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Sail away to a ‘monster‘ fun holiday

DREAM Cruises is collaborating with Sony Pictures Animation to host thematic sailings of Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation, the latest instalment of the animated movie franchise, aboard Genting Dream and World Dream.

Genting Dream guests can take part in water activities and indulge in various pre-planned excursions on the tropical island of Bintan off the southern coast of Singapore

Beauty pageant lauds strong women

MISS Cosmopolitan World (MCW) 2018 is back for the fourth instalment, involving beauty queens from some 40 countries across the globe.

(From left) Miss Cosmopolitan World director Steve Wong, Miss Cosmopolitan World 2017 fourth runner-up Chanelle Jasmine Wong, Liew, One World Hotel public relations manager Feryal Khalil Mufti, Majestic Express Holidays Sdn Bhd group chairman Datuk Seri Dr KC Lee and Aforadio Marketing Sdn Bhd chief executive officer William Lim at the MCW 2018 press conference.

Donation function added to e-wallet app

THRIVING e-wallet application Boost, developed by Axiata Digital Services Sdn Bhd, has introduced its latest features to serve all payment needs of Malaysians.

Axiata Digital Services Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Mohd Khairil Abdullah (left) and Tiffin showing the latest features of the Boost app

Parents use school break to ensure children stay active

THE two-week school break that ends this weekend has given families the perfect opportunity to spend time together.

Parents interviewed by StarMetro say they try to make sure their children take part in activities that don’t involve staring at screens.

Honouring a Malaysian hero

HUMAN Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran has paid tribute to VT Sambanthan for his contribution towards Indian society and the independence of then Malaya.

Sambanthan(right) garlanding Tunku Abdul Rahman(left) to welcome the latter home from Melaka where he had proclaimed the date of Independence in February 1956. — National Archives

Showcasing flavours of Sarawak

SARAWAK Heritage Street Food Festival returns for its second edition on July 6 to 8, offering the best of local flavours and cuisine.

Dona Drury (front, in orange shirt) flanked by Hong Seng (left) and Abang Abdul Wahapi, posing with other committee members and participants at a press conference for the festival.

Metro Watch

TRAFFIC MATTERS: Projek Lintasan Damansara-Shah Alam Sdn Bhd, the concessionaire of Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH), will carry out a temporary closure of Jalan PJU 7/9 (both directions) to facilitate beam launching works

Damaged roof a threat to safety at SK Seri Kepong

FALLING roof tiles in SK Seri Kepong in Kuala Lumpur are putting pupils and staff at risk.

(From left) Rosman, Lim and Wan Norzaimi at the top floor of SK Seri Kepong where parts of the ceiling have broken and water marks can be seen on the walls.

The young learn to recycle and upcycle

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

One of the stations at the Little Eco Warriorsworkshop where children were taught how to make a bird art using recyclables.

Municipal councillors’ term to end June 30

THE tenure for current councillors in local municipal councils in Selangor which ends on June 30 will not be extended, says Selangor Local Government, Public Transportation and New Village Development Committee chairman Ng Sze Han.