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Alan Tong

starbiz@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Alan Tong

10 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Restructuring our household debt

NEW Year always come with new resolutions. Finance is an important aspect of most people’s checklists when it comes to planning new goals.

13 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Moving forward with affordable housing

Food for thought by Alan Tong
THE issue of affordable housing has been a hot potato for many countries, especially for a nation with a growing population and urbanisation like ours.

9 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

More cooling off measures needed

SINCE young, my parents have advised me to save for the rainy days and old age. To lead by example, they walked the talk by adopting a prudent lifestyle throughout their entire lives.

11 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Govt holds the key to affordable housing

THE mismatch of housing demand and supply in the midst of population growth, is a crucial problem that causes the shortage of affordable housing in our country.

14 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Move forward with affordable housing

THE issue of affordable housing has been a hot potato for many countries, especially for a nation with a growing population and urbanisation like ours.

9 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Stuck in 1930’s Australia

OUR nation recently celebrated its 60th Merdeka Day and the just concluded SEA Games.

15 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Choose your MC committee members carefully

IF you are looking for an existing condominium unit to buy or to rent, what would you consider?

17 Jun 2017 | 7:00 AM

Invest in the future

Food For Thought - By Alan Tong
IT has always interested me to see how the different selection of words sent varied messages to readers and listeners.

13 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Exercising your right to vote

LOOKING back at the past year, quite a number of worldwide election results have caught many by surprise.

8 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Increasing density around MRT stations

Food for thought - By Alan Tong
OUR mass rapid transit (MRT) line commenced its first phase of operation last December. I had an opportunity to experience riding on it recently. The infrastructure looks good and the whole journey was pleasant. However, the low ridership during peak hours got me wondering.

Tong on the MRT system: ‘In order to realise its full potential to reduce traffic congestion and improve overall efficiency, we must first attract more people to use the MRT facility.’

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