By Nur Aimidiyana Zuher
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Easy access to personal loans and credit cards is one of the main reasons for Malaysia's rather high household debt level, according to an economist.

By Sakini Mohd Said
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- The sight of excited children carrying or dragging plastic bags each morning accompanied by their parents from Block B of the multi-storey dwelling in Desa Pandan will make many wonder what is going on.
While outsiders will be pondering what is inside these bags, those with children going to the Community Development Department (Kemas) kindergartens in Desa Pandan I and II are well aware of its contents, recyclable items.
The children here are learning early on recycling and they are certainly excited to be part of a programme that inculcates the recycling culture from young.

By Erda Khursyiah Basir
KUALA LUMPUR, July 15 (Bernama) -- The most effective way to prevent fires or explosions at petrol stations is by steering clear of objects that can generate sparks, according to Petronas Dagangan Berhad's Health, Safety and Environment Department head Tariq Ashra Sulaiman.

By Soon Li Wei
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama) -- Siti Rafitah Rakhimi, 32, has been craving for the Chinese traditional delicacy Kuih Chang that is mostly available during the Dragon Boat Festival or Duan Wu period, that falls in the middle of the year.

By Kamarul Ariffin Md Yassin
KUALA LUMPUR, May 30 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's food waste statistics have never been more shocking: daily, households churn out some 3,000 metric tonnes of leftover food that is essentially untouched and still edible and this amount is sufficient to feed two million hungry people.

By Kurniawati Kamarudin
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- "One cendol, with extra corn please!"

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- In view of the scorching and blazing hot weather, it comes as no surprise that Malaysians are looking at ways to bring the heat down.
Online marketplace 11street has reported an increase of nearly 480 per cent in searches for various cooling items, which include air coolers, car tint and water dispensers as the current hot spell show no signs of subsiding.
11street CEO, Hoseok Kim, said in a statement issued here that consumers were searching for products on online marketplace to keep the heat down not just at home but also when they were out and about.