The Star/Asia News Network

Women in the civil service will be allowed unpaid leave of up to five years to take care of their adopted or step-children, under a ruling that comes into effect from Jan 1. -The Star/ANN
Hamleys, in a statement uploaded on its Facebook page Sunday, said it did not have such a policy and welcomed any applicant, regardless of race and religion. -The Star/ANN
According to the statement of facts, Amran had attempted to sneak out of the store but triggered the anti-theft alarms. -The Star/ANN
One family in KL gathered over 80 members from Penang and Ipoh as well as countries as far as Australia and Singapore. -The Star/ANN
Zimbabwean Gamuchirai Kujeke has had a whirlwind tour of Malaysia. -The Star/ANN
Even when the situation seems hopeless, there are things you can do to bring change. -The Star/ANN
The city's iconic landmark, Dataran Merdeka, was overrun with 1,600 pandas - papier mache recreations of the adorable monochromatic creatures. -The Star/ANN
From 'microjewel' snails to the magnificent Tok Belang, the past year marks another sad chapter in the tale of our country's vanishing biodiversity. -The Star/ANN
The Senai International Airport recorded more than two million passengers, making it one of the busiest entry points in Johor. -The Star/ANN
Unilever Food Solutions, one of the country's biggest food producers, has pledged to maintain prices when the Goods and Services Tax takes effect in April. -The Star/ANN