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  • Saturday, 17 Mar 2018


Promotions and scholarships await SPM and STPM school leavers at the Star Education Fair 2018 at SPICE Arena, Relau, today and tomorrow. Visitors will benefit from education and career talks to be held from 11am to 7pm daily. Admission is free.


The public can sign up for The Star’s epaper bundle package for RM490 per year or renew existing subscriptions at RM300 per year at The Star’s subscription booth at the Star Education Fair, Spice Arena, Penang, today and tomorrow from 11am to 7pm. Those who subscribe during the fair will be entitled to a lucky dip. For details, call 012-4556809.


There will be a free health class tomorrow from 3pm to 4pm on lung cancer by a consultant oncologist at the Penang Adventist Hospital auditorium. Call 04-2227344/7735 for details.


The Temple of Fine Arts Penang will provide free specialist consultation and treatment at the Sivasanta Derma Clinic on March 20 at 11, River Road in George Town from 7.30pm to 9pm. An orthopaedic surgeon, a general practitioner, a child specialist and dental surgeon will be present. Details, call P. Murugiah (016-4449246).


Penang YMCA will conduct a basic French language course comprising 12 lessons from March 21 every Wednesday between 8pm and 9.30pm. A basic Mandarin language class with nine lessons will also be held from 8pm to 10pm starting May 21. Details, call 04-2288211 or 012-4263411.


The Penang Island City Council will hold an open interview for hawkers to fill vacancies at its complexes, markets and temporary sites on Wednesday (8am to 10am) at City Hall at the Esplanade. Bring along your MyKad and documents. Online registration can be done from March 19 at


The Artisan Market and Garage Sale will be held on April 7 from 10am to 4pm at The Star Pitt St. in Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town. The public can find artisanal products, souvenirs, books and secondhand goods for sale. Admission is free. Call Janice (04-6473388) for more details.


Charis Hospice is targeting to raise RM200,000 through a Charity Hunt comprising of motor and mall hunt on April 14. The motor hunt will be held from 9am to 1pm at SPICE while the mall hunt starts at 10am to noon at Gurney Plaza. Participants will need to answer trivia to hunt for the next clue. The fee for the motor hunt is RM400 per team (max four persons) while the mall hunt is RM180 per team (max two persons). Details, visit or call 04-8279668 / 011-12466757.


George Town World Heritage Incorporated will hold the Intangible Cultural Heritage Capacity-building Programme from April 16 to 23 at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. It aims to equip locals with knowledge and skills related to safeguarding intangible cultural heritage. The workshop is limited to 20 participants. To register, visit or email

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