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Foong Pek Yee

pekyee@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Foong Pek Yee

19 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Life depicted in images

A CHILD walks two kilometres barefoot to school daily.His teacher helps wash his feet and change into his uniform before classes start at school.




Hon’s photo of cyclists at Qinghai Lake found in his book Searching for Light.
18 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Returning to rustic way of life

IT looks like any wooden speaker stand at a glance. But not to Ryu Sun Young, who loves showing it to her guests.




Geong Sik, who owns Snail Guesthouse, and a young guest taking two dogs, Sundal (white) and Borum (black) for a morning walk.
15 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rantau folk deliver a clear message

THE siren from outriders weaving past Jalan Besar in Pekan Rantau broke the silence at a hawker centre Saturday evening.

14 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Voters unhappy with Pakatan’

RANTAU: Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan’s victory shows he is a leader for all races and at the same time, it is also a message to Pakatan Harapan that voters are unhappy with its leadership, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

13 Apr 2019 | 9:19 PM

Significant victory for Tok Mat a strong signal to Pakatan, says Dr Wee

RANTAU: It is a significant victory for Barisan Nasional's Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan (Tok Mat) and the people sent a strong signal to Pakatan Harapan at the same time, says MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong.

Dr Wee (centre) congratulating Mohamad (right) on his victory in the Rantau by-election.
12 Apr 2019 | 4:41 PM

Mawar haemodialysis centres running out of cash

RANTAU: The 13 Mawar haemodialysis centres providing treatment for over 500 kidney patients are running out of money.

A trader from the Rantau wet market signing the petition.
12 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Local boy with a superb report card

THE customer at the roadside stall gobbled up his chee cheong fun, while watching a convoy of noisy motorbikes zoom past him along Jalan Besar in Pekan Rantau.

11 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rantau folk pine for the good old days

RANTAU: THE hot spell failed to keep the Kampung Sawah folks indoors on a late Wednesday afternoon.

9 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Friendship and goodwill matter a lot in Rantau

RANTAU resident Loi Chu, 77, spends most of his waking hours in the coffee shops.

9 Apr 2019 | 7:00 AM

Negri had ‘highest per capita’

SEREMBAN: Barisan Nasional candidate for Rantau Datuk Seri Moha­mad Hasan has rubbished talk that Negri Sembilan was a poor state during his time as mentri besar.





United front: Mohamad (right) being greeted by supporters in Kampung Tanjung.