Beauty queens back nationwide drive for peace


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 05 Mar 2003

BY CHOONG KWEE KIM

PENANG: Two beauty queens made heads turn when they stepped into The Star’s Northern Hub office in Bayan Lepas on Monday to lend their support for the nationwide drive for peace. 

With their good looks and their caring hearts, reigning Miss Malaysia-World 2002/03 Mabel Ng Chin Mei, 24, and Miss Malaysia Global 2001/2002 Felina Cheah Teck Yoong, 22, want to tell fellow Malaysians to “Say No To War.” 

Beauty with a purpose: Miss Malaysia-World 2002/03 Mabel Ng Chin Mei (right) and Miss Malaysia Global 2001/2002 Felina Cheah Teck Yoong say 'No to War'

The two Penang lasses bought The Star’s special T-shirts and car stickers which carry this message, saying that it will remind everyone on the need for universal peace. 

The girls selected and later posed with the T-shirts. 

Courier company, GD Express is supporting the campaign by providing complimentary service for mail orders. The company has also agreed to purchase 200 round-collared T-shirts. 

The T-shirt sale is in support of the anti-war campaign by People’s Alliance for Peace Malaysia (Peace Malaysia). 

They are available in black or white while stocks last, and are priced at RM15 (round-neck) and RM20 (collared). The car stickers are priced at RM2 each. All proceeds will go to the Palestine Relief Fund. 

They are available at The Star corporate headquarters at Menara Star in Petaling Jaya and at all its bureau offices.  

In Penang, the items can be obtained at the newspaper's Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas (04-6473388) and the town office at Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling (04-2624361) during office hours starting today.  

They will also be available at the northern region bureaus in Prai (04-3988316), Alor Star (04-7311864/731), Sungai Petani (04-4211173) and Ipoh (05-2539269/253) starting tomorrow.  

For further enquiries, call Menara Star, Petaling Jaya at 03-7967 1388 ext 1243 or 1432. 

Those who want to buy them though mail order can obtain the forms, which will be published in the newspaper.  

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Health DG urges contract doctors not to join planned strike on Monday (July 26)
Teen claims she was sexually assaulted by uncle for three years
Easing restrictions for those fully vaccinated must be done in a controlled manner, says KJ
Cops record statements of 15 black flag convoy participants
Umno MPs must vote against Emergency, says Ahmad Zahid
Health Ministry warns against participation in illegal gatherings a day before planned strike
KJ: Vaccination guidelines for illegal immigrants, refugees approved by CITF
Cops nab 29 suspected drug addicts at Balik Pulau jetty 'drug den'
Covid-19: Awareness about importance of getting tested increasing nationwide, says Health DG
Covid-19: 92 fatalities take death toll to 7,994

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers