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Storm leaves trail of damage

A 45-MINUTE storm lashed north Seberang Prai, uprooting trees in several spots and damaging 59 houses.

The damaged roofs of two houses after the storm on Sunday.
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Aiming to be first woman Umno division chief

MARAN: State executive councillor Datuk Seri Shahaniza Shamsuddin will be challenging Maran Umno division chief Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Abd Muttalib for the post in the party elections.

Shahaniza says she has plans to improve unity within Maran division.
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Natural treasures take centre stage

IT takes avid bonsai collector Ng Chaw Weng some six hours a day to tend to his 200 miniature trees of various species at his home.

One of the more unusually shaped bonsai at the exhibition. Such trees can take decades to shape and some have been known to survive for hundreds of years.
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Giving new life to buildings

HERITAGE buildings owned by foreigners is not necessarily a bad thing as it helps towards the restoration and conservation of such property, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow.

Chow (right) viewing some of the exhibits at the George Town World Heritage Site 10th Anniversary Exhibition at the UAB Building in China Street Ghaut, Penang. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
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Weekend at the Johor zoo

JOHOR BARU: The Hari Raya holidays is an opportune time for family gatherings and outings.

Visitors admiring the variety of birds at the Johor Zoo.
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Archery tourney aims to unearth new talents

SIBU: The best archers from the state will be pit against the best in the country at the forthcoming second Sarawak School Sports Council’s Sibu Student Indoor Archery Open Championship.

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Boy needs funds for cord blood transplant in Taiwan

AT 15 months old, Keong Yan Rui was diagnosed with thalassaemia.

Chua (left) handing over the RM50,000 donation to Kean Leong (carrying Yan Rui) and his wife Lii Mee Lee, 36, at the One Hope Centre in Kota Permai, Bukit Mertajam.
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Propelling food and beverage industry

THE 19th Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair (MIFB 2018) will be held from June 27 to 29 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and is expected to see participants from more than 50 countries.

Chua says Malaysia will do well as the host of the new halal segment.