METRO: PERAKWednesday, June 19, 2013
ALTHOUGH Ipoh has not been affected by the haze, residents are taking precautionary measures to keep healthy and are on the lookout for it.
THE police have planned to tackle issues pertaining to social ills in the Indian community at school level.
IT was a solemn morning as over 100 locals, foreign servicemen, war veterans and family members honoured those who sacrificed their lives during the Malayan Emergency at a memorial service at God’s Little Acre cemetery in Batu Gajah.
FOLLOWING the removal of hoardings around the cenotaph in front of the Ipoh railway station, this year’s Remembrance Day was finally held at the monument.
Learn more about Perak’s tin mining heydays at the Kinta Tin Mining (Gravel Pump) Museum in Kampar new town.
THE suggestion to introduce a floating market along the Kinta River at Kinta Riverfront in Ipoh has been warmly welcomed by the people.
PARENTS and students have given their thumbs-up to the idea for the reintroduction of English-medium schools.
AFTER M. Thulasiamman’s husband died in a freak accident at a hot spring last year, the housewife was devastated.
OFFICIALS and volunteers of the Ipoh International Starwalk 2013 got their morning off to a good start with a hearty breakfast courtesy of McDonald’s.
STARWALKERS quickly snapped up 3,000 copies of Sunday Star which were sponsored by two companies for the event.
ENGINEER Rajinder Singh who took part in the Ipoh International Starwalk 2013 for the first time went home with four free passes to the Lost World of Tambun theme park in Ipoh after signing up for The Star newspaper and e-Paper bundle promotional package at the event.
DESPITE having just completed a tiring walk, Ipoh International Starwalk 2013 participants clapped and cheered loudly as they watched performers dancing and singing for them during the event’s variety show.
TAXI drivers stationed at the Ipoh Integrated Bus Terminal and complex Bandar Meru Raya (Terminal Amanjaya) are crying foul as passengers are being dropped off at several other locations instead of the terminal itself.
THE Perak Development Corporation (PDC) is currently conducting a study to establish a bio-technology park in the state.
THE sight of snow-covered bodies strewn along the mountainside of Mount Everest would probably be last thing every climber want to see.
IT was an awesome time for six orang asli villagers from Ampang Woh and Pos Woh, Chenderiang, during their inaugural visit to My Gopeng Resort in Gopeng.
IMAGINE visitors thronging the riverbank of Sungai Kinta to purchase gourmets and beverages from traders on a row of small boats.
TUCKED away in a corner of Sunway City Ipoh is a quaint restaurant called Restorante Italiano Italia Mia.
FROM A MALAYSIAN
IPOH International Starwalk 2013 international and competition category walkers are to collect their number tags, T-shirts and goodies today and tomorrow at The Star’s Ipoh office at No 8-10 Lorong Chung Thye Phin from 9.30am to 5.30pm.