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Double the joy at luncheon in Seremban

The Yang Dipertuan Besar of Negri Sembilan Tuanku Muhriz Ibni Almarhum Tuanku Munawir recently attended a luncheon held in conjunction with his 70th birthday and the Chinese New Year celebration in Seremban.

Seated at the main table are Tuanku Muhriz (sixth from left), Tuanku Aishah Rohani (sixth from right), Tunku Ali (fourth from left) and Tunku Zain (fourth from right) as well as guests including Lim (fifth from left) and Chong (third from left).

Millennials feel pull of family ties

StarMetro speaks to millennials to find out their views on staying true to age-old Chinese New Year beliefs and practices.

Proud of their culture: (From left) Eunice Ng, 28, Tirzah Yeo, 26, Chan You Li, 26, Jayda Chong, 29, and Jessica Leong, 34, embracing the festivities in their traditional wear amid Sunway Velocity mall’s vibrant festive decorations inspired by ‘One Hundred Surnames‘ of Chinese families. —SAM THAM/The Star

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.

Share the joy of the season

North view - By Stephen Then
IT IS that time of the year when the Chinese are busy preparing for their reunion dinners and festivities, with the Lunar New Year only a day away.

There are many like Uncle Kuan who have no one to celebrate the festive season with.

Eating your way to prosperity

StarMetro looks at appropriate etiquette at the dinner table during the festivities

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Lovebirds celebrate their new life as husband and wife on Valentine’s Day

ON Valentine’s Day in 2007, Yeong Yee Shiuan agreed to be Khoo Sau Yong’s girlfriend when they were both 17.

Couples posing for a group photo on Valentine’s Day at the Che Hoon Khor Moral Uplifting Society in Jalan Macalister, Penang. — CHAN BOON KAI and GEORGE CHEAH/The Star

Pet owners go to great lengths to care for their dogs

AS we usher in the Year of the Dog this Chinese New Year, we ought to remind ourselves exactly why this loyal and affectionate creature is widely regarded as man’s best friend.

Tan likes to tie Fiffy‘s long fur into pigtails and can spend up to 45 minutes combing her fur. — Photos: LOW LAY PHON and MUHAMAD SHAHRIL ROSLI/The Star

Chase the blues away at Kundang lake

RIGHT smack in the middle of a Malay village in Kundang near Rawang is a popular weekend retreat for nearby residents called Tasik Biru Kundang.

Water sport activities such as kayaking is popular at Tasik Biru Kundang. — Photos: AZLINA ABDULLAH and FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

Festive fulfilment at three homes

OVER the last few weeks, StarMetro has been flooded with calls, emails and visits from our readers who wanted to do their part under our Do Good. Grant A Wish campaign.

Thong (centre) with (from left) Rumah Sejahtera Seri Kembangan residents Go Chew Eng, Ten Loy, Chang Koon Kuang and social worker Loke Tai Moi are all smiles on receiving the generous donations under StarMetro‘s Do Good. Grant a Wish campaign, at Rumah Sejahtera in Seri Kembangan.

Familial bonds strength of village

THEY may be staying in the city but their attachment to the village remains strong.

The entrance to Kampung Baru Chendrong, an almost 70-year-old village which is fast greying.