Dominic Lim

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10 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Taxi drivers and school bus operators gather to collect RM300 incentive

THE Penang Pesta parking lot in Sungai Nibong was crammed with school buses and taxis as 2,343 taxi drivers and 656 school bus operators gathered to collect their RM300 incentive from the state government.

 (Above and Below): Taxi drivers and school bus operators collecting their half-yearly incentives of RM300 at Pesta site, Penang.
9 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Looking neat and smart

RETIREE Yong Swee Leong, 67, could not contain his excitement after getting a free haircut for the coming Chinese New Year.

The residents sitting in a row as five volunteer hairdressers simultaneously give them free haircuts at the ground floor of Block C, Rifle Range Flats at Ayer Itam in George Town, Penang.
5 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

NGO has dialysis patients at heart

FOR four hours a day, three days a week, people with kidney failure must diligently undergo dialysis treatment to have a normal life.

(From right) Penang Caring Dialysis Society deputy chairman Loh Guat Hong, Kim Chuan, Thoon Deong and committee member Loh Ai Lean presenting a box of mandarin oranges and ang pow to Pan at the dialysis centre at Transfer Road in George Town, Penang.
3 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Paying tribute to respected personalities

PENANG’S plague fighter and an Indian poet will be immortalised as murals by an artist from Britain.

(From left) Pitcher, Hun Chin and Dr Anwar posing with portraits of Dr Wu and Rabindranath.
1 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Tribute to two renowned men

PENANG’S plague fighter and an Indian poet will be immortalised as murals by an artist from Britain.

(From left) Pitcher, Hun Chin and  Dr Anwar posing withportraits of Dr Wu and Rabindranath.
31 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Making sure free food is not wasted this year

THE Thaipusam celebration is never complete without the thaneer panthals (refreshment stalls) operated by volunteers happily distributing free food and drinks.

Subbarow showing the sign stating ‘Food is God-Given, Don’t Waste’ at a refreshment stall.
31 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Thaipusam a humble affair amid more frugal faithful

GEORGE TOWN: This year’s Thaipusam celebration was a subdued affair with a smaller crowd coming out to greet the two chariots.

Lively beginning: The chariot procession marking the start of the Thaipusam festival taking off in Penang.
20 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Politicians on MACC radar over tunnel payoffs

PETALING JAYA: Several politicians are on the radar as anti-graft investigators zoom in on kickbacks of millions of ringgit over the feasibility study award for the Penang undersea tunnel project.

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19 Jan 2018 | 11:22 AM

High Court dismisses Guan Eng's application to set aside defamation suit

GEORGE TOWN: The High Court here has dismissed an application by Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng to set aside a defamation suit by Gerakan against him.

18 Jan 2018 | 7:00 AM

Wish list for brand new mayor

THE new mayor of Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has just been named but Penangites are already coming up with their wish lists.

An aerial view of the Jelutong landfill. Jeff wants the new council mayor to speed up rehabilitation of the site. – Photos: CHAN BOON KAI/The Star