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Kemaskini Pada: 17 Jun 2019
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Celebration to welcome the new year in Sibu
Tarikh : 29 Dec 2018  Sumber Berita: The Star Online (Andy Chua)
 


Sibu Municipal Council has appointed Soh as the ambassador of the third Sibu Tower Run 2019.

Sibu Municipal Council has appointed Soh as the ambassador of the third Sibu Tower Run 2019.

SIBU: Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) is organising Countdown 2019 at the town square with a wide range of activities planned for the public.

Chairman Datuk Tiong Thai King, at the council meeting, said artistic director Chen Ing Kuan has been appointed to plan the programme.

He said live band, singing, dancing, orchestra ensemble, Sape (Dayak musical instrument), Chinese martial art, Chinese, Malay and Iban duets were part of the performances.

“A fireworks display will herald 2019 at midnight,” he said.

On another matter, Tiong said Soh Wai Ching has been appointed by SMC as the ambassador of the third Sibu Tower Run 2019.

Among Soh’s achievements are being the fastest Malaysian in numerous major 10km races
such as the Penang Bridge International Marathon (2015-2017) and consistently finishing on the podium last year – including second overall in the 2017 Standard Chartered KL Marathon 10km category.

The run will take place at Wisma Sanyan, the tallest building in the state, comprising 627 steps.

“He will help the council promote Sibu worldwide, in particular tourism-related products, festivals and events,” said Tiong.

He said the run is open to all Malaysians, with categories for Men (Open and Veteran) and Women (Open and Veteran).

For details, call 017-753 4699.