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Posts tagged 'Foreign Speak'


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 »

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 »

Malaysia, My Home

Jun 8, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

Having made Subang Jaya his home, and with a wife originally from Sungai Siput, Perak, Briton Andrew John Collier, 40, visits Ipoh at least twice a year, and may consider retiring in the modest city in the future. In fact, Collier's parents enjoyed their vacations in Malaysia so much, they are relocating to the country ... continue reading »

Into his fifteenth year living in Ipoh, the inefficiencies of local government agencies still boggle the mind of Australian Stephen John Cook. Despite regularly being made to jump through hoops and hurdles, the 53-year-old, known to many as the "Laughing Fat Man of Ipoh" has no regrets relocating to the city. Sharing his story, he said, ... continue reading »

Ipoh Up Close

Jun 4, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

"Terima kasih, Ipoh! I am so touched by your kindness, I hope to visit you again!" said Tazeen Qureshy, 22, from Odisha, India, who was in Ipoh for ten days during the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on a reporting assignment for two hockey news portals. It was the journalist's first overseas trip and she was naturally ... continue reading »

Food For Thought

May 30, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

"We miss the sidewalks that make walking safe!" Estefanya Gordillo, 27, and Anne Pladdet, 25, said in unison, when asked what they miss most in Ipoh compared to the Netherlands, where they are both Master's candidates in Leisure, Tourism and Environment at Wageningen University. Estefanya, or Tefa, is originally from Quito, Ecuador and Anne's hometown is ... continue reading »

Ipoh Has It All!

May 16, 2019 Author: Emily | Filed under: Personalities, The Malay Mail Newspaper

"When I was offered a posting in Ipoh, I accepted it straight away without hesitation," declared Lebanese Jean Michel Baradei. Having spent a month in Ipoh previously due to work, Jean enjoyed the lifestyle here so much he didn't think twice about leaving hectic Bangkok, where he was working at that time. The 42-year-old father of two ... continue reading »

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