Lady CJ with impeccable record

SHE has been always out of the glare of publicity and stuck to the decorum expected of her high position. The only time she was in the news was when she made decisions on law.

But now, Tun Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat (pic), the Chief Justice of Malaysia, has been thrust into the country’s centre of attention as she presides over the ongoing appeal of Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the Federal Court.

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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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