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Metro News 16 Feb 2018

Gopeng’s carnival draws big crowds

AS THE sky went dark in the serene town of Gopeng, the lights of beautiful hanging lanterns glowed red, casting a beautiful crimson hue over the streets of the town’s square.

The dragon dance troupe from Ipoh Tow Boh Keong temple performing their Moonlight Dragon dance.
Metro News 16 Feb 2018

Handcrafted dog plushies take centre stage in Loh household this CNY

MAN’S best friend is literally taking centre stage in the Loh household this Chinese New Year, as their handcrafted ‘soft toys’ of the four-legged furry friend completes the look of their home’s festive decorations.

Derrick posing with the Chinese New Year festive decoration at his family home in Paya Terubong, Penang. — Photos: GARY CHEN/The Star
Eat & Drink 16 Feb 2018

Fabulous fusion of classic Western and Asian cuisine

TAIPING in Perak, has always been known for its excellent food, with Malaysians from all over the country often visiting the town for its street food from cendol, char kuey teow, chicken rice to mee rebus.

The Fish Burger, which consists of a lightly crumbed tilapia fish fillet, a slice of cheddar cheese and a house coleslaw, comes with a side of potato chips and tartar sauce.
Metro News 16 Feb 2018

Digitalising sports in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak is set to digitally transform its sports industry and management of facilities using a high-tech smart system with hopes of cementing its position as a sports powerhouse in the country.

(From second right) Dr Ong, Snowdan and Dr Sabariah during their meeting with Seoul National University of Technology and Science in South Korea.
Metro News 16 Feb 2018

Three political parties to hold CNY open houses in Sibu

SIBU: The three political parties, United People’s Party (UPP), Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) and Progressive Democratic

Focus 16 Feb 2018

Residents of Kampung Baru Bemban in Batu Gajah proud of their strong sense of filial piety

LOVE is in the air at Kampung Baru Bemban but it is more about honouring the village’s elderly folk.

The Kwan Ti Temple at the entrance to Kampung Baru Bemban is a landmark in the village.
Eat & Drink 16 Feb 2018

Tasty Oriental meals to kick-start the new year at Sakurajima Restaurant

HAVE a ‘yat yat fatt fatt’ (everyday prosper) celebration at Penang Golf Club’s Sakurajima in Bukit Jambul this Chinese New Year!

(Foreground) Steamed dragon tiger garoupa with golden cream sauce and salmon yee sang (background) for a roaring start to the Lunar New Year.
Metro News 16 Feb 2018

Giving back to community for CNY

SIBU: A total of 135 people received ang pow, Mandarin oranges and rice from UPP Dudong Women’s wing in conjunction with the lunar new year celebration.

Loh (white shirt) presenting Chinese New Year goodies to the less fortunate.
Metro News 16 Feb 2018

MPKS to educate consumers on dangers of using plastic bags and polystyrene containers

KUCHING: Kota Samarahan Munipical Council (MPKS) will soon ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags and polystyrene containers in business premises under its jurisdiction.

MPKS will ban the use of non-biodegradable plastic bags and polystyrene containers under its jurisdiction.