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Lifestyle 15 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

Kuantan's first photo studio preserves history in photo

Being the first to do something will ensure your place in the annals of history. StarWeekend pays a visit to Kuantan#8217;s first photo studio and discovers that it has recorded local history.

Nation 27 Nov 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shaolin treat for old folks

Residents at the Seri Kembangan Old Folks Home were all smiles when they found out that they would be seeing a 32-member troupe from the Songshan Shaolin Wushu Centre in action next month.

Nation 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

New hospital closed after fungus found on walls

The Pandan Specialist Hospital near Johor Baru has been temporarily closed after fungus was found on the walls and in some of the clinical equipment. Health Minister Datuk Dr Chua Soi Lek said the RM500mil hospital, barely two months in operation, would be closed immediately.

Nation 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

National touch to lantern festival

A Chinese Lantern Festival took on a Malaysian flavour when it featured a huge Jalur Gemilang lantern made by students of various races.

Business 24 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Singapore exports rise

A lantern dragon adorn the highrise building of the Singapore's financial district to mark the Chinese mid-autumn lantern festival, 23 September 2004.

Nation 23 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Bamboo lanterns still a hit with seniors

Wire lanterns depicting cartoon characters may be all the rage among youngsters for this coming Mid-Autumn Festival celebration, but the giant bamboo lanterns from China still hold a fond place in the hearts of the older Chinese.

Nation 19 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

‘Mask lanterns’ all the rage for festival

Giant decorative lanterns with colourful opera mask designs are the latest craze this Mid-Autumn Festival.

Nation 18 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Diversity a boon to development, says Ong

The various characteristics of Malaysian society are our strengths and are not an obstruction to the development of the country, MCA president Datuk Seri Ong Ka Ting said.

Nation 18 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM

Najib: Mix of cultures leads to harmony

The Government has never believed in a policy of assimilating the cultures in the country or in stopping any race from practicing their cultures, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak.

Lifestyle 30 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

A ‘banana’ teacher in Taiwan

JEANETTE SUNG, who does a home-schooling programme under the Institute In Basic Life Principle, recently volunteered to teach Taiwanese children for three weeks even though she speaks little Chinese.