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• Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman will be organising various career talks, career guidance workshops and guided campus tours for school leavers. Utar will also organise a series of STEM, creative and design workshops to learn about the professions for current school students. The events will take place on March 10 to 11 and March 24-25 at the Utar’s Sg Long campus, and on March 17-18 and March 24-25 at the Utar Kampar campus.For details, call Utar’s Division of Programme Promotion at 016-2233 557/559 or visit


• Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman will be organising a Postgraduate and Professional Development Day for working adults to understand more on the postgraduate education, and training options available to them. There will be complementary talks on Industry 4.0, eRezeki and The event will be held on March 24 at the Sg Long Campus in Kajang, and on March 31 at the Kampar campus. For details, call the Utar’s Division of Programme Promotion at 016-2233 557/559 or visit


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s Centre for Biodiversity Research will be organising a “Local Herbs Day II: Healthy Eating with a touch of herbs” at its Perak Campus’s DDK1, Faculty of Science on April 7 from 9am to 4pm. There will be a fee of RM15 inclusive of a light lunch. For online registration, go to For details, email or or call 05-4688888 ext 4454, 4433.


Wawasan Open University will have a promotional booth at Tesco Taiping on March 9 to March 11 from 9.30am to 10.30pm. For details, call 05-242 6323 or 243 6323.


The Perak Chest Society will be organising a TB Poster Exhibition, and a public forum in-conjunction with World TB Day 2018 at No 15, Clarke Street (No 15, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil). The exhibition will be held from March 20 to MArch 25 from 11am to 6pm, while the talk will take place on March 24 at 3pm. Titled “Cough cough, do I have TB?” the talk will be delivered by the society’s president Dr Leong Oon Keong and Dr Leong Siew Fai. Admission is free, but those interested to attend the forum must make reservations before March 22. There will also be free lung function test for smokers to detect COPD.For details, call 05-2556302 (Azmeera)


The Ipoh Fine Arts Society will be presenting “By the Light of the Moon”, a soothing evening of well loved carnatic compositions with a contemporary touch featuring Chitra Poornima Sathish, and accompanied by award winning musicians at Syuen Hotel (Level 10) on MArch 24 at 8pm. For details, call 05-2545185, 016-5321087 or 016-5272959.


RapidManjung will be providing free bus service for a month starting from March 1. The route includes to the Lumut Jetty, Aeon Mall, Manjung Hospital, Lumut Waterfront, and the Lumut Navy base. The operation time is from 6am to 10pm.


The Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents Fair will be held at Ipoh Parade shopping centre from Mar 16 to 18 from 10am to 10pm. For details, call 05-255 2261 or e-mail


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