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By Thivyamalini Ramalu

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- There's this family in Kampung Tun Sambanthan in Ayer Tawar, Perak that observes an annual tradition of preparing a huge wok-full of the sweet sticky treat, dodol.


By Ali Imran Mohd Noordin

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- There are many unsung heroes out whose sacrifices we never thought about. They often go beyond the call of duty and serve in rain or shine, often missing important events with their families such as during festive holidays.


By Samantha Tan Chiew Tieng

JINCHANG (Bernama) -- Jinchang, located in Gansu province in northeastern China, seems to be swathed in purple. The moment I step into the city, the fresh fragrance of lavender flowers greets me.


By Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam

Tan Sri Ramon Navaratnam, Chairman Asli Center of Public Policy Studies

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The World Bank (WB) is normally cautious, polite and diplomatic in its reports on national economies. But you have to read between the lines to eek out the messages the WB wants to convey to Governments and their peoples. The WB in its "East ASIA and Pacific Economic Update of Oct 3 ,2017 presented a Summary entitled " Balancing Act" on Malaysia .


By Wan Asmanizan Wan Ahmad Najib

SEMENYIH (Bernama) -- Altruism is an innate part of Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad's (Perangsang Selangor) business operations. Hence, the corporation has always been on the forefront when comes to extending care and assistance for the needy through many of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes.



KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The United Arab Emirates , a nuclear newcomer country has gained global attention as it is the first country, after 27 years to start construction of its first nuclear power reactor, Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 (BNPP-1) in 2012 after China constructed their first plant in 1985.

Key infrastructures were established in 2009 to support the UAE's Nuclear Power Programme including Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation( ENEC).

In September 2009, Nuclear Law establishes FANR as an the independent regulatory body It regulates the design, siting, construction, operation and decommissioning of nuclear energy plants in the country, all radioactive material and radiation sources used in medicine, research and other industries,