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The Borneo Post
Forest City to run #WhereLoveBegins lucky drawssaid its marketing campaign ‘#WhereLoveBegins’ saw staff dressed in sailor suit
The Borneo Post / Posted 19 hours ago
said its marketing campaign ‘#WhereLoveBegins’ saw staff dressed in sailor suits taking to the streets of Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Melaka, and other cities in several states on Sunday to distribute ‘love letters’ inviting the public to the lucky... Read more
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Goal.com
Puskas Award 2017: Nominees, videos & voting for the goal of the yearFerenc Puskas — has also shined a light on some lesser-known players, though, w
Goal.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Ferenc Puskas — has also shined a light on some lesser-known players, though, with Mohd Faiz Subri of Malaysian club Penang the reigning champion. Goal has everything you need to know about this year's contenders and voting process.WHAT IS... Read more
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Aliran Online
What to do with the refugees? A proposalsuch as “Rohingyas in Malaysia should not have taken to the streets” is about t
Aliran Online / Posted yesterday
such as “Rohingyas in Malaysia should not have taken to the streets” is about the last thing we need from Suhakam. The Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign promptly responded with an open letter. Implications from such a dangerous statement... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Penang first in Asia to host World Seafood Congress GEORGE TOWN: Penang will be the first Asian country to host the World Seafood
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 2 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Penang will be the first Asian country to host the World Seafood Congress come September 2019. Penang was selected over other contenders such as Thailand, China and Japan that also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Changi Airport passenger traffic up in Augustpassed through Singapore in July. Changi said that, among its top 20 busiest r
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
passed through Singapore in July. Changi said that, among its top 20 busiest routes, the fastest-growing were Guangzhou, Penang and Taipei. Of its top 10 markets, India achieved double-digit growth for the eighth consecutive month. Traffic from... Read more
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The Star
Over 30 families move to flood relief centre in Penangevacuated to the Teluk Kumbar Community Hall due to rising flood waters in the
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
evacuated to the Teluk Kumbar Community Hall due to rising flood waters in the area. Malaysian Civil Defence Force (APM) Penang director Kol Pang Ah Lek said the residents from Teluk Kumbar were evacuated due to fears that the water level would... Read more
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The Star
Cops rescue kidnapped teen, arrest 12IPOH: A 17-year-old boy was abducted from his home in Taiping, blindfolded, bou
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
IPOH: A 17-year-old boy was abducted from his home in Taiping, blindfolded, bound and taken to Butterworth, Penang, some 90km away. His ordeal ended four days later when police rescued him after his father handed the ransom to the kidnappers,... Read more
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Football Australia
Get to know Melaka: the Caltex Socceroos' venue against Syriawill be Syria's temporary home once again. The city has never really been a fo
Football Australia / Posted 2 days ago
will be Syria's temporary home once again. The city has never really been a football powerhouse. Fellow historic ports Penang and Singapore were meeting in Malaysia Cup finals almost a century ago, Melaka never made that much of an impact on... Read more
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The Borneo Post
12 arrested over kidnapping of teen in penangTwelve individuals including the mastermind and three women believed to be invo
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
Twelve individuals including the mastermind and three women believed to be involved in the kidnapping of a teenage boy in Penang on Sept 2 have been arrested. Perak police chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan said all the suspects, aged between 17 and 36,... Read more
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The Star
Gridlock on Penang expressway during downpourGEORGE TOWN: Traffic heading towards the Penang bridge was almost at a standsti
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Traffic heading towards the Penang bridge was almost at a standstill with bumper to bumper traffic for about four kilometres on the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway. A downpour in several parts on the island at around 4pm Wednesday caused... Read more
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International Business Times
Baggage handling prankster accused of swapping hundreds of luggage tags at Singapore airport of aviation security. Tay's alleged tag swapping is said to have begun on 8 Nov
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
of aviation security. Tay's alleged tag swapping is said to have begun on 8 November 2016 when he marked a bag bound for Penang in Malaysia for a different location. Over the next three months, nearly 300 bags meant for cities such as London and... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Stonyhurst College to open Malaysian schoolHISTORIC Stonyhurst College is to open a new school in Malaysia. Stonyhurst Pe
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
HISTORIC Stonyhurst College is to open a new school in Malaysia. Stonyhurst Penang International School will accommodate 1,200 students and will open in 2019. The independent boarding school in the Ribble Valley is joining forces with the Penang... Read more
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The Star
Police rescue kidnapped teenager, arrests made in several statesIPOH: Police in Penang rescued a 17-year-old boy three days after he was kidnap
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
IPOH: Police in Penang rescued a 17-year-old boy three days after he was kidnapped in Taiping on Sept 2, with several suspects arrested around the country as far as Penang and Johor Baru. Perak police chief Comm Datuk Hasnan Hassan said police... Read more
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metro
Baggage handler charged with mischief for swapping people's luggage tagsso every day for three months at Singapore’s Changi Airport. One of these incl
metro / Posted 3 days ago
so every day for three months at Singapore’s Changi Airport. One of these included swapping the tag of a bag bound for Penang, Malaysia with another bag, the Straits Times newspaper said. Over the next three months, a number of other luggage... Read more
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BBC News
Baggage handler 'swapped hundreds of tags'breach of aviation security. Mr Tay's rogue tag-swapping allegedly began when
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
breach of aviation security. Mr Tay's rogue tag-swapping allegedly began when he switched the tag of a bag bound for Penang, Malaysia with another bag, the newspaper said. Over the next three months luggage headed to cities including Hong... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Mischief trip: Changi luggage handler accused of swapping bag tagsyear. He is believed to have started on Nov. 8 last year by exchanging the bag
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
year. He is believed to have started on Nov. 8 last year by exchanging the baggage tag of a piece of luggage bound for Penang on a Singapore Airlines flight with that of another bag. It was not mentioned in court where the bags finally ended... Read more
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The Star
Baggage handler accused of swopping tags on hundreds of bags at Changi Airport286 counts of mischief. He is believed to have started his crime spree on Nov
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
286 counts of mischief. He is believed to have started his crime spree on Nov 8 last year by swopping the baggage tag of a Penang-bound piece of luggage with another bag. The baggage tag had a serial number indicating that the Penang-bound bag was... Read more
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Aliran Online
Pembaharuan politik yang luas diperlukan untuk membina demokrasi yang disepakati di Malaysiaof the Federation shall be (a) The states of Malaya, namely, Johore, Kedah, Ke
Aliran Online / Posted 3 days ago
of the Federation shall be (a) The states of Malaya, namely, Johore, Kedah, Kelantan, Malacca, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Penang, Perak, Perlis, Selangor and Terengganu” 3. Reviewing the federal-state division of power and resources A... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Penang businessman wins largest jackpot in Malaysian historySINGAPORE: A businessman from Penang has won Malaysia’s largest jackpot, baggin
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
SINGAPORE: A businessman from Penang has won Malaysia’s largest jackpot, bagging RM69.6 million (US$16.6 million) in the draw last week. According to Malaysian media reports on Tuesday (Sep 19), the 40-year-old punter who did not want to be named... Read more
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The Star
Met Dept: Penang not under threat of tsunamiPETALING JAYA: No, a giant wave of destruction is not on its way to devastate P
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
PETALING JAYA: No, a giant wave of destruction is not on its way to devastate Penang. The Meteorological Department debunked a viral message which claimed that a tsunami was heading towards Penang, saying that no such warning has been issued. "The... Read more
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Anil Netto
Pulau Jerejak, Sungai Buloh leprosy centre in joint proposal for Unesco listing?The National Heritage Department (JWN) is understood to have proposed to the Pe
Anil Netto / Posted 4 days ago
The National Heritage Department (JWN) is understood to have proposed to the Penang state government that Pulau Jerejak be included with the National Leprosy Control Centre in Sungai Buloh, Selangor as joint candidates for Unesco world heritage site... Read more
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The Star
Confirmed: Penangite wins RM69.6mil jackpot, largest in M'sian historyPETALING JAYA: A businessman from Penang has won the largest jackpot in Malaysi
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
PETALING JAYA: A businessman from Penang has won the largest jackpot in Malaysia's history, bagging a cool RM69.6mil in the Grand Toto 6/63 prize last Wednesday. "We were so excited that we could not stop screaming and running around the house,"... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Be more aware of bread-butter issuesfor. He pointed out that the opposition party has a proven track record of goo
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 4 days ago
for. He pointed out that the opposition party has a proven track record of good governance in Selangor and the DAP in Penang. "Take Selangor for instance. The State is contributing 20 sen to the national GDP, which is huge. This can be... Read more
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The Star
Duo jailed and fined for bribing anti-drug agency officerNational Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) officer, some two years ago. Goh Yee Chian, 2
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
National Anti-Drug Agency (AADK) officer, some two years ago. Goh Yee Chian, 28, and Yong Kim Loong, 39, a Grab driver in Penang, pleaded guilty to the offence of bribing the enforcement officer, Azmeer Syaufi Ruslan, at the Bukit Kayu Hitam... Read more
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The Star
Lee: I wanted to fulfil wish of donor’s dadHeart Centre Singapore. On Friday, Lee finally met Mark, 46, and his wife Arie
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
Heart Centre Singapore. On Friday, Lee finally met Mark, 46, and his wife Ariess Tan, 43, during an emotional gathering in Penang. Lee added that she enjoyed her four-day stay in Penang as everyone was warm towards her. She said even Mark’s... Read more
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Tony Pua
Dato’ Seri Najib Razak offered President Trump our crown jewels worth billions of dollars and got nothing in returnAction Party (DAP). I'm also the DAP National Publicity Secretary, as well as t
Tony Pua / Posted 4 days ago
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
PBAPP to have transfer system between Air Itam and Teluk BahangGEORGE TOWN: Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) will spend about RM150mil
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) will spend about RM150mil to install a pipe to transfer water from the Air Itam dam to the Teluk Bahang dam. Its chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa said although Friday’s flash floods... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Penang Trishaw Entourage receives overwhelming response from SabahansKOTA KINABALU: The Penang Trishaw Entourage has received an overwhelming respon
The Borneo Post / Posted 5 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: The Penang Trishaw Entourage has received an overwhelming response from the folks in Sabah. Penang Global Tourism CEO, Ooi Chok Yan, said the campaign is aimed at engaging visitors to see, try, experience and taste a little bit of... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Environment: Time Sabahans 'wake up'our winter vacation as well as in Finland and Denmark. "We found a fishing net
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 6 days ago
our winter vacation as well as in Finland and Denmark. "We found a fishing net in a container in a fishing village in Penang and decided to connect the net with plastics." She said fishing net is the only tool for traditional fishermen to... Read more
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The Star
Many join hands to help save old folks from floods miserysenior citizens lying helpless as the flood waters swamped their beds. “I’ve b
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
senior citizens lying helpless as the flood waters swamped their beds. “I’ve been to many disaster areas during floods in Penang but seeing these people almost moved me to tears because they could have drowned if help had not come.” Volunteers at... Read more
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The Star
Trade ties up as Taipei looks ‘south’this year will see a marked increase as Hotayi Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd has rein
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
this year will see a marked increase as Hotayi Electronics (M) Sdn Bhd has reinvested RM1bil to expand its plant in Penang to create 1,000 jobs. People-to-people link Taiwan is no stranger to Malaysians, especially the Chinese... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Penang floods caused by ‘a month’s rain falling in one day’BUTTERWORTH: The floods which hit Penang on Friday were believed to have been c
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
BUTTERWORTH: The floods which hit Penang on Friday were believed to have been caused by heavy rainfall of about 270 millimetres, equal to the amount that normally falls in a month. Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng said following the heavy rain which fell... Read more
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Aliran Online
As Najib sways between China and US, many Malaysians seek real changetragedy has shocked the global community including many concerned Malaysians. A
Aliran Online / Posted 7 days ago
tragedy has shocked the global community including many concerned Malaysians. Aliran, in a press statement with the Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign, has condemned the inhuman treatment of the Rohingya and other minorities in Rakhine... Read more
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The Star
Penang floods: Body of missing woman found in Bukit Jambul riverGEORGE TOWN: The flash floods that hit Penang on Friday have killed a 30-year-o
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: The flash floods that hit Penang on Friday have killed a 30-year-old factory worker. The body of Noor Afidah Yajunas was found in a river in Bukit Jambul about 20 hours after she was washed away by floodwaters. State Fire and Rescue... Read more
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The Star
Up to the chest in water, up to the neck with the excuseswet morning when I woke up at 7am. Looking out from the balcony of my condomini
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
wet morning when I woke up at 7am. Looking out from the balcony of my condominium unit in Bandar Baru Ayer Itam fa­­cing Penang Hill, I saw an empty road in front of the All Seasons Place mall. That was strange. Lebuhraya Thean Tek, the main... Read more
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The Star
Large crowd kick-starts Malaysia Day as #anakanakmalaysiaBATU KAWAN: Batu Kawan came alive at dawn with a large turnout for the #AnakAna
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
BATU KAWAN: Batu Kawan came alive at dawn with a large turnout for the #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2017 in Penang. Around 12,000 participants were flagged off from the EcoWorld Gallery @ Eco Horizon in Lebuhraya Bandar Cassia for the 6km walk. The... Read more
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The Star
Dept: Typhoon Doksuri caused erratic weather across PenangKUALA LUMPUR: The tail effects of Typhoon Doksuri, which hit Vietnam yesterday,
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The tail effects of Typhoon Doksuri, which hit Vietnam yesterday, caused the weather havoc across Penang. According to a meteorological department official, continuous thunderstorms are expected in Penang at least until tomorrow... Read more
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The Star
Organ donor’s parents meet woman who received her heartthese last two years. “Daddy Mark and mummy Ariess have been very welcoming. I
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
these last two years. “Daddy Mark and mummy Ariess have been very welcoming. I have always had this yearning to come to Penang. “I thank God for giving me this new lease on life,” Lee added. Carmen, a former student of Penang Chinese Girls’... Read more
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The Star
Penang pays high price in storm havocbe when the tailwind of Typhoon Doksuri, now lashing Vietnam, swept across the
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
be when the tailwind of Typhoon Doksuri, now lashing Vietnam, swept across the north of the peninsula. Kedah, Perlis and Penang were hit by the downpour that the tailwind brought, which lasted from Thursday night until yesterday evening. There... Read more
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The Star
Flood warning sounds in Batu Ferringhithe state Drainage and Irrigation Department for Sungai Satu, a small river tha
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
the state Drainage and Irrigation Department for Sungai Satu, a small river that runs between the Hard Rock Hotel and the Penang Parkroyal. A flood warning was sounded earlier at 3pm as well. However, no alert was sounded for Friday morning's... Read more
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Anil Netto
Pertimbangkan semula projek jalan berkembar persisir pantai utara Pulau PinangThis statement has just been released by Penang Forum. It is especially relevan
Anil Netto / Posted 7 days ago
This statement has just been released by Penang Forum. It is especially relevant in the light of the widespread floods in Penang today, some of them having their origins in degraded hill slopes. [ENGLISH VERSION BELOW] Pada 2 September 2017... Read more
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Aliran Online
Pertimbangkan semula projek jalan berkembar persisir pantai utara Pulau PinangSeng menyatakan bahawa tiada alternatif lain – adalah beliau betul-betul telah
Aliran Online / Posted 7 days ago
Seng menyatakan bahawa tiada alternatif lain – adalah beliau betul-betul telah mengambil kira polisi dan alternatif lain? Penang Forum menyokong agar sebuah dialog umum diadakan dalam melihat semula isu ini sekiranya Kerajaan Negeri Pulau Pinang... Read more
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The Star
Thai PM supports Malaysia’s proposal for better port connectivityPenang Port's container operations at the North Butterworth Container Terminal.
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
Penang Port's container operations at the North Butterworth Container Terminal. Both Malaysia and Thailand want to see a better connectivity between Penang Port and Songkhla Port in southern Thailand. BANGKOK: Malaysia’s proposal for a better... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Penang hit by massive floods following heavy downpourGEORGE TOWN, Malaysia: A heavy downpour that lashed Penang island from 10pm on
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
GEORGE TOWN, Malaysia: A heavy downpour that lashed Penang island from 10pm on Thursday night (Sep 14) has led to massive floods, landslides, and traffic congestion in the city. A spokesperson for the Penang Fire and Rescue Department said the... Read more
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Aliran Online
Penang floods: Stop further hill and tree cutting and over developmentSahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers’ Association of Penang are alarmed by t
Aliran Online / Posted 8 days ago
Sahabat Alam Malaysia and the Consumers’ Association of Penang are alarmed by the massive flash floods that hit Penang both on the island and the mainland following intense downpours throughout the early morning of Friday, 15 September. Apart from... Read more
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The Star
Recording of dead daughter's heartbeat brings parents to tearsPENANG: The Malaysian parents of Carmen Mark, an 18-year-old nursing student wh
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
PENANG: The Malaysian parents of Carmen Mark, an 18-year-old nursing student who died in Singapore from an arterial rupture in her brain two years ago, on Friday got to hear their daughter's heartbeat again. It was an emotional moment for Carmen's... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Penang Locals Navigate Along Flooded Highway. Credit – Facebook/Joven Goh via StoryfulMultiple streets in Penang, Malaysia, were filled with floodwaters on September
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 8 days ago
Multiple streets in Penang, Malaysia, were filled with floodwaters on September 15 after an overnight downpour. This footage shows locals maneuvering cars and scooters along one of the city’s flooded highways, near the Penang State Mosque. According... Read more
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The Star
Penang floods: Schools will not close on FridayGEORGE TOWN: Schools in Penang will not close on Friday despite the massive flo
The Star / Posted 8 days ago
GEORGE TOWN: Schools in Penang will not close on Friday despite the massive floods that hit the state. State Education Department director Shaari Osman said classes will carry on as usual until further notice. "We understand that some schools were... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
Mida approves RM1.3 b DISF grant till July 2017for international standards as well as licensing and high technology procuremen
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 8 days ago
for international standards as well as licensing and high technology procurement. "Out of the figure, 76 projects in Penang, 13 in Kedah, 10 in Perak and one project in Perlis received DISF grants with investment value of RM5.2 billion," he... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Heavy rain lashes Penang causing floods, landslidesFirefighters help evacuate schoolchildren and residents after flash floods hit
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
Firefighters help evacuate schoolchildren and residents after flash floods hit Penang. Bernama Photo GEORGE TOWN: Heavy rain has been lashing five districts in Penang from 3 am today, causing floods, landslides and traffic congestion, uprooting... Read more
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