Arnold Loh

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4 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

RM10mil for ancient secrets

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.

Relic: Visitors looking at an ancient clay furnace (relau), believed to have been made between 5AD and 10AD, in the compound of a kampung house in Kampung Chemara, Jeniang and relocated to the Sungai Batu Archaeological Site at Lembah Bujang, Kedah.
29 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Don’t believe all you read online

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.

29 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Ang pow help protect books

GEORGE TOWN: New year, new school books. But how to keep the books fresh with a whole year of constant use?

Cutting no corners: (From right) Sisters Ariya Kamma, 14, and Karuna, 22, helping to reinforce Arana’s school books with the corners of ang pow packets before wrapping them in plastic.
23 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Food Bank goes nationwide

GEORGE TOWN: Malaysians are just too wasteful – throwing away about 15,000 tonnes of excess food every day. But this will not be an utter waste soon.

Safe to eat: Lim (in red batik) and Saifuddin (third from right) checking the unsold food donated by major hypermarkets at Mutiara Foodbank at the Caring Society Complex in Penang.
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21 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Five seconds to clone a key card

GEORGE TOWN: You can be lulled into a false sense of security at your condominium or gated community by your electronic access key.

17 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang homeless refuge taking shape

GEORGE TOWN: When the medical team rushed to his help, the elderly man still had the ability to say his name was “Liew Fok Tho”.

No place like home: This green space along Jalan Magazine will become the pocket park of the transit centre.
14 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang airport looking a lot like a 'pasar malam'

GEORGE TOWN: With only days left to the end of the year, the last few planes flying into Penang International Airport (PIA) may break the airport's record for annual passenger flow.

Penang international airport.
13 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

No camping on Penang Hill

WHILE it is fun to camp on Penang Hill, the trouble with the occasional campers is that they can make a mess.

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Bill aims to make it easier for harassers to be charged

GEORGE TOWN: Bosses who are “skilled” in sexual harassment know how to take away their victims’ handphones after ordering them into a room so that their acts will not be recorded, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Develop­ment Minister Hannah Yeoh.

11 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

'Glamping' a cool idea for Penang Hill

MAKE Penang Hill a glamping heaven, proposed Citizens Awareness Chant Group (Chant).

Filepic of a breathtaking misty morning on Penang Hill.