Category Archives: Obituary

© Provided by The Star Online PETALING JAYA: Datuk Samuri Juraimi, the founder of the popular Sate Kajang Hj Samuri, passed away at about 12.05am Saturday. He was 73. Samuri began his satay business in 1992 when he opened a … Continue reading

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A tribute to Kerk Kim Hock – politician, fighter, friend

By Francis Paul Siah OBITUARY  I sat next to Kerk Kim Hock at a fundraising dinner for the Sarawak DAP at Lok Thian Restaurant in downtown Kuching one fine evening in 1999. Kerk was the secretary-general of the DAP and … Continue reading

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13 elected reps have died since GE13

PETALING JAYA: A total of 13 elected representatives have died since the last general election in May 2013. Of the 13, five of them were Members of Parliament (MP) while the other eight were state assemblymen. On Friday, Sabah state … Continue reading

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Jins Shamsuddin died after choking on snack, says widow

PETALING JAYA: In a shocking revelation, the widow of Jins Shamsuddin told The Star that the local movie legend died after having choked on his favourite snack. Halijah Abdullah related how her late husband was happy to be served his … Continue reading

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George Michael dies aged 53

George Michael has died at the age of 53. The pop legend passed away at his home in Goring-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, South East England, on Christmas Day (25.12.16). George’s publicist confirmed the sad news, saying in a statement: “It is with … Continue reading

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Farewell to the father of Sarawak weightlifting

In mu younger days, I used to admire William Yeo for he was one of the few Sarawakian sportsmen who made it big at the national and international scene. Later, I came to know William and watched him train younger weigh-lifters at the … Continue reading

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Muhammad Ali Dies: ‘The Greatest’ Boxer Dead at 74

By ABC NEWS Three-time heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali, who charmed millions with his wit and confidence in the ring and inspired many more with his commitment to humanitarian causes died Friday, the family’s spokesman said. He was 74. “After a … Continue reading

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A tale of love lost and found

KUALA SELANGOR: Theirs was a timeless love story. They met when they were teenagers, fell in love, but had to part ways. But even after more than 30 years, and each having gone separate lives, building their own families thousands … Continue reading

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Farewell to last of Borneo’s Big Three

Brother Columba — file pic By Eikman Teo KUCHING, Feb 13 — They came back to their alma mater after 10, 20 or 30 years, quickly filling up the school auditorium, to say their last goodbye to their beloved ex-principal. … Continue reading

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To me, Tok Guru Nik Aziz is a saint

        by Francis Paul Siah TRIBUTE: In an article I wrote several months ago, I’ve stated that if I were a Malay and a Muslim and keen on a political career, I would join PAS. I think it must … Continue reading

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