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From fridges and toasters to TVs and thermostats, it’s starting to feel like just about every device around the home can be found in a ‘smart’ version. Internet-connected gadgets make our lives easier and more convenient, and for many people, there’s nothing more satisfying than finding a...

By Sharil TarmizeDue in part to Malaysia's highly varied cultural heritage, there are many intriguing forms of traditional danceAs part of BEST@ Malaysia, the latest instalment in the BEST@ series, we took a look at various forms of traditional dance in the country to highlight the vast range of...

BY: Suriati Ridzuan suriatiridzuan@mystar.com.my(from left) Waltex Biotec executive director Darren Yeo, BON Estates Sdn Bhd chief operating officer Mr Chan Jin-Wy, Nas Great Idea Sdn Bhd founder En Nas, at the ground floor of the Bon Estates gallery.BANGSAR: The BON Estates Gallery, situated...

By Suriati Ridzuan suriatiridzuan@mystar.com.my(from left) Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor chief executive officer Datuk Mohd Azizi Bin Mohd Zain, Must Ehsan Development Sdn Bhd Chairman Datuk Haji Jaafar Bin Abu Bakar, Permodalan Negeri Selangor Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Sri Haji Ahmad...

By: Sharil Tarmize sharil@mystar.com.myDuring Raya month, most Malaysians are expected to leave the city and go back to their hometowns to celebrate with their loved ones. Other than worrying about the traffic caused by the annual exodus of homecoming Malaysians to their hometowns, the safety of...

Without some forethought and tender loving care, your indoor plants might not last longer than a few weeksIf you’ve found reasons to decorate your home with plants and selected your preferred method of incorporating greenery, here are five things to consider when bringing plants into your...

By Sofia RaihanahWhat is sustainable living? That is the question, as our resources deplete further and further and climate change is threatening our environment day by day.Well, sustainable living is precisely that, the practice of using the least amount of natural resources as we can, and using...

By Sofia RaihanahDespite the drawbacks of urban living, it is still possible to go waste-free and eco-friendly in a property with limited space.As the population in Malaysia increases and the rate of urbanisation increases, the living spaces in urban areas such as Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya are...

By Sofia RaihanahMany people drive around, instead of taking public transportation, as demonstrated by the traffic jams that we suffer during peak hours and on the weekends.Recently, StarProperty.my conducted a survey using 60 working adults and college students residing around Selangor and Kuala...

Bangsar is an opulent suburb of vintage homes and boutiques perched on rolling hills at the edge of the Kuala Lumpur city limits.Despite the traffic, an address is Bangsar is still one to have – if you can afford it. Here are some reasons why people aspire to live in Bangsar.HistoryBangsar had an...

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