Christmas Day set lunch & dinner
A two-year plus stint at the psychiatry department of a public hospital in Ipoh provides medical officer Nirmala Kasinathan the opportunity to get up close and personal with patients struggling with mental health issues. This was the inspiration behind her literary debut, ‘Woven in Deception’.
It was a heartfelt evening of warm fuzzies and some very touching moments when family and friends of Tan Sri Ahmad Azizudin gathered at Clearwater Sanctuary to celebrate his 85th birthday. Old friends Dato’ Yap Lim Sen, Dr Chakr Nagara and renowned cartoonist Dato’ Lat honoured Tan Sri with glowing words of friendship while relating […]
Commander Ian Anderson is an iconoclast who has single-handedly built up an impressive collection of artifacts, memorabilia, photos, videos, tin mining equipment and a tremendous archive of Heritage and Social History on the worldwide web to leave a precious legacy for future generations of Ipohites.
On a several-acre plot of land in Batu Gajah, world-renowned cartoonist, Datuk Mohammad Nor Khalid was honoured with a ground-breaking ceremony. Known commonly as Lat, the artist shared his vision with everyone who attended the event on Thursday, August 22. Growing up in nearby Kampung Kota Bahru and illustrating throughout his life, Lat is now […]
It was a lively evening when Datuk Professor Jimmy Choo Yeang Keat, famous worldwide for his exquisitely crafted shoes shared his success story in a packed room at Symphony Suites. In dialogue with Patrick Teoh, former TV and radio presenter and now ‘Agent Provocateur’ the talk was organised by Perak Academy. Jimmy, son of a […]
A book launch, jointly hosted by Perak Academy and Areca Books in honour of Mark Yoi Sun Soo’s debut book, was held at Symphony Suites, Ipoh recently. Entitled “My Days in the Sun”, the book is a memoir detailing Mark’s first 40 years of his life where he spent alternating between Hong Kong and Kampar, […]
The time has come for Ragu Rajamani and his two daughters, Nithya Rubhini and Nithya Darshini, to embark on their Merdeka Walk once again this year. This time round the difference is, his son Surya, 8, will be joining them. The idea of the walk was initiated by Rubhini, 14, to show her love for […]
The Perak Academy held its monthly lecture on March 22 at the Ipoh Specialist Hospital. The talk, “Remembering Dr Wu Lien Teh, a Malaysian Hero” was given by Clement Liang, Treasurer of Dr Wu Lien Teh Society. Around forty attended the talk and they included the daughter (and her daughter) of the younger brother, and […]
Kristine Hooi Peng Yen passed away on July 6, 2011 in Singapore. She was 56 and had been battling with cancer for the last two years. Kristine was Dato’ Yap Lim Sen’s personal assistant. Born, bred and educated in Ipoh she was a true Ipohite. I have known her for close to a decade. Gifted […]
He is fun, he is affable and Carl Isaac is all set to once and for all get Ipohites to recognise the Impiana name.