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Creating history: First female OCPDs in Selangor

IT is rare to see a female officer lead a police district. It’s rarer still to see two given command within the span of weeks.

Supt Shafa’aton hasn’t faced gender discrimination during her career, she says. — AZMAN GHANI/The Star
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Not all about sex

Many Americans say they are hooking up online to find their true love, someone to celebrate man
future Valentine’s Days with.

Is love losing its soul in the digital age?

The brave new culture of digital sharing shows that that many are compelled to live their romances aloud online.

Engineers served notice over accident

BUTTERWORTH: The engineers involved in the construction of steel frames for a building in Prai, where an accident killed three ­workers and injured another three, have been served with a breach of construction notice by the Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP).

Collapse:  Fire and Rescue Department officials checking the site of the accident in Prai.

Asli backs education system reforms

PETALING JAYA: The Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (Asli) has expressed support for the Education Ministry’s efforts to reform the education system.

Child abuse cases still high Overuse of Internet adds to problem

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of child abuse and neglect cases is still high and ­parents remained the people mostly responsible for the acts, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Minister Hannah Yeoh.

Johor Sultan hauls up MP for political speech at mosque

JOHOR BARU: Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has expressed his displeasure with a minister who was recorded making a political speech inside a mosque in Johor Baru on Friday.

Mosque holds CNY do for all

BUTTERWORTH: About 300 people of all races thronged the Chinese New Year open house hosted by the Malaysia Chinese Muslim Associa­tion’s Penang Chapter at Masjid Abdullah Fahim in Kepala Batas near here.

Come one and all: People of all races and religions enjoying a sumptuous feast to celebrate Chinese New Year at Masjid Abdullah Fahim in Kepala Batas.

Disheartened engineers leaving the field

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia needs more engineers to become a developed nation, yet young engineers are dropping out of the profession.

Minister Yeo to tie the knot next month

KUALA LUMPUR: The stage is set for one of the biggest weddings of the year.

Say ‘cheese’: Yeo and Lee smiling for the camera in this picture taken from Facebook.