BANGKOK, Nov 11 -- The Embassy of Malaysia in Bangkok, Thailand, celebrated the Deepavali, the festival of lights, in a joyful atmosphere here last night.

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 9 -- The world's longest tube water slide at the Escape theme park in Teluk Bahang here is now open to the public.

SEREMBAN, Nov 7 (Bernama) -- Dr Safial Eqbal Zakaria, 45, is so passionate about Betta fish, locally known as fighting fish, that he quit his job as Deputy Dean (operations) at Open University Malaysia (OUM) in Shah Alam five years ago, to transform his hobby into a full-time lucrative business.

MUAR, Nov 7 (Bernama) -- Youths involved in the mat lajak´ or dangerous cycling activities should be given guidance to become successful individuals and not punished over their ignorance, says Youth and Sports Minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman.

By Nur Fadhliana Shaari

PONTIAN, Nov 6 -- The Tanjung Piai and Pulau Kukup National Parks in Johor, both located in the Tanjung Piai parliamentary constituency, are well known in the local ecotourism sector, and their status as “Ramsar” sites have also made them the choice of nature lovers locally and abroad.

GEORGE TOWN, Nov 4 -- The third edition of the Penang Street Food Festival (PSFF) will be held at Beach Street and neighbouring streets on Nov 23 and 24 from 5 pm to 11 pm, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow, today.

By Rozainah Abdul Rahim

IPOH, Nov 3 -- Hello Kitty, very famous Japanese cartoon character and its endless pink outfits, needs no introduction as it has been a worldwide phenomenon since its first introduction by Sanrio in 1974.