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Share the joy of the season

North view - By Stephen Then
IT IS that time of the year when the Chinese are busy preparing for their reunion dinners and festivities, with the Lunar New Year only a day away.

There are many like Uncle Kuan who have no one to celebrate the festive season with.

Reeling from pong of pollution

Pinang Points - By Arnold Loh
IRISH jokes poke fun at Irishmen’s love for drinking. American jokes tease them for being loud and belligerent.

What's smart parenting in a smartphone-dominated world?

Smartphone-obsessed kids – it's a problem every modern-day parent struggles with. Just what do you do about it?

Simple hobbies of olden days

Fish duels in glass jars and cock-fighting kept villagers entertained.

Hoarding items is not recycling

I REFER to the article “Recycling habit gone awry” that was published by StarMetro on Jan 26 and support the action taken by the authorities against hoarders.

Transit-oriented development is the way to go

THE ongoing debate on transit-oriented-development (TOD) involving the site of the iconic A&W restaurant in Lorong Sultan, Petaling Jaya, is surprising and shows the silo perspectives of detractors.

Prioritise the rakyat, please

Instead of meeting politicians, community leaders should focus on their main role.

Mindset change can put an end to flash floods

A letter from TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Kuala Lumpur.

Giving thanks to miracles in life

Pinang Points - By Logeiswary Thevadass
FOR five years, my friend made a vow to carry nearly 1,000 small milk pots (paal kudam) every Thaipusam.

Devotees including those with their body pierced carrying milk pots up to the Hilltop Temple during Thaipusam last year.

Season parking in KL getting out of hand

KUALA Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) has been permitting the reservation of parking bays in the city to those who apply and pay for season parking.