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Regal: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim and the Permaisuri Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah admiring the photo-paintings and photographs displayed at the royal exhibition held in honour of his coronation at Persada Johor international convention centre.

Insight into Johor royal family

1 April 2015

JOHOR BARU: The public who wish to get the 101 on the history of the Johor sultanate should head to the ongoing royal expo at Persada Johor international convention centre here.

Well done: Mohd Mokhtar (second from left) presenting an award to Puvanehsan (far left) for his excellent result in UPSR during the presentation ceremony.

Police force rewards its own

1 April 2015

JOHOR BARU: It was truly a proud moment for police officer Sgt C. Ananthan as his two sons were not only given excellence awards for their studies but both also hoped to follow their father’s footsteps to join the police force.

Constructive contribution: Kofler (left) and Fizwan (right) cutting the ribbon to officiate the grand opening of Zublin Precast factory at Kampung Lukut Industrial Area in Kota Tinggi.

Precast factory opens in Johor

1 April 2015

KOTA TINGGI: One of Europe’s biggest construction companies wants to help hasten the development in Johor by opening up its first ever precast factory in the country.

Concerned: (In blue t-shirt) Nurisma and medical staff attending to the old man in east coast Sandakan town.

Senior citizen saved by woman who trusted instincts

1 April 2015

KOTA KINABALU: A woman who saw an elderly man sitting alone by the sidewalk chose to trust her instincts and went over to help him when most most passers-by assumed that the old man was resting.

Joint effort: Anifah taking a group photo with Novelli, Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun, Malaysia’s Ambassador for Orangutan Conservation Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh and other participants during the Asean Regional Forum Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Tuaran. – Photo by NORMIMIE DIUN

Asean urged to play leading role in combating wildlife trafficking

1 April 2015

KOTA KINABALU: Asean has to play the leading role in efforts tackling wildlife trafficking as more than 18% of sea and land based animal species are found in this area, a senior American government official said.

For cancer awareness: Phey Chee having her head shaved by the monk during her grandma’s wake. With her are her family, relatives and friends.

Doing a good deed in memory of grandma

1 April 2015

A STUDENT decided to shave her head bald during the wake of her grandma to raise funds for a children cancer society.

Penang awaits PM’s reply to request for airport expansion

1 April 2015

THERE’S an urgent need for the Penang International Airport to be expanded and upgraded to cater to the increasing number of passengers.

Clear gesture: Hanratty (wearing tie) is joined by the taxi drivers in showing the thumbs up during the event.

Newly opened G Hotel Kelawai treats taxi drivers to lunch and goodie bags

1 April 2015

LOCAL taxi drivers were given lunch and goodie bags by G Hotel Kelawai as part of an awareness campaign on the newly opened establishment in Penang.

Fitting rewards for ratepayers

1 April 2015

PAYING his 2015 assessment in full proved rewarding for Kam Seng Hor.

Exciting fitness activities to mark opening of gym

1 April 2015

ORIENT Fitness gym is organising activities from this Friday to Sunday to mark the opening of its latest outlet at Gurney Paragon Mall in Penang. The proceeds will go to a charitable home.

From bygone era:   The bevy of classic cars at the Esplanade  grabbing the crowd’s   attention. (Below)  Participants waiting for Jagdeep to flag off the convoy to the next stop.

All eyes on retro beauties Vintage cars roll into George Town, drawing crowd of admirers

1 April 2015

THE Classic Vintage Cars Tour 2015 at the Esplanade in George Town, Penang, was a feast for the eyes.

Woman of substance making her mark

1 April 2015

DATUK Patahiyah Ismail, first mayor of Penang Island City Council, has come a long way. She started out as a Penang Municipal Council (MPPP) architect in 1985.

Fanfare to celebrate city status

1 April 2015

A SERIES of performances to celebrate George Town’s new city status will be held at the Esplanade this Saturday.

New mayor vows council will strive to meet people’s expectations

1 April 2015

NEWLY sworn-in Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Datuk Patahiyah Ismail said the council would strive to improve the quality of its services and management with emphasis on outcome-based administration.

Seeking blessings: Devotees praying and giving offerings during the chariot procession at the Arulmigu Sri Ruthra Veeramuthu Maha Mariamman temple in Jalan Air Itam. — Photo by ZHAFARAN NASIB

Journey of devotion ends with fire-walking

1 April 2015

THE Arulmigu Sri Ruthra Veeramuthu Maha Mariamman temple chariot procession was a grand affair with more than 10,000 devotees thronging the temple in Air Itam, Penang, to witness the annual procession and fire-walking ceremony.

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