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Groups come together in show of unity for Chap Goh Mei

SIBU: Several community groups are organising a Chap Goh Mei celebration open to all regardless of political affiliation.

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Speedy building method

KUCHING: The state government will consider using Industrialised Building System (IBS) for school infrastructure projects in rural areas.

Manyin (left) officially opening SK Siniawan’s new administrative block. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star
Metro News 1d ago

Green parade for Irish fest

THE luck of the Irish is coming back to Penang for the fifth year through St Patrick’s Festival with activities and entertainment for four days from March 8 to 11.

Territt (middle) with Penang Irish Association acting vice-president Sinead Ahlstrand Pedersen (left) and committee member Saoirse Territt promoting the upcoming St Patrick’s Festival at Eastern and Oriental Hotel in George Town.
Metro News 1d ago

Rising to CNY spirit on fifth day

EVERY year, Sogo KL organises festive events to keep customers entertained and this year was no exception.

The Hong Teck Dragon and Lion Dance troupe performing at the entrance of Sogo KL on the fifth day of Chinese New Year.
Metro News 23 Feb 2018

Hokkiens prepare to celebrate Jade Emperor’s birthday with more pomp

LEGEND has it that once upon a time, a group of Hokkiens in China risked being hunted and killled by the Mongols during the Song Dynasty between 960 and 1279.

A shop owner preparing prayer items for her customers as offerings for the Jade Emperor’s birthday.
Metro News 22 Feb 2018

Energetic show for luck in elections

AUSPICIOUS vibes were ushered into the Malaysian United Party headquarters in Penang with an energetic performance by a glittering pair of silver and red lions.

Tan dotting the lion heads to awaken the lions during the lion dance blessing ceremony at MU headquarters at 86, Lebuh Melaka, Penang.
Metro News 1d ago

Group’s burden grows as pups get older

THEY were only about a month or two old when rescued off the streets by canine welfare project Malaysian Dogs Deserve Better (MDDB).

Some of the young dogs that will be at the adoption drive at Ground Floor, The School, Jaya One, from 11am to 6pm tomorrow.
Metro News 1d ago

Lucky draw prizes worth over RM1.5mil up for grabs at expo

KUALA NERUS: Various prizes including land, apartment and cars worth over RM1.5mil await visitors to the Terengganu Expo 2018 to be held from tomorrow until March 3.

This amphibian bus or amphicoach is one of the items to be displayed at the Terengganu Expo. — Bernama
Metro News 20 Feb 2018

Seremban, Jempol, Port Dickson and Rembau to face 24-hour water disruption on Feb 27

CONSUMERS in several areas in Seremban, Jempol, Port Dickson and Rembau in Negri Sembilan will experience a temporary water supply disruption on Feb 27 and 28 following pipe repair and maintenance work at the water treatment plant.

Users in the affected areas are urged to stock up on water to face the 24-hour disruption.