26.07.2012 [New Straits Times] - Chairman Dr Cheah Soon Hai said, of the RM560 million allocated by the Federal Government for infrastructure facilities for Kedah since 2008, the state government had allegedly used about RM205 million or 37 per cent of the funds. "What happened to the
25.07.2012 [New Straits Times] - The Olympics is for athletes who are brave and willing to take their chances and Kien Keat-Boon Heong can produce something special if they play without fear." Malaysia have not won a medal since Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock's silver medal effort in
20.07.2012 [New Straits Times] - It sounds more like a plea but Cheah Soon Kit, the last player to secure a medal with Yap Kim Hock in 1996, said the 16-year barren run in the Olympics is depressing and is not a good reflection of Malaysia's men's doubles on the international stage.
15.07.2012 [Inquirer.net (blog)] - The pair of Yap Kin Hong and Cheah Soon Kit picked up a silver in the Atlanta Games, while Lee Chong Wei lost in the men's single finals in Beijing. The sport has also produced two bronze medals, making it Malaysia's sole source of Olympic medals. As
24.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - “We came even closer to winning a gold medal when I was the chief coach of the national squad at the 1996 Atlanta Games but Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock lost to Indonesia's Rexy Mainaky-Ricky Subagja in the final,” Razif recalled. “Sometimes I wish I
24.07.2012 [KOMPAS.com] - Penonton di Atlanta dan di Indonesia menjadi saksi, pada hari ke-13 olimpiade, Ricky Subagja/Rexy Mainaky mampu lolos dari hadangan pasangan kuat Malaysia, Cheah Soon Kit/Yap Kim Hock. Melalui perjuangan yang melelahkan dan menegangkan
11.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Chin Chai has been team manager twice – leading the team to the 1995 Asian Badminton Championships in Beijing, where former internationals Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock returned home as the men's doubles champions. He was also the team manager
11.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Razif-Jalani Sidek won a bronze in Barcelona while Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock won a silver in Atlanta in 1996, along with Rashid Sidek's bronze in the men's singles. Malaysian shuttlers did not win any medals in Sydney (2000) and Athens (2004) but
15.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - For all the doubles talent that Malaysia possess, the closest they ever came to winning gold was when Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock lost in the 1996 final against Ricky-Rexy. This year, however, Indonesia will only have one representative in men's
29.06.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Badminton is the only sport that has contributed medals in the Games. It started with a bronze medal from Jalani and Razif Sidek at Barcelona 1992. Rashid Sidek nicked the bronze and Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock the silver four years later in Atlanta.
09.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - The duo began as a pair under Cheah Soon Kit in 2002 and have since changed the image of the women's doubles in the country, having won gold at the SEA Games, Commonwealth Games and Super Series Masters Finals. They were the first women's pair
28.06.2012 [Malaysia Star] - I was there at three Games – Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996, Athens 2004. I went through a bypass during Sydney 2000. The closest we came to winning a gold was at Atlanta 1996 through Cheah Soon Kit-Yap Kim Hock. We almost had it in our hands.
25.07.2012 [Malaysia Star] - Cheah Soon Kit (chief coach of Looi Badminton Academy). 'EVERY four years, the memories of winning the country's first silver medal in the men's doubles event at the Olympic Games come flooding back. I cannot believe that my achievement with (Yap) Kim
30.06.2012 [Malaysia Star] - ... of between RM1,600 and RM2,000 in booking fees that they paid to an agent for a project in Mergong. State executive councillor Datuk Amiruddin Hamzah has since confirmed with Kedah Gerakan chief Dr Cheah Soon Hai that there was no such project.