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  • Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018


Star Media Group’s SOBA LAB (previously known as SOBA Learning Series) will be held at MU Hotel today from 9am to 1pm. SOBA LAB is a business talk designed to groom business leaders and enlighten entrepreneurs to take their business to greater heights. There will be panel discussion, case studies, sharing of success stories and networking session during the event. This halfday workshop is free and it is targeted at SMEs. To register, please log on to For details, call 03-7967 1388 ext 1432 / 1857 or email to

TRAINING session

Befrienders Ipoh will be having a training session for new volunteers at No 8, Jalan Sybil Kartigasu, Fairpark on Aug 11 and 12 from 9am to 5pm.The training is opened to the public. A nominal fee of RM80 is required to offset running cost. For details, Whatsapp 012-5340063 to confirm registration.


The Sungai Raia bridge at Federal Road FT001 Jalan Ipoh-Gopeng Section 583 (KM192) will be closed off for the construction of a new bridge from now until March 25 2020. A temporary bridge will be erected to allow undisrupted traffic flow. For details, call the Kinta district Public Works Department at 05-527 7055.


The Perak Heritage Society will hold a Heritage Discourse on “Early Malay Settlements in Ipoh” at Hotel Seri Malaysia on July 28 at 2.30pm. Admission is free. For details, call 013-424 1917 (Norhisham).


A health talk titled “Real Food/Fake Food, The Key to Nutritious Health” will be held at Bonzai B, Level 4, Syeun Hotel, Ipoh on Aug 4 from 1pm to 4pm. Admission is free but seats are limited. A complimentary gift bag worth RM100 would be given to the first 100 attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis. For details or reservations, call 03-7965 2888 or register at


The Kampar Pastors Fellowship will hold a freedom encounter evangelistic and healing rally at the Grand Kampar Hotel on Aug 3 (English/Cantonese) and on Aug 4 (English/Bahasa Malaysia) at 7.30pm. Admission is free. For details call 012-5157944 (Ping Chin), 012-5381728 (Eunice) or 017-5564161 (Eduan).


“The Malaysian Big Latch”, a Malaysia Book of Records attempt to be the largest breastfeeding event will be held at Master Badminton Club in Klebang, Ipoh on Aug 5. Registration starts at 9am. For details, visit


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Green Campus Committee will hold a Technical Talk Series, titled “Why should we Go Green? – Introducing you to Global Warming and Us” at Lecture Theatre IDK6 (Block 1) in its Kampar campus on Aug 8 from 5.30pm to 7pm. Registration is free. For details, email to


Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman’s extension education is organising a “Quick and Easy MUET Preparation” at its Kampar campus on Aug 10 from 9am to 1pm.For details call 05-4688888 ext 2529 (Shahira), or visit


The Perak Society of Performing Arts is holding the 7th Ipoh International Dancesport Championships 2018 at Kinta Riverfront Hotel, Ipoh on Aug 11. For details, call 05-545 0350 or visit the MY Dancesport Studio Facebook page.

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