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  • Metro News
  • Monday, 20 Aug 2018


Motorists from Lebuh Cintra will no longer be able to turn right at Jalan Pintal Tali (entrance to People’s Court) starting from 10am today. For details, call Noor Rafidah Ahmed (04-2592202) or Zainuddin Mohamad Shariff (04-2592015) or email to


The Seberang Prai Municipal Council (MPSP) will hold open interviews for those who wish to trade at wet markets in Tasek Gelugor, Sungai Dua, Taman Bagan, Taman Selamat, Taman Sri Rambai, Bukit Mertajam, Taman Berjaya, Sungai Bakap, Bander Tasek Mutiara and Kampung Valdor. The interviews will be held at the ground floor, meeting room of the MPSP branch office in Jalan Betik, Bukit Mertajam from 9am to 11am on Aug 28. Another interview for traders who wish to do business at the MPSP complex at the same venues will be held at the same place and time on Aug 29. For details, call 04-5497682 or 04-5497685 or visit


The #JomENJOY Food & Fun Fair will be held at the Church of Divine Mercy in Sungai Ara from 9am to 3pm on Sept 1. Proceeds will be used to build a free learning centre and community hall. To purchase tickets at RM20 per coupon, call 04-646 6881. They can also be bought at the fair. Details, visit or the Church of Divine Mercy Sg Ara Facebook.


The Family Hope Welfare Association will hold its annual charity dinner at Rainbow Paradise Hotel in Tanjung Bungah on Sept 8 from 7pm to 10pm. Proceeds will be used to support charity projects. Tickets are priced at RM100 each. Call Timothy (016-486 7130) or Peter (013-484 5522) for details.

charity CONCERT

St George’s Church Penang will be holding a charity concert on Sept 9 at 7pm featuring the Voices of Penang Philharmonic (VOPP), a choir under the banner of Penang Philharmonic Orchestra. Entry is by a minimum donation of RM50. Proceeds will go towards supporting Penang’s disadvantaged community. Admission passes are available from the church office. For more information, kindly contact the church office at 04-2612739 or William at 016-4159844.


The Assumption School, Butterworth Alumni Association will hold their 2nd reunion dinner and the school’s 85th anniversary celebration at The Light Hotel, Seberang Jaya, at 7pm on Sept 15. For more details, call Sara (012-525337) or Jeff (017-8027299).


The Church of The Holy Name of Jesus, Balik Pulau will host a fundraising dinner at 7pm on Sept 16 at SJK(C) Chong Teik for the restoration of the 164-year-old church. Tickets cost RM40 per person or RM400 per table. Donations and sponsorships are welcome. For details, call Alphonse Law (012-578 8183) or Michael Yip (016-457 0561).


Penang Club will be organising a Charity Food & Fun Fair by-the-sea in conjunction with its 150th anniversary celebration. The event will be held on Sept 29 from 11am to 3pm. There will be more than 100 types of homemade and hawker delights along with books, groceries and clothes. All proceeds will be donated to the Penang Hospice and Penang Handicapped Centre. For enquiries or to buy tickets, call 04-2277366.

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