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Efforts to eradicate dengue yield results

Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

IPOH: The past month saw a downward trend in the number of dengue cases in Perak, indicating that the state government is on track in its mission to lower incidences of the disease in two months.

Long-awaited baby girl arrives on Merdeka Day

Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

ALOR STAR: Siti Nur Azrim Ahmad and Muhd Naydi Ahmad, both 31, welcomed their first and long-awaited baby girl on Merdeka Day.

Obama’s letter to a young artist

By Paul Toh - Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: AT the tender age of 11, Delwin Cheah Wien Loong, who was dignosed with Asperger syndrome, has notched several prestigious national and international accolades since he started painting at 9.

Merdeka babies get birthday surprise

By Diana Yeoh - Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

IPOH: TWELVE Merdeka babies received a surprise when they were admitted into the Lost World of Tambun theme park for free on Aug 31.

BLACK-TIE AFFAIR AT PIE AWARDS NIGHT

Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: Over 300 VIPs, comprising foreign dignitaries and distinguished guests from Asia attended the Pinnacle International Excellence (PIE) Awards 2014 ceremony and gala dinner recently.

Feast for the ears

By Diana Yeoh - Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

IPOH: IPOH’S homegrown community orchestra, The Kinta Valley Wind Orchestra (KVWO), will be staging the “Music Buffet — All You Can Hear” concert.

Farmers plead for their livelihoods

Tuesday, 2 September 2014.

GOPENG: SOME 100 farmers are determined to continue to occupy and do business on a 12ha site in Mukim Sungai Raya here, despite being told on Monday to move out.

Eight babies make timely arrival on Merdeka

Tuesday, 2 September 2014.

IPOH: T. Vellaiammal’s baby was due on Aug 20 but chose instead to make a grand entrance on Merdeka Day.

Ensuring fair treatment

By Audrey Dermawan - Tuesday, 2 September 2014.

IPOH: THE state government has asked the Larut Matang and Selama (LMS) land and district office to re-evalute the process of issuing land titles along the former Taiping — Port Weld (Kuala Sepetang) railway line to ensure that deserving residents are not left out.

All set to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

Tuesday, 2 September 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: Gurney Plaza shopping mall’s The Alfresco has been decorated with colourful, vibrantly-lit lanterns for the coming Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.