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Ambulance gift for St John

ST John Ambulance Malaysia’s Central Kedah Area contingent has received a new ambulance costing around RM200,000.

(Standing from third right) Cheah and Eng presenting the ambulance to Cheng. With them are Ooi (fifth left) and Han (second right).

Bid to streamline nursing and retirement home services

THE Penang Old Folks Home Operators Association is urging all nursing and retirement home operators to join them as members.

Golden Peacock Home in Jalan Yeoh Guan Seok in Pulau Tikus.

Successful gotong-royong draws residents and agencies

DRESSED in his grey overalls complete with black boots and a bucket hat, Zul Fikar Aziz, 55, was an eager beaver during a mega gotong-royong in his neighbourhood in Penang.

Neighbours sweeping the roads at Palmyra Residences in Balik Pulau. — ZAINUDIN AHAD/The Star

International show of patrioticism

THEY may be far away from home, but Malaysians abroad showed up in full support for #AnakAnakMalaysia events in London and Melbourne, Australia, organised by EcoWorld International Bhd (EcoWorld International).

A lively affair at the AnakAnak Malaysia event in Melbourne.

Exco member: No action on signboards yet

JOHOR BARU: The state government has put an immediate stop to any form of enforcement action on signboards until the revised guidelines on premises and advertisement licence is enforced.

Fighting crime with help from the public

KOTA TINGGI: Police are engaging with the local community to gather information on crime-related activities through community policing and programmes.

Kota Tinggi Village head Bahren Safon (left) handing over a poster with information received from the people of Kota Tinggi to Comm Datuk Mohd Khalil (middle) during the closing ceremony of Info Cyclist Tour as Supt Ashmon looks on.

Orang Seletar in Iskandar Malaysia in need of help

JOHOR BARU: The Orang Seletar or Orang Laut tribe in Kampung Bakar Batu Perling are finding it hard to adapt to progress and development taking place in Iskandar Malaysia.

Aznah (left) with her mother Manis Sulong and Daud (behind) at Kampung Bakar Batu Perling in Johor Baru.

Woman devotes time to care for abandoned felines at shelter

KOTA TINGGI: The love for cats has enabled Kamisah Basaruddin, 43, to single-handedly manage a shelter for abandoned cats in Ulu Tiram.

Kamisah with some of the cats at the shelter located along Jalan Haji Nor in Ulu Tiram.

Vessels without required documents detained

KOTA TINGGI: Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has detained two vessels some 2.5 nautical miles southwest of Tanjung Setapa near Pengerang for failing to have proper documents while transferring oil.

One of the two locally-registered vessel detained by Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency some 2.5 nautical miles southwest of Tanjung Setapa near Pengerang, Johor.

M’sia picked as Asian hub for startups

WORLD Startup Festival (WSF) in partnership with Telekom Malaysia’s (TM) digital mobility