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Mei Mei Chu

meimeichu@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Mei Mei Chu

21 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Cat’s out of the Birkin bag for fake viral photos

PETALING JAYA: Many of the viral photos of luxury watches, handbags and cash allegedly seized in connection with the probe involving Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak are “fake”.

And ye shall find: A Google search showing a photo of a collection of Rolex watches allegedly seized from Najib’s residence was actually taken from the internet.
20 May 2018 | 11:05 PM

Xavier Justo and PM had 'intense' 90-min discussion

PETALING JAYA: Former Petrosaudi International executive Xavier Andre Justo had a 90-minute meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Sunday that the former described as "intense".

20 May 2018 | 9:52 PM

Maria Chin: Give Dr Maszlee a chance

PETALING JAYA: Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah is flabbergasted that critics of Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik are asking him to step down even before he has a chance to share his policies and direction for the Ministry.

20 May 2018 | 7:07 PM

Pick PKR's Nik Nazmi to head Youth and Sports Ministry, suggests Ong Kian Ming

PETALING JAYA: Bangi MP Ong Kian Ming has proposed that PKR Youth leader Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad lead the Youth and Sports Ministry.

20 May 2018 | 6:07 PM

Viral photos of 'seized' Birkins, Rolex watches aren't from Najib's home, but are actually stock photos

PETALING JAYA: Several viral photos of luxury watches, handbags and stacks of cash supposedly seized from former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's residence are fake.

18 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mom and pop shop owners eagerly await zero-rated GST

PETALING JAYA: It’s about two weeks away but small businesses are eagerly awaiting June 1 when the Goods and Services Tax will be zero-rated. They are keeping their fingers crossed that their businesses will pick up again.

The sooner the better: Lee waving to reporters at his shop in Petaling Jaya.
17 May 2018 | 6:50 PM

Primary school in Negri Sembilan holds the cutest 'general elections' ever

PETALING JAYA: A small school in Negri Sembilan held its own cute version of a 'general election'.

16 May 2018 | 4:54 PM

Dr M: Government will review contracts of 17,000 political appointees

PETALING JAYA: The government led by Tun Dr Mahahir will be reviewing the employment of approximately 17,000 political appointees as part of its reform plans to reduce government expenditure.

16 May 2018 | 3:28 PM

Dr M: Party hoppers from Umno or BN will not be accepted into Pakatan

PETALING JAYA: Barisan Nasional members who want to defect to Pakatan Harapan will not be accepted as registered members of parties in the coalition, said Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

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13 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Fearless’ Mat Sabu depicted as ‘Rambo’ of Mindef

PETALING JAYA: Shortly after Mohamad Sabu was named Defence Minister, digitally altered images of the Parti Amanah Negara president began to spread online.

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