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Octoberfest celebration 

Mutiara Hotel Johor Baru will celebrate Octoberfest from Sept 30 and Oct 1 at the Dewan Johor ballroom. The annual celebrations will include performance by German brass-band Inntaler Musikanten and a long list of tantalising favourite foods Charges are RM75 nett per person inclusive of a special souvenir, buffet dinner and a complimentary first drink. Bookings can be made by calling Mutiara Johor Bahru at 07-332 3800 extension 8072. 

Discount on summonses  

THE Majlis Bandar Johor Baru (MBJB) is offering motorists a 50% discount on summonses from now until Sept 30. The discount is to encourage motorists to settle their summonses. For more information, call MBJB at 07-228 2525. 

Exhibition on religions 

An exhibition on World Religions, Universal Peace and Global Ethics will take place at the Sarawak State Library from Oct 4 to 27. It will show the common traditions of indigenous spiritualities, Hinduism, Chinese religions, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sikhism and the Baha’i faith. An interfaith forum on “Religion and Social Issues: Sarawak Perspectives” will be held in conjunction with the exhibition on Oct 27. For further information, contact Edwin Tawie of Angkatan Zaman Mansang at 082-411799.  

Reunion dinner 

A reunion dinner is being organised for former students of Tengku Bariah Secondary School (now named SM Tengku Bariah) in Kuala Terengganu at Primula Beach Resort on Nov 5. Those who left the school from 1970-1979 are invited to attend the gathering. For details, call Madam Toh at 017-979 2828 or e-mail

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