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Hannah: Possible to build only within Bukit Kiara longhouse footprint

BUILDING affordable high-rise units within the existing Bukit Kiara longhouse footprint is possible, says Segambut MP Hannah Yeoh.

Yeoh shows proof of meetings with Khalid over Rimba Kiara, but says no agreement reached

SEGAMBUT MP Hannah Yeoh says she met Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad several times over the Taman Rimba Kiara issue but failed to come to any agreement.

Making science fun for needy ones

Eighty underprivileged children enjoyed an educational day-out at Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) recently, thanks to Petrosains.

Fully paying dues proves a smart move

RETIREE Melvin Low, 64,was glad to have settled his assessment tax in full with the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) as he walked away with a smart television set in a lucky draw contest.

Low happy to win the second prize of a smart TV in the lucky draw. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

Son hopes book on late mum’s journey will help MS sufferers

A COMPANY director has decided to donate part of the profits from the sale of his books about his mother’s struggles with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to the Penang Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Association.




Ong showing his book documenting his mother’s journey battling Multiple Sclerosis. For each book sold at RM30 per copy, Ong will donate RM10 to the Penang Multiple Sclerosis Support Group Association.

Friends of the park to the fore

THE first batch of 35 “friends of the park” (Rakan Taman) has been set up in Lebuh Padang Tembak Neighbourhood Park in Ayer Itam.

Guiding bird’s nest industry to soar higher

THERE is huge potential in the edible bird’s nest industry due to strong global demand for the delicacy.




(From left) Penang Veterinary Services Department director Dr Anun Man, Dr Afif and Ooh showing copies of the guidebook on bird’s nest farming. (Right) Scan the QR code to access the web link and download the free guidebook.

Helping civil servants own homes

PENANG will continue giving priority to civil servants for affordable housing schemes.

Sharing Wesak joy with the less fortunate

SMILES were written all over the faces of 145 special needs individuals when they received angpows at the Cerebral Palsy (Spastic) Children’s Association of Penang.

t. Narendran undergoing his physiotherapy session at the association. — Photos: LIM BENG tatt/ the Star

Re-tender of RFP for free Wifi

THE Penang government will hold a new request for proposal (RFP) to upgrade the free WiFi services in the state, after the first RFP has been deemed as ‘too stringent’ by interested parties.