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If you are serious in getting out of a rut or simply want to redefine your direction in life, then Joshua Tan’s latest book – Goal Setting For Success is a must read. The advice given and emphasized, is to read through the whole book and not simply skim through it (yes this advice is [...]
The book Living a Balanced Life by Dr Peggy Wong is well worth the read. She tries to impart life’s philosophies in the simplest and most informative manner without appearing boring. This book certainly stands out from the usual run of the mill, which advocates the “do good, get good” blueprint. Coming from a corporate [...]
More people are beginning to realise that human life is indeed fleetingly short. However, for most, this realisation seems to stop short at just this point, and does not extend very much further beyond this. We understand that when we leave this life we leave the world we knew and all its attachments. What we [...]
This is a true story about the magnificent roles that everyone played, particularly those in the planting and mining sectors, the Malaysian Armed Forces, the Royal Malaysian Police and its ancillary units, members of government and non-governmental agencies and the ordinary civilians who lost their lives during the Emergency (1948 to 1960).
This is a biography of a teacher with a great heart. His mission in life was to teach as best as he could and to be always there for his students. As a teacher, he was able to inspire, discipline and motivate his students towards success. He cared for his students, their studies, their welfare, [...]
I am not much of a reader of fiction but I couldn’t put down Kebaya Tales, a collection of 13 short stories by Dr Lee Su Kim who was in Ipoh recently to speak about her book to the Perak Academy.
Irishman Paul Callan and his Ipoh-born wife, Eve, shuttle between their homes in London and Kuala Lumpur. Paul is the author of first-time novel, The Dulang Washer, which tells the often troubling tale of suffering, hardship and brutality 19th century Chinese immigrant labourers had to endure while working the tin mines of Kinta Valley and [...]
Penned by 47 different authors, all of whom spent some or all of their childhood days in Ipoh, this is a book like none other. Here they share their memories of their beloved “Home Town”, good and bad, which together provide a rich tapestry of sights and sounds of days gone by. The writers have [...]
By See Foon Chan-Koppen According to Dato’ Daniel Tay, who wrote an endorsement on the cover of this book, this is “a must have for both an intending employer and employee”. He also implores people to “read this book before either conducting or going for an interview”. Joshua Tan who is currently a Sales Manager [...]
Another ex-Ipohite, Kumar Nagalingam, has come out with his cartoon book “Ipoh Mali” of his growing-up years.