By Hamdan Ismail

KUCHING, Dec 10 -- Hollywood megastar from Malaysia, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh, took time off from the silver screen today to attend a forum on sustainability and renewable energy here, with her presence stealing the attention of energy experts.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9  -- Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has described the standards of current locally produced animation works as being on par with world class productions. 

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9 -- The Malaysian Broadcasting Department (RTM) is now actively upgrading its equipment to meet the international standards and to effectively and efficiently disseminate information on government policies to the public, the Dewan Negara was told today.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 8  -- Malaysia and China today further strengthened their ties through the publication of two books to get to know the culture and history of China.

By Ravindran Raman Kutty

The writer Ravindran Raman Kutty is an award-winning communications practitioner and a fellow of the Institute of Public Relations Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The rainy weather over the Deepavali weekend kept the temperatures low and nice. On Deepavali eve, my siblings and I and our families joined my mother at her home for a meal.

There was lots of food and we ate it the traditional way -- with us seated on the floor and eating food served on a banana leaf. It was fun.

On Deepavali day, we watched Karate Kid starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith on HBO. We truly enjoyed the storyline, action scenes and young Smith’s acting skills.

KLANG, Dec 5 -- The late Datuk Nassier Wahab was laid to rest at the Batu Belah Muslim Cemetery here at about 11.35 am.

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 5 -- Popular 1980s singer Nassier Wahab,  best known for his song “Memori Cinta Luka”, died at the Universiti Malaya Specialist Centre (UMSC), near here, early today.