• Connexion:  Back to the Original Faith

    Connexion: Back To The Original Faith

    Quite possibly, many senior officials of the State Government are not aware that the Orang Asli communities of Perak have legitima...read more

  • The Newsroom has Changed

    The Newsroom Has Changed

    The July instalment of Sharpened Word saw two notable journalists namely, Jahabar Sadiq and Jaspal Singh, on the panel. The monthly session was held on Saturday, July 27 at 22 Hale Street.

  • Yi Chef Ultimate Knife

    Yi Chef Ultimate Knife

      By Mei Kuan Chef Chai Wee Khun, the founder of Volcano Grill Restaurant, launched his own knife brand named, Yi Chef Ultimate Knife on Sunday, August 4. The first-ever ou...read more

  • Adventures That Give Back

    Adventures That Give Back

      By Mei Kuan The soft launch of the Phoenix Initiative by Nomad Adventure at Earth Camp, Gopeng, saw the unveiling of a revolutionary green waste disposal machine that uses...read more

  • Opinion: A pendatang gene in everyone

    Opinion: A Pendatang Gene In Everyone

      By Joachim Ng If Lenggong Valley were set in Europe, it would host a million visitors yearly. But it’s in Perak, 50...read more

  • Grants for Female Entrepreneurs

    Grants For Female Entrepreneurs

      By Mei Kuan A shout out to all Perakean female entrepreneurs and aspiring ones, the state government is offering grants a...read more

  • Connexion:  A neighbouring state gets cleaner

    Connexion: A Neighbouring State Gets Cleaner

      By Joachim Ng Perak and Penang. A tale of two states with a common border. But once you cross the line, you may observe a...read more

  • 7th Night of July

    7th Night Of July

      By Chris Teh The “7th Night of July” charity concert was held at SMK Methodist (ACS) Ipoh auditorium on Sunday, July 7. Present were Datin Rosalina Ooi-Thong, ...read more

  • Heritage: Peraks Prehistoric Past

    Heritage: Peraks Prehistoric Past

      By Chris Teh The Bicara Warisan talk “Antiquity of Perak’s Prehistoric Past” by Perak Heritage Society ...read more

  • Connexion:  Find a spot for high scorers

    Connexion: Find A Spot For High Scorers

      By Joachim Ng Orang Cina Kaya! You will hear shop assistants mouthing this quite often, perhaps half jokingly. The impres...read more

  • Best School Canteen

    Best School Canteen

      The 3K (Kebersihan, Kesihatan and Keselamatan) programme was launched by Deputy Education Minister II, P. Kamalanathan on May 22, 2015, with the aim of increasing awareness...read more

  • Beliefs, your unseen core

    Beliefs, Your Unseen Core

      By Cornelia Tan Beliefs influence your attitudes and priorities. Attitudes and priorities influence your behaviour. Your behaviour influences your environment.  So w...read more

  • Letter: Modern Day Poverty

    Letter: Modern Day Poverty

      This local Ipoh community story must be told. Also, best be told by a few community members who are motivated to do better. Everyday of the week, we have dwellers in Cannin...read more

  • iSpeak:  Councillor's Rewarding Experience

    ISpeak: Councillor's Rewarding Experience

        By A. Jeyaraj After reading a letter in the NST from a former councillor about his experience, I decided to talk ...read more

  • Connexion:  Who is more expert than you?

    Connexion: Who Is More Expert Than You?

        By Joachim Ng State governments need to get real: unless they empower local residents to manage their own neighbo...read more