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Tourism Malaysia goes regional

MORE than 35 tourism industry players gathered under one roof for a cocktail networking event.

Sani (second right) and Siti Hajar (right) having a light moment with some of the guests at the cocktail networking event.

Nailing the truth to keep nation’s democracy safe

THE first print of 5,000 copies of the book that chronicles the troubled state investment fund — 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), have been sold out, less than a week after the book was launched.

Rewcastle Brown (seated) taking photographs with those who bought her book ‘The Sarawak Report: The Inside Story of the 1MDB Expose’. — Photos: GARY CHEN/The Star

Aid to keep schools running

PENANG will continue with financial help for Chinese schools although they also receive funds from the Education Ministry.

Shoring up support for big cleanup

LOVE and care for nature saw about 1,100 volunteers picking up 1.5 tonnes of rubbish along the coastal area near Queensbay Mall and the second Penang bridge.

(From left) Taman Sri Nibong Tzu Chi recycle education centre person-in-charge Siow Eik Kwang briefing Jagdeep about the threat of plastic pollution in the sea.

Nod to commercialise ‘rendang betawi’ pasta recipe

BENTONG: Tengku Puan Pahang Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah has given her consent for the Malaysian Prisons Department to commercialise the “rendang betawi” paste recipe which is from her cookbook.

New water treatment plant for Johor

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Plans are already in the pipeline to build a new water treatment plant, Layang 2, to increase water supply in the southern parts of Johor.

Layang 2 will be located at the upper part of Sungai Layang.

New look for Pahang Buddhist Association

KUANTAN: Pahang Buddhist Association will be undergoing some renovations and upgrading of its existing buildings.

Students learning Chinese calligraphy at the Pahang Buddhist Association.

Help for job seekers

ALOR GAJAH: A total of 1,500 job openings were offered to job seekers during the Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka’s (UTeM) Career Carnival 2018 at its main campus here.

UTeM students at the Career Carnival 2018 which offered 1,500 job opportunities.

Legend hits up Sunday pool party

W KUALA Lumpur throws its first-ever Wet Sessions party this September. Come and make a splash at the first of their Wet Sessions series, with an exciting mix of the best international and local DJs.

Turning Japanese on the dance floor

SATURDAY Selects at REN @ KYO KL tonight features Starro form Japan.