SMG staff and CM get a head start on CNY feasting


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

Ushering in prosperity: (From left): Gooi, Teh, Ng, Chong Eng, Senator Lim, Chow, SMG’s Ng, Liong, Rozaid, Lim, Sim, Teng and Heng tossing the Yee Sang during the visit to Star Northern Hub in Bayan Lepas.

GEORGE TOWN: Staff members of Star Media Group enjoyed an early Chinese New Year celebration with Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow at the Star Northern Hub (SNH).

A lion dance greeted Chow upon his arrival with Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Steven Sim, Senator Lim Hui Ying, state exco member Chong Eng and several elected representatives.

Joining them for a yee sang-tossing session were Star Media Group chief content officer Esther Ng, executive content officer Rozaid Abdul Rahman, client brand marketing general manager Simone Liong and news editor Alex Teng.

Chow later took a tour of the hub in Bayan Lepas and spent some time feasting his eyes on a photo exhibition featuring his work and policies as the chief executive of the state.

“The front cover pictures of The Star are always captivating, ” he said before having lunch with staff members of Star Media Group at the hub.

Chow also gave out three boxes of oranges to the staff to mark the festive celebration yesterday.

Also present were Komtar assemblyman Teh Lai Heng, who is also Chow’s political secretary, Sungai Pinang assemblyman Lim Siew Khim, Pengkalan Kota assemblyman Daniel Gooi, Ayer Itam assemblyman Joseph Ng and Berapit assemblyman Heng Lee Lee.

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