Wong Li Za

Recent and archived articles by Wong Li Za

10 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Memoirs grab top two prizes

KUALA LUMPUR: The memoirs of Tan Sri Tony Fernandes and Robert Kuok grabbed the first and second prizes in the non-fiction category at the 2018 Popular-The Star Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA).

One for the album: Abdul Jalil (fourth from right), Wee (third from right) and Ann Marie (third from left) posing with the representatives of the winners during the awards ceremony at KL Convention Centre.
4 May 2018 | 3:14 PM

Water, dengue and affordable housing my priorities: BN Gombak candidate

Abdul Rahim Pandak, who is contesting the Gombak parliamentary seat, vows to get on top of the problems of water cuts, dengue and housing.

3 May 2018 | 3:42 PM

PKR man goes from student activist to political candidate

His stint as special officer to Selangor MB and his experience as a student activist make PKR's Gombak Setia state seat candidate Muhammad Hilman confident of affecting change.

1 May 2018 | 3:52 PM

BN, PKR candidates bump into each other, pose for photos

Has the polical discourse become more cordial? When PKR and Barisan candidates in Gombak unexpectedly met during their walkabouts, they shook hands and happily posed for photos.

28 Apr 2018 | 2:10 PM

Reformasi waves in Gombak

GOMBAK: Chants of “Reformasi!” rang out loudly across the field in front of Dewan Mutiara Bestari at SMK Sg Pusu in Gombak on Saturday morning.

Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali  (second, left) at SMK Sg Pusu in Gombak on Saturday
10 Aug 2017 | 7:00 AM

Fans scream hearts out for Song Joong-ki

KUALA LUMPUR: Screaming fans heralded the arrival of the stellar cast of The Battleship Island, the latest South Korean film to hit the big screens, here.

Looking ship-shape: The cast of ‘The Battleship Island’ (from right) Song, So, Hwang and Ryoo greeting fans at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur.
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9 Aug 2017 | 10:27 PM

New Korean movie The Battleship Island draws fans

KUALA LUMPUR: The drizzle did not stop thousands of fans from flocking to Pavilion Kuala Lumpur to catch a glimpse of Korean heartthrob Song Joong-ki.

(From left): Song, So, Hwang and Ryoo thanking the sea of fans outside Pavilion KL - Photo courtesy of GSC
20 Mar 2017 | 7:00 AM

Crafting an identity with design

Homes designed to fit consumer’s lifestyle and identity is the way forward in the housing landscape.

Bright and airy: The Light House incorporates a double volume hall that maximises the in-flow of natural daylight. —Gamuda Land
5 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Bright future for Malaysian furniture

IT was Lim Bo Qiang’s second attempt at the Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) Furniture Design Competition and this time, the interior designer aced it by winning the coveted top prize.

From left) UBM Asia managing director (Asean business) M. Gandhi, Low, Izyan, Malaysian Timber Council chief executive officer Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim Nik, Lim and MIFF chairman Datuk Dr Tan Chin Huat.
7 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM

An aptitude for apps

A talented 12-year-old boy in Penang is possibly one of the youngest app-makers in the country.

Wern Jie showing the iOS-based Countdown app that he created and published on the App Store. — MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star