Malaysia News Today
Harmony in motion
THE streets of Pandan Indah were bustling with activity during Ampang Jaya Municipal Council’s (MPAJ) Car-Free Day.
Actress graces health fair
GINTELL, the largest healthcare retail chain in Malaysia and South-East Asia, hosted Yumi Wong in a meet-and-greet session at LG Oval, One Utama Shopping Centre.
Lighting up city with their creativity
A KOI fish made of coloured paper, a moon made from a kitchen towel and paper spring blossoms were among the eye-catching elements at a giant lantern competition in George Town.
Pelawan parks being upgraded
ALL recreational parks in Pelawan constituency, Sibu will be upgraded in stages according to residents’ specific needs, says its assemblyman Michael Tiang.
Getting youths involved in protecting peat ecosystem
IN conjunction with World Ozone Day, Global Environment Centre (GEC) co-organised a communication, educational and public awareness programme called “Plant for Tomorrow” at SMK Gadong, Beaufort.
Tricky Spurs test for Liverpool
LIVERPOOL and Tottenham have both had good starts in the new campaign, and both will be bent on continuing that form at the expense of the other when they clash in London today.
New challenges in selling ‘Truly Asia’
THE tourism industry is urged to step up its game especially when it comes to providing experiential products beyond the norm.
In the shadows waiting to steal limelight
ON THE day Selangor’s 56 assemblymen were sworn in recently, a young woman approached media personnel to inform us that a secretariat had been set-up for the 22 Perikatan Nasional assemblymen.
Klang pipe replacement work to be completed by December
WATER pipe replacement works along a 3.1km stretch are being carried out along Persiaran Raja Muda Musa in Port Klang, Selangor.
‘Being proactive is the right approach’
RESPONSIBLE pet owners who pick up their pets’ faeces when the animals defecate in public spaces are upset that others who do not do so are giving all of them and their pets a bad name.
Damaged Kepong walkway being fixed
WORK to resurface broken tiles on a walkway along Jalan Metro Prima, Taman Kepong in Kuala Lumpur, is now under way.
‘Johor has potential to host major events and attract more visitors’
JOHOR should seriously look into hosting more international events including sports, which has a global following, to draw more foreign tourists.
Jln Sungai Besi to be closed in stages for a year from Oct 2
THE one-year closure of Kuala Lumpur's Jalan Sungai Besi leading to Sungai Besi/Petaling Jaya (opposite Fraser Business Park) and the Loke Yew Roundabout to all traffic in stages from Saturday (Sept 30) has been postponed to Monday (Oct 2).
Street aglow with joy and goodwill
KUALA Lumpur’s Petaling Street was abuzz with activity as more than 1,000 people including B40 group, single mothers and orphans came to be part of the Lantern Festival.
Neighbourhood bar with a foxy spirit
JAPANESE legend has it that the nine-tailed fox spirit or Kitsune is portrayed as a faithful guardian or a god.
Tiki tales at rooftop bar
MAI BAR Rooftop, Aloft Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 5, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur Sentral Business hours: 2pm to midnight (Mon-Fri); 12pm to midnight (weekends) Reservations: 03-2723 1125Mai Bar is the only tiki-themed and rooftop bar in the Kuala Lumpur Sentral area.
Unwinding over eclectic cocktails in the city
Positioning itself as the home of the internationally renowned Tiki cocktail – the Jungle Bird – Aviary Bar boasts five variations of the drink. Jungle Bird was concocted by Jeffrey Ong Swee Teik of Penang on July 6, 1973, as a welcome Tiki drink for hotel guests.