MIXED martial arts (MMA) debutant Joanna Yap is someone you see smiling and frowning at the same time these days. The 36-year-old journalist is an accomplished fighter, having made it through the first-ever women’s preliminaries of the Malaysian Invasion (Mimma)... more »
BEIJING is a city of ancients walls. There are the visible and tangible walls such as the famous Great Wall of China, the high wall surrounding the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace as well as a lower wall around... more »
IT derives its name from a local fruit called Gerumbing by the Bidayuh. This fruit, also called Belimbing by the Malays or known as star fruit (local) in English, is sweet although not very fleshy. It can make a nice... more »
The ‘Buddy-Read with Me’ programme aims to improve proficiency of reading in English as a second language (ESL) among early primary school children, enhance love for reading and reduce phobia for the English language.
ACCOMODATION is undoubtedly a crucial factor when planning a holiday. So when I was asked to stay at Hotel Majestic Kuala Lumpur, equipped with a Majestic Spa session, I was ecstatic! Colonial hotels are an amalgamation of old and new... more »
“MUM, can I go and perform in Lawas even though my STPM exam is in three days’ time” Kelvin Bong asked his mother. That was the moment he realised he was really set on being a career dancer. A dance... more »
IT WAS June 1, 1979. The battle at Korbu Forest Reserve in Perak was raging. The assault troops had pulled back after hearing cries of “withdraw, withdraw!” Corporal Michael Riman Bugat and (the late) Sergeant Kanang Langkau were momentarily left... more »
ON a hot hazy morning, at a fish farm in Seniawan near here, Alex Thian picked up a bucket of brown pellets and slung them into a big earth pond. Fat, newly-produced red hybrid tilapia, the size of a palm,... more »