BOOKS

  • Manek Mischiefs Tours Ipoh

    Manek Mischiefs Tours Ipoh

    Manek Mischiefs, the third in a trilogy of collection of short stories  centering on the multi-hued world of the Peranakans by Dr Lee Su Kim, made Ipoh its fifth stop after ea...read more

  • The ASEAN Miracle: Malay Edition

    The ASEAN Miracle: Malay Edition

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a miracle. Why? In an era of growing cultural pessimism, many thoughtful individual...read more

  • One Man's Diary on Life

    One Man's Diary On Life

    Insightful, meditative and provocative, “The Chronicler: One Man’s Diary on Life” delves into the mind of Koh Chye Hock. With 35 years of deep and purposeful cont...read more

  • Manek Mischiefs Completes Trilogy

    Manek Mischiefs Completes Trilogy

    After “Kebaya Tales: Of Matriarchs, Maidens, Mistresses and Matchmakers” and “Sarong Secrets: Of Love, Loss and ...read more

  • Sarong Secrets

    Sarong Secrets

    I have always had an affinity for female characters who strike a perfect balance between discretion and survival, a necessary trait especially for mothers in order to protect their...read more

  • Promoting Good Governance

    Promoting Good Governance

    Perak Academy (PA) has upped the ante by organising a talk titled, “Combating Corruption and Promoting Good Governance” presented by award-winning investigative journal...read more

  • The Real Story

    The Real Story

    Award-winning investigative journalist, R. Nadeswaran (Nades for short), introduced his second book entitled “Curi-curi Malaysia” in Ipoh via a very informal book-signi...read more

  • Charity Book Launch: When Journey Begins

    Charity Book Launch: When Journey Begins

    Nine inspiring entrepreneurs from Ipoh of nine different industries shared their success stories in the charity book entitled, &ld...read more

  • Saved to Serve

    Saved To Serve

    The new book "Saved to Serve" is the fourth book written by Dr Teoh Soong Kee, a gynaecologist in Ipoh Specialist Hospital. This new book chronicles Dr Teoh's experiences as a Chri...read more

  • Books by Tommy Thomas

    Books By Tommy Thomas

    Perak Academy hosted the launch of two books, ‘Abuse of Power’ and ‘Anything but the Law’, penned by prominent lawyer Tommy Thomas on Friday, July 29 at Cit...read more

  • “Soliloquy” by Nor Azian

    “Soliloquy” By Nor Azian

    Nor Azian Hashim confides her inner thoughts in her first book, ‘Soliloquy: A Collection of Poems’. From her identity in ‘My Words’, belief in ‘Being ...read more

  • The Throne of Ledang by Iskandar Al-Bakri

    The Throne Of Ledang By Iskandar Al-Bakri

    The first time I got my hands on Iskandar Al-Bakri’s “The Throne of Ledang” I thought it would be the same old y...read more

  • "Henna" By Jasemin Sibo

    If you think poetry is boring, think again. In Jasemin Sibo’s latest poetic novella “Henna”, storytelling  just got better! The series of narrative poems be...read more

  • Dining with Dragons

    Dining With Dragons

    Carol Selva Rajah took me on a fascinating culinary time travel in her latest book, “Dining with Dragons” published in October 2015. The book is a perfect example of ho...read more

  • Zhu Pearl

    Zhu Pearl

    Book Review By Tan Mei Kuan ByThe opening paragraph of Jasemin Sibo’s latest novel “Zhu Pearl” goes like this: “According to early Chinese civilization, p...read more

  • A Doc's Life

    A Doc's Life

    Dr Teoh Seng Kee has spent five decades in the medical profession. Teoh was educated at Penang Free School, Penang. In 1965 he was awarded a Colombo Plan scholarship to do medicine...read more

  • Indicator of Ipoh Old Town

    Indicator Of Ipoh Old Town

    Everyone knows that Ipoh Old Town has some old and interesting buildings. They can all be viewed in a published book of photographs by J.J. Chen and L.Y. Chung. With more than 50 c...read more

  • Books by Ipoh Writers

    Books By Ipoh Writers

    Perak Academy launched four books penned by Ipoh-born writers at Kong Heng Square on Saturday, May 9. The four publications were ‘“Cell Wars’ by Dr Teoh Soong Kee...read more

  • Iversen – Architect of Ipoh & Modern Malaysia

    Iversen – Architect Of Ipoh & Modern Malaysia

    The much-anticipated soft launch of the book entitled, “Iversen – Architect of Ipoh and Modern Malaya” written b...read more

  • Phoenix Rising

    Phoenix Rising

    The launch of the book “Phoenix Rising, Pioneering Chinese Women of Malaysia” authored by Dr Ho Tak Ming took place recently at Symphony Suites Hotel, Ipoh. The aftern...read more

  • Phoenix Rising

    Phoenix Rising

    ‘Phoenix Rising, Pioneering Chinese Women of Malaysia’ is the fifth book by Dr Ho Tak Ming, a MBBS graduate who has been a family physician in Ipoh for over four decade...read more

  • Jasemin's Remedy for Broken Hearts

    Jasemin's Remedy For Broken Hearts

    “What! And I cried a river over that guy?” This is the reaction Jasemin Sibo is trying to get out of her readers ...read more

  • Stories for Hungry People

    Stories For Hungry People

    From the publication that brings you the wickedly serious and witty KL Noir series, ‘Murtad’ and more, BukuFixi is now looking for entries for their upcoming book, &lsq...read more

  • Betty's Book Launched

    Betty's Book Launched

    \"If you are in distress, seek help immediately and get in touch with your secure base. Talk to someone close and trusted.\" This is the message that Betty Ong hopes to convey thro...read more

  • Cell Wars

    Cell Wars

    This review is on a book titled, ‘Cell Wars’ by Dr Teoh Soon Kee, a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist with the KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital. He recounts his exp...read more

  • Life Ever Dawning

    Life Ever Dawning

    Life Ever Dawning is an autobiography of Reverend Brother Dato’ Vincent Corkery, FSC (first edition, 2014). This book, much influenced by his unquestionable faith in God, is ...read more

  • Brother Vincent's Book Launched

    Brother Vincent's Book Launched

    \"In August, the world is complete,\" said Dato\' Reverend Brother Vincent Corkery in his autobiography, “Life Ever Dawning&...read more