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Taman Rimba Kiara still open for booking

KL City Hall assures TTDI residents, spooked by plans for a masive project, that the park was only temporarily closed for road works.

Residents had been worried about new developments coming up in TRK . -Filepic

Liew becomes first female Chinese Deputy Chief Minister

KOTA KINABALU: Christina Liew, only the second woman to fill the post in 24 years, is set to become a political dynamo.

Hindu NGOs call for audit of Batu Caves temple accounts

Several Hindu non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are calling for a full audit of the Batu Caves temple management committee accounts over the last 20 years after learning that the committee is not registered with the Registrar of Societies (RoS).

The Batu Caves temple grounds have been developed extensively over the years. — Photos: P. NATHAN/The Star

Stop work order issued after contract rules breached

KOTA KINABALU: The contractor appointed to deepen rivers in Kota Belud to reduce floods as a result of sedimentation following the June 5, 2015, Mount Kinabalu quake has been asked to stop work.

Wong Hong Jun

Continued decline in company’s log production numbers

SIBU: Ta Ann Holdings Bhd expects that its log production will continue to decline this year due to the shortage of supply.

Federal Govt urged to retain transport subsidies

MIRI: The Rurum Kelabit Association is calling on Putrajaya to continue the transportation subsidy scheme implemented by the former Federal administration that helped stabilise the prices of essential goods and fuel in rural Sarawak.

Rural folks in Sarawak want the Federal Government to maintain the rural transportation subsidy scheme for essential items and fuel to keep the prices on par with urban Sarawak.

Community get a feel of e-learning programme through Teachers’ Day event

KUCHING: In a community just outside here, students listen attentively in a brightly lit classroom as a teacher conducts an English class on how to write compelling stories. The students interact by raising hands and answering the teacher, sometimes individually, sometimes in unison.

The teachers and guests enjoying some camraderie after the eKelas demonstration.

More than 40 couples tie the knot during mass ceremony in Bercham

THEIR love for stray animals brought them together.

A total of 42 couples taking part in the mass marriage registration ceremony on May 20, which sounds like ‘I love you’ in Mandarin, at the Chan Meng Khor Moral Uplifting Society.

Thousands visit Perak Stadium site daily during Ramadan despite rainy weather

THE rainy weather the past few days has not stopped people from visiting the Ramadan bazaar at the Perak Stadium in Ipoh.

Traders waiting for customers at the bazaar during rainy weather.

51 roads earmarked for re-tarring works

THE re-tarring work on three sections of Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim in Penang, is completed.

The newly tarred road at Jalan Tan Sri Teh Ewe Lim in Jelutong.