Major developments of 2014

Wednesday, 31 December 2014.

THE year has been nothing short of major developments, some which had come as a shock to city folk while some were changes which were welcomed by urbanites. On this last day of the year, we revisit some of the happenings that shaped the year.


70 relief centres set up so far

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:14

JOHOR BARU: ALL areas in the state capital have been put on high alert to brace for the third wave of floods.

State overcomes challenges

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:13

GEORGE TOWN: WHAT a year it has been for Penang. Issues relating to parking coupons, banning foreigners as cooks at hawker stalls and uncovering the dirty truth behind the ever-popular roti Benggali hogged the headlines for the state this year.

Drive yourself MAD with food

By G. RAJENDRAN - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:06

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, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

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.

Econsave gives aid to flood victims

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

KLUANG: In an effort to reach out to flood victims housed in the relief centre in Kampung Mengkibol, the Kluang Econsave supermarket recently contributed much-needed aid to the affected families.

Ding-dong battle at Astaka

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

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

BBU celebrates family gathering

By SYED ABDULLAH SYED MOHAMED - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

JOHOR BARU: IT was a delightful and meaningful experience for about 100 members of the Bandar Baru Uda (BBU) mosque’s senior citizens bureau (BWE) and their families as they braved gloomy weather to hold a gathering at Kampung Johor Lama, a historical village in Kota Tinggi.

Showdown in Langkawi

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

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


Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:05

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.

Thistle Hotel brings Christmas cheer to kids

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 08:04

JOHOR BARU: Thistle Hotel recently brought Christmas cheer to 21 children of Persatuan Kebajikan Berkat Johor Baru with a sumptuous lunch.