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Hannah: Time for community to be 'busybodies' and report child abuse

IT IS time for neighbours, school teachers and relatives to be “busybodies” and alert authorities on possible child abuse cases in their community, says Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.

The entire community must step up and help the children, says Yeoh (in red). – Bernama

3D murals to enliven royal town

IMAGINE being greeted by an elephant in the back streets of Klang!

Improving lives through ecotourism

SITUATED on elevated terrain in the Titiwangsa mountain range and surrounded by luscious rainforests, Pos Kuala Mu in Sungai Siput, Perak, is a fascinating ecotourism destination.

One of the chalets prepared for visitors to Pos Kuala Mu. It started operating in 2017 and has succeeded in attracting visitors during the weekends and school holidays.

Massive show of thanks

A MASSIVE mural has transformed a wall in Subang Jaya.

Celebration of festive creativity

WHEN artists get together for the Chinese New Year festive season, the end result is surely an explosion of creativity.

Boost for tourism

KUCHING: Sarawak has recorded a higher number of tourist arrivals in January this year as the Visit Sarawak Campaign (VSC) gets underway.

Abdul Karim fixing a Visit Sarawak Campaign sticker on a taxi while Sharzede (left) looks on. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE / The Star

Dry spell and water woes

JOHOR BARU: The state government is working closely with Ranhill SAJ Sdn Bhd (Ranhill SAJ) and Johor Water Regulatory Body (Bakaj) to monitor the water supply situation here in view of the current hot spell.

Ahmad Firdaus Supaat, 20, from Kuantan cooling off by splashing water on his face. The hot and dry spell with little rain is expected to continue into March. - Bernama

Hearing-impaired students perform dance at CNY event

MELAKA: In conjunction with Chinese New Year, SMK Tun Mutahir at Batu Berendam, Melaka held a muhibbah celebration comprising all races and religions.

Cooperatives to take a huge leap forward for growth

JOHOR BARU: The Cooperative Commission of Malaysia (SKM) is planning to merge all base cooperatives into a middle cooperative according to the segments of market that the company had ventured into.

Main roads in JB to close for Chingay parade

JOHOR BARU: Several main roads in the city will be closed in stages starting from today until Tuesday in conjunction with the annual Chingay parade.

A dragon inspired float was part of the parade during the Chingay Festival in Johor Baru. 
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