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For a smooth road forward

THE perennial problem of potholes and poorly-maintained roads and water outlets in Selangor may end soon with a new system taking shape to cut red tape between government agencies.

road tarring works along Jalan 225 in Section 51a. Izham hopes that the problem of who is responsible for a particular road will be resolved soon. — Filepic

‘Signage guidelines cause confusion’

JOHOR BARU: Business owners here have voiced their concerns over Johor Baru City Council’s (MBJB) latest requirements on shop signage and advertisements in various languages.

JCorp to leverage on expertise of eight state agencies after MoU signing

KOTA TINGGI: Johor Corporation (JCorp) has signed agreements with eight agencies and government-linked companies (GLCs) to leverage on their resources, capital and expertise.

MB: Cyprus keen to import palm oil from Johor

JOHOR BARU: Cyprus has shown interest in importing palm oil from Johor and distributing it to adjacent Mediterranean countries, says Mentri Besar Datuk Osman Sapian.

Lau: Sibujaya a vibrant and fun place

SIBU: Sibu Rural District Council (SRDC) deputy chairman Robert Lau Hui Yew said when it came to SibuJaya, he always felt it was a fun and vibrant place.

Simple CNY for woman taking care of ill husband

SIBU: While most people are busy preparing for the Lunar New Year celebration, housewife Lim Bee Lang is devoting her time taking care of her bedridden husband at the Sibu hospital.

Huge plus for branch school

THE construction of SMJK Heng Ee Bayan Baru branch’s comprehensive building in Penang is expected to be completed in September this year and will receive more students next year.

The SMJK Heng Ee Bayan Baru branch in Bayan Lepas has nearly 700 students now.

Cheery spring greets shoppers

GURNEY Plaza’s launch for its ‘Art of Spring’ theme this Chinese New Year was met with a bang of spectacular performances.

A traditional dance performance by dance group Euphoria during the launch of Gurney Plaza’s Chinese New Year decorations “The Art of Spring”, at Gurney Plaza. ./Picby:CHAN BOON KAI/The Star/11 January 2018.

Devotees still give abundantly despite advice to reduce coconut offerings

TONNES of coconuts were smashed in the heart of George Town as devotees lined the streets to pay homage to Lord Muruga.

Children performing the Indian stick dance during the Thaipusam celebrations in Penang

Safety vests for 1,000 m-cyclists to be given out today

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow will launch a Road Safety Campaign and give out reflective safety vests to motorcyclists in conjunction with the coming Chinese New Year, in front of the Petronas station in Jalan Raja Uda, Butterworth, today.