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Penang Sports Club to forgo Jakarta cricket tourney this year

2 October 2014

THE Penang Sports Club will be notable absentees when the 19th Apple Coal Jakarta International Cricket Sixes takes off at the Indonesian capital in November.

Novices lift lawn bowling title Untested pair defeat rivals 15-2 to be crowned mixed pair champions

2 October 2014

FATIN Nuorasiah Shahrudin, 14, and Nazrin Shuib, 18, from Tengku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI B) in Bandar Penawar, Johor, surprised a field of 50 pairs to emerge the 2014 Mahsuri Cup mixed pair Lawn Bowling champions at the Langkawi Development Authority green in Kuah, Langkawi.

Ranked first: The company also did well in the sales satisfaction of the survey, especially in the areas of sales initiation, dealer facilities, 
deals, sales personnel and delivery process.

Topping the charts in customer satisfaction

2 October 2014

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has announced that it was recently ranked number one in the Customer Service Index (CSI) and Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) categories of a survey conducted by global market research company J.D. Power.

Wong (left) and his wife have been operating their push cart business in Sunway Pyramid for two years.

Entry-level business ownership A push cart can be a good starting point for entrepreneurs

2 October 2014

Organisation to help centre buy vehicle

2 October 2014

THE Pertubuhan Wanita Mutiara (PWM) will raise funds to help Eden Handicap Service Centre acquire a van equipped with a ramp.

Honouring exemplary students College presents awards to fivemost outstanding alumni for 2014

2 October 2014

THE achievements of five former undergraduates who left a mark in their respective fields were recognised during Han Chiang College (HCC)’s Golden Achievement Awards 2014.

Penang and Thailand look atways to boost economic ties

2 October 2014

DELEGATES from Thailand and Penang had a chance to discuss ways and means to enhance economic and developmental cooperation in a ‘Business Seminar and Business Matching Session with Thailand Delegation’.

Being alert: Visitors having their blood pressure taken during Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital's open day event.

Fun way to stay healthy Visitors enjoy free checks and explore hospital’s services on open day

2 October 2014

FUN-filled activities delighted visitors during Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital’s open day in Jalan Bulan, Fettes Park, Penang.

Han Chiang College Foundation student  Lee Kar Yi, 18 (right) together with her other teammates in traditional Nonya costume during the mini exhibition at Summer Garden Food and Bistro at Tanjung Bungah here on Friday (Sept 26).

pix by EDMUND NGO// Sept 29. 2014.

Promoting the rich culture of the Babas and Nyonyas

2 October 2014

Wearing traditional Nyonya costumes, the group explained various customs practised by the Baba and Nyonya during the one-night exhibition held at Summer Garden Food and Bistro at Tanjung Bungah recently.

Tracing their roots: Tan stressing a point during the Talking Books session at the George Town World Heritage Incorporated premises in Lebuh Acheh. Seated second right in the front is Ooi.

‘Hokkiens are native of Penang’

2 October 2014

THE Hokkiens are the native sons of Penang, according to local historian Tan Kim Hong.

Flood misery for villagers

2 October 2014

HEAVY rain brought misery to about 100 people in Kampung Mutiara near Sungai Satu in Batu Ferringhi, Penang, when the river overflowed and flooded their homes.

Students of SK Tanjung Tokong learning how to make chickpea salad at the E&O Think Green community education programme herbs appreciation workshop at Straits Quay.//CHAN BOON KAI/THE STAR/(29th Sep 2014)

Pupils get to savour healthy greens of their labour

2 October 2014

FORTY pupils of SK Tanjong Tokong in Penang were excited to finally taste vegetables and herbs planted by their own hands.

Cool ambience: An artist's impression of the Jacuzzi at Woodsbury Suites in Harbour Place, Butterworth.

Luxury with finesse

2 October 2014

LIFE can be so good if you have a butler, and that is what you will get at Woods bury Suites, an up and coming condominium project in Butterworth, Penang. It is merely a five-minute drive from the Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal on the mainland.

Digital school: Lam (in striped tie), Yeoh (standing, second left), the school headmistress Chew Guat Bee (in blue) and school Parent-Teacher Association chairman Tan Boon Teik checking on the pupils of SJK(C) Shih Chung Cawangan at the newly renovated classroom for computer studies.

Online lessons made easier with programme

2 October 2014

YTL Communications has launched a ‘Digital School 2.0’ programme at SJK(C) Shih Chung Cawangan in Bayan Lepas, Penang.

Matter of contention: A filepic of Yap (right) talking to a resident in the Siamese village in Pulau Tikus. (Inset) Oh says Yap should not point fingers at the previous administration.

Dispute over land status Gerakan wants proof that village was a cultural and religious zone

2 October 2014

THE controversy surrounding a 200-year old Siamese village in Pulau Tikus continues with Gerakan calling on Pulau Tikus assemblyman Yap Soo Huey to show proof that the village in her area was a cultural and religious zone before 1996.

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