• Book Review: Marriage and Mutton Curry

    Book Review: Marriage And Mutton Curry

      Author: Dato’ Dr M. Shanmughalingam Be prepared to be bathed in a warm, gentle satire of slices of Malaysian life. more

  • Is Your Child a Narcissist?

    Is Your Child A Narcissist?

      Do not allow a whole range of distressing narcissistic arts such as bullying, crime, dumping babies, violence, suicide to continue. YOU CAN PREVENT THEM! more

  • Beyond Deception: A Doctor Tells Her Story

    Beyond Deception: A Doctor Tells Her Story

      Beyond Deception, a futuristic science fiction with extra-terrestrial elements and medical breakthroughs by Dr Nirmala more

  • Batu Gajah, My Hometown

    Batu Gajah, My Hometown

    Out of pride and love for one’s hometown the launch of the book titled, ‘Batu Gajah, My Hometown’ was held on Wednesday, February 14 at author Chee Hee Seng& more

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, & 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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, & 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 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 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 more