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The Star
PAS wants to get close to LGBT community to ‘save their souls’this was necessary as there have been recent moves by several groups promoting
PAS wants to get close to LGBT community to ‘save their souls’
The Star / Posted 50 minutes ago
this was necessary as there have been recent moves by several groups promoting LGBT in the country. He lashed out at the Penang state government for recently recognising LGBTs. “Penang is the first state in the country to recognise LGBTs after... Read more
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The Star
21 foreigners detained in Penang and KedahGEORGE TOWN: The Penang Immigration Department detained eight foreigners includ
21 foreigners detained in Penang and Kedah
The Star / Posted an hour ago
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Immigration Department detained eight foreigners including four women in Ops Ikrar that was conducted at three locations around Batu Feringghi and George Town here, Monday. The JIPP spokesperson said the operation began at... Read more
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The Star
Ire over Syariah complex delayGEORGE TOWN: The state government is “very upset” that work on the Penang Syari
Ire over Syariah complex delay
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN: The state government is “very upset” that work on the Penang Syariah Court Headquarters Complex has been delayed for 21 months. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the project was supposed to be completed on Oct 1, 2014, but two extensions... Read more
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The Star
Fund appeal meets dead endGEORGE TOWN: The state government has resorted to land swap model to finance th
Fund appeal meets dead end
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
GEORGE TOWN: The state government has resorted to land swap model to finance the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP) because an alternative financing is not forthcoming. State executive councillor Chow Kon Yeow, who is also Penang Transport... Read more
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The Star
Driver pulled out alive from six-vehicle pileupsaid. ACP Mior said only the 59-year-old cement mixer driver suffered a minor
Driver pulled out alive from six-vehicle pileup
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
said. ACP Mior said only the 59-year-old cement mixer driver suffered a minor injury on his left leg. “He was treated at Penang Hospital and allowed to go home,” he said. State Fire and Rescue Department spokesman Mohd Azman Hussin said they... Read more
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The Star
Cloned car seized in KulimKULIM: A 31-year-old nurse from Penang was puzzled as to why she had been recei
Cloned car seized in Kulim
The Star / Posted 5 hours ago
KULIM: A 31-year-old nurse from Penang was puzzled as to why she had been receiving traffic summonses for her Toyota Wish over the last four months. She wanted to sell the car but before she could do that, a police officer called to tell her that... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sarawak, Penang cops win PDRM Al-Ruran Recital competitionKuala Terengganu. — Bernama photo KUALA TERENGGANU: Nordin Putit of Sarawak Po
Sarawak, Penang cops win PDRM Al-Ruran Recital competition
The Borneo Post / Posted 12 hours ago
Kuala Terengganu. — Bernama photo KUALA TERENGGANU: Nordin Putit of Sarawak Police Contingent and Suriani Abdul Jalil of Penang Police Contingent emerged winners of the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) Al-Quran Recital competition. Nordin collected... Read more
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The Star
Avoid internal crisis, PAS members’ toldis of the highest quality compared to the previous Muktamars," said Afnan Hamim
Avoid internal crisis, PAS members’ told
The Star / Posted 12 hours ago
is of the highest quality compared to the previous Muktamars," said Afnan Hamimi Taib Azamudeen, Youth wing secretary and Penang youth division chief during the question and answer session. He praised the organisational discussions, constructive... Read more
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Aliran Online
Guan Eng's bungalow, Taman Manggis deal: BN, you are hollow and hypocritical!implied an element of corruption in the purchase of a house allegedly bought at
Guan Eng's bungalow, Taman Manggis deal: BN, you are hollow and hypocritical!
Aliran Online / Posted 17 hours ago
implied an element of corruption in the purchase of a house allegedly bought at below market price by the chief minister of Penang. Shabudin had claimed that the purchase of the house in 2015 had links to the 2012 sale of a piece of state government... Read more
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Anil Netto
Appointment to the Penang Transport Council; your suggestions, pleaseSo I have been appointed to the Penang Transport Council. I thank the state gov
Appointment to the Penang Transport Council; your suggestions, please
Anil Netto / Posted yesterday
So I have been appointed to the Penang Transport Council. I thank the state government for appointing this “vocal critic” to the council as a representative of Aliran. I am glad the state government has said it has nothing to hide. In the same... Read more
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The Star
Penang can build toll-free third bridge on its own, says CMGEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will bear the cost for the construction of a
Penang can build toll-free third bridge on its own, says CM
The Star / Posted yesterday
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government will bear the cost for the construction of a toll-free third bridge provided it could secure approval in principle from the Federal Government. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the third bridge would cost less than... Read more
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The Star
Indonesian to hang for drug in luggagecase against Rita Krisdianti. She was charged with drug trafficking after bein
Indonesian to hang for drug in luggage
The Star / Posted yesterday
case against Rita Krisdianti. She was charged with drug trafficking after being found with the drug in her luggage at the Penang International Airport by Customs officers on July 10, 2013, upon arriving from Hong Kong. The methamphetamine was... Read more
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The Star
Cabbies want ride-sharing apps’ drivers off the roadsstaged a peaceful protest against drivers of ride-sharing apps Uber and GrabCar
Cabbies want ride-sharing apps’ drivers off the roads
The Star / Posted yesterday
staged a peaceful protest against drivers of ride-sharing apps Uber and GrabCar at Dewan Sri Pinang. Led by Federation of Penang Taxi Association president Abd Malek Darus, the group also unfurled banners with messages urging the authorities to... Read more
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The Star
Vessel that caused Penang coastline oil spill impoundedGEORGE TOWN: The vessel said to be responsible for the oil spill along the Pena
Vessel that caused Penang coastline oil spill impounded
The Star / Posted yesterday
GEORGE TOWN: The vessel said to be responsible for the oil spill along the Penang coastline has been impounded to assist in investigations. Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said the Marine Department was leading the investigation while the... Read more
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The Star
The Star pixmen capture gold at contestNasib won in the arts and entertainment news category with a rich and colourful
The Star pixmen capture gold at contest
The Star / Posted yesterday
Nasib won in the arts and entertainment news category with a rich and colourful series of the Thaipusam celebration in Penang. The Group’s chief operating officer (content development) June H.L. Wong, who is attending the Asia News Network... Read more
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The Star
Cable car system for Penang gets the axeGEORGE TOWN: The proposed cable car system for Penang, which is part of the amb
Cable car system for Penang gets the axe
The Star / Posted yesterday
GEORGE TOWN: The proposed cable car system for Penang, which is part of the ambitious RM27bil Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP), has been rejected by the Federal Government. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the state government... Read more
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The Star
Department: Students found mercury in oil palm estate10.30am using sulphur to contain the mercury around the premises to reduce evap
Department: Students found mercury in oil palm estate
The Star / Posted yesterday
10.30am using sulphur to contain the mercury around the premises to reduce evaporation before collecting it for disposal. Penang Education Department director Shaari Osman said the case was an isolated one and it has never happened before in the... Read more
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The Star
MCA: Party should quit Selangor govt as PAS has crossed the lineSabah MCA leader, said yesterday that despite loudly claiming to have severed t
MCA: Party should quit Selangor govt as PAS has crossed the line
The Star / Posted yesterday
Sabah MCA leader, said yesterday that despite loudly claiming to have severed ties with PAS, DAP state exco members in the Penang and Selangor governments were still attending meetings with them daily. DAP leaders in Selangor, he added, should... Read more
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Anil Netto
PDC-Abad Naluri: Revised Batu Kawan dealwith Abad Naluri under the original principal agreement, which was signed in 20
PDC-Abad Naluri: Revised Batu Kawan deal
Anil Netto / Posted yesterday
with Abad Naluri under the original principal agreement, which was signed in 2004, which should be seen together with the Penang Global City Centre project. This vast stretch of Batu Kawan land, sold very cheaply to Abad Naluri in 2004, lies just... Read more
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Tony Pua
Applications now open for 2016 DAP Internship Programme!Action Party (DAP). I'm also the DAP National Publicity Secretary, as well as t
Applications now open for 2016 DAP Internship Programme!
Tony Pua / Posted yesterday
Action Party (DAP). I'm also the DAP National Publicity Secretary, as well as the investment liaison officer for the Penang Chief Minister based in the Klang Valley. Before joining politics full-time in January 2007, I was the CEO and... Read more
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The Star
Nabbed – attendant who groped woman at petrol kioskin Kepayan here. The incident occurred at about 2am yesterday. Chandra said t
Nabbed – attendant who groped woman at petrol kiosk
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
in Kepayan here. The incident occurred at about 2am yesterday. Chandra said the policeman, who is from Tasik Gelugor in Penang, was being treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. “The 38-year-old motorist escaped unhurt.” Chandra said that the... Read more
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The Star
HK tourists feast on the King of Fruitsof the best durians here at a durian stall in Jalan Anson. First-time visitor
HK tourists feast on the King of Fruits
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
of the best durians here at a durian stall in Jalan Anson. First-time visitor Yip Suet Mei, 40, said she was a big fan of Penang durians. “I have tried some durians from Thailand back home but it’s never the same. The durians here taste so much... Read more
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The Star
Chew: DAP’s fault that Bill was tabledaim of PAS to form an Islamic state showed that DAP had lied to the people. “D
Chew: DAP’s fault that Bill was tabled
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
aim of PAS to form an Islamic state showed that DAP had lied to the people. “DAP claims it has severed ties with PAS but (Penang Chief Minister) Lim Guan Eng still keeps PAS representatives in the state executive council,” Chew said. “This is pure... Read more
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The Star
Netizens urged to stop spreading false info about studentwhether she was suffering from depression or other reasons,” he said yesterday.
Netizens urged to stop spreading false info about student
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
whether she was suffering from depression or other reasons,” he said yesterday. Those with problems can call Befrienders at 04-281 5161 or 04-281 1108 in Penang, 05-547 7933 or 05-547 7955 in Ipoh and 03-7956 8144 or 03-7956 8145 in Klang... Read more
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The Star
Sultan Ibrahim visits his former principalon coming here,” said How, who was the first to receive the information on the
Sultan Ibrahim visits his former principal
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
on coming here,” said How, who was the first to receive the information on the planned visit. The Sultan arrived in Penang in his private jet and he later drove a white Jeep Grand Cherokee to Yeong’s house together with his entourage and... Read more
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The Star
Oil spill in waters off Penang mopped upTOWN: An oil spill that polluted a 5km coastline stretching from Swettenham Pie
Oil spill in waters off Penang mopped up
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
TOWN: An oil spill that polluted a 5km coastline stretching from Swettenham Pier to Gurney Drive has been cleaned up. Penang Port Sdn Bhd (PPSB) chief operating officer V. Sasedharan said the clean-up operation that involved the PPSB, the... Read more
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The Star
22,000 turn up for a day of good food and fun at fourth Milo's Malaysia Breakfast DayMalaysia Breakfast Day was the finale of a series of similar events held across
22,000 turn up for a day of good food and fun at fourth Milo's Malaysia Breakfast Day
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Malaysia Breakfast Day was the finale of a series of similar events held across seven states, in­­cluding Malacca, Penang and Sabah, which attracted about 50,000 people. Participants lined up at booths serving free breakfast packs of nasi... Read more
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The Star
45@45 Giveaways winner wants to dispel myth that truck drivers are big road bullies22-year-old works for a courier company and has been driving a one-tonne truck
45@45 Giveaways winner wants to dispel myth that truck drivers are big road bullies
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
22-year-old works for a courier company and has been driving a one-tonne truck for three years in his hometown, Penang. “My truck is comparatively smaller than many lorries out there, but other drivers don’t really see the difference –... Read more
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The Star
Bad boy Faizal strikes as Terengganu sink Police for Razak Cup winTwo winners last season and now we are the Division One runners-up. And we lost
Bad boy Faizal strikes as Terengganu sink Police for Razak Cup win
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Two winners last season and now we are the Division One runners-up. And we lost only once (to Terengganu),” said Gurmit. Penang clinched the Division Two title after beating Perlis 3-2 in a penalty shootout. Both sides were tied at 4-4 in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruptionleadership line. The KGB could not have done what he did." Living large Leona
The man who seduced the 7th fleet - Sting reveals trail of corruption
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
leadership line. The KGB could not have done what he did." Living large Leonard Francis grew up in a prosperous family in Penang, Malaysia, enriched by the maritime logistics firm his maternal grandfather had started in 1946 along the Strait of... Read more
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Daily Mail
How 'Fat Leonard' seduced US Navy in biggest fraud case in its historyinfiltrated the entire leadership line.' Francis had a brush with the law in h
How 'Fat Leonard' seduced US Navy in biggest fraud case in its history
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
infiltrated the entire leadership line.' Francis had a brush with the law in his early twenties after the pub he ran in Penang, Malaysia, was raided by police who found two revolvers, 14 rounds of ammunition and a bullet proof vest. He pleaded... Read more
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The Star
Johor Ruler visits his secondary school principal for Teacher's DayEnglish College Johore Bahru. After 20 minutes in Yeong's house, reminiscing o
Johor Ruler visits his secondary school principal for Teacher's Day
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
English College Johore Bahru. After 20 minutes in Yeong's house, reminiscing over old times, Tuanku then brought Yeong, his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson out for lunch. Lunch was had at the Original Penang Kayu Nasi Kandar in Bayan... Read more
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The Star
Guan Eng: Penang oil spill a major disasterGEORGE TOWN: The ongoing oil spill in Penang is a major disaster, said Chief Mi
Guan Eng: Penang oil spill a major disaster
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: The ongoing oil spill in Penang is a major disaster, said Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng (pic). "We are really disappointed that the state government was not informed of the spill until late on Saturday," said Lim to newsmen after visiting... Read more
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The Star
Struggle to help veterans in need(education) to assist the offspring of ex-servicemen in securing places at publ
Struggle to help veterans in need
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
(education) to assist the offspring of ex-servicemen in securing places at public higher learning institutes. PVTTB Penang president LAC (Rtd) Abu Hasan Abd Malik says they have gone on a mission to seek, defend and assist veterans in... Read more
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The Star
Consumers extra-cautious after reported incidentsthe authorities would regulate power banks, especially after the recent case of
Consumers extra-cautious after reported incidents
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
the authorities would regulate power banks, especially after the recent case of a power bank explo­ding in a man’s car in Penang. “It is worrying to learn about such cases. As consumers, we do not know what is inside these power banks and we need... Read more
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The Star
Charged up for safetyof his car. Tan Heng Swee was unhurt as the incident happened when he was not i
Charged up for safety
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
of his car. Tan Heng Swee was unhurt as the incident happened when he was not in his Proton Iswara in Nibong Tebal, Penang. February 2015 A mobile phone user was electrocuted to death in an incident involving the device’s charger in Selama,... Read more
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The Star
Oil spill threatens 5km coastline in Penangoil – estima­ted to be a few thousand litres – to the shoreline, creating a sli
Oil spill threatens 5km coastline in Penang
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
oil – estima­ted to be a few thousand litres – to the shoreline, creating a slimy strip up to 2m wide in some stretches. Penang Port chief operating officer Sasedha­ran Vasudevan said the spill was first detected at the Prai Bulk Terminal on the... Read more
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The Star
Sea monster who ‘saves’ the dead from the seaChinese) for a reason. For over five decades, he has been involved in the reco
Sea monster who ‘saves’ the dead from the sea
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
Chinese) for a reason. For over five decades, he has been involved in the recovery of at least 80 bodies from the sea in Penang, either alone or while helping in search and rescue operations. During the tsunami of 2004, he went all the way to... Read more
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The Star
Driver’s near miss with bouldersPULAU: An avalanche of granite boulders gave a driver from Kuala Lumpur the sho
Driver’s near miss with boulders
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
PULAU: An avalanche of granite boulders gave a driver from Kuala Lumpur the shock of his life while cruising along the Penang Hill range at Jalan Tun Sardon. The rocks crashed downhill and breached the road just in front of his white... Read more
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The Star
Lim evasive whether DAP would quit Pakatan over hududthe Bill,” Lim told newsmen after opening the Asia Comic Cultural Museum centre
Lim evasive whether DAP would quit Pakatan over hudud
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
the Bill,” Lim told newsmen after opening the Asia Comic Cultural Museum centre at Komtar here yesterday. Lim, who is also Penang chief minister, said the Bill could not have been tabled without the support of the Government, and that while the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Vibrant gameplay for Vivocom after rebrandingCRCC-awarded building jobs should start to flow through, such as Pavillion Hill
Vibrant gameplay for Vivocom after rebranding
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
CRCC-awarded building jobs should start to flow through, such as Pavillion Hilltop, 1 Gateway Klang and Marinox Sky Villas Penang. With a potential pipeline at letter of intent (LOI) stage of almost RM4 billion, CIMB Research is confident that... Read more
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The Star
Mix of new faces in PTCGEORGE TOWN: The state government has appointed 24 new members to the Penang Tr
Mix of new faces in PTC
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: The state government has appointed 24 new members to the Penang Transport Council (PTC) including three from the Opposition and another three non-governmental organisations (NGOs). Opposition leader and Teluk Air Tawar assemblyman Datuk... Read more
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The Star
‘Super hero’ flies into townGEORGE TOWN: Superman has landed in Penang. No, he is not here to fight super
‘Super hero’ flies into town
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Superman has landed in Penang. No, he is not here to fight super villians but to be part of the Hobby and Collections Penang 2016, an event which showcases different kind of hobbies of Penangites. The ‘Superman’ in question is Filipino... Read more
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The Star
Big Blue rolling out taxi appa package deal for tourists who wish to travel from here to out-of-state destin
Big Blue rolling out taxi app
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
a package deal for tourists who wish to travel from here to out-of-state destinations like Genting Highlands, Malacca and Penang. The app would also allow people near each other who are heading to the same place to share the ride and split the... Read more
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The Star
Trees to be transplanted for road widening projectGEORGE TOWN: The Penang Is­­land City Council (MBPP) is going ahead with the ro
Trees to be transplanted for road widening project
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Is­­land City Council (MBPP) is going ahead with the road widening pro­ject in Jalan Masjid Negeri, requiring 16 trees to be transplanted elsewhere by end of next month. Its traffic engineer Zainuddin Mohamad Shariff said the... Read more
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The Star
Vocal critics get seats in Penang Transport CouncilGEORGE TOWN: Opposition leaders and NGOs who are vocal critics of the state gov
Vocal critics get seats in Penang Transport Council
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Opposition leaders and NGOs who are vocal critics of the state government have been made members of the Penang Transport Council. State opposition leader and Teluk Air Tawar assemblyman Datuk Jahara Hamid, Teluk Bahang assemblyman Datuk... Read more
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The Star
No to total ban on pesticidesGEORGE TOWN: Consumers Association of Penang (CAP)’s call for a total ban on pe
No to total ban on pesticides
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Consumers Association of Penang (CAP)’s call for a total ban on pesticides and chemicals used in farming is not practical, said Agriculture Department director-general Datuk Ahmad Zakaria Mohamed Sidek. He said that while natural... Read more
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The Star
Loo seeks to view tunnel documentsGEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan acting Youth chief Jason Loo has applied for the re
Loo seeks to view tunnel documents
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Gerakan acting Youth chief Jason Loo has applied for the release of several documents related to the proposed undersea tunnel and three paired roads, via the Penang Freedom of Information Enactment. He made four applications... Read more
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The Star
Penang battered by stormGEORGE TOWN: A freak storm wreaked havoc in several parts of Penang with trees
Penang battered by storm
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: A freak storm wreaked havoc in several parts of Penang with trees being uprooted, causing damage to cars and motorcycles. Among the worst hit areas were in Batu Uban, Sungai Dua, Sungai Nibong and Bayan Lepas. Traffic returned to... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Six students sent to hospital over spilled liquid mercuryafter school authorities detected spilled liquid mercury in two classrooms yest
Six students sent to hospital over spilled liquid mercury
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
after school authorities detected spilled liquid mercury in two classrooms yesterday. They were among 56 students whom the Penang Fire and Rescue Department had quarantined up to 2.30pm for the Health Department to conduct an examination, said the... Read more
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