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Penning a Memoir: Dr Soo narrates life after years of labour August 1, 2013 – Posted in: In The News

Article written by Cheryl Hew, Photos by Saiful Bahri Dr Mark Soo, a renowned radiologist was interviewed by The Star during the launching of his memoir, My Days in the Sun. He spoke of  his childhood memories and how he came to write his own book. My life shared: Dr Soo presenting a copy of his book to well-known psychiatrist and guest-of-honour MANY of us have hazy memories of our childhood which fade even more…

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A review of “Penang, the Fourth Presidency of India” April 2, 2013 – Posted in: In The News

by Looi Sue-Chern IMPORTANCE: Penang was more than just one of the Straits Settlement states under British rule, learns Looi Sue-Chern from an Australian author researching the history of Melbourne Driven by his ancestral links, Australian author Marcus Langdon began a search into Melbourne’s early history in the mid-1990s but his quest eventually took him  to Penang. While researching the history of the second largest Australian city, Langdon, 58, discovered that an early Melbourne pioneer…

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“Going back in Time”: A Review for Planter’s Bungalow March 3, 2013 – Posted in: In The News

Call it a consummate passion or, simply, a labour of love, but for the past five years, retirees Datuk Peter Jenkins and his wife Waveney have travelled through hundreds of miles of English, Scottish and Malaysian highways and laterite tracks, and shuttled between their Isle of Man and Pahang homes, to conduct countless interviews, pore over documents and eventually  amass 1,200 photographs. All this for a book called The Planter’s Bungalow: A Journey down the…

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