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Archive for June, 2012
The Majestic Theatre located on Jalan Chamberlain is being demolished. Ipoh Echo was alerted of the demolition work on Monday by a caller who complained that the notice board notifying of work being done was absent adding that the safety requirements, boarded up barriers and such was not adhered to. A subsequent visit to the [...]
The annual remembrance ceremony at the Anglican cemetery, Batu Gajah (better known as God’s Little Acre) is to honour those who gave up their lives during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). It is a solemn occasion where veterans from among planters, miners, the Police Force and Commonwealth troops pay tribute to their fallen comrades. This years’ [...]
The successful locally produced musical play, “Shiny Black Gold”, is to be turned into a series to reflect the integral Malaysian society of the pre-Merdeka era. Perak Society of Performance Arts’ (PSPA) president, Datin Rosalina Ooi-Thong, told Ipoh Echo that there were many stories in the play that can be expanded upon and highlighted into [...]
Ipoh Echo has been going on for years about litter throughout Ipoh. Some may still remember our ‘Dirt Vigilante’ column which used to highlight illegal rubbish dump sites around town. Undoubtedly there has been some improvements but…
When I first saw the signboard Lama-Lama of this restaurant in Falim (coming from Jalan Menglembu turn into road that leads to the Lumut Highway and from Lumut Highway, vice versa) I thought I was walking into a restaurant catering to Tibetan Buddhists
Planning for a wedding can be an uphill task. Coupled with the strict traditions newlyweds have to follow, it can be a daunting experience.
Stray dogs are a nuisance but catching them will not solve the problem. The authorities have limited resources but more important, it is also the responsibility of dog owners and dog breeders. To resolve the stray dog issue, we should find out why there are stray dogs.
What happens when two friends share the same birth date? Well another friend throws them a birthday party for them. That is what happened when Dato’ Sheikh Abdul Rahman, 90, the former State Legal Adviser and Sharmini Tiruchelvam’s (age unable to be disclosed) birthdays came around, their common friend and philanthropist Dato’ Yap Lin Sen [...]
A Whopping RM992mil worth of properties will be on sale during Mapex 2012. To be held from June 22 to 24, the exposition is organised by Ipoh City Council (DBI), Perak State Development Corporation (PKNP) and Perak Real Estates and Housing Developers Association (REHDA). REHDA Perak chairman Dato’ Francis Lee said the properties to be [...]
Chief Minister Dato’ Seri DiRaja Zambry Abd Kadir has hit on a novel idea of meeting the rakyat in the most informal manner possible. He reaches out to them by cycling out to them, literally. His resorting to the humble two-wheeler has prompted other leaders to do the same. The CM’s modus operandi is simple. [...]