Quick and dirty update number 2 – more photos added 14th February 2011.
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People started arriving around 6 p.m. The din gradually rises to crescendo as the dining hall fills up and alumni chatter with each other.
Report on the MBSloop CNY Dinner on Feb 12, 2011
(Lai Wing Fatt)
The function room at the Grand Imperial Restaurant at Sri Hartamas was filled to the brim with 20 tables, a record for this popular annual event. Low Min Chee and Peter Yap the co-organisers, with full support from the MBSalumni committee, were instrumental in ensuring that this will be the best in these series of our annual loop CNY Dinner celebrations.
The Kiwis had their Chinese New Year before the do in Kuala Lumpur.
Read all about it here.
The T Mori Education Trust (TMET) has issued their February 2011 newsletter.
The first paragraph reads:
It would be fair to say, unlike some schools, many of the successful old boys of MBS come from a poor background with many coming from the slump of Ho Ching Yuen and Petaling Street. These people have known and experienced poverty and perhaps it is this experience that had moved many to help the poor to achieve their dreams. Many have had help from other quarters to achieve their own dreams and felt that it is a baton that is worth passing on.
The document as a PDF can be downloaded here.