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Battle of the chefs

Friday, 31 October 2014.

THE Subterranean Penang International Convention and Exhibition Centre (Spice) was recently turned into a huge kitchen with more than 1,500 chefs from 30 countries showing off their culinary skills for the 70 classes of honours that was up for grabs.

Hospitals conduct drill in case of Ebola

Friday, 31 October 2014.

ALOR STAR: A “patient” was diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus prompting Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital to (HSB) request an airlift service.

Perak govt receives GIFA award

By Audrey Dermawan - Friday, 31 October 2014.

IPOH: PERAK Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir has been recognised as one of the exemplary leaders in the world’s Islamic finance sector when he was named the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) 2014 recipient.

Special tourism skills course for students

Friday, 31 October 2014.

TAIPING: The Northern Corridor Implementation Authority (NCIA) will collaborate with the Human Resources Ministry’s Department of Skills Development to implement a special tourism skills programme, which enables secondary school students to obtain the Malaysian Skills Certificate (SKM) upon completi

Spot checks on pyrolysis operators

Friday, 31 October 2014.

BEWARE scrap tyre pyrolysis operators. The Department of Environment (DoE) is working with the state government to conduct impromptu spot checks on those who fail to adhere to the specifications provided under its Environmental Quality (Clean Air) Regulation 2014.

Farmers get high-tech machines from NCIA

Thursday, 30 October 2014.

KEPALA BATAS: Some 1,000 padi farmers of the State Farmers’ Organisation (PPN) were delighted when their association received 77 units of agricultural machineries to boost their crop output here, recently.

Excitement on court

By K. Kandiah - Thursday, 30 October 2014.

BUTTERWORTH: TO continue the ongoing efforts to rekindle the sports culture at the grassroots and help develop the game of basketball amongst children of different races, breakfast cereal Nestle Koko Krunch, in collaboration with the Education Ministry's sports division and SportsUnite Sports Club

Looking for the next great voice

By DIANA - Thursday, 30 October 2014.

IPOH: ABOUT 20 contestants took part in The Malaysia Champ Voice 2014 (Perak region) finals here, recently.

Child online safety must improve

By PREDEEP NAMBIAR - Thursday, 30 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: NATIONWIDE survey of schoolchildren’’s Internet surfing habits has revealed that more needs to be done to secure and monitor their activities online.

Pleased with renovation work

By MELISSA DARLYNE CHOW - Thursday, 30 October 2014.

GEORGE TOWN: BEFORE February, the Tanjung Bungah Market had not seen any upgrading work in the last 20 years.