• Depression: The Silent Killer

    Depression: The Silent Killer

    Depression is a mood disorder that affects the way one feels, thinks and in some cases, interferes with day-to-day activities. Unlike sadness, depression is characterized by more

  • Waking Up to Ipoh Coffee

    Waking Up To Ipoh Coffee

    Ipoh was recently listed as Asia’s top three best coffee cities, together with Chiang Mai and Tokyo, by the world’s largest travel guidebook publisher, Lonely Planet. more

  • Interview with Human Resources Minister

    Interview With Human Resources Minister

    Cover Story By Tan Mei Kuan Ipoh Echo had an exclusive one-on-one with newly-minted Human Resources Minister, M. Kulasegaran who in spite of his very heavy schedule took the more


  • Sympathy for Najib?

    Sympathy For Najib?

    Najib is no fool. He is playing to the gallery and is using sentiments to influence or perhaps browbeat simple-minded Malaysians into submission.

  • Faizal's Challenges Ahead

    Faizal's Challenges Ahead

    Faizal is relatively unknown in Perak. Being the underdog he is at a disadvantage but he is young, time is surely on his side.

  • The Malay Psyche

    The Malay Psyche

    The Malay psyche is not something difficult to fathom. It is the result of years of indoctrination by a political party that is long on hopes but short on ideas.