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Joash Ee De Silva

jedesilva@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Joash Ee De Silva

21 Feb 2018 | 12:08 PM

Man gets a day's jail, fine for attempting to bribe JPJ officer

KUANTAN: An owner of a mini bus was fined RM11,000 and sentenced to a day in jail for offering a RM500 bribe to a Road Transport Department (JPJ) officer.

20 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Traffic builds up on most major highways

KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic on most major highways in the Klang Valley has picked up following the Chinese New Year celebrations and long weekend.

Building up: The traffic situation at the North South Highway near Seberang Jaya at 5.30pm yesterday.
15 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Repairs to broken bund at Kobat barrage gate almost completed

KUANTAN: Residents in Kuantan can rest easy this Chinese New Year as repairs to the bund that broke several weeks ago at the Kobat barrage gate are almost completed.

Repair works underway at site of the bund at the Kobat barrage gate. — Bernama
14 Feb 2018 | 5:26 PM

Najib: Malaysia's high growth rate is proof of wealth and success

PEKAN: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak believes the recent announcement that Malaysia experienced a 5.9% GDP growth in the last quarter of 2017 is proof that the country has managed to share its wealth among its people.

14 Feb 2018 | 11:44 AM

Works Ministry centre director pleads not guilty to corruption

KUANTAN: A 39-year-old director of a Works Ministry contractors services centre was charged by a Sessions Court here with accepting a RM42,000 bribe.

13 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Drop in at Janot and wife’s bakery for a taste of France

KUANTAN: On the outside, Sweetime French Pastries looks like a small, quaint bakery in this laidback town.

Bon appetit: Janot with a tray of goodies from his bakery in Kuantan.
9 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Good Samaritan brings early festive cheer to the needy

KUANTAN: There was early Chinese New Year cheer for residents of the Jabor Old Folks Home and 40 underprivileged families, who received ang pows and gifts.

25 Jan 2018 | 8:09 PM

Ops Sarang dragnet nabs traffickers and junkies in Kuantan

KUANTAN: The Kuantan district police arrested 116 suspects for various drug related offences during its first Ops Sarang of the year.

20 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Loan sharks sharpen their bite

PETALING JAYA: Loan sharks are getting more aggressive, coming up with tantalising packages tailored for major events such as the FIFA World Cup and Chinese New Year.

Out in the open: A man walking past posters advertising ah long services in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.
20 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tourists stranded on Pulau Tioman commend navy over rescue efforts

KUANTAN: Tourists who were stranded on Pulau Tioman are full of praise for the Royal Malaysian Navy who brought them back safely to the mainland.

The tourists in high spirits upon arriving safely at the Tanjung Gelang Naval Base on navy vessel KD Terengganu. — Bernama

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