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bringing 2 U events & happenings in and around Ipoh … & beyond…

Beauty of String Art

Nov 3, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Sitting at home in Oman with nothing much to keep her occupied except for her baby, Amal Tahir, a former architect, was looking for a hobby to fill her time. Amal, who loves cross-stitching and working with yarn, discussed with her husband, Ahmad Syafii'ei. He, however, had a better idea. Syafii'ei, who studied Arabic calligraphy ... continue reading »

Surviving Dark Times

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

Following her bitter divorce, all Khadijah Ahmad wanted to do was to leave the country to start life afresh. Friends in Dubai and Japan offered to take her in and after much contemplation, Katt, as she is known, decided to head to Tokyo, Japan. Katt worked as a personal assistant to her friend and lived in ... continue reading »

Oasis Amid Growing City

Nov 1, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

For digital nomad Gael Hilotin, 32, Ipoh was a rather elusive city to visit! The Filipina who blogs at thepinaysolobackpacker.com and contributes regularly to Yahoo! Southeast Asia Travel as well as other travel publications, recalled, "I have visited Ipoh several times since then, but the one visit that has stayed in my memory was a solo ... continue reading »

Hearty Milestone for State Hospital

Oct 31, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: News, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Even as the first bricks have still yet to be laid for the new RM300 million 10-storey Women, Children & Cardiology block which will house the cardiology unit of Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB), Ipoh, heart patients in Perak have been receiving treatment at the hospital's Pusat Rawatan Harian (Day Care Centre) since January 31, ... continue reading »

Returning to her village at Kampung Sungai Lang Tengah in Kuala Langat, Selangor after thirty years living in the city of Kuala Lumpur, Esiah Binti Kaimon, was suddenly overwhelmed by the foliage that surrounded her kampung house. The lush greenery was most refreshing compared to the concrete jungle that is Kuala Lumpur. Recalling those days in ... continue reading »

Adventurous Thomas

Oct 29, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Having spent his whole life in Singapore, German Lau Thomas, 23, actually prefers living in Ipoh compared to Singapore. He explained, "Singapore, as you know, is a concrete jungle. Ipoh, on the other hand, is so close to nature. I love to wake up to the mist in the horizon, which sort of offers me a ... continue reading »

Announcement: A Stray’s Wish

Oct 28, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events

The Penang Chapter of Independent Aid For Protection And Welfare of Animals (IAPWA Penang) is organising a food/fun fair to raise funds for its Trap-Neuter-Release progamme to control the stray dog issue on the island. Coupons are priced at RM20 per booklet, which can be used to purchase food, products or participate in games for dogs. To ... continue reading »

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