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Living Hope Malaysia, a CSR initiative founded by Ipoh-born philanthropist Dr Peggy Chan Wong, has targeted to sponsor 90 Ipoh children this year as part of its ongoing “One Egg – One Child” feeding programme. The announcement was made by Chan during a cheque presentation ceremony at SJK (C) Pasir Pinji 2 to cover the [...]
Ipoh City Council Workers’ Cooperative (Koperasi Perkerja MBI) entertained 122 orphans from three local orphanages to lunch at the Dulang Coffee House, Excelsior Hotel, Ipoh recently. The event was hosted by members of the cooperative led by its Chairman, Ahmad Zahar Abdul Wahab. “It’s our way of contributing to society,” said Wahab to Ipoh Echo. [...]
In NST’s Streets Northern (April 26, 2012), there was a news item of MBI demolishing stalls in Kampung Pengkalan Pegoh for occupying state land. Abdul Halim Saad, Director, MBI Licensing and Enforcement Department was quoted as saying that the stalls were demolished because they were located at a dangerous spot along a busy road. After [...]
Azmi Zulkifli, better known as Pak Yop, was duly recognised for his literary achievements at a special ceremony held at the auditorium of the Perak Arts and Culture Complex, Ipoh recently. The evening event was graced by the Executive Councillor for Arts, Sports and Culture Dato’ Zainol Fadzi Faharuddin who officiated at the ceremony. Pak [...]
Many a time I have driven past Yam Yam with its sign saying Restoran Makanan Laut and not once have I considered checking it out until my peripatetic foodie friend invited me.
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Two mothers whose children attend a mission school were livid. This time, they were not angry with the quality of teaching, the curriculum or the lack of sports and extracurricular activities
An aerobics session, “Jom Robik”, jointly organised by Ipoh City Council, Persatuan Kecergasan Fizikal Daerah Kinta and Fitness Embassy was held at Polo Ground one Sunday morning recently. It attracted the participation of a few hundred people. Guest of honour, Dato’ Chang Ko Youn, joined in the workout, alongside Fitness Embassy Director, Tommy Huang. Addressing [...]
Our former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir’s famous saying is, “Malaysians have a short memory; it only lasts two weeks.” This is true in the case of flooding in Lim Garden.
“Apathy is the reason why criminals go scot-free,” said Dato’ Hamidah Osman, Senior Executive Councillor and Adun for Sungai Rapat. She said this to reporters when met during her walkabout in Taman Seri Rapat recently. Hamidah was prompted to make the visit after receiving complaints about burglary, snatch and petty thefts from residents who are [...]