Recent and archived articles by Arnold Loh
BUKIT MERTAJAM: An engineer of Chinese-Indian parentage triggered a debate over Twitter after sharing how difficult it was for him to find a room for rent in Bukit Mertajam.
IF you are caught puffing on your nicotine sticks in the heritage enclave or any other gazetted no-smoking places, you will still be fined, said state Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin.
GEORGE TOWN: When someone has the rank of great-great grandmother, tallying up how many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren there are can be hard.
Wonderful tourism exploration ruined by the presence of plastic trash.
GEORGE TOWN: Billed by Unesco as “a living testimony to the multi-cultural heritage of Asia and Europe”, the popular George Town World Heritage Site is unfortunately seeing a resurgence of illegal hotels with questionable fire safety.
PETALING JAYA: The government has to act quickly in addressing problems about illegal hotels, says Malaysian Association of Hotel Owners executive director Shaharuddin M. Saaid.
PETALING JAYA: Safety standards for budget hotels and short-term rentals will be further tightened and enforced this year, says Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abdul Samad.
SUNGAI PETANI: The race is on to uncover more secrets from the ruins of the oldest known civilisation in South-East Asia – the Sungai Batu archaeological site in Kedah.
GEORGE TOWN: Several photos of Penang state executive council members dining with principals of a purported investment scheme were good enough to convince an engineer to part with a few thousand ringgit.
GEORGE TOWN: New year, new school books. But how to keep the books fresh with a whole year of constant use?