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Lions Club to organise talk on rabies awareness

SIBU: Despite the outbreak of rabies in the state, most people are still lacking proper knowledge on this fatal disease.

Developer to build 20,000 units of affordable homes

KUCHING: Leading property developer Naim Holdings Bhd targets to construct some 20,000 units of affordable houses in the state over the next 10 years.

Tapping in on durian demand in Sarawak

KUCHING: Sarawak has the potential to tap into the high demand for durian in view of the resources and suitable climate in the state, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah.

Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah set to deliver his winding-up speech at the Sarawak Legislative Assembly. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / THE STAR

Project to replace plastic bags for shopping

MIRI: A project to recycle public banners and streamers into biodegradable shopping bags has started in Miri city.

Yii (standing third left) with Chin (fourth from left) in a group photo with 
the top three winners of GiatMara Institution students of a fashion show competition.

Going the extra mile for art’s sake

THERE are few better ways to experience the visceral magnificence of rugged landscapes than camping on site, for months at a time.

Guests watching as Wong (right) puts on a live demonstration of his methods during the opening of the ‘Lyrical Abstraction’ exhibition. — Photos: JEREMY TAN/The Star

Bringing Deepavali cheer and joy to elderly residents

AN evening of laughter and good Indian food was shared among the elderly at the Aspire Nursing Home in Jalan Sempadan, Penang.

(Seated from right) Gobiraj and Nanda Kumar giving the sarung sets to the elderly residents at Aspire Nursing Home in Jalan Sempadan, Penang, in conjunction with Deepavali.

Proud moment for triumphant grads

IT was a proud moment for some 100 degree, diploma and certificate students when they received their scrolls during Sentral College Penang’s 8th Convocation ceremony.

A graduate is all smiles as he takes a photo with his family after the convocation ceremony.

Drumming up support for Act

THE state will set up a working group, believed to be the first of its kind, to support the enactment of the Sexual Harassment Act which affords protection to individuals harassed in various contexts.

Chong Eng (left) talking about sexual harassment issues highlighted in a Chinese daily. With her is Ong.

Musical to shine light on multiple sclerosis

A MUSICAL night will be held to raise awareness on multiple sclerosis (MS) and encourage troubled youths via music on Dec 1 at the Komtar auditorium in Penang.

(From left) Lim, state Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh and Yeoh having a discussion during the press conference to announce the ‘MSSG with Tytias Musical Night’.

Call to give states more leeway

THE Federal Government has been urged to decentralise powers and give more autonomy to state governments.