Chinese who wear their badges proudly

The police officers who helped make the Chinese constable drive a success share their personal stories with Sunday Star. ACP Gan Choon Hong comes from a proud family of police officers. The 58-year-old former temporary teacher jumped at the chance to be a cop 38 years ago, thanks to a suggestion fro …

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Obama arrives, Welcome Mr President

KUALA LUMPUR: President Barack Obama arrived at the RMAF base in Subang on Saturday for the much-awaited three-day visit. The Air Force One jet carrying the American leader touched down at the base at 4.50pm after a six-hour flight from South Korea.  Obama was greeted by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri …

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Former Barca coach Vilanova, 45, dies of cancer

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Former Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova has died aged 45 following a battle with cancer that forced him to stand down at the end of last season, the club announced on Friday. He took over at the Nou Camp ahead of the 2012-13 season having been Pep Guardiola’s assistant …

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Try the durian, Mr President… and nasi lemak

PETALING JAYA: “What do you feel like eating today? Come, let’s go makan.” For many Malaysians, that question is a way of life and often, the very foundation of a good time. Thanks to a multicultural wealth of influences ranging from spicy Indian notes to rich Malay fare, Malaysia …

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The Star wins silver at Putra Brand Awards

PETALING JAYA: The Star has bagged the silver award in the Media category at the Putra Brand Awards, the only print medium to win in that category. Other winners under the category last night were Astro, which clinched gold, and bronze winners Hitz FM, Malaysiakini and ntv7. AirAsia was crowned as t …

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General : Bernama-UMS’ Stock Lab Launched

KOTA KINABALU, April 25 (Bernama) — Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and the Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) today broke new ground by officially opening the Stock Lab at the university’s Faculty of Business Economics and Accounting Friday. This makes the university the first ins …

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