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Dharma talk

Ajahn Brahm from Australia will be giving a Dharma talk at 8pm today on ‘The Happiness of Peace’ at the Triple Wisdom Hall in Pangkor Road, Penang.


Enjoy discounts at the MPH Book Fair from today to Jan 1 from 10am to 10pm at Udini Square in Penang. The fair offers discounts up to 70%. For details, call 04-291 5477.


The Actors Studio Chorus and Orchestra will present a Family Christmas Concert today and tomorrow at 8.30pm at Stage 1 in PenangPac, Straits Quay. Tickets are priced at RM40 for adults and RM30 for students. For details or tickets, call 04-899 1722 and 04-899 2722 or visit


Penang First Assembly of God church will present a Christmas musical drama titled, ‘Let My People Go’ at its Multipurpose Ministry Complex (MMC) at 30, Persiaran Karpal Singh 2, George Town, today, tomorrow and Sunday at 7.30pm, nightly. Admission is free. For details, email or call 04-658 4404.


YMCA Penang is organising Basic Thai Language Course every Thursday for 17 lessons starting Dec 20 from 8pm to 9.30pm and Basic Korean Language Course every Tuesday for 18 lessons starting Jan 8 from 8pm to 10pm. Those interested, kindly contact 04-228 8211.


Brahma Kumaris Malaysia Penang Branch will be organising a workshop on ‘Inner Peace, Inner Power’ workshop on Sunday from 10am at Meditation Museum and Centre, 674-H, Jalan Kebun Bunga (near Botanical Gardens). RSVP at 013-430 1229 or email


Tiong Hua Sports and Cultural Association of Kepala Batas and the Penang Government will jointly hold a cultural show with lion and dragon dances at Seberang Prai Chingay Parade 2018 on Sunday from 7pm to 11.30pm at the MPSP field in Jalan Bagan Luar, Butterworth.

DHARMA Teachings

Venerable Ji Ran is giving a Dharma talk based on ‘An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon’ on Sunday from 9.30am to noon at Room 2B, Level 2 of Than Hsiang Temple in Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Penang. The teaching resumes on every second and fourth Sunday of the month. Call Chew (012-481 5526) or Yuree (012-473 0037) for details.


Penang Eurasian Association will hold its ‘Countdown to 2019’ Royal Ball at Berjaya Penang Hotel on Dec 31 at 7pm. The evening includes buffet dinner, lucky draws and entertainment by The Zarsadias Brothers. All association members and friends are invited. For details, call Sonny King (018-929 1774) or Irene (019-599 1135).


KDU Penang University College is having a registration week from now until Jan 20 from 9am to 5pm at 32, Anson Road, 10400, Penang. For details, contact 04-238 6368 or visit

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