New advertising buzz

New advertising buzz School bus operators can earn extra income by taking part in advertising scheme BRENDA CH’NG brenda@thestar.com.my Photos by ART CHEN   From left: Federation of Malaysian Schoolbus Operators Associations president Amali Munif Rahmat, I-Berhad executive chairman Tan Sri Datuk Lim Kim Hong, Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairman Tan Sri Datuk Seri…

A hub for the Penangites

A hub for the Penangites Arts, culture and heritage under one roof at The Star Pitt St. WINNIE YEOH and CHONG KAH YUAN north@thestar.com.my   Grand opening: (Left) A chingay performance kick-starting the opening of the building in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling in George Town. (Bottom pic, from left) Wong, Abdullah, Fu, Anwar and Kamal…

Be brave and beautiful

Be brave and beautiful THE social fabric that keeps our nation together appears to be fraying at the edges. In recent times, the voices of extremism seem to have been amplified beyond acceptable norms. While it is convenient to blame one side or the other, the truth is that for every extreme view articulated, the…

Strengthening region’s news platform

Strengthening region’s news platform ePaper collaboration looks to broaden readers’ perspective by welcoming fifth member OH ING YEEN and KELLY TEY metro@thestar.com.my   (From left) Datuk Fu Ah Kiow, Datuk Seri Nazir Razak, Huang Huikang, Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai and Zhang Haizhou launching the CIMB-Asean ePaper collaboration with China Daily Asia Weekly at Menara…

Revamp At Star Top Management

Revamp At Star Top Management KUALA LUMPUR: The Star Media Group has announced the appointment of Calvin Kan as group chief operating officer (COO). Kan, who was made the chief executive officer of The Star Radio Group last year, first joined The Star in 1989 as a senior advertisement executive. A Bachelor of Arts graduate…

Papers in historic tie-up

Papers in historic tie-up The Star ePaper now comes with Thai, Indonesian and Filipino publications   (From left) Macaraig, Philippine Daily Inquirer’s director for mobile, JV Rufino, Jakarta Post’s executive director Riyadi Suparno, Wong, Nazir, Janviroj, Herman Prayitno and Kraichitti at the launch   It was a simple ceremony but a historic one to mark…

Game-changer to boost tech growth

Game-changer to boost tech growth The Star launches RM20mil fund to help entrepreneurs develop ideas   Spurring innovation: (From left) Star Publications (M) Bhd executive director and group chief editor Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai, Dr Chua, Star Publications (M) Bhd Corporate Services senior manager Chan Shiang Chiat, Lee and Star Publications (M) Bhd director…

The Star wins big in awards

The Star wins big in awards Volunteer programme takes gold in marketing awards   We did it: (From left) Knorex account executive Yew Weisin, group marketing executive Michelle Har, corporate communications executive Selina Ng, R.AGE acting editor Ian Yee, R.AGE journalist Sharmila Nair and Siti Hajar with the trophies.   WITH three gold awards and…

Roshan is Star director of ops

Roshan is Star director of ops Roshan has been involved in a number of strategic turnarounds.   PETALING JAYA: Star Publications (M) Bhd has appointed Roshan Thiran as its director of operations in a bid to maintain its position as a leading media company as well as to future-proof its business. Roshan began his new…

Jobs portal helps bring back talent

Jobs portal helps bring back talent It complements Govt’s effort to recruit Malaysians abroad, says TalentCorp boss DAVID TAN davidtan@thestar.com.my Light moment: (From left) Roshan, Siew Hai, Yeoh, Siah Ping, Johan and Kamal checking out the portal before the talk in Penang.   GEORGE TOWN: Online portal myStarjob.com complements the Government’s effort to bring back…