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School holiday promotion 

MUTIARA Johor Baru is offering a special promotion for the school holidays from May 29. Room rates start at RM198 for single or twin sharing in a deluxe room. The package also comes with a buffet breakfast and a RM20 voucher redeemable at the lounge and at all restaurants. A 10% discount is offered for a minimum two-night stay. For reservations, call Mutiara Johor Baru at 07-332 3808. 

Residents get-together 

Stampin BDC Association will hold a “Malam Hiburan” at the carpark in front of the BDC Everrise supermarket in Kuching today for residents from the BDC housing area for a fun-filled night of songs and dances from 7pm onwards. Lucky draw prizes of hampers and electrical appliances will also be given away. Residents in the vicinity are advised to come early to claim their lucky draw tickets. For more information, contact organising chairman Kapitan Yap Choon Kiat at 019-889 3 797.  

Public forum 

Hospital Pantai Ayer Keroh will hold a free public forum entitled Total Oral-facial Reconstruction at 2pm today at its conference room. For details, call Ng at 06-231 9999. 

Health check-up package 

In conjunction with International Family Day and Teacher’s Day, Hospital Pantai Ayer Keroh will be promoting its general health check-up package until the end of next month. Priced at RM258, the package consists of a thorough physical examination and report, a comprehensive blood, liver and renal test, a chest X-ray, an ECG and two cancer tests. For men above 50, an additional prostate cancer test will be included for RM278. For details, call Health Screening Centre at 06-231 9999 ext 2130. 

Buffet special 

Pulai Springs Resort is offering The Pulai Longest Buffet that features more that a hundred dishes including all-time favourites such as nasi briyani, murtabak, lar mien, shepherd’s pie, beef stroganoff and prawn sambal. The buffet is at RM38 per adult and RM19 per child. For bookings, call Gleneagles Terrace at 07-521 2121 ext 5211.  

Rainforest music 

The 9th Rainforest World Music Festival at Sarawak Cultural Village on July 7-9 will feature 10 international groups from Africa, Asia, Europe and North and Latin America as well as several local groups, including the Malaysian Dhol Federation from Kuala Lumpur. The groups will take to the stage for nightly concerts and conduct two workshop sessions in the afternoons. Tickets for the festival are now available at Visitors’ Information Centres in Kuching (082-410 944), Sibu (084-340 980) and Miri (085-434 180). 

For details, check the festival website at 

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