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Mei Mei Chu

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Mei Mei Chu

24 Jan 2019 | 3:18 PM

MRT thief braved 750-volt power rail to steal cables

PETALING JAYA: The suspected MRT cable thief who was apprehended by RapidKL auxiliary police on Wednesday (Jan 23) could have been fatally electrocuted by 750 volts of electricity when he intruded onto the tracks.

20 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

No dodging pushy relatives

PETALING JAYA: “When are you going to get married?”, “How much are you making now?”

Looking on the bright side: Both Veean (left) and Lee remain upbeat about Chinese New Year as it is when they get to spend some time with their family.
18 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

All out to check plastic waste crisis

KLANG: The Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry is stepping up efforts to mitigate Malaysia’s plastic waste crisis.

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17 Jan 2019 | 8:48 PM

Johan Setia to get tube well to address decade-long peat fire issue

KLANG: A tube well will be built as part of the Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change Ministry's efforts to combat the decade-long peat fire issue in Johan Setia here.

16 Jan 2019 | 3:14 PM

Malaysian ultramarathon runner's photo series wins prize at Tokyo Foto Awards

PETALING JAYA: An Ipoh-born photographer has won the bronze prize at the 2018 Tokyo Foto Awards for a photo series two years in the making that combines his love for photography and ultramarathons.

16 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Textbook to be revised after outrage

PETALING JAYA: An immediate revision has been ordered on a Year Three textbook critics say told girls they would be ostracised and bring disrepute to their families if they did not protect their modesty.

15 Jan 2019 | 6:04 PM

NGOs: Year Three textbook should teach boys and girls respect and consent, not victim-blaming

PETALING JAYA: "Appalled", "horrified" and "absolutely inappropriate" – that is how women and children's non-governmental groups are describing the Year Three Pendidikan Jasmani dan Kesihatan (Physical and Health Education) textbook that is said to be teaching boys and girls victim-blaming in sexual harassment incidents.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

‘Think before you post comments’

PETALING JAYA: All it took was one viral Facebook post for Fiona’s (not her real name) life to turn upside down.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Inculcate online etiquette early on, say academicians

PETALING JAYA: Educationists are advising parents and teachers worried about their children’s behaviour online not to wait for the Education Ministry to formally introduce social media etiquette in schools.

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Be careful about what you say online, public urged

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should be careful about what they post on the Internet, especially social media, says Bukit Aman Crime Prevention and Community Safety Department director Comm Datuk Seri Rosli Ab Rahman.

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