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Heads of service bureaus express concern about illegal gambling during the World Cup

THE World Cup is upon us again but John (not his real name) is worried rather than excited by the “greatest show on Earth”.

A file image of a website where gamblers can gets odds for betting on World Cup matches. With resources like this online, people can easily be their own bookies among their friends.

Fun run and walk to promote quality family time

WITH an aim of promoting unity among family members and friends, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Malaysia Area Peninsular North will be organising a 5km fun run and walk in Penang,

Soon says sports are meant for all and this fun run and walk can be a good chance for all to spend some quality time with their loved ones.

Chow: Penang’s partnership with Arles will help us build up our culture

PENANG is going to learn from a French city where famous painter Vincent van Gogh once lived.

Monkeys ransack couple’s house after wind rips off roof

A COUPLE staying in Pulau Aman in south Seberang Prai, Penang, could do nothing but lament their double whammy.

The house belonging to Zaliha where the roof was ripped off during Sunday’s strong wind in Pulau Aman, Penang. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star

Politicians bond with Balik Pulau folk at Raya open house

MORE than 500 people attended the Hari Raya open house hosted by Balik Pulau MP Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik, Pulau Betong assemblyman Mohd Tuah Ismail and Teluk Bahang assemblyman Zolkifly Md Lazim.

Muhammad Bakhtiar greeting guests at the event. (Right pic) The kids showing the duit raya they received.

On a high after second success

Now, some four months after competing in my first highly stressful muay thai fight in Bangkok, surely I wouldn’t be stupid enough to sign up for a second fight.

The trainers from MuayFit, Forum 19, Petaling Jaya. (From left) Richard Corminal, Frank, Visaet, Krisada Silathong (Wit) and Louis.

Schooling the young in recycling and upcycling

MORE than 200 children learnt about recycling and upcycling at Bookfest@Malaysia 2018 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Twins Hua Meng (left) and Hua Riang showing their stuffed toys made from used socks, old newspaper and buttons during the workshop.

Illegal parking rampant despite ample bays in SS15

DESPITE having a four-storey parking complex in SS15, illegal and double-parking is still prevalent in the area.

There is adequate space for motorists at the parking complex in SS15.

Youth and crime focus of Kota Anggerik rep

Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s trusted aide, Mohd Najwan Halimi, has come a long way to be the new Kota Anggerik assemblyman.

BN leaders support plan for local council elections

The topic of reviving local council elections has been discussed over past elections and Pakatan Harapan (PH) leaders with the mandate of the people in GE14 are looking at bringing their plan to fruition.