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Perak Academy Lecture Dato Mahadev Shanker

Interspersed between Shakespeare's poetry and prose, retired High Court judge Dato’ Mahadev Shankar shared with his audience the many court cases that he had handled during his career and their similarities with Shakespeare's numerous plays. The lecture, Shakespeare & The Drama of Life, organised by Perak Academy in Ipoh as part of the academy's series of ... continue reading »

book review

This 5th book by Dr. Ho Tak Ming, a family physician practising in Ipoh, Malaysia, is a compilation of inspirational true stories about a dozen women who came from China to Malaya to seek a better life. Starting off the book is a story of Kwok Soo Kha, Dr. Ho's very own paternal great-grandmother, who took ... continue reading »

Perak Academy

Perak Academy is once again bringing to us a "lecture", this time on the topic “Shakespeare & The Drama of Life” to be presented by Dato’ Mahadev Shankar. Dato’ Mahadev is a prominent Malaysian lawyer and former Malaysian Court of Appeal judge. If you follow the news closely, you would have at least read or heard ... continue reading »

Four Points by Sheraton Langkawi Resort

Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir was the speaker at the recent lecture organised by Perak Academy. With the topic of "Malaysia - A Shared Nation? - The Challenges Ahead", Marina specifically touched on education, youth unemployment where the problem lies in lack of quality education and relevancy to today's job demands and the inability of the government ... continue reading »

Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah

YBM Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah, or more affectionately known as Ku Li, or in his Parliamentary Constituency of Gua Musang as Ku Kita, was once again invited by Perak Academy to give a lecture, this time on the topic, The Economic Reality of Malaysia Today. Born in 1937, Tengku attended the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) and ... continue reading »

Perak Academy lecture

Perak Academy's Perak Lectures 15th Series, 1st Talk: "Goh Keng Swee: The Malayan" by Dr. Ooi Kee Beng Dr. Goh Keng Swee (1918 - 2010), although born in Melaka, Malaya (now Malaysia), relocated with his family to Singapore, when he was just two years old. From this talk, it looked like Dr. Goh's heart had always been ... continue reading »

Romeo & Juliet

The Perak Academy and Perak Society of Performing Arts (PSPA) yesterday presented Baz Luhrmann's Romeo and Juliet movie, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio (pre-Titanic) and Claire Danes. This screening, with an introduction by Paul Loosley, was an extension to Paul's popular series of "Theater on Film" lectures and screenings, mainly in Kuala Lumpur. The Perak Academy ... continue reading »

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