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    Donate blood and sign up 

    The Bandar Country Homes Residents' Association and Duta Palms Resort & Anglers'Club are jointly holding a blood donation drive at Duta Palms Resort & Anglers' Club, Jalan Desa 1/2, Bandar Country Homes, Rawang from 8.45am to 4.30pm. A voters' registrationcampaign will also be held at the same time. For details, call Peter Chong (016-2387299) or Soong (012-3966373). 



    Arts festival 

    The Putrajaya Arts Festival willbe launched by FederalTerritories Minister Datuk SeriZulhasnan Rafique at thePerbadanan PutrajayaComplex, Precinct 3,Putrajaya, at 8pm.Entertainment will be providedby, among others, theMalaysian Drum Symphony,MOHRAM (pic), and HarithIskandar. 

    Golden Bull awards 

    Top performing Small MediumEnterprises (SMEs) will behonoured at the Golden BullAward 2007 at Dewan HusseinOnn, PWTC, at 10am. DatinPaduka Dr Tan Yee Kew,Parliamentary Secretary of theInternational Trade andIndustry Ministry, is the guestof honour. 


    Empowering consumers 

    The Muslim ConsumerAssociation of Malaysia isholding a seminar titled“Consumer Empowerment”featuring qualified panelspeakers at Grand Ballroom,Hotel De Palma, Ampang from8.30am to 5pm. DomesticTrade and Consumer AffairsMinister Datuk Mohd ShafieApdal is expected to launchthe seminar. 


    Connecting Youth 

    Housing and LocalGovernment Minister DatukSeri Ong Ka Ting will belaunching the atAuditorium A of SEGI College,Petaling Jaya at is an online community connecting youthsin Malaysia to help them getinvolved, access informationand take action in local andnational communities. 


    Pineapple fiestaThe launch of “PineappleFiesta” will be held at TowerTerrace of KL Tower from2.30pm. The fiesta is in linewith VMY 2007 and visitors willbe treated to exhibitions, cookingdemonstrations and samplingof pineapples. DeputyFinance Minister Datuk DrAwang Adek Hussin will be presentat the launch. 



    CIMB Malaysian OpenWatch Nicol David and other Malaysian squash players battle it out with the world’s best inthe CIMB Malaysia Open from Wednesday till Monday. The qualifying rounds will be held atthe Kuala Lumpur Squash Centre, Jalan Duta for two days. The subsequent rounds andmain tournament will be played at the Curve, Petaling Jaya.  

    Film website launch 

    Pesona Pictures Sdn Bhd islaunching the website and introducingactors in the ShuhaimiBaba(pic) film titled 1957 Heartof Malayafrom 3pm to 6pm atthe Ballroom of Royal SelangorClub. 

    Literacy conference 

    The Fifth International LiteracyConference (LITCON 2007)begins at Berjaya GeorgetownHotel, Penang. The theme of thisthree-day event is “Literacy &Citizenship: Pathways toSustainable Education”. Fordetails, call USM at 04-6534181or Prof Ambigapathy Pandian at016-4516456. 



    Food carnival 

    A charity food carnival is beingheld to raise funds for CharisHospice, which provides free palliativecare services. The target isto raise RM100,000 with about 50stalls. For food fair tickets, callCharis Hospice at 04-8266757 orSimon of Pearl of the Orient LionsClub at 012-4070374. 

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    Three Sisters Japanese style 

    KLPac and the Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur are presenting Anton Chekhov's classic, “Three Sisters”, on Tuesday, July 24 and Wednesday July 25 at Pentas 2, KLPac, Jalan Strachan (off Jalan Ipoh), Kuala Lumpur. “Three Sisters”, which is about the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world, has been given a Japanese twist by Pappa Tarahumara, one of Japan's most acclaimed dance theatre performance groups. Showtime is 8.30pm, and for more details including ticket prices, call KLPac: 03-4047 9000; TAS@BSC: 03-2094 1400/ 0400 or log on to 


    Hacken Lee live 

    Hacken Lee is set to dazzle his fans with a showcase of fresh choreography at the Genting Arena of Stars on Saturday. Since the release of his debut album Ha Yat Zhi San Wah (Myth of the Summer) in 1988, his fame has grown from strength to strength. His unique vocals have won him the Hong Kong TVB Jade Solid Gold Award in 2002, 2003 and 2005. He also won the IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award in March 2007. Joining Hacken is his lovely guest artiste Ivana Wang, who is well known for her talent in song writing and singing. 

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