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Celebrating Ipoh’s tin-mining heritage

Celebrating Ipoh’s tin-mining heritage

Written by on May 15, 2013 in Events, Heritage, Museum's with 0 Comments

By Diana Yeoh – NST BYGONE ERA: An exhibition called ‘A Tin Mining Family’ is taking place at Falim House, Jalan Lahat, until Aug 11   IPOH: IPOH World Sdn Bhd is holding an exhibition called “A Tin Mining Family”  at Falim House in Jalan Lahat, here. It showcases the lives and times of Ipoh’s [...]

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Railway Station

Railway Station

Written by on March 14, 2013 in Heritage, Treasure Trove with 0 Comments

Railway Station Built in 1935, the Ipoh Railway Station bears close resemblance to its counterpart in Kuala Lumpur. Affectionately known to locals as Ipoh’s ‘Taj Mahal’, it is an impressive landmark which combines moorish architecture with modern embellishments. The Railway Station also has a hotel to accommodate travelers called the majestic hotel. Fronting the building [...]

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Places To Visit In Perak

Places To Visit In Perak

Written by on March 13, 2013 in Attractions, Heritage with 0 Comments

Railway Station Built in 1935, the Ipoh Railway Station bears close resemblance to its counterpart in Kuala Lumpur. Affectionately known to locals as Ipoh’s ‘Taj Mahal’, it is an impressive landmark which combines moorish architecture with modern embellishments. The Railway Station also has a hotel to accommodate travelers called the majestic hotel. Fronting the building [...]

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Is Gua Tempurung really 1.5 billion years old?

Is Gua Tempurung really 1.5 billion years old?

Written by on March 2, 2013 in Caves, Heritage, Treasure Trove with 0 Comments

Is Gua Tempurung really 1.5 billion years old? If it’s true, the cave could be among the oldest existing natural features in the world. A Chinese geologist visiting the cave on January 17, 2012, claims Gua Tempurung has existed for more than 1.5 billion years and now the Perak state government may soon conduct further [...]

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Australian Faunal Imagery 1960 – 2012 : An Individual Journey

Australian Faunal Imagery 1960 – 2012 : An Individual Journey

Written by on October 19, 2012 in Events, Heritage with 0 Comments

Australian Faunal Imagery 1960 – 2012 : An Individual Journey by Dr. Warnock SYNOPSIS An individual journey through wildlife imagery bridging the transition from monochrome and colour using film to digital photography. The images shown will include Australian wildlife with a majority of avian subjects also some Malaysian avian fauna taken in the days since [...]

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First Time In Malaysia –  La Traviata

First Time In Malaysia – La Traviata

Written by on October 15, 2012 in Events, Heritage with 0 Comments

La Traviata is a widely acclaimed opera originally composed by Giuseppe Verdi – an Italian opera composer of the 19th century. Together with Carmen and Madame Butterfly, La Traviata is one of the world’s top 3 most popular operas. About La Traviata Violetta is the star of La Traviata, a club run by a hard [...]

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Kerajaan Akan Raikan Pemilihan Lembah Lenggong

Kerajaan Akan Raikan Pemilihan Lembah Lenggong

Written by on July 5, 2012 in Events, Heritage, Museum's, News with 0 Comments

Kerajaan negeri Perak akan mengadakan sambutan besar-besaran bagi meraikan pemilihan Lembah Lenggong sebagai Tapak Warisan Dunia oleh Pertubuhan Pendidikan, Saintifik dan Kebudayaan Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (UNESCO). Menteri Besar Perak, Dato’ Seri Zambry Abd Kadir berkata, satu Jawatankuasa yang dipengerusikan oleh Exco Pelancongan, Dato’ Hamidah Osman akan mengadakan perbincangan serta melaksanakan program ini bagi meraikan pengiktirafan [...]

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Treasure hunting we will go!

Treasure hunting we will go!

Written by on April 21, 2012 in Events, News, Treasure Trove with 0 Comments

IPOH: SOME 400 people, from all over the country, will be participating in the NPC-Celcom Visit Perak Treasure Hunt 2012 on Saturday. The annual event, organised by the National Press Club (NPC) and supported by the Perak government, will take participants from Kuala Lumpur to Pangkor. The hunt has two categories — media and open [...]

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LARIAN BENDANG MENARA CONDONG, TELUK INTAN – 8th April

LARIAN BENDANG MENARA CONDONG, TELUK INTAN – 8th April

Written by on April 5, 2012 in Events, Heritage, News with 0 Comments

Acara ini merupakan salah satu daripada acara Tahun Melawat Perak 2012 di daerah Hilir Perak selepas acara Pertandingan Memancing Udang Galah di Sungai Perak yang telah diadakan pada 19 Februari 2012. 2. Penyertaan Terbuka kepada peserta antarabangsa dan tempatan mengikut kategori umur dan juga pelajar- pelajar sekolah. Sehingga kini seramai lebih 1000 peserta telah mendaftar [...]

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Construction Works At Birch Memorial Clock Tower

Construction Works At Birch Memorial Clock Tower

Written by on March 13, 2012 in Heritage, News with 1 Comment

As part of the VPY 2012 upgrading plans by the Perak Tourism to upgrade the areas around Oldtown specifically along the heritage trail among which lies the Birch Clock Tower which was seen recently given a bold color after it’s peachy old one. Not only was it newly painted but construction works are still being [...]

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