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The dirt on money laundering

Money laundering Money is the main cause for people to engage in almost any type of criminal activity. Money-laundering is the process of concealing the source of illicit funds or “dirty money.’’

Society continues to help the old and young

A SEA of senior citizens received ang pows at Che Hoon Khor Moral Uplifting Society Penang’s annual charity event.




Chow (second right) helping to distribute ang pows to senior citizens at Che Hoon Khor Moral Uplifting Society. With him is Lim (right). — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star

Condo reaches halfway mark

MAH Sing Group Bhd’s RM614mil Ferringhi Residence 2 project in Batu Ferringhi, Penang, is scheduled for completion in December next year.




An artist’s            impression             of Ferringhi Residence 2 in Batu Ferringhi by Mah Sing Group.

Glad to spread autism awareness

MORE than 1,800 people got up early on a Sunday morning to join a run to create public awareness and acceptance towards autism.




Participants in a joyful mood during the Autism Acceptance Run 2019 at Straits Quay. — Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star

Grand cruise liner comes a-calling

ROYAL Caribbean International’s largest and newest cruise ship in Asia — Spectrum of The Seas — made a grand entrance into Penang.




The children’s playground overlooking the pool onboard the Spectrum of the Seas cruise ship as it docks at Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal in Penang.

Soon to be BORRing no more

THAT dull, unused space at the underside of Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR) will soon see creative reuse.

One of the unused space on the underside of Butterworth Outer Ring Road (BORR) near Penang Sentral in Butterworth. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

Green school earns good name and cash

PUPILS of a Tamil school, who became so skilled at growing their own chickens, turkeys and vegetables, earned the attention of Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik who approved a RM24,000 allocation for the school.




Mazlee greeting pupils from  Sekolah Agama Sungai Ara (right) and SJKT  Sungai Ara (left). The two schools are located next to each other in Sungai Ara,   Bayan Lepas, Penang. — Photos:  MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

A little help for the less fortunate

JOHOR BARU: SK Taman Cahaya Masai (SK TCM) has come to the aid of less fortunate pupils and their families to help them prepare for Hari Raya Aidilfitri.




Asrol (in black) presenting ‘duit raya’ and food items to some of the pupils and their families during the programme at the school.

A matter of inconvenience

JOHOR BARU: Roadworks along a 3km stretch of Jalan Permas Utara in Permas Jaya here is an inconvenience to motorists and a cause of danger.

Syed Othman checking on the roadworks along Jalan Permas Utara in Johor Baru.

Help pours in for school to rebuild facilities destroyed in fire

SIBU: SJK (C) Kiew Nang, which lost its facilities to a fire, is continuing to receive aid.




Loh (left) with Tiong (right) and a representative from the school’s board of management.