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26 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Kulim airport on everybody’s lips

Pinang Points - By Arnold Loh
THEY talk about Kulim International Airport (KXP) even in my WhatsApp fishing groups.

An artist’s impression of Kulim International Airport shared on Facebook since 2015.
12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Need for greater political will

Pinang points - By Arnold Loh
ONE or two light bulbs must have lit up in the Penang Island City Council mayor’s head when he got a surprise boat ride after a cycling trip through the dirt trails of Balik Pulau.

Yew’s entourage posing for the camera after visiting a new road 
link project in Kampung Pulau Betong during the Sunset Boulevard Ride event in Balik Pulau. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
8 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

From eye-catching to eyesore

Wonderful tourism exploration ruined by the presence of plastic trash.

The seven kayakers passing City Hall at the Esplanade while making a clockwise circuit around Penang island of about 90km.
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.
31 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Unruffled over PIL 1

Ordinary folk seem to be putting their faith in statebut we owe it to ourselves to scrutinise plan carefully.

10 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

When HFMD creeps into your home

Hellish experience for a young child and sleepless nights for the parents.

Pupils in a primary school in George Town wearing face masks as aprecautionary measure against hand, foot and mouth disease.
16 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Adopt humane ways to wipe out rats

Council urged to look for less brutal ways to get rid of rodents.

MPSP workers using PVC pipes to kill the rats during the operation at the Bukit Mertajam wet market. — Photo: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star
25 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Rifle Range – Penang's colourful time capsule

Pee bombs in plastic bags, washing water cascading off a highrise, chicken butts on skewers – there's hardly a dull moment when you're at the old Rifle Range Flats in Penang.

Skewers of marinated chicken backsides waiting to be grilled inside the glass display of a hawker in Rifle Range Flats, Penang.