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Town that grew from a tin tycoon’s mansion

Quiet Falim new village has evolved into an Ipoh suburb with new housing estates.

Falim House was owned by prominent miner, the late Foo Nyit See, who built his version of a self-contained township around the mansion in the 1920s.
Metro News 1d ago

Hoteliers still in the dark on SST

SIBU: Hoteliers are still in the dark on how the government will implement the sales and service tax (SST) for hotels.

Metro News 1d ago

Fun run made glamorous

BANDAR Rimbayu recently organised the #RunWithMe2018 initiative for the fourth time, all in the name of fun, friendship and sportsmanship. The township added a touch of Hollywood to fourth edition of the event

Participants of RunWithMe2018 celebrating their victory on completing the 10km route.
Metro News 20 Jul 2018

RM3mil for 400 Johoreans to perform haj

JOHOR BARU: Johor has allocated RM3mil to fund 400 pilgrims to go for haj in Mecca this year, said Johor Mentri Besar Osman Sapian.

Osman greeting some of the pilgrims selected for the pilgrimage programme.
Metro News 20 Jul 2018

Finishing off right where he started

THE Sweatbox Oh By The Way 11 tomorrow up on Level 32 at Elysium Bar & Terrace will feature the familiar face and music stylings of Marco Loco (UK/Koh Phangan) alongside Sweatbox residents Obadius and Otherkind.

Marco Loco ends his three-month mini world tour right where he began – Elysium Bar and Terrace‘s Sweatbox.
Metro News 20 Jul 2018

Woman takes home smartphone, her second device won in contest

GEORGE TOWN: Housewife Lim Phaik Ho, 50, is looking forward to using her new Samsung Galaxy A7 that she won during the Spin & Win Contest at the Fair 2018 in Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon Mall here.

All smiles: Lim (middle) flanked by Phang (left) and Tan after claiming their prizes won in the Spin & Win contest at the Fair 2018 at Gurney Paragon Mall in Penang. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star
Metro News 20 Jul 2018

Good time to snap up a home

THE transactions of residential properties in Penang are expected to increase to 12,517 in 2018 from 12,090 in 2017, due to the increase in the purchasing power of the people following the zerorisation of the GST, according to Raine & Horne Malaysia.

Visitors checking out Ideal Property Group’s Queens Waterfront project during the property fair. The first phase of the project is over 70 sold. — Photos: GARY CHEN and CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
Metro News 1d ago

A review on endorsing errant food stall owners

THE Government will review political support letters issued to endorse food stall owners with temporary licences operating by the roadside and alleys in Kuala Lumpur.

Khalid (left) and Amin Nordin at the consultative council meeting with MPs
Metro News 1d ago

Medical centre undergoes rebranding exercise

TROPICANA Medical Centre is now officially known as Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara (THKD) after its rebranding ceremony.

(From left) Wong, Quek, Dr Tan, chairman Professor Emeritus Dr Khalid, Shatiri and Wan Nadiah officiating at the rebranding of Tropicana Medical Centre to Thomson Hospital Kota Damansara.