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Yuen Meikeng

meikeng@thestar.com.my

Recent and archived articles by Yuen Meikeng

9 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Launderettes now urged to put up no-smoking signs at their premises


PETALING JAYA: Launderettes in the Klang Valley will be advised to put up no-smoking signs at their premises to promote better health awareness among customers.

23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Please forgive us, we are people too’

The conversation on the death penalty rages on. Families of victims want the sentence to remain. Others support the government’s plans to abolish it. One death row inmate, James, is appealing to the public to do what’s divine – forgive those who have repented.

16 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Clearing the haze of medical marijuana

There is no legal barrier for companies to market marijuana-based medical products in Malaysia, as long as they play by the rules. In fact, one company managed to do so in the past, only to withdraw it later. But health experts say there has yet to be solid evidence to prove medical marijuana works.

11 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bringing down the cyber baddies

The government is looking into giving CyberSecurity Malaysia more power to defend the nation’s cyberspace, including actively taking down threats when they are detected.

Cybercop action: Changes in the existing laws and legal framework can empower CSM to better police cyberspace.
4 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

'Two wrongs don't make a right'

THIRTY-five people were hung to death in Malaysia for the crimes they committed over the past decade.

21 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

The dawn of a new revolution

It’s the blurring of lines between technology and our lives. The fourth industrial revolution is here and Malaysia is preparing for the future, including setting new standards for emerging technologies.

14 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

All tangled up in court

More protection should be given to children caught in court cases, be they victims or witnesses of a crime.

9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

Rise of the app-trepreneurs

KUALA LUMPUR: An online service that helps you plan your own funeral. An app that tracks debts your friends owe you. A platform to help clueless car owners choose parts.

9 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

H-app-y to serve you

Malaysian businesses are developing more unique apps and online services to serve our tech-savvy society. From customising sanitary pad packages to ordering goats online for religious ceremonies, these services may range from practical to quirky but they are always innovative.

12 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hijacking hardware in stealth mode

IF your computer is lagging without any good reason, there’s a chance cybercriminals are using it to make cryptocurrency, right under your nose.

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