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Drive yourself MAD with food

By G. RAJENDRAN - Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: AFTER enjoying success in Singapore and Indonesia, Modern Asian Diners or MAD has spread its wings to Malaysia.

Delicious Yemeni food at Madfoon’s Palace

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

PUTRAJAYA: For a taste of Yemeni food, make your way to Madfoon Palace’s second outlet at Basement 3, Menara Putrajaya Holdings in Precinct 2, Putrajaya.

Ding-dong battle at Astaka

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

THE wall bashers at the Astaka Courts, here, were double the usual turnout this time around.

Showdown in Langkawi

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

SAILORS from around the world will battle it out at the Royal Langkawi International Regatta (RLIR) from Jan 12 to 17.

CELEBRATING THAI KING’S BIRTHDAY

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 300 guests attended the celebrations of the 87th birthday of Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej and the kingdom’s National Day at Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Dec 5.

Beggars dicing with danger

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

SHAH ALAM: DESPITE numerous operations conducted by the Welfare Department (JKM) and the relevant authorities to take beggars off the streets, these alms seekers however are still at it.

40,070 Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Malaysia website, as of last month, there are some 150,460 refugees and asylum seekers registered in Malaysia, with Rohingya making up 40,070 refugees.

Shopping mall fetes needy children

By NOR AIN MOHAMED RADHI - Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

PETALING JAYA: JAYA Shopping Centre held a holiday programme for children of Rumah Hope, Rumah Juara, Rumah Sayangan and Shelter Home at the mall, here, recently.

St John’s band enthrals Jakarta

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The St John’s Institution Naval Cadet Band represented Malaysia in the 30th Grand Prix Marching Band (GPMB) in Jakarta recently.

Develop sound maintenance culture among authorities

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

BASEd on media reports and public comments, it appears that the poor maintenance of infrastructures such as roads, drainage systems and public amenities has become a perennial problem to all.

Buy books at wholesale price at BookXcess

By Veena Babulal - Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: BOOK lovers should visit BookXcess in Fahrenheit 88 to get book at wholesale prices.

New Year treats at Victoria Station

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: The year-end is filled with festivities and chef Jean-Luc Lundy and his team at Victoria Station have prepared a special New Year menu featuring signature dishes at a special price.

Pineapple tarts from SCS butter

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: TO usher in the Year of the Ram next Chinese New Year, the SCS butter brand is upgrading a familiar festival classic, the pineapple tart.

Spicing up with McCormick’s

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Staying healthy is usually at the top of any New Year’s resolution list.

KFC introduces crispy prawns

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: This holiday season, KFC is introducing the KFC crispy prawns, a delicious creation for seafood lovers.

103 students learn to be volunteers

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: ONE hundred and three Malaysian youth are set to gain insight into how non- governmental organisations (NGOs) operate and shine new light on volunteerism through the Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) Digital Volunteer programme.

Shangri-La helps flood victims

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: With deep concern for the welfare of those devastated by the floods in Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan, the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur has put together a collection of items to send to the victims.

Treat for paediatric patients

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: To celebrate the holiday season, Safari Kid together with Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL) held a special event for the patients at the paediatric ward.

No surprises

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

PETALING JAYA: THE usual suspects romped to the top three spots at the third Selangor Zakat Board’s Inter-Media Bowling Tournament at Megalanes in Sunway Pyramid recently.

MCKK OLD BOYS CELEBRATE Brotherhood

Tuesday, 30 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: More than 800 guests attended the Malay College Old Boys Association’s (MCOBA) 85th anniversary dinner at the Royale Chulan Hotel, here, recently.

Half of tickets sold refunded

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: DUE to the worsening flood situation, the east coast is almost inaccessible and many bus services to the region have been cancelled.

20 massage centres raided

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: About 20 massage centres in Kuchai Entrepreneur Park and Taman Jaya Kuchai were raided during the seventh Op Banteras Aktiviti Haram (Op Bah), recently.

41 touts held since January

By BALQIS NASIR - Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: A TOTAL of 41 touts have been nabbed during Op Parasit conducted by the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) at Pudu Sentral here since early January.

Help flood victims

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: City Hall is organising a donation drive for flood victims.

Qi therapy for health

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Zhen Qi Yun Xing Association Malaysia, a non-profit organisation, will be holding a qi therapy class from Jan 16 to 27.

First O’ My Buns! outlet opens

By SYAHIRAH MOKHTAZAR - Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: THE first O’ My Buns! outlet in Malaysia has opened in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, here.

Kate Spade New York relaunches boutique

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: Fans of the brand Kate Spade New York can now shop at the recently-relaunched boutique at The Gardens Mall, here.

They are the elite ones

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR: NATIONAL elite players Ivan Yuen and Zulhijjah Azan, both representing Universiti Putra Malaysia, bagged the men’s and women’s Division 1 Higher Learning Institute’s 1Malaysia second leg squash championships in Bukit Jalil recently.

FRIENDS OF BJP FETED

Monday, 29 December 2014.

KUALA LUMPUR:  The chairman of the Malaysian Chapter of the Overseas Friends of the BJP, the ruling political party in India, Pardeep Batra hosted a get-together at the Spice Garden Restaurant in Bukit Biintang, recently.

Residents insist on bigger drains

Saturday, 27 December 2014.

KLANG: SEVERAL areas here and in Shah Alam were hit by flash floods following a downpour on Thursday night.