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Nicole Wong

metroperak@thestar.com.my

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13 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Increase in prices will not be much

CONSUMERS can expect a hike in prices for certain goods after the implementation of the Sales and Service Tax (SST) on September 1.

SST will be implemented at eateries by Sept 1.
10 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Shooting may not be the answer

CITIZENS have mixed reactions to the shoot-on-sight policy suggestion for wildlife poachers to protect the Malayan tigers.

While some agree that the shoot-on-sight policy suggestion for wildlife poachers to protect Malayan tigers will stop the illegal activity, others say it is inhumane. — Filepic
9 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Keep sick children away from school

PARENTS and teachers should be more alert about their children’s and students’ well-being and not disregard any signs of illness.

Chung Shan Kindergarten teachers sanitising the children’s hands as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of HFMD in Ipoh.
6 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Engineering delegates tour university’s Kampar campus

ABOUT 50 delegates from the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) visited the Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) Kampar campus.

The delegates learning about the significance of the Confucius-Einstein bronze sculptures.
4 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Recognised for their efforts

HEAD nurse K. Angayakkanni feels happy and contented when her patients recover under her care.

Angayakkanni (third from left) receiving her certificate from Rotary Club District 3300 Governor Dr Baskaran Gobala Krishnan (second from left) as club president Dr SumeetaDhanoa (left) looks on.
3 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Club to highlight mental health in series of events

THE Rotary Club of Greentown will be organising a series of events to shed light on the seriousness of mental wellness in our society.

District 3300 Governor Dr Baskaran Gobala Krishnan (left) congratulating Dr Sumeeta on being the 25th president of the Rotary Club of Greentown.
3 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Honouring traditional Chinese music

MORE than 400 people attended a concert themed “10 Decade” at Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (Utar) Kampar campus.

Wong (left) and Dr Chuah (middle) officiating the concert.
3 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Whizkid does Perak proud by topping Moscow mental arithmetic contest

DESPITE being sick in Moscow, Russia, eight-year-old Reeno Chin powered through and won a trophy at the 25th Aloha Mental Arithmetic International Competition 2018.

2 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Whizkid does Perak proud

DESPITE being sick in Moscow, Russia, eight-year-old Reeno Chin powered through and won a trophy at the 25th Aloha Mental Arithmetic International Competition 2018.

Reeno proudly displaying the trophy and certificate he won in Moscow.
1 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Councillors pledge to resolve people’s woes

A TOTAL of 21 community leaders were sworn in as new Batu Gajah district councillors.

Newly-elected Batu Gajah District Council councillors (from left) S. Ravi Chandran, Kong Lai Ling ang Zulkifli Ariffin Arif taking their oath of office.