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Meng Yew Choong

metro@thestar.com.my

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7 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bowled over by claypot rice with waxed meat

IT IS that time of the year again, where tossing yee sang becomes customary.

Braised abalone limpet, sea cucumber and dried oyster with garden greens.
27 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Beefing up M’sia-Japan relations

Malaysia-Japan relations are taking a delicious turn after several Japanese cattle farms that recently passed Jakim audits for halal compliance are finally exporting their produce here.

Ong (left) toasting to the Japan Emperor’s health on behalf of Malaysia as Dr Miyagawa looks on.
9 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Public transport initiatives

TRAFFIC between Kelantan’s capital of Kota Baru and Kuala Lumpur is heavy, as reflected in the frequency of daily flights out of the Sultan Ismail Petra airport to either KLIA or Subang Airport. Currently, more than 200 flights a week depart from Kota Baru, attesting to the number of people who need to reach their destinations in a hurry.

The entry point to Kelantan is the Gua Musang station (foreground), a station surrounded by great natural beauty such as this limestone outcrop.
9 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Socio-economic growth in Kelantan

THE Federal Government, through the East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC) and the Kelantan government, has successfully attracted RM12.7bil in private investments between 2007 and May 2017 as part of the transformation under the umbrella of the East Coast Economic Region (ECER).

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed (third from right) and Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob (fourth from right) with ROHM-Wako officials cutting ribbon to mark the opening of the ROHM-Wako building in Pengkalan Chepa in March this year.
3 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Rail business on track

IF the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) has to describe this year in just a few words, then 2017 is surely the year of rail.

Fast-tracked: Last month saw the groundbreaking ceremony for the 600km East Coast Rail Link, a train service designed to shorten the journey to Pahang, Terengganu and Kelantan.
17 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Businesses and homeowners expect boom along MRT Phase 2 line

KUALA LUMPUR: The MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line which will be launched today will not only connect the unconnected but also bring business potential and economic opportunities to millions of shops and homes along the alignment.

All set: Phase 2 between the Muzium Negara and Kajang stations will be opened to the public from 4pm today. — Bernama
17 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

SPAD: MRT Line 2 and LRT 3 projects to spur growth

PETALING JAYA: Upcoming projects like the MRT Sg Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya – otherwise known as MRT Line 2 – and the LRT 3 from Bandar Utama to Johan Setia in Klang are expected to unlock more development.

17 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Homeowners and property gurus expect prices to soar

PETALING JAYA: Property experts and homeowners are upbeat over the long-term impact of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) line on existing and new developments.

17 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Special moment for the Jeremiah siblings

PETALING JAYA: While there are many people who are waiting an­­xiously for the opening of Phase 2 of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) MRT line today, few can rival the Jeremiahs.

Have MRT will travel: The Jeremiahs can’t wait for phase 2 of the MRT to open. (From left) Jordan, Nicholle and Gabrielle studying the route map of the SBK line at their favourite station – the TTDI MRT station.
14 Jul 2017 | 9:30 PM

MRT Phase 2 opens by 4pm Monday

PETALING JAYA: Phase 2 of the Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) MRT line will be open to the public by 4pm on Monday (July 17).

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