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Rich in experience with no regrets

BACK in the 1990s, The Star was the first media organisation in Penang to use the bulky Atur communication set, considered the first-generation mobile phone.

When a spectacular fire broke out on the 43rd floor of Komtar in 1983, the author set up his ‘operation base’ in a shop in Penang Road to report on the incident
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Showcasing flavours of Sarawak

SARAWAK Heritage Street Food Festival returns for its second edition on July 6 to 8, offering the best of local flavours and cuisine.

Dona Drury (front, in orange shirt) flanked by Hong Seng (left) and Abang Abdul Wahapi, posing with other committee members and participants at a press conference for the festival.
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Clan bonding over dumplings

MEMBERS of the Cheah clan in Penang celebrated Duan Wu Jie (Dumpling Festival) with a feast and traditional music.

Universiti Sains Malaysia’s Secretariat of Chinese Orchestra members showing the dumplings served during the Duan Wu Jie (Dumpling Festival) at Seh Tek Tong Cheah Kongsi in Armenian Street. (Right pic, from left) Comm Thaiveegan, Chow and Cheah enjoying the traditional fare. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
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World Cup fever takes over

WHAT an interesting week it has been. We’ve had celebrations, upsets, cries of foul play and late drama, not to mention tears of joy and frustrated ambition.

Mexico’s Hirving Lozano scoring his team’s first goal in the match againt Germany in the World Cup. — Photo: REUTERS
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Juicy feast for the eyes

THE Art Gallery Penang’s Tropical Fruit Fest group exhibition features artworks so juicy that viewers may be tempted to reach out and take a bite.

Lee showing off ‘Oriental Dragons’ (left) and ‘Combs of Gold’
Metro News 21 Jun 2018

Heritage trail back on track

AFTER almost 18 months in limbo, the multi-million ringgit Heritage Trail 5 (HT5) beautification project at Bulatan Dato Onn in Kuala Lumpur has finally resumed.

Aerial view of the construction of Heritage Trail 5 at Bulatan Dato Onn in Kuala Lumpur. — S.S. KANESAN/The Star
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Damper on upgrading works

MIRI: A RM1bil project by Sarawak Energy Bhd (SEB) to upgrade the electricity supply for Miri is in jeopardy as protestors have resorted to locking the gate to the power substation in the city centre.

SEB maintenance technicians barred from entering the Miri power substation.
Metro News 22 Jun 2018

DBKL: Unethical sharing led to waste of time, resources

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) will take complaints on unhygienic eateries seriously, including videos of dirty practices at restaurants circulating on social media.

DBKL Health and Environment Department deputy director Chandrakant Patel checking the back area of a restaurant in Bangsar. — filepic
Eat & Drink 20 Jun 2018

Crab masala joins the line-up

CRAB masala as a new addition to the menu is definitely a way to tempt those who simply cannot get enough of Indian food.


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