Beacon of education and effort

TAR UMT is a story of sacrifice, self-reliance and dedication, and proof that when you give back to society, you also reap the rewards of your goodwill.

IT has been a lengthy five-decade journey for Kolej Tunku Abdul Rahman to attain the status of a full-fledged university, but its new branding has changed the lives of over 300,000 alumni.

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Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai

Wong Chun Wai began his career as a journalist in Penang, and has served The Star for over 35 years in various capacities and roles. He is now group editorial and corporate affairs adviser to the group, after having served as group managing director/chief executive officer. On The Beat made its debut on Feb 23 1997 and Chun Wai has penned the column weekly without a break, except for the occasional press holiday when the paper was not published. In May 2011, a compilation of selected articles of On The Beat was published as a book and launched in conjunction with his 50th birthday. Chun Wai also comments on current issues in The Star.


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