Yip Yoke Teng

Recent and archived articles by Yip Yoke Teng

6 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Popular waxed duck stall takes a break

The closure of what is touted as the largest waxed duck stall in Petaling Street has left many Chinese New Year shoppers disappointed.

Cheh (right) busy explaining to his regular customers why he is not selling waxed duck from China this Chinese New Year. Instead, it is business as usual at his stall selling bags and perfumes in Petaling Street.
3 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Reaching out to more than just the seniors

THE work of Rumah Caring old folk’s home in Kajang goes beyond taking care of senior citizens.

Lim Mian Loong, 29, (front row, second from right) often brings his team of real estate agents to clean and help out at Rumah Caring. With him is Yap (right).
20 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Caring for senior citizens with limited resources

StarMetro reaches out to three old folk‘s homes in the third initiative under this campaign

Ng loading a wheelchair into the institution‘s 30-year-old second-hand van. The van often breaks down and has cost the home quite a lot for repairs.
18 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kepong's Kong Kee is the place for great wantan mee

A GOOD plate of wantan mee, especially the dry version, is an elusive find, these days.

Kong Kees wantan is special as it is made with a secret family recipe.
25 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Taman Connaught folk the closest they have ever been since forming residents association

The eponym of Taman Connaught in Cheras may have been a province in Ireland, a kingdom that collapsed in the 1230s, or Queen Victoria’s grandson, Prince Arthur of Connaught.

Taman Connaught residents posing for a group photo at a temple in Sekinchan during a day trip to the town.
1 Dec 2017 | 7:00 AM

Ups and downs of modern markets

WITH a heavy heart, Kuala Lumpur folk bid adieu to several wet markets in the past years and are adapting to a whole new context in the modern alternatives.

ICC Pudu in Jalan Kijang has potential of becoming a tourist attraction if it is properly maintained.
2 Nov 2017 | 7:00 AM

Serving up simple chee cheong fun

IT BEARS no name, does not boast of fancy side dishes and the proprietor even says, “it is not famous”.

Chee cheong fun with curry and dried tofu is simple yet delightful.
16 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

One company repurposes public payphones in the era of mobile phones

THEY were once a necessity that enabled the masses to communicate with one another or to call in emergencies.

From these three payphone spots, an entire booth is gone and one is missing a phone while the third is also not functioning.
6 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Weekend indulgence by ‘dessert doctor‘

Weekends are meant for revitalising the body and soul, and Vasco’s at Hilton Kuala Lumpur can help you achieve just that with its array of sweet and savoury delicacies.

Sweet, Spice and Everything Nice, weekend gourmet high tea buffet at Vasco's Hilton KL.
4 Oct 2017 | 7:00 AM

Celebrating the moon with the Koreans, Japanese and Vietnamese

StarMetro speaks to three communities in Asia that observe Mid-Autumn festival in their own unique ways.