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TECH 17 Sep 2015 | 6:09 PM

Guyana-Venezuela border spat takes to Google Maps

A centuries-old territorial dispute has taken a technological turn as anglophone Guyana decries Google Maps' Spanish-language labelling of street names in a region claimed by neighbouring Venezuela.

Nation 09 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Vapers want crackdown on drugs

INDUSTRY participants want a crackdown on vapers who abuse drugs because it’s threatening the country’s half-a-billion-ringgit e-cigarette market.

Community 03 Aug 2015 | 12:00 AM

Last lot for cast-off vehicles

LOCAL authorities’ inaction in dealing with the growing number of abandoned cars in their jurisdiction is causing a lot of frustration among residents.

World 02 Aug 2015 | 4:45 PM

Grassroots mayors embody Spain's divisions as election nears

MADRID (Reuters) - Shortly after she took office in June, Madrid's left-wing anti-establishment mayor Manuela Carmena set up 'Version Original', a website her council uses to rebut media reports it considers "inexact or open to misinterpretation".

AseanPlus News 02 Aug 2015 | 11:51 AM

Chiang statues become targets as Taiwan confronts history

TAIPEI: One has been beheaded, others defaced. Some are dressed in costumes by pranksters. Statues of Taiwan’s former ruler Chiang Kai-shek have been increasingly targeted as the island confronts its authoritarian past.

Community 14 Jul 2015 | 12:00 AM

Book fest drawing crowds who love the tactile nature of print copies

EVEN though many of us now have the option of reading written material on a screen, there is still nothing like having a physical book in your hands and turning its pages with your fingers.

Malaysia 07 Jul 2015 | 12:00 PM

Down memory lane in Penang with Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai

With Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai as your guide, you may never look at road signs in Penang the same way again.

Focus 19 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

End of the road after exhilarating discoveries

THIS article on Jalan Sultan Ismail is the last of this column that has been running for two years. I think some cosmic power must have worked its magic that made me find the sultan’s rousing speech which reminds us about a Malaysia for all Malaysians as an apt conclusion to this two-year street exploration.

TECH 28 May 2015 | 2:30 PM

For London's fashion startups, it's being social that counts

When Chris Morton was setting up a fashion e-commerce company five years ago, he spent a lot of time listening to online music service Spotify.

Lifestyle 17 May 2015 | 7:46 AM

Popular-The Star Readers Choice Awards: Nominees in Non-fiction

Vote for your favourite local non-fiction and win great prizes!