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20 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

‘Father’ of Toastmasters clubs in Malaysia dies

GEORGE TOWN: Gerald Green, Toastmasters International’s first and only accredited speaker outside the United States and Canada, has passed away at age 78.

Gift of the gab: Gerald Green’s eldest son Roger showing one of the three books written by his father whose life revolved around writing and public speaking.– WAN MOHIZAN WAN HUSSEIN/The Star
19 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Volunteers remove trees uprooted by storm from hiking trails

FALLEN trees and branches due to the heavy rainfall in Penang last Friday had also blocked many hiking trails on Penang Hill.

Water released from the catchment area in the Penang Botanic Gardens has caused part of the gardens to become flooded. —Photo courtesy of NG AH BAK
18 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Happy to grab favourite Ikea items

SELECTED Ikea products were snapped up like hot cakes at the Aspen Group’s Sneak and Pick event in Penang.

Visitors picking up Ikea products at the Aspen Group’s Sneak and Pick event.— Photos: ASRI ABDUL GHANI/The Star
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18 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

12,000 celebrate country’s diversity at special walk on Malaysia Day

UNITY and harmony were clear on the faces of people from all walks of life as they gathered in the wee hours for #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk Penang 2017.

Participants waving the Jalur Gemilang in high spirits as they walk along the 6km route. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star
17 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Walking the talk at #AnakAnakMalaysia

BATU KAWAN: Patriotism and unity were the order of the day at the #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk Penang 2017 which drew a 12,000-strong crowd despite the massive storm that hit the state just the day before.

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16 Sep 2017 | 9:37 AM

Large crowd kick-starts Malaysia Day as #anakanakmalaysia

BATU KAWAN: Batu Kawan came alive at dawn with a large turnout for the #AnakAnakMalaysia Walk 2017 in Penang.

16 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Penang pays high price in storm havoc

GEORGE TOWN: Many Malaysians had a small taste of how ravaging a tropical storm can be when the tailwind of Typhoon Doksuri, now lashing Vietnam, swept across the north of the peninsula.

Getting creative: Teachers and schoolchildren in George Town using chairs to navigate the floodwaters. — Photo taken from social media
16 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Showing their patriotic spirit

STUDENTS of SMJK Union expressed their love for the nation as they waved mini Jalur Gemilang at their school in Scotland Road, Penang.

Khor (centre, in coat), Hunza Properties (Penang) Sdn Bhd sales and marketing director Karen Thein (on his right) and other staff members waving mini Jalur Gemilang with students from SMJK Union in Scotland Road, Penang.
15 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

From strays to pampered top cats

TWO cats which were once strays have again made their owners proud by snatching titles at the Penang Pet Lovers Fiesta 2017.

Shaharudin Shuib (left) showing off his Oddy, winner of the domestic longhair category, while Zul Azwan poses proudly with Meldoniey, top in the domestic shorthair category. Meldoniey was once a stray.
8 Sep 2017 | 7:00 AM

Online feedback on road plan

TANJUNG Bungah and Batu Ferringhi voters can now have their say on the North Coastal Paired Road (NCPR).

Teh (left) with Digital Revolution Enterprise founder Eric Chew showing the QR code for the online survey.