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  • Metro News
  • Thursday, 31 May 2018


The Star will hold a UPSR workshop for Year Five and Six pupils in SJK(C) schools on June 30 from 8am to 5.30pm at KDU Penang University College. Registration fee is RM120 each. Subscribers who register by today will enjoy a reduced fee of RM100. Seats are limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. Call Kam (04-6473399) or Eileen (012-455 6809) from 9am to 5.30pm on weekdays to register.


The Temple of Fine Arts Penang will provide free specialist consultation, legal aid service and acupuncture treatment at Sivasanta Derma Clinic today from 7.30pm to 9pm at 11, River Road. A general practitioner, orthopaedic surgeon, ophthalmologist and oral and maxillofacial (dental) specialist will be present. Details, call P. Murugiah (016-444 9246).


Kek Lok Si Foundation has set up a RM500,000 fund to help needy students pursue higher education. It is open to all Malaysians aged above 18. Those interested can apply before today at Complete the application form, attach the relevant documents and post them to the foundation. Applicants will be notified of their application status in July.


Penang Hui Yin Seh Metta Blood Donation Group is organising its 272th blood donation campaign. It will be held on Sunday from 9am to 1pm at Wisma Hui Yin, 30, Lintang Paya Terubong 3, Penang. Details, call Thum (016-4980139).


Ideal Property Group is organising ‘My Ideal Homes’ photo contest. Registration is free and open until June 8. Call Lim or Kate at 04-6411969.


Fairview International School Penang is organising ‘IB Primary Years Programme Grade 6 Exhibition 2017/2018’ on June 9 from 9am to 1.30pm at the school campus in Tingkat Bukit Jambul Satu, Bayan Lepas. Central idea for this year’s exhibition is ‘Scientific advancement impacts people’s lives and the environment’. The Grade Six students will share their research outcome. Visitors may speak to the school staff for information on the school and programmes. Details, call 04-6406633.


George Town World Heritage Incorporated will hold a public exhibition titled ‘George Town: Beautiful and Irregular’ from June 11 to July 27, 2018 from 11am to 7pm (daily except Mondays) at Bangunan UAB, Gat Lebuh China, George Town. The exhibition showcases the living cultural heritage of George Town, and inspires visitors to play an active role in safeguarding George Town’s cultural heritage. Admission is free. For details, visit


Charis Hospice will conduct a basic caregivers’ training session at 28, Lintang Paya Terubong 3, Penang, on June 23, 9am to 3pm. Registration closes on June 18. Details, call 017-451 4258.


Penang Golf Club Bukit Jambul is organising PGC Durian Fest Golf Tournament 2018 on June 24. Cash prize worth RM50,000 awaits Hole in 1 winner. Registration is open now and closes on June 18. Details, contact 016-490 9449.

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