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Voon Sze Ming

newsdesk@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Voon Sze Ming

12 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

M’sians back athletes’ quest for gold

KUALA LUMPUR: With the fast approaching SEA Games, supportive Malaysians have high hopes in the squad securing the 111 gold medals targeted by the country.

10 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Viet duo caught stealing 80 chickens

TWO Vietnamese men were caught stealing chickens from a nearby farm, Kwong Wah Yit Poh reported.

Packed with poultry: The chickens were found on top of a modified rack in a dirty room.
7 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Varsity students opt for cleaning job

PETALING JAYA: More university students are opting to be part-time domestic cleaners, attracted by the flexible hours and adequate salary.

'I only work on the weekends I am free, and can still make up to RM500 per month.' - Fatin Amirah Azhab
2 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

The heat is stifling but still nothing like in Europe and the US, say experts

PETALING JAYA: “Hot” is the word on everyone’s mind right now, with heatwaves sweeping across Europe and parts of the United States.

Childrens spend time at KLCC park on hot weather in Kuala Lumpur. Photo taken at 2pm. FAIHAN GHANI/The Star.
19 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Infectious diseases making comeback

Infectious diseases that the country successfully curbed in the past are on the rise again. As authorities tackle the rabies menace in Sarawak and northern Perak, the latest statistics show an increase in tuberculosis and leptospirosis. More people die of TB every year than from dengue fever, with many cases diagnosed late and consequently, turning fatal.

12 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

IRB to tax ill-gotten gains Board looking into ways to collect revenue from illegal activities

CYBERJAYA: The Inland Revenue Board (IRB) will intensify efforts in collecting the country’s rightful share of revenue, including from those involved in corruption cases involving millions of ringgit.

11 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Teen shoots rare white crow with bead gun

THE discovery of a white crow by a teenager has caused quite a stir among the residents of Taman Setia Jaya, Sabak Bernam, Kosmo! reported.

5 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘Diplomacy at all-time high’

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is at the zenith of its diplomatic relations with countries all over the world, said Chief Secretary to the Govern­ment Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

Appreciating history: Dr Ali looking at a video clip while visiting the exhibition at the National Museum.
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4 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Peninsular Malaysia bans import due to outbreak of rabies in Serian

PETALING JAYA: Peninsular Malaysia has banned the entry and import of cats and dogs from Sarawak following an outbreak of rabies in Serian.

4 Jul 2017 | 7:00 AM

Special ikebana demo marks 60th anniversary of Malaysia-Japan ties

THE anniversary of the establishment of Malaysia-Japan diplomatic relations was marked by an ikebana (flower arrangement) demonstration at the Japanese ambassador’s residence in Kuala Lumpur.

Dr Miyagawa (left) and Senko at the ikebana demonstration held at the ambassador‘s residence.