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Vincent Lian

metro@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Vincent Lian

12 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Residents want Taman Sejahtera lanes closed to prevent robberies

TAMAN Sejahtera residents are urging for 24-hour closure of access to lanes in their neighbourhood to curb house break-ins following a recent incident.

Lau (centre) speaking to Yee, the recent house break-in victim, while Jeyakumar and other Taman Sejahtera residents look on
2 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Celebrity couple join in visit to lift spirits of young patients

SMILES lit up the faces of young patients at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) as students and teachers from the International School of Kuala Lumpur (ISKL) threw them a party at the paediatric ward on Saturday.

Lisa Surihani and Yusry chatting with one of the paediatric patients during the visit by K4K (Kids For Kids) at Kuala Lumpur Hospital’s paediatric ward. — Photos: SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star
23 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Society opens first ‘Quit Smoking’ clinic

NATIONAL Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) has launched its first Quit Smoking clinic at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.

(From left) NCSM general manager Sudhaharan Nair, Abdul Harith (ex-smoker who shared his journey at the launch), Dr Noraryana, Lincoln University College lecturer Dr Zarihah Zain, Sister Swinder Jit, Dr Saunthari, Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) president Dr Molly Cheah, public health specialist Dr Lydia Mason and Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control and Health (MyWATCH) president Datuk Hatijah Ayob at the launch of the Quit Smoking clinic in Kuala Lumpur.
18 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Flavours and feel of Pakistan in KL

Visitors got a glimpse into a variety of goods during the four-day Pakistan Expo (Pexpo).

From right Pakistan High Commissioner to Malaysia Syed Hassan Raza, Kuala Lumpur Malay Chamber of Commerce (KLMCC) president Dato Dr Sharifuddin Musa, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) CEO Malaysia Dato Dzulkifli Mahmud enjoying one of Pakistan traditional food during the Pakistan expo in Midvalley exhibition centre.
17 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Symposium casts spotlight on cancer research

MOST of the efforts in fighting cancer currently goes towards raising awareness and funds, but more attention should be given to research.

12 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Four-course Valentine’s Day meal in the heart of the city

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and love is on the menu at Cedar on 15, Impiana KLCC.

The appetizing Salmon and Scallop Tartar
10 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Media personality holds happiness workshop in gem store

In a collaborative effort with jewellery brand Thomas Sabo, Outfluential founder Xandria Ooi together with her partner presented a workshop focused on personal happiness, titled “7 Ways To Create Your Own Happiness”.

Workshop participants giving their full attention to Ooi during the workshop at the Thomas Sabo jewellery store.
6 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Pandan Perdana residents say no to stadium

RESIDENTS are objecting to the construction of a mini stadium on a plot of land in Pandan Perdana that was slated for the building of a Chinese school.

Liew (second from left) and Leong (third from right) along with Pandan Jaya residents showing the memorandum
30 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM

Best time to travel this festive season

PLUS Malaysia Bhd has issued a Travel Time Advisory (TTA) schedule for the Chinese New Year period for road users of the North-South Expressway (NSE) between Feb 5 and 14.

30 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM

Tapping into an auspicious year

CHINESE New Year celebrations kicked off with a cheer for the Star Media Group Bhd (formerly known as Star Publications (M) Bhd) management and staff as Carlsberg Malaysia visited Menara Star in Section 16, Petaling Jaya.

Star employees are not missing out the chance to tap free Carlsberg beer