Arnold Loh

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9 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Sim: Grow corn for poultry feed and beat soaring prices

GEORGE TOWN: Corn could be both a new cash crop for Malaysia and the answer to soaring poultry feed prices that have caused egg pri­ces to spike, says Sim Tze Tzin.

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8 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Shelling out more for eggs

GEORGE TOWN: The simple egg omelette is going to be more expensive now.

Expensive commodity: Tan selling the eggs at almost double the price from just two months ago at his stall in Chowrasta Market in Penang Road, George Town.
8 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Counting on cruises to come a-calling

BEING on a cruise ship is like entering a dream.

4 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Counting on cruises to come a-calling

Figures show that cruise ships are less interested in Penang and we need to know why.

A filepix showing about 4,500 cruise passengers pouring out of Swettenham Pier from the 15-deck Voyager of the Seas towering in the background.
3 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tourist spot needs rejuvenation

GEORGE TOWN: The famed Batu Ferringhi tourism belt is looking so “worn out” that tourism industry players are planning to form an action group to put pressure on government agencies to give it better care.

Trouble in paradise: (Above) Discarded sofas left at a beach in Batu Ferringhi. (Left) Tourists crossing the road near pulled out traffic poles near a resort in the area.
2 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Survey: Fresh graduates find it harder to get jobs

GEORGE TOWN: Fresh graduates are finding it harder to find employment.

1 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Pearl of the Orient loses shine as 866 cruises stop visits

GEORGE TOWN: The number of cruise ships which called on Penang this year dropped by 866 from last year raising concerns that Penang is losing its lustre as a destination for cruise line operators.

Pier pressure: Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal at the north-eastern tip of Penang, bereft of cruise ships. — Pic courtesy of Se Vena Networks Sdn Bhd
27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Many condemn violence at temple

KUALA LUMPUR: Various people and groups have expressed their concern over the violence at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ25.

27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

It’s not a racial clash, say police

KOTA BARU: The scuffle at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya, was not a racial clash, says Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim.

27 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Seventeen held over riot at temple

KAJANG: Seventeen men have been arrested in connection with the riot at a temple in Seafield, Subang Jaya.

Aftermath: Police personnel looking at a car that was flipped upside down during the scuffle at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25, Subang Jaya.