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Spreading halal nutrition awareness among schoolchildren

AS PART of its commitment to halal awareness, Nestlé Malaysia joined hands with the Institute of Halal Research and Management (IHRAM) under Islamic Science University Malaysia (USIM) to organise a series of Halal@School sessions at three primary schools in Negri Sembilan, reaching out to 583 students.

Nestlé Malaysia halal executive Siti Hazlin educating pupils on halal and nutritious food.

Appreciating travel industry partners

IN a show of appreciation for its partners, Ice Holidays Sdn Bhd recently held its GD Awards and Appreciation Nite 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. An event to specially fete all those who have been a part of its success, the guest list included representatives from various airlines, tourism boards, cruise lines as well as the media.

The highlight of the night was the annual achievement awards where 139 partners were honoured.

Peat fire in Johan Setia still a concern

RESIDENTS living around the peat soil area in Kampung Johan Setia, Klang, are calling for a long-term solution to put an end to the decade-long problem.

Dirty roadside habit continues

THE indiscriminate dumping of rubbish along Jalan CJ 13/3-3 in Bandar Cheras Jaya shows no signs of stopping,

Wong (right) says culprits keep returning to dump rubbish in the area. With her are (from left) Talib, residents Mohd Yatim Naim and Md Yunus Ali Mohammad as well as Nor Zulaila.

Khalid: We are still fine-tuning Jalan TAR pedestrian mall plan

KUALA LUMPUR: Alternative routes for private vehicles and whether Grab e-hailing cars can be defined as public transport are among the issues being looked into before converting Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) into a pedestrian mall and public transport-only road from March 15, says Khalid Abdul Samad.

There is a proposal to turn Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman into a pedestrian mall. - Filepic

Spreading love every festive season

THE Malaysian Aeon Foundation (MAF) hosted a Chinese New Year celebration for 150 underprivileged children and 80 poor single parents and old folk at Kompleks Sukan Bandar Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur.

Children receiving angpow and gifts from Fujita (second from left) and Dr Vincent Ng Wei Chyun, assistant secretary of Msian Aeon Foundation & GM of Aeon during the celebration.

George Town through the years

SELF-TAUGHT Japanese artist Dr K. Sato, 74, who started painting 12 years ago afterretiring as an architect, now aims to come up with 100 paintings combining Penang’s old and modern buildings.

Dr Sato holding one of his masterpieces after the launching of his exhibition at MBPP Gallery.

More bazaars for rural areas

THE Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) will hold the Bazar Peduli Rakyat at 60 locations in Penang state this year.

Ishak (right) and Mohammad Faiz signing on the board to mark the opening of Bazar Peduli Rakyat’ at Kampung Pelet, Permatang Pasir, near Bukit Mertajam.

Good forecast for Penang

THE Penang economy will be good during the first four-month cycle of the Year of Pig from mid-February to mid-June.

Devotees praying and lighting up candles at the Hai Choo Soo Temple in Tanjung Tokong, Penang. —Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star

More time for pedestrians to cross road safely

INCREASING the time on the pedestrian crossing along Burmah Road is a way to prevent accidents in the area.

Pedestrians using the zebra crossing along Burmah Road in Pulau Tikus.