Recent and archived articles by Arnold Loh
TONNES of coconuts were smashed in the heart of George Town as devotees lined the streets to pay homage to Lord Muruga.
GEORGE TOWN: A bare-footed husband-and-wife team joined a large group of devotees in pulling the multi-tonne golden chariot during the Thaipusam celebration.
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.