Dominic Lim

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13 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Students unlock a whole new world of communicating with computers

THE Penang Science Cluster (PSC) was filled with the enthusiasm of first-time learners to coding. They were dazzled by the fun and interesting possibilities that were unlocked to them through coding.

PSC trainer Adrian Teoh explaining how a capacitive sensor works to SK Jelutong students at the PSC@heritage, Gat Lebuh China, Penang. —CHAN BOON KAI/The Star
8 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

DAP reps go to town with PKR logo

GEORGE TOWN: The list of DAP candidates for the general election has yet to be announced but several incumbent assemblymen and MPs have already uploaded the party’s new poster with the PKR logo on social media.

7 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Big plan for online seminar

THE WhyteHouse Education Group will try to set a new Malaysia Book of Records for the largest online leadership training seminar sometime in May or June.

(From left) Dr Khong, Yeoh, PWDC chief executive officer Ong Bee Leng and Chong Eng with the Malaysia Book of Records pre-approved certificate for the largest online leadership training seminar at Komtar.
31 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Dad hopes inquest will clear Vasantha Piriya’s name

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30 Mar 2018 | 10:13 AM

Inquest into death of girl accused of theft set for late May

GEORGE TOWN: A Coroner's Court here set May 24 and 25 for the inquest into the death of 14-year-old student M. Vasantha Piriya, who was accused of stealing her teacher's handphone.

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27 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Residents, volunteers help clean flats

RESIDENT Ng Chin Siang, 79, did not let his age stop him from taking part in a clean-up programme at the Rifle Range flats.

26 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Plogging for a cleaner Penang

PENANG Island City Council (MBPP) is actively promoting a wellness trend called plogging, with its mayor Yew Tung Seang already leading by example.

Yew (centre) and fellow hikers plogging at Bukit Jambul hiking trail, Penang. — Photos: GEORGE CHEAH/The Star
20 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Delay in flood mitigation project irks residents

RESIDENTS staying in Jalan Sungai Dua on Penang island are up in arms over the delay of the RM4.4mil Sungai Dua flood mitigation project which started in 2015.

Flood mitigation works in progress at Jalan Sungai Dua, Penang. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star
14 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tackling floods in Balik Pulau

THE flood woes in Kuala Jalan Baru and the vicinity of Sungai Korok in Balik Pulau are expected to improve once the two flood mitigation projects are completed in May.

The ongoing flood mitigation work to strengthen the Sungai Korok riverbank in Balik Pulau, Penang. — Photos: LIM BENG TATT/The Star
12 Mar 2018 | 7:00 AM

Hu Yew Seah honours legendary poet and doctor

GEORGE TOWN: The local mural art scene now has an extra attraction along Madras Lane here, where the historical Hu Yew Seah buildings are located.

Honouring great men: Bayan Baru Member of Parliament Sim Tze Tzin (fifth from right) and other top officials from Think City, SJK(C) Hu Yew Seah, Balik Pulau International Art Village, Penang Gandhi Peace Centre and Ming Art in front of the commemorative mural of Tagore and Dr Wu in Madras Lane, George Town.