Penang

Time to beat Singapore, says Guan Eng

CYBERJAYA, June 19 — It was time Malaysia beat Singapore at its own game and gave the island nation healthy economic competition, Finance Minister …

Asia

Deliciously traditional food in Penang

Its no mystery that the food in Penang is fantastic. The capital city of Penang, Georgetown is a vibrant area filled with the sights and smells of a …

Coca-Cola

Penang police record 520 ‘Macau Scam’ cases involving RM27 million since 2016

GEORGE TOWN: A total of 520 cheating cases committed through fake phone calls, dubbed "Macau Scam", involving losses of RM27 million have been …

Asia

Penang Hawker Brings Some of the Best Malaysian to Sydney

Over the life of the Local Knowledge column, we’ve heard a lot of restaurateurs tell impactful stories. There’s been tales of escaping war, dealing …

Food (Australia)

Malaysia's Hope Fund: US$6.8 million collected as of Jun 3

GEORGE TOWN: The Tabung Harapan Malaysia, or Hope Fund, has collected RM27 million (US$6.8 million) as of 9.30am on Sunday (Jun 3), said Finance …

Asia

Mavcom chief salary of RM85,000 is shocking, says Penang MTUC

<b>PETALING JAYA:</b> The Penang division of the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has expressed shock over Transport Minister Anthony Loke's …

Transportation

10% of Penang CM, exco’s pay to go to Tabung Harapan (Updated)

<b>GEORGE TOWN:</b> Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today announced that he and his state executive councillors will take a 10% cut from their basic …

Malaysia

Malaysia | 3 Days in Penang

<i>03/05/2018 – 05/05/2018</i><p>After enjoying the cool tea fields of the Cameron Highlands I headed over to my penultimate stop in Malaysia, Penang. I’d …

Malaysia

A Tour of the Snake Temple in Penang, Malaysia

While Kek Lok Si Temple is the largest Buddhist temple in Malaysia, the lesser-known <b>Snake Temple in Penang</b> is perhaps the strangest.<p>Legend claims …

Travel

What Could Happen If Malaysia Builds Three More Islands

Fisherman Haji Rossli looked out across the bay, but could hardly fathom what could soon be built there. “Surprised? No, we were shocked,” he told me when I asked what his reaction was when he first learned of the plan that calls for his remote fishing village to be transformed into Malaysia’s next …

Asia

Penang Jewish Cemetery

The oldest Jewish cemetery in Southeast Asia is a monument to a disappearing community.<p>Tucked away behind high, unkempt walls on the side of a busy …

Archaeology

Discovering the Spirits of Curiosity with H.O.M.E By Martell in Penang

H.O.M.E by Martell 2018 is inviting their guests on an intriguing voyage to explore Cognac at Penang Rendezvous at Straits Quay, where Martell …

Kuala Lumpur

Stall in Penang offers bamboo beriani

GEORGE TOWN: Apart from nasi kandar, nasi beriani is among the popular and must-try dishes in Penang.

Malaysia

New Penang CM says will monitor performance of excos

KUALA LUMPUR, May 19 — Amid dissatisfaction over the Penang state exco line-up, Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow stressed that he would monitor …

RAAF at Butterworth 60th Jubilee

We are celebrating 60 years of the Royal Australian Air Force supporting combat operations from RMAF Butterworth and 60 years of mutual, friendly …

Australian Defence Force

Penang PKR defends Norlela's criticism of unbalanced exco lineup

GEORGE TOWN: Penang PKR has defended outspoken Penanti assemblyman Dr Norlela Ariffin’s criticism that the state executive councillor lineup, …

New Penang CM attends first official function

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow attended his first official event after being sworn in on Monday when he bid farewell to the …

ARTE S / SPARK Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> SPARK has completed Arte S, a residential development located at Jalan Bukit Gambier near the city of …

Skyscrapers

Blockchain Getaway: A Crypto Rendezvous in Penang

Aditus to host crypto seminar during the inaugural premium lifestyle event Penang Rendezvous 2018.The post Blockchain Getaway: A Crypto Rendezvous in …

Malaysia

Malaysia's new finance minister has a 'stellar' economic record in Penang

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's finance minister, relatively unknown in international financial circles, is a man he threw …

Asia

Chow Kon Yeow to be new Penang Chief Minister

GEORGE TOWN (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow will be the new Penang Chief Minister.<p>Mr Chow said a meeting will be …

Asia

7 Fun Things to Do In Penang, Malaysia

Of all the places I’ve visited in Malaysia, I find Penang to be the most beautiful especially its capital city, Georgetown. Listed as a UNESCO World …

For Men

DAP’s Chow most likely new Penang CM

GEORGE TOWN, May 12 — Penang DAP chairman Chow Kon Yeow will likely be the new Penang chief minister after Lim Guan Eng was named finance minister …

Asia

Penang's PH govt revels in its biggest electoral victory

GEORGE TOWN: Voters in Penang have handed the DAP-led Pakatan Harapan government here its biggest majority since it took over the state in …

Will Chow finally assume the Penang chief ministership?

GEORGE TOWN: Will Penang witness the swearing-in of a new Chief Minister by next week after Pakatan Harapan successfully secured 37 of the 40 states …

Malaysia election: Nurul Izzah wins Permatang Pauh parliamentary seat in Penang

KUALA LUMPUR: Nurul Izzah Anwar has won the Permatang Pauh seat in the state of Penang for Parti Keadilan Rakyat, according to official results …

Asia

Best places in Penang and how to reach them by Bus for Best places in Penang

Penang is considered an island of rich Chinese heritage consisting of an array of temples, museums and plenty of reserve forests. Apart from this, …

Asia Travel

Street Art in George Town, Penang: Must-See Murals & Their Stories

The street art in Penang is about so much more than an interactive backdrop for your Instagram photos, the murals illustrate the story of George …

Asia Travel

The Best of Penang's Illegal Street Art

When it comes street art in George Town, we’re proud of it all — including those not officially endorsed by the Penang Public Arts Review Panel …

Malaysia

Malaysia and Thailand miss opportunity at the border

<i>This is the second of three reports on the economy of the Thailand-Malaysia border. FTCR recently spent over a week in the region, crossing the</i> …

Asia