All Malaysian schools have a standard uniform.
For girls it is white and blue and for boys it is white shirts and dark green pants.
Then all the school buses are bright orange yellow.
Most schools are half days. Usually morning sessions. And some have either morning or afternoon sessions.
So at the begiinning and end of school sessions, you will school buses, parents' cars or motorcycles waiting and haphazardly parked outside the school.
When travelling in Perak, take note of the additional state holidays besides sthe nationwide public holidays.
Additional State Holidays:
1 February 2007 Thusrday
(Johor, Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Penang, Selangor only)
April 19 2007 Thursday
Birthday of the Sultan of Perak
29 September 2007 Saturday
(Kelantan, Pahang, Perak, Perlis, Penang, Selangor, Terengganu only)
Chinese Medicine Shops ( or Medical Halls ) are very popular.
You can get herbal medicines, bird's nest soup, toiletries, bitter traditional cures with friendly smiling service.
( The Chinese way of survival in different countries.)
They are also popular with the Malays and Indians. Most of them also double as little pharmacies with over-the-counter remedies readily dispensed.
Muslims fast throughout the month of Ramadhan.
Since they are fasting, they usually prefer to buy the foodstuff sold by temporary 'chefs' in town
After the month's fast, they celebrate Aidil Fitri.
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