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Flower power

It’s September 21 2016,  forty years since I started work at The New Straits Times in Kuala Lumpur. Here’s how I became a journalist and what my first editors taught me. 3,049 more words

Six months and counting!

It is six months since I left the newsroom and all those people who predicted I would be bored out of my mind within a month, that I’d drive my wife crazy being a crochety old man and that I’d rot in front of the TV have been dreadfully wrong. 2,778 more words

WRITING: A streak of recklessness

Straits Times senior writer Cheong Suk Wai helms the Big Read at the National Library for dedicated readers who discuss books, reading and writing. Her story about Good Grief! 1,626 more words