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40 years of grandmother's stories told in Pan Jun-E's 'When A Turtle Cries'

Former Star Media Group editor and producer Tan Ju Eng has compiled a book of women’s stories, written by her late grandmother from the 1930s to the 1970s, which she hopes will inspire a new generation.


Figurines appear ‘out of nowhere’

GEORGE TOWN: Street art in Penang has gone way over the top, way overhead and way too small.

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Rich legacy of Penang Free School

IN history textbooks at schools, Penang Free School (PFS) is described as the oldest English school in South-East Asia.


Japan’s finance minister to forego one year’s pay over scandal

TOKYO: Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso will take a year’s pay cut to take responsibility for officials under him who altered documents on a cut-price land sale to a school with links to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie.

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Revival in KL’s Chinatown

PETALING Street in Kuala Lumpur has been around since the 1880s and this old part of Kuala Lumpur is seeing a change as pre-war shophouses are being spruced up and injected with new life.

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Preserving living heritage of Tanjong

THE cityscape of Tanjong is very different during the day and night.

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Positive that politics can improve lives

SEEING politics improving people’s life in her younger days has motivated the first woman parliamentary candidate in Tanjong to join the Gerakan party.


War of words over prewar houses

GEORGE TOWN: Barisan Nasional refuted the accusation by Pakatan Harapan that Barisan caused the sale of prewar houses to foreigners by repealing the Rent Control Act.