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  • Ipoh Heritage Cycling Tour

    Ipoh Heritage Cycling Tour

      By Rosli Mansor Taking a ride through Ipoh, either by bicycle or trishaw, is an experience in itself. Visitors get to feast their eyes on a myriad of sights ranging from B...read more

  • Creating a Safe City

    Creating A Safe City

      By Chris Teh The declaration of Ipoh as a safe city has certainly boosted the city as an artistically and historically rich capital of Perak. The ‘Light and Sound&r...read more

  • Rhythmic Fusion Dance

    Rhythmic Fusion Dance

      By Chris Teh Bringing a fresh perspective with traditional dance and a blend of soulful and upbeat songs is an eye-opening experience indeed. Fusion Rhythms organised by ...read more

  • Urgent Need for a Mayor

    Urgent Need For A Mayor

      By Rosli Mansor At an Open House on June 19, former Ipoh mayor Dato’ Roshidi Hashim expressed hope that the currently empty position of Ipoh mayor will be filled as ...read more

  • HoHo Bus Attracts Tourists

    HoHo Bus Attracts Tourists

      By Rosli Mansor Hop-On Hop-Off (HOHO) bus service which brings tourists around the city will be upgraded when two more new buses start operating. Several new interesting ...read more

  • Free Eye Screening

    Free Eye Screening

      Organised by the District 308 B2 Lions Club of Perak Silver State, over 60 volunteers consisting of ophthalmologists, doctors, optometrists and paramedics from the Departme...read more

  • MB Inc Donates in Kind

    MB Inc Donates In Kind

      By Luqman Hakim Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu urged government-linked companies and corporations to be moderate and thrifty when celebrating festivals....read more

  • Tiny Steps

    Tiny Steps

      By Mei Kuan Ipoh-born duo, Crystal Lee and Yaw Yi Xin, founded Tiny Steps in May 2018 with the aim to spread environmental awareness and share sustainable innovation ideas...read more

  • Mariaville Involves Parents

    Mariaville Involves Parents

      Mariaville Good Shepherd Kindergarten invited parents of their students and the public for their Parental Involvement & Community Project Day recently. Family activitie...read more

  • Media Tour

    Media Tour

      By Rosli Mansor Information Department of Malaysia (Perak Chapter) hosted a dinner recently for all media representatives in the state. The function was held at the Los...read more

  • Walk for Special Needs 2019

    Walk For Special Needs 2019

      By Luqman Hakim Some 600 special needs students attended the “Walk for the Special Needs 2019” held on Saturday, June 29 at the Sultan Azlan Shah Roundabout, M...read more

  • Go Loco at Polo

    Go Loco At Polo

      By Afiqah Rafael Despite its rather quirky name, Loca-Loca has a dedicated following. Don’t be misled by its name. Loca-Loca is simply aerobics with a twist.  I...read more

  • Learning Beyond Classroom

    Learning Beyond Classroom

      By Afiqah Rafael Kinderjoy Education Group organised a mini zoo on the grounds of the kindergarten’s main campus along Jalan Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh on Sunday, ...read more

  • A Historic Changeover

    A Historic Changeover

      By Mei Kuan Perak-based 2nd Malaysian Infantry Brigade is no longer under command of Penang-based Headquarters 2nd Malaysian Infantry Division effective Thursday, August 1...read more

  • Perak State Sports Corporation

    Perak State Sports Corporation

      By Luqman Hakim Despite the passage of the Perak State Sports Corporation Enactment, maintenance and upgrading work at the various state’s sports complexes are still...read more

  • Perak Tourism Ambassador

    Perak Tourism Ambassador

      By Rosli Mansor Renowned Ipoh-born recording artist and composer Michael Wong Kong Leong was appointed Perak Tourism Ambassador for East Asia for a two-year period beginni...read more

  • Longest Ice Carving

    Longest Ice Carving

      By Rosli Mansor A 48-hour effort to carve a 60m ice block was never in vain. The end-product had been proclaimed as the longest ice sculpture in the Asia Book of Records. ...read more

  • Rising Cost of Snacks

    Rising Cost Of Snacks

      By Chris Teh Most of us are snackers. Nibbling when relaxing at home or even while at work is a panacea for all ills. And while we moan about the rising prices of these sn...read more

  • Health Issues Affecting Men

    Health Issues Affecting Men

      By Rosli Mansor In conjunction with World Hepatitis Day celebration, Pantai Hospital held a health awareness programme at Aeon Kinta City Mall on Sunday, July 28. Accordi...read more

  • Thumbs Down: Fed Up with Potholes

    Thumbs Down: Fed Up With Potholes

      Road user Sharil Sharib is disappointed with the authorities lackadaisical attitude towards potholes on Jalan Meru Bestari...read more

  • Thumbs Down:  Selfish Ipoh

    Thumbs Down: Selfish Ipoh

      Jalan Sultan Yussuf...is this the way to park?    

  • Letter: Edith of Malaya

    Letter: Edith Of Malaya

      This year marks 71 years of the death of Sybil Kathigasu, which fell on June 12. Sybil and her husband, Dr A.C. Kathigasu were peacefully running their clinic at No. 141 Br...read more

  • Letter: Low-grade Graduates

    Letter: Low-grade Graduates

      Based on the global higher education ranking system, six of our 20 public universities are graded while the other 14 failed to get recognition. They are Universiti Malaya (...read more

  • Mesmerising Abhinaya

    Mesmerising Abhinaya

          Greentown Indian Cultural Society (GICS) once again was the proud organiser of “Abhinaya” – a Classical Dance Presentation (Bharathanaty...read more

  • Michaelians Got Talent!

    Michaelians Got Talent!

      By Mei Kuan The biennial Michaelian Talentime 2019 unfolded at the school hall of SMK St Michael (SMI) on Sunday, July 14 highlighting students’ myriad of talents an...read more

  • Tenby Receives an Award

    Tenby Receives An Award

      Tenby International School, Ipoh has achieved another milestone in its success story as it received a 5-star rating for the Standard Kualiti Institusi Pendidikan Swasta, SK...read more

  • Bundle - The New Craze

    Bundle - The New Craze

      By Ivana Qartika Seasonal outfits are great but what is even better are clothes that stand the test of time. The trend today is to source for long-lasting clothing that do...read more