Chong Kah Yuan

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10 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

When food ‘captures’ you with just its name

GEORGE TOWN: For entrepreneurs in the food business, there is much to chew over in finding the right name. It has to stand out among the large crowd of competitors.

31 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Residents of old folks home hit by floods can now sleep easy

GEORGE TOWN: Residents of an old folks home which was formerly located in the flood-prone Lengkok P. Ramlee have found a new place to call home in Sungai Ara.

Chow time: A helper feeding a resident his lunch at the new premises of Persatuan Syukur Penyayang Pulau Pinang in Sungai Ara.
15 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Insurance agency opens largest service centre in northern region

AIA Berhad has unveiled its largest agency service centre for the northern region in Straits Quay, Penang.

The entrance to Wisma AIA, the new agency service centre at Straits Quay in Penang.
6 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang revels in Merdeka limelight

THE National Day celebration under Pakatan Harapan culminated in a series of fireworks for the celebration themed ‘Sayangi Malaysiaku’ this year.

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5 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Patriotic pride at National Month launch

GEORGE TOWN: Patriotism hit a high note as thousands of people thronged the launch of the National Month celebration at the Esplanade here – the first national event under the new Government.

Merdeka spirit: People waving the national flag during the Fly the Jalur Gemilang 2018 campaign launch at the Esplanade in George Town.
4 Aug 2018 | 11:34 PM

Nation freed from a cruel regime, says PM

GEORGE TOWN: The Merdeka celebration this time around is not only about being freed from colonial powers but from a cruel regime.

4 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Merry mood on red-letter day

THEY woke up in the morning and saw red, and when they met at the Penang State Assembly building, they all smiled chummily to each other.

2 Aug 2018 | 10:32 AM

Ministers Guan Eng, Saifuddin make history as backbenchers in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: The first ever Cabinet ministers of Malaysia to sit as backbenchers in a state assembly – Penang's as it happens – have been given seats facing the Speaker.

Lim Guan Eng (front, right)  and Datuk Saifuddin Nasution Ismail (front, left) at the Penang State Assembly. -Starpic
1 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Entopia trips for lucky walkers

ENTOPIA by Penang Butterfly Farm is adding to the excitement of Penang Starwalk 2018 by sponsoring RM14,000 worth of tickets to the popular attraction in Teluk Bahang.

Kow (left) receiving Entopia’s sponsorship from Goh.
1 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

Less red tape needed for growth

THE Penang Chinese Chamber of Commerce (PCCC) hopes that the Federal Government will cut off the role of intermediaries or rent-seekers in the process of hiring foreign workers.

(From left) PCCC executive advisor Tan Sri Tan Kok Ping and Choot handing over a memorandum to Chow during a courtesy call on Chow by the PCCC at Komtar.