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Archive for July, 2011
It was a day of fun for the pupils of the Methodist Girls’ Kindergarten at their recent Annual Sports Day. The event which was held in the Methodist Girls’ Secondary School field was blessed and opened by Pastor Elaine Low of Canning Garden Methodist Church. Themed “1Malaysia”, the boys and girls were decked in aptly [...]
The recently held Sitar performance, SANGEET, was a wonderful musical experience. Organised by Greentown Indian Cultural Society (GICS) together with the Indian Cultural Centre Kuala Lumpur, it featured a sitar performance by maestro, Ustad Mohksin Ali Khan, ranked as one of the best Sitarist in the world and his team from New Delhi, India. [...]
Perak is to embark on an aggressive programme to promote tourism in the state. It has set a target for three million tourist arrivals under its Visit Perak Year 2012.
The title of this tongue-in-cheek book Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche, by American Bruce Feirstein, a bestselling book in the 80s, satirizing stereotypes of masculinity, came to mind as I was tucking into Quiche recently at Tammy’s Kitchen in Ipoh Garden East.
Manjung played host to Perak’s first joint Boys’ Brigade Basic and Advanced Non-Commissioned Officer Training School. Unlike previous years where members were sent to Penang for training, more than 100 members and officers from Ipoh, Manjung, Teluk Intan and even as far as Kulai, Johor gathered at the Ayer Tawar Chinese Methodist Church for the [...]
The Chief Executive Officer of Yayasan Bina Upaya Darul Ridzuan (YBU), Khairul Azwan Haron (pic left) handed over duties to Dato’ Zainal Abidin Omar (pic right) effective July 4. The handing over ceremony was conducted at the foundation’s Greentown Square office and was witnessed by Dato’ Saarani Mohamad, Chairman of YBU. The appointment of Dato’ [...]
History was made at the Gurduwara Sahib, Sitiawan recently when an Australian guy took a lady from a well-known Sikh family in Sitiawan as his lawful wedded wife. Kawaljit Kaur Sandhu, 32, daughter of Dr. Manjit Singh met Hayden W. Clark, 37, in Kota Kinabalu in 2006 when she was working with a power plant [...]
Khairul Azwan Haron resigned as Perak football team manager effective July 5 citing the poor showing of the state team in the Super League as his reason for doing so. “One must be responsible for the team’s failure,” he said in a statement released to the press. “I am happy that Perak is placed sixth [...]
In an effort to improve the livelihood of disabled children, CIMB Bank, under the Community Link Programme funded by CIMB Foundation, handed over a grant of RM49,771 to Ray of Hope charity home here recently. The grant will be used to assist the Home’s Sheltered Workshop Café Programme, to purchase electrical items, and furnish the [...]
Ipoh’s own Hollywood star, Bond-girl Michelle Yeoh, is tipped for an Oscar in the movie ‘The Lady’, about Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese pro-democracy leader, to be screened at the Venice Film Festival this August.