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Cover Story By James Gough The availability of natural gas supply has been a hot topic in the Kinta Valley recently. The issue was raised twice in the past two months, the first in September at the FMM’ (Federation of Malaysia Manufacturers) dinner while the Malaysian International Chambers for Commerce and Industry (MICCI), highlighted the […]
Chinese Opera in the Kinta valley is rising like the proverbial Phoenix from its ashes (an expression from Greek mythology, of a long-lived bird that is cyclically regenerated or reborn from the ashes of its predecessor). This was the conclusion Ipoh Echo came to based on the recent Operatic event held at the 118-year-old Kuan […]
In this issue, we continue with our investigation and highlight the plethora of different therapies, techniques and practices that may assist in the alleviation of suffering whether it be physical or emotional pain.
Cover Story By Serena Mui TCM, Reiki, Phytobiophysics, Fast Track and Emotional Freedom Technique, Ayurveda, Karuna, Ki, Sufi, Pranic and Sound Healing. One hears these terms being bandied around as more and more people are being introduced to some of these techniques and practices to help heal the physical and emotional ups and downs faced […]
Ipoh’s night life has improved, so said several people working outside of Ipoh, when they returned over the extended Merdeka weekend recently. Indeed their observation is spot on, for over the last two years, the night scene has been heating up all around town with more outlets opening and being upgraded in Greentown, New […]
Cover Story By Emily Lowe During the ‘60s and ‘70s when tin and rubber were the main contributors to Malaysia’s commodity-based economy, Perak was considered the second most prosperous state in the country, after Selangor, in terms of per capita income. Besides Ipoh, towns like Kampar, Bidor and Taiping were vibrant, often associated with millionaires […]
The scenic hills of the Kinta Valley have always been a talking point by many groups. The environmental NGOs would like to preserve the hills for future generations while the state government considers them as a source of revenue, which were leased out to the quarry operators over 30 years ago
Tell someone that you are going organic and most probably you will be greeted with a look that says “You must be rich”. Buying organic food and products inevitably cost more than the non-organic ones, however one must know that when they splurge on organic food they are saving themselves money from fewer trips to clinics and hospitals.
Ramadan, the month-long fasting period in the Muslim calendar that precedes the festival of Hari Raya Aidilfitri, started on Wednesday July 10. The weather that afternoon was hot and dry and as usual during Ramadan, the stall holders who rent Ipoh City Council’s Ramadan bazaars dotted around the city, begin to populate these stalls around […]