Arnold Loh

Recent and archived articles by Arnold Loh

23 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

A road no one in Balik Pulau wants

BALIK PULAU: The government’s move to build a RM53mil road linking Kampung Sungai Pinang in the north to Kampung Pulau Betong on the south-western end of the island has got local folks fuming.

Ongoing work: A general view of the road project linking Kampung Sungai Pinang to Kampung Pulau Betong.
19 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

A giant step forward

PENANG mainland is poised to have the largest city council in the country by June, jurisdiction wise.

Seberang Prai is home to the brand new Penang Sentral transportation hub.
18 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Paper straws may push drink prices up

GEORGE TOWN: A plastic straw costs three sen. But a biodegradable one is going to cost three to five times more.

Lots of difference: Candy Loh, 25, comparing paper straws to plastic straws at a wholesale shop at Lebuh Presgrave in George Town.
15 Feb 2019 | 5:29 PM

Performance of play titled 'Sex in George Town' called off after public outcry

GEORGE TOWN: A stage play called “Sex in George Town” was called off after public protests that it allegedly contained pornographic elements.

24 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Jelutong landfill set to be converted into prime real estate

GEORGE TOWN: Believe it or not, the Jelutong landfill is set to be Penang’s latest “real estate goldmine”, with a potential to generate a bonanza of at least RM1bil to the state this year.

-Photo by Chan Boon Kai/The Star
23 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Rites of faith and penance

Kavadi processions, refreshment support and more capture spirit of Thaipusam.

Ravichandran resting in front of a thaneer panthal along Jalan Utama before the final stretch of his pilgrimage to the temple in Jalan Kebun Bunga.
23 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

A solemn scene after car recovery

GEORGE TOWN: He could have tried to get out of the car after it plunged into the water but he was pinned inside the wreckage.

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22 Jan 2019 | 12:06 PM

Report lodged against man who derided SUV recovery effort

GEORGE TOWN: A police report has been lodged in Langkawi against a Facebook user named Chuah for deriding the recovery operation of the sports utility vehicle (SUV) that plunged into the sea from the Penang Bridge.

22 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Penang bridge tragedy raises many questions

GEORGE TOWN: The tragic crash on Penang Bridge, which saw a student killed after his car plunged into the sea, has raised a thousand questions.

22 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Overflowing joy of giving

TONNES of coconuts were smashed in the heart of George Town as devotees lined the streets to pay homage to Lord Muruga.