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Winnie Yeoh

winnie@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Winnie Yeoh

4 Mar 2015 | 11:47 AM

MyTeksi Penang offers RM5 flat rate ride

GEORGE TOWN: Cab-booking app MyTeksi is offering a flat rate of RM5 for all rides within Penang island.

3 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

We can now reunite any time

PINANG POINTS - By Winnie Yeoh
Rekindling of old friendships made easier with technology.

1 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

No rush to register for GST as deadline ends

GEORGE TOWN: There was no rush at the state’s Customs Department offices despite it being the last day for some 60,000 companies to register for the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

1 Mar 2015 | 7:00 AM

Historic school to shut down in 2019

GEORGE TOWN: Classes will be over at the 124-year-old SK Pykett Methodist school once its final term ends in 2019.

28 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Customers hope nasi kandar shops will prioritise hygiene after raid

GEORGE TOWN: Penangites hope that nasi kandar restaurants – considered as one of the island’s staple dishes – will take measures to keep their premises clean after 15 were closed down by the state health department.

Maintaining hygiene: Customers hope ‘nasi kandar’ outlets will clean up their act after 15 were ordered closed recently.
26 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Penang government comes under fire for selling assets to private sector

THE state government has been taken to task for selling state land when it could have been leased out instead.

25 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Bask in the ambience of comfort

KEPALA Batas, a sleepy town in the 1970s, has undergone rapid progress and transformation over the past decades.

21 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Let’s rock and roll again!

A GROUP of former pupils of the Penang Chinese Girls’ Primary School’s class of 1970 are calling old schoolmates to attend the school’s 45th anniversary carnival, to be held in August.

Good old days: (From right) Chan and Tong Hooi together with old classmates relishing the happy memories while going through old photographs at Ho’s office in Burmah Road
18 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Let’s rock and roll again!

A GROUP of former students from the Penang Chinese Girls’ Primary School Penang class of 1970 are calling old schoolmates for the school’s 45th anniversary carnival, to be held in August.

The good old days: (From right) Chan and Tong Hooi together with old classmates relishing the happy memories while going through old photographs at Ho’s office in Burmah Road.
16 Feb 2015 | 7:00 AM

Full steam ahead for thnee kuih maker this Chinese New Year

THIS festive season is a busy time for thnee kuih (sticky glutinous rice cake) maker Neoh Aun Kean, who has 30,000 orders to handle.

Steaming hot: Aun Kean checking and preparing the thnee kuih for his customer in Lengkok Burma, Pulau Tikus.