The International Women’s Day was celebrated at the Taman Boon Bak, Rukun Tetangga Sector recently. The Guest of Honour for this function was Dato’ Thong Fah Chong, the Ipoh Timur MCA Division Chairman. He said that our community should appreciate the role played by women in various economic sectors, political and social. He also mentioned that in this coming general election, we need to make the correct choice of candidates that work for our children’s and grandchildren’s future aspirations. Entertainment included a performance by SMK Pinji, the Ipoh Chinese Cultural Club with their energetic and spectacular 24 Chinese Season Drums, line dancing and dragon dance. The function was also attended by Koperal Lee from Balai Polis Pasir Puteh who urged the communities in Taman Boon Bak to take care of their belongings, with advice on prevention of house breaking and safety procedures for all the women who were present at this function.