Veteran newscaster Raymond Goh dies

ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR
ILI LIYANA MOKHTAR
12 Sep 2023 02:08pm
Raymond Goh or his Islamic name,Muhammad Zaman Goh Abdullah breathed his last at a private medical center in Petaling Jaya, Selangor - FILE PIX
Raymond Goh or his Islamic name,Muhammad Zaman Goh Abdullah breathed his last at a private medical center in Petaling Jaya, Selangor - FILE PIX
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KUALA LUMPUR - Beloved veteran Nightline TV3 newscaster Raymond Goh passed away Tuesday morning at around 10.40am.

Raymond Goh or his Islamic name, Muhammad Zaman Goh Abdullah breathed his last at a private medical center in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Before that, the deceased was reported to be critical after suffering a stroke and was treated in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the same hospital.

The news of Raymond's passing was confirmed by the deceased's family in a statement issued by his wife this afternoon.

According to the deceased's wife, Faridah Teh, funeral prayers will be held at Masjid At-Taqwa, Taman Tun Dr Ismail and Raymond will be buried at the Bukit Kiara Islamic Cemetery, here, after Asar prayers.

The statement read: "It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Raymond Goh @ Muhammad Zaman Goh Abdullah who touched the lives of thousands of people in the country.

"Raymond passed away peacefully this morning after bravely battling the effects of a stroke."

Raymond began his career as a news anchor on the 7 O'clock News and later moved to the station's Nightline broadcast.

He was most well known as the newscaster of TV3’s Nightline.
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Throughout his career, Goh had gained the respect of many with his captivating voice and commendable journalism.

Many grew up with his "golden voice" as he read out the English news for TV3.

Goh's flair for the English language earned him a newscasting career on TV3, which spanned 14 years and he later hosted a radio show on television station Astro's Talk Radio in the early 2000s.

He also hosted various events and became a much-sought after master of ceremonies, while lending his soothing voice

to various television advertisements and public service announcements.

The deceased has served in the world of news broadcasting for over 30 years and had been working as a speech coach.