a steady job, good career prospects and no commitments to tie him down.

Cheah also helps the homeless and underprivileged by getting them to sew quilts and blankets and upcycle old T-shirts into rugs and handbags. These items are then sold to help supplement their income. — Art Chen/The Star
28 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Taman Melawati RA all for going green

DESPITE a long list of priorities to manage, Taman Melawati Residents’ Association (TMRA) Zone ABC says safety and the environment are of the utmost importance.

TMRA Zone ABC members at a dialogue session with MPAJ president Abdul Hamid Abdul Hussain (seated at end of table, in white).
25 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Cheras folk say poor road conditions are a health hazard

DEEP ditches filled with water along Jalan 17 of Taman Murni in Cheras are not only dangerous to passing motorists, they also pose a dengue risk.

(From left) Taman Murni resident Khoo Teck Choon, Liew, resident Lee Kong Choy, Taman Murni MCA branch chairman Woon Siong Loong and resident Yong Thien Peng standing in front of a hoarded-up hole along Jalan 17 in Taman Murni, Cheras.
24 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Landowner has 30 days to clean up

THE owner of the hillside-turned-landfill in Taman Saga, Ampang, must get rid of the rubbish within 30 days or face serious consequences, including a whopping fine of RM500,000..