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Mastering the Way of the Sword

Jul 14, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

It was an easy decision for Christopher Wong Hong Wai when he was looking to take up a martial art. And as only the second Malaysian to hold a 6 Dan rank in kendo, it was definitely a sound choice. The icing on the cake was that Wong passed his sixth-dan promotion examinations on his ... continue reading »

The Shooting of KaKaKaPo

Jul 13, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

When director-cum-actor Singampuli found out that parts of Kavita Kannadasan Kadalakiporange, or in short KaKaKaPo, would be shot in Ipoh, he was most excited. So was his co-star, the ravishing Sakshi Agarwal. It was Singampuli's second trip to Ipoh. His first trip was four years ago, for the filming of Kardia. He said, "Even though it ... continue reading »

Towering above the other 23 finalists at 182cm, Malaccan Danielle Wong Kar Wai, 22, was crowned Miss Malaysia Earth 2015 in Ipoh recently. She will represent the country to compete against 90 other queens from around the world in the Miss Earth pageant to be held at the end of the year in Vienna, Austria. Wowing ... continue reading »

Ipoh, An Eye Opener

Jul 11, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

"Searching the internet for major cities to visit in Malaysia and had the results narrowed down to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Ipoh, I came across a local blog when researching on transportation options to get to Ipoh," shared American Ken Hasner, 56. The Somerset, New Jersey native who was on his first major Southeast Asian solo ... continue reading »

Cutting-Edge Bladesmith

Jul 10, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Setting up his make-shift stall under a parasol umbrella and wearing his trademark straw hat, Lam Kok Sing, 62, is ready for business for the morning. Offering sharpening services for all kinds of tools from the kitchen to garden, from knives to scissors, machete, hoe and garden shears, Lam, who learned the art while working ... continue reading »

Having hung up his walking shoes for a year, it is time for record-making walker G. Deo to put them on again and create even more records. And this time, it will be as a senior citizen. The first walk planned is a backward walk around Penang island on National Day. Despite numerous achievements under his ... continue reading »

Judging Feathered Singers

Jul 2, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

As only one of two judges for merbok (zebra dove) singing competitions in Ipoh, Wong Kim Pang, 76, is kept busy with the monthly competitions that are held at a field in Menglembu as part of the panel of judges. For retired civil servant Wong, whose interest in merbok began at the age of 16 in ... continue reading »

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