Yip Yoke Teng

Recent and archived articles by Yip Yoke Teng

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

CNY appreciation dinner for the needy

IT IS not every day that the elected leaders of different political affiliations come together to show full support for the same cause.

4 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Travelling from near and far to be with family

THE bumper-to-bumper highway traffic before Chinese New Year gives an inkling of the difficulty one braves just to be home for the special occasion.

Loh (second from left, back row) goes on several excursions with her family before returning home for 
the Lunar New Year.
31 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Hard times for seniors

THE deaths of two elderly women caught in a mad scramble for free food coupons on Monday have shocked the nation, but the incident should also serve as a wake-up call on the plight of seniors struggling to survive in the capital city.

The old and homeless people in Pudu survive on free meals given out by charities and religious institutions. — Photos: AZMAN GHANI/The Star
28 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Modern look is a defaced facade

MANY shophouses in older townships of Selangor are already 100 years old, but the authorities appear oblivious to their high heritage value.

12 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Give the stateless a start in life

IT WAS the first day of school but at Sekolah Bimbingan Jalinan Kasih in Chow Kit, the

20 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Chronicler of disappearing dialects

THE Chinese community in Malaysia has seven major subdivisions with their own dialects and customs. This means there are seven ways to pronounce the same Chinese words.

Chong in a recent TV programme produced and aired in China, where he talked about his efforts in preserving Malaysian Chinese dialects.
15 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making batik her life’s purpose

WITH wax trickling from the tiny spout of the canting, Masrina Abdullah creates a multitude of possibilities in batik designs, and has expanded her passion to the fashion realm.

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29 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Finding hokkien mee treasure in Klang Valley

HOKKIEN mee is a meal that  people in Kuala Lumpur will look for, night and day.

Restoran Yip Sheng serves tasty hokkien mee and a variety of Chinese dishes. — Photos: :LOW BOON TAT and GLENN GUAN/The Star
10 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tribute to Father of Chinese education

LOCATED along the busy Jalan Maharajalela in Kuala Lumpur is the LLG Cultural Development Centre, a humble heritage centre that tells the long story of vernacular education development in Malaysia.

15 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

The accidental ‘barista’

HAVING an aromatic cuppa at the local coffeeshop is how many Malaysians start their day. As such, it is paramount that the people making the drink know their stuff, lest they ruin someone’s day! 

Ng (centre) chatting with customer Leo Chin and his son Jack as he serves them drinks at his coffeeshop in Kajang.