There will be a water supply disruption from 10am to 10pm on Nov 20 for residents in Sungai Siput and Kuala Kangsar due to installation of reticulation pipe at Simpang Jalong in Sungai Siput. The affected areas are Taman Jalong Utama, Jalong Baru, Kampung Jalong, Kampung Terusun Simpang Jalong, Taman Aik Mon, Taman Kemiri, Taman Lintang, Taman Lintang Makmo, Taman Bunga Tanjung, Pasaraya TF, Medan Selera Sentosa, Kampung Sentosa, SMK Datuk Abdul Wahab, SMK Tok Muda Abdul Aziz, the Orang Asli Affairs department office, the police quarters and nearby areas. For details, call the LAP 24-hour hotline at 1800-88-7788.
Pantai Hospital Ipoh and Persatuan Diabetes Malaysia (Perak) will hold a public forum titled “Life’s Sweeter With Less Sugar” at the hospital’s Dahlia Utama room, Level 4, from 5.30pm to 7pm on Nov 21. There will be talks on “Diabetes Mellitus-The Silent Killer” and “Understanding Food Portions and Carbohydrate Counting”. For details, call 012-521 8956 (Harith) or 012-430 3391 (Gloria).
The Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers Perak branch (FMM) and the Manpower Department (JTK) will hold a series of help desks to guide and advise companies in the implementation of the Minimum Wage Order 2012 at FMM Perak (1, Lorong Raja DiHilir, Ipoh) from 9am to 4pm on Dec 5 and Dec 12. Registration is free. For details, e-mail email@example.com, call 05-548 8660 (Mahinder) or fax 05-548 8331.
Perak International Chess Association (PICA) and Perak Sports Council (MSN) will hold a closed chess tournament at the MSN hall, Ipoh on Dec 1 and Dec 2. Open to all chess players in Perak. Registration fee is RM20 (normal) and RM15 (PICA members and those under 16) and deadline is on Nov 26. For details, call 013-390 8129 (Yunus).
The Sri Sathya Sai Baba Temple will hold a birthday celebration of Bhagawan Sathya Sai Baba at the temple grounds, Tambun Cavevs, from 7pm to 11pm on Nov 23. There will be a bhajan (hymn singing) session and a blood donation drive. For details, call 012-502 1269 (Foong).
KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital will hold a public forum titled “Baby Massage and Baby Feeding” at the hospital’s 5th floor, Dewan Anugerah from 3pm to 5pm on Nov 24. The forum will be conducted by resident paediatrician Dr Jasmine Lau and is limited to the first 30 couples. Registration is RM10. For details, call 05-240 8777 ext 8111 (Aziera/Sarah)
WALK THE TALK
Soroptimist International Region of Malaysia (Sirom) club will hold a walk themed “Stop Violence Against Women and Girls” in Ipoh on Nov 27. This is part of their Walk the Talk from Perlis to Sabah from Nov 23 to Dec 9. For details, call 012-501 9250 (Kuan) or 012-519 0189 (Lanka).