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Metro News 17h ago

Businessman inspired to help kids

A TOTAL of 201 poor pupils from 33 Chinese primary schools in Seberang Prai, Penang, received foodstuff, school bags, stationery items and cash, thanks to a newly set-up foundation.

Peh handing over cash to a pupil.
Metro News 17h ago

Handy guide to cooking auspicious dishes at home

THE Best of the Best book series has a new addition to guarantee a tasty Chinese New Year (CNY).

Auspicious Home Dishes is a bilingual cookbook with 36 recipes.
Metro News 17h ago

Decking halls with Christmas cheer

CHRISTMAS magic pervades throughout Penang’s shopping centres and hotels, where sparkling festive decorations radiate joy and cheer.

Shoppers finding a good spot for a photo opportunity at Gurney Paragon Mall’s The Gift of Joy Christmas centrepiece at the mall’s Atrium. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD, CHAN BOON KAI and JEREMY TAN/The Star
Metro News 17h ago

MB: Make education priority

THE only way to get out of poverty is through education, Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said.

Ahmad Faizal with the underprivileged students after launching the ‘Back to School 2019’ programme at SK Pakatan Jaya, Ulu Kinta. — Photos: RONNIE CHIN/The Star
Metro News 1d ago

Putting the word out in a fun way

THE school field of SK Sungai Penchala was abuzz with activity as residents of Kampung Sungai Penchala, Kuala Lumpur, gathered for a day of fun and awareness at the village’s family day programme.Some 10 government agencies, such as the police, Fire and Rescue Department, Social Welfare Department and Employees Provident Fund, had set up booths to educate villagers on the programmes and initiatives offered by them.

Metro News 17h ago

Gifts of metal straws for guests at church’s Yuletide celebration

MORE than 300 guests came together to spread goodwill and cheer during a Christmas dinner at Hotel Jen Penang in Magazine Road.

(From left) Ramesh, St George’s Church people’s warden William David, Bishop Charles and vicar’s warden Ho Yik Tuck distributing metal straws during the Christmas dinner.
Metro News 17h ago

Better roads and drains soon in Bandar Damai Perdana

ROADS and drainage in Bandar Damai Perdana are being upgraded to enhance safety and convenience.

Wong checking on the progress of roadworks in Bandar Damai Perdana.
Metro News 17h ago

Mpire Asia rolls out service centre

MPIRE Asia Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Chinese brand Foton vehicles, is set to make its expansion in the Malaysian market following the launch of its first Foton 3S (Sales, Service and Spare Parts) Centre.

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Metro News 17h ago

Ready to take on degree challenge

A TOTAL of 110 Disted College students are now ready to pursue the degree of their choice after completing their Cambridge A-Levels and SACE International (South Australian Certificate of Education).

Some of the pre-university studies graduates posing with their certificates. With them is Dr Seah.