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Yap Chee Hong

joylmy@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Yap Chee Hong

22 Sep 2016 | 7:00 AM

Seeking window of opportunity

AUSTRALIA-BASED louvre window maker Breezway is looking to grow its presence in the Asian market by re-acquainting the region with its more innovative take on louvre windows.

One of the innovations added by Breezway is the use of an app to open or close its louvre windows in wide spaces or out-of-reach windows. — photo courtesy of Breezway Malaysia
22 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM

Probe into illegal piping to construction site

A CONTRACTOR involved in building a 31-storey low-cost flats in Bandar Baru Sentul, Kuala Lumpur, is being investigated for using a fake standpipe as a cover for an unauthorised T-connection to siphon treated water from a main pipe.

Syabas enforcement officer Wan Suhaimi Wan Mohammed (left) doing a chlorine test to ascertain if it is treated water.
29 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM

High tea for the new year

CELEBRATE the new year with your family by enjoying a high-tea offered exclusively on Jan 1 at Royale Songket Restaurant in Grand BlueWave Hotel Shah Alam.

An assortment of finger food at Royale Songket for those who prefer lighter meals.
22 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

Damaged roads cause of pupils’ cuts and bruises

SCHOOL bus drivers have asked the SJK(T) Saraswathy Sungai Buloh Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) to sort out the bad road conditions on the inner lanes off Jalan Hospital, saying it is “an accident waiting to happen”.

Damaged: A triangular island built to navigate traffic has been damaged by lorries and tractors using the inner lane to get to a construction site opposite the Sungai Buloh KTM Komuter station.
22 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM

Orang asli kids show their mettle

EDUCATION is the key to the advancement of any community including the orang asli.

The community’s hopes: The orang asli students waiting to receive their awards at the event.
15 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM

Something old, something new for Chinese New Year

This Chinese New Year, surprise family and friends with fresh takes on old classics. Recipes by Debbie Teoh.

15 Jan 2015 | 7:00 AM

Keep calm and drink herbal soups

Recover from the festive bingeing with cleansing and nourishing Chinese herbal soups.

19 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM

Tapas-style treats from Sapna Anand's modern Indian kitchen

Cookbook author Sapna Anand believes that a touch of mod is great for entertaining this Deepavali.

For culinary teacher and cookbook author Sapna Anand, Deepavali is the occassion that brings the good food and great company together.
7 Sep 2014 | 7:00 AM

Malaysian chef Philip Leong is driving Nobu KL

Small-town lad Philip Leong is about to find himself rocketed to the city’s top chefs league as head of KL’s first celebrity chef restaurant. Can he take the heat?

31 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM

Rojak 1Malaysia or fruit salad with Malaysian attitude

No other dish embodies the essence of being Malaysian more.