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Ivan Loh

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20 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Septuagenarian finally gets blue MyKad

FOR years, former shoe factory worker Cheang Chin Kok could not travel overseas because he was holding a red MyKad.

Cheang (centre) showing his blue MyKad and citizenship certificate with Wong (right) and Ipoh Timur Gerakan vice- chairman Chek Kwong Weng.
19 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

NGO spreads environmental awareness through hands-on learning

ABOUT 20 people took part in a water quality management class held by Persatuan Aktivis Sahabat Alam (Kuasa) over the weekend.

Maketab leading participants through a session outside of class in Hutan Lipur Ulu Kinta.
19 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Look what the stork brought

THE Taiping Zoo and night Safari has successfully bred 41 milky storks in captivity under its conservation programme.

Milky storks that were released by the Taiping Zoo have started nesting and breeding.
18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

A titanic battle for ‘diamond’ of Perak

IPOH: Shine bright like a diamond, goes the song Diamonds by Rihanna.

18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Slow build-up to campaign period

WITH the hype over the general election growing by the day, the public is beginning to notice more election-related activity taking place around them.

Gopeng MCA members helping to put up Barisan Nasional flags in Gopeng constituency.
18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

NGO spreads environmental awareness through hands-on learning

ABOUT 20 people took part in a water quality management class held by Persatuan Aktivis Sahabat Alam (Kuasa) over the weekend.

Maketab leading participants through a session outside of class in Hutan Lipur Ulu Kinta.
18 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hotel announces Ramadan offerings

TRADITIONAL home favourites will be the flavour for this year’s Ramadan buffet at Weil Hotel in Ipoh. Themed “Dari Dapur Bondaku” (From My Mother’s Kitchen), guests will be served a wide spread of traditional Malay dishes at the hotel’s Tiffin restaurant.

Weil Hotel Ipoh will give out 1,000 packs of its bubur lambuk at the hotel and Perak Stadium Ramadan bazaar on May 19 and 26, respectively.
17 Apr 2018 | 11:16 AM

Cops nab businessman with drugs worth over RM116K at Batu Gajah shoplot

IPOH: Police have arrested a 55-year-old businessman and seized some RM116,340 worth of heroin at a shophouse in Batu Gajah, Perak.

ACP Ravi (second from right) showing the drugs that were seized during the press conference on Tuesday.
17 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sweet treat for seniors

THERE were plenty of smiles among 30 “VIPs” from Rumah Seri Kembangan Ulu Kinta welfare home who were treated to a day out and hawkers food at a coffeeshop in Canning Garden, Ipoh.

Raja Yong Sofea (baju kebaya) welcoming the guests form the Rumah Seri Kenangan old folks Ulu Kinta for a sumptious lunch at Vegas restaurant. — Photos: Ronnie Chin/The Star
16 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Beauty pageant contestants boost cancer awareness

THERE were stares all around as five foreign ladies gave out umbrellas and bookmarks to promote awareness of cervical cancer to the public near the Bercham and Buntong wet markets.

Miss International 2016 contestants (from left) Davenport, Tyson, Shavina, Gannon and Rewati gave out umbrellas, bookmarks and vouchers for free pap smear tests during the event.

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