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Wildfires worsen haze

MIRI: Over 160 separate wildfires throughout Sarawak have destroyed some 190ha of land over the past two week.

Firefighters in Sarawak have been busy tackling wildfires over the past two weeks.
Metro News 15h ago

Call to attend Hong Kong trade shows

Bilateral trade relations between Hong Kong and Malaysia have long been robust.

The annual HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and electronicAsia will be held concurrently at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Oct 13 to16.
Metro News 15h ago

Make peace, not war

AT the break of dawn, a group of 70 people gathered in front of the cenotaph at the Esplanade in George Town, Penang, for the End of World War II Remembrance Day ceremony.

Members of the Penang Veterans Association and Malaysian Armed Forces Indian Veteran Association looking over to the raising flag during the End of WWII Remembrance Day ceremony at Cenotaph Esplanade. PIC by GEORGE CHEAH / The Star 15 08 2018
Metro News 16 Aug 2018

Teamwork the key to success

TAKAFUL is a booming, growing industry that has charted phenomenal growth in the last 10 years, despite being relatively new in the market as compared to insurance.

Oh Siow Lee receiving her award from Life Insurance and Family Takaful general manager Mukesh Dhawan (far left). With them are Zurich Life Insurance Malaysia Berhad chief executive officer Philip Smith (second from right) and Zurich Takaful Malaysia Berhad chief executive officer Salim Majid Zain (right).
Metro News 15h ago

Outdoor fan wins camping getaway in Janda Baik

AFTER weeks of waiting and hundreds of contest forms, outdoor enthusiasts can breathe a sigh of relief as we have our winner for the Go Outdoors with Metro Adventure Club competition.

Participants can look forward to many fun and interesting activities such as a nature walk on a virgin trail.
Metro News 15h ago

Gopeng orang asli group wants Govt to stop hydro dam project

THE orang asli from Kampung Ulu Geruntum in Gopeng are bent on stopping a mini hydro dam project from being built near their village.

Metro News 15h ago

Ready to roll with convenient snacks

PARTICIPANTS of Penang Starwalk 2018 can grab a delicious treat after the event, as The Italian Baker Sdn Bhd is sponsoring 20,000 pieces of its new product, Bunbino, that was recently launched in the market.

(From left) The Italian Baker area sales executives Othman Ismail and Chong Kwan Poh with Star Media Group account servicing senior executive Zann Yee Joon Hou showing the Bunbino treats sponsored for Penang Starwalk 2018.
Metro News 15h ago

South Korean pianist all set to rock Genting stage

CONTEMPORARY classical music fans will be thrilled to know that South Korean pianist Yiruma will be playing at the Arena of Stars in Resorts World Genting on Sept 1.

Yiruma will be playing at the Arena of Stars in Genting on Sept 1.
Metro News 15h ago

Kicking out the jams

Turn up the heat with a mix of beats after the sun goes down