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Eat & Drink 1d ago

Soupy goodness in Sichuan dumplings

A WEEK has gone by since our meal of xiao long bao at a restaurant in Sepang, but the flavours are still fresh on our palates.

Metro News 15h ago

Japanese brand bags Best Sports Watch of the Year title

THE Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève (GPHG) is the industry’s most coveted honour and the annual award ceremony is regarded as the watch industry’s “Oscars”.






The award was accepted by Seiko Watch Corporation director Atsushi Kaneko at the 2018 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève.
Metro News 15h ago

Bank partners Perak govt in JomPay

THE Perak government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with AmBank Islamic Bhd to facilitate the collection of quit rent via JomPay.






Abu Bakar (right) exchanging the MoU documents with Eqhwan (left), witnessed by Ahmad Faizal (second from right).
Focus 1d ago

From political blogger to state rep

BEFORE becoming a politician, Balakong assemblyman Wong Siew Ki was a blogger writing on politics and current issues.






Wong (centre) getting congratulatory 
kisses from her father Wong Fook Keong and mother Chin Kooi Seng after winning the Balakong by-election. 
— filepic

Wong jogging with Deputy International Trade and Industry Minister Ong Kian Ming at Lake Valley, Bandar Tun Hussein Onn, during the campaigning period for the by-election. 
— filepic
Metro News 18 Nov 2018

Welfare Dept conducting checks on nurseries in bid to legalise childcare services

THE Social Welfare Department (JKM) is checking on all nurseries (taska) in Putrajaya as part of the move to legalise the childcare centre industry.

Metro News 15h ago

Farmers to get assistance

KUCHING: The state government will provide assistance to oil palm, rubber and pepper farmers who are affected by the current price drop of the commodities.

Metro News 15h ago

Igniting youth spirit through creativity

SAY Ignite 2018, a sustainable initiative by Raja Muda of Selangor Tengku Amir Shah Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah to celebrate and ignite youths through creative content and social activities, was held at Taman Tasik Shah Alam.






Tengku Amir visiting the art exhibition at Galeri Shah Alam, Laman Budaya. — Photos: AZLINA ABDULLAH/The Star
Metro News 15h ago

Insurer rolls out protection plan for extreme sports

TUNE Protect launched its first on-demand Extreme Sports Protection plan, Sports+, offering various types of coverage for accidental injuries, medical expenses and sports equipment.






(From second left) Loh, Razman, Thai and Tune Protect principal officer Ooi Chian Keat at the launch.
Metro News 15h ago

Two-decade wait for land

SOME 25 people from Carey Island in Kuala Langat are still waiting for an answer over their agricultural land application which they first made in 1998.

Kulapan (second from right) and some of the land applicants looking at a plan produced by a professional surveyor.

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