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Noel Foo

metro@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Noel Foo

14 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Eye on helping kids with poor sight

THE true mark of success is not just a measure of one’s wealth, but also how much of that wealth is given back to society.




Maxvue Vision has worked with schools to provide free eyewear for underprivileged students. Featured here is a volunteer optometrist carrying out eye checks at SJK(T) Ladang Sialang in Bahau, Negri Sembilan.
12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Eyeing the vivid colours of success

ONE long-standing problem of coloured contact lenses is that some users could not achieve the intended lens colour because their natural eye colour could still be seen through the tinted lens.

Maxvue Vision employees packing the finished products. — Photos: UU BAN/The Star
5 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Eyeing the vivid colours of success

ONE long-standing problem of coloured contact lenses was some users could not achieve the intended lens colour because their natural eye colour could still be seen through the tinted lens. 

8 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Putting their lens on success

PATIENCE, perseverance and being consistent are some of the key factors that have helped coloured contact lenses producer Maxvue Vision Sdn Bhd succeed in establishing their brand presence internationally.

17 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Using his gift of the gab to help people

BY INVESTING his time into teaching others how to manage their time, Dr Venga Kalachulu has seen many rags-to-riches stories among those who attended his free self-development seminars.






Venga has been giving free talks on time management for over 30 years.
8 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Community of caring retired civil servants

HAVING installed a new committee since July, the Taman Cuepacs Phase One Residents Association hopes to work closely with its newly elected assemblyman in solving long-standing neighbourhood issues.

1 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Great place for a gathering

YOU know that a restaurant can be deemed a carnivore’s guilty pleasure when their speciality dish is a massive 1.5kg crispy pork knuckle.

1 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Out to make robotics a school subject

HOME-GROWN robotics education company CR8 Creative Robotics Education Sdn Bhd is planning to take robotics and programming education into public schools in the future.






Rozainum (centre) watching a demonstration of a tugboat docking robot by students of CR8 Sungai Petani. Also in the picture is Khong (second from left).
24 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

A taste of Thailand, day and night

MALAYSIA may have no shortage of Thai restaurants, but authentic Thai cuisine will always be a step above anything that local eateries can offer.






Tom Yum Goong tends to be a little more spicy than the Malaysian 
version.
20 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Protests against high-rise condo project on small plot

RESIDENTS of Desa Putra Condominium in Wangsa Maju, Kuala Lumpur are protesting against the development of a brand-new serviced apartment in an already highly populated area.






Nik Nazmi (seated second from right), Abu Bakar (seated second from left) and residents of Desa Putra Condominium at the press conference on the residents’ protest against a new high-density serviced apartment being built next to their property in Wangsa Maju.