Crystal Chiam Shiying

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18 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Crowd at Star Education Fair gets help in planning career paths

GEORGE TOWN: Sales coordinator Anne Sarela Thomas, 46, is a first-time visitor to the Star Education Fair. This year, her daughter A. Kalathevi is leaving school and has to figure out her next move.

Scholarships on offer: (From left) Sentral College Penang deputy principal Tan Peng Hooi, MSU College Penang principal Cheah Gaik Chiam, Equator College Penang principal Datuk Chuah Kooi Yong, PMC president Prof Stephen Doughty, Goh, i.Star Events Sdn Bhd chief executive officer Datuk Adriana Law, KDU Penang University College  deputy vice-chancellor Dr Brian Charles Imrie and The Star Education Fund manager Susanna Kuan posing during the pledging ceremony for the fund.
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17 Mar 2018 | 11:52 AM

Crowds throng Star Education Fair 2018

GEORGE TOWN: Crowds of school leavers, students and their parents thronged the Star Education Fair 2018 at the Spice Arena in Penang when it opened its doors on Saturday.

15 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Crackdown on buses revs up

DESPITE numerous warnings to factory bus operators in Penang over illegal parking, some still flout the rules.

Enforcement officers checking a tour bus parked by the road during a joint operation in Relau.
13 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Penang always a top culinary choice

THE Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) will be back for the second year with mouth-watering food and drinks by the state’s best hawkers, vendors, cafes and restaurants.

Ooi (left) with TLM Event Sdn Bhd managing director Jack Wong showing the Penang International Food Festival (PIFF) flyers after the press conference at Komtar in George Town.
9 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Deadly crossings for pedestrians

GEORGE TOWN: Two pedestrians were killed in separate road accidents in Penang.

Danger lurks: Motorists often fail to stop for pedestrians using the zebra crossing as seen in this file photo showing tourists crossing the road in Jalan Kampung Kolam, George Town.
9 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

International Women’s Day in Penang marked with heartfelt expressions

THEY painted their faces, smiled and brandished stalks of flowers. It was a day to be proud if you’re a woman.

Ng (third left) with H’ng (in red T-shirt) and other party members giving out stalks of roses to women at Chowrasta Market, Penang, in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
8 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

New sites for factory buses

THE Penang government has identified two plots of land in Bayan Lepas to be turned into parking lots for factory buses,

Factory buses parked on both sides of the Persiaran Paya Terubong 1 junction with Persiaran Paya Terubong 2. — Photos: ZAINUDIN AHAD/The Star
7 Mar 2018 | 2:53 PM

Twin mishaps on Penang Bridge

BUTTERWORTH: Two accidents occurred on the Penang Bridge but there were no fatalities.

Heavy traffic at the Penang Bridge toll plaza in Prai after the accident. — MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star
4 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Kampung boy now a mayor

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Island City Council (MBPP) mayor Yew Tung Seang is a classic example of a kampung boy making it big.

Making it big: Yew at his office in Komtar.
3 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Facelift for China Street Ghaut

GEORGE TOWN is moving towards creating a pedestrian-friendly city with the upgrading of the China Street Ghaut streetscape.

The upgrading of the pedestrian walkway at China Street Ghaut, Penang, in progress. — Photos: ZHAFARAN NASIB/The Star