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Fong Kee Soon

keesoon@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Fong Kee Soon

20 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

KR1M gains popularity among low-income earners

CHEAP prices and a wide variety of products are the main reasons for the popularity of the Kedai Rakyat 1Malaysia (KR1M).

17 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

GE13: Pledge by coalition to reduce car excise duties gets thumbs up

The public has given the thumbs up to Barisan Nasional’s pledge in its election manifesto to reduce car excise duties, which would lead to a gradual decrease in car prices to between 20% and 30%.

16 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Voters from Perak enthusiastic about exercising their rights

VOTERS working outstation are making preparations to return to their hometowns in Perak to cast their votes in the 13th general election on May 5.

12 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

GE13: Perak DAP chief Ngeh says there’s no rift between Fong and him

IPOH: Perak DAP chairman Datuk Ngeh Koo Ham denied any rift between him and former Batu Gajah MP Fong Po Kuan.

10 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

GE13: Perak folk are especially elated with the decision to increase BR1M amount

WOWED by the Barisan Nasional manifesto unveiled by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, the people of Perak are especially impressed with the gradual increase of the 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) to RM1,200 for households and RM600 for singles.

9 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Military community volunteering day reels in crowd

GUNSHOTS were fired and smoke grenade filled the air as army commandos took on a group of heavily armed ‘terrorists’ at the Syed Putra army camp in Jalan Tambun, Ipoh.

8 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

GE13: Perak folks from all walks of life look forward to polling day

THE public is looking forward to polling day with excitement, following the dissolution of Parliament last Wednesday.

5 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Entertainment joints near housing area causing much inconvenience

An increase in noise from nearby entertainment outlets at night has angered some residents of Taman Istana, Ipoh.

3 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Warm welcome for Fukuoka kids

THE Ipoh City Council (MBI) organised a welcome party for 15 Japanese children from the Asia Pacific Children’s Convention (APCC) of Fukuoka, Japan, who were here on a five-day study tour.

1 Apr 2013 | 12:00 AM

Villagers looking forward to clean water

THE taps in Kampung Sahom will soon flow with clean treated water with the completion of works to connect the village with the Perak Water Board’s (LAP) main water source in Tapah.

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